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thirup pAvai - part 59 - "udaiyavaNE tharuvAn, kattAyam tharuvAn"

From: Sampath Rengarajan (
Date: Thu Feb 11 1999 - 04:34:50 PST

Sri ANDAL thiruvadikaLE saraNam

nArAyaNaNE namakkE paRai tharuvAn.

thirup pAvai - part 59 - "udaiyavaNE tharuvAn, kattAyam tharuvAn"

Dear bAgawathAs,

	The word nArAyaNaNE at the beginning with an  EkAram
when combined gives meaning that avanE tharuvAn, ie the Lord
will HIMself give us the palans of this nOnbu. We donot have 
to remind HIM. prapatthi  yAvathu oruvan  prapatthi   seythu 
vittEn eNRa ennatthiayum vittu vidugai. This is an  allusion
to the final phase of prapatti known as "Athma samarppanam".
As  put  by  45 th Jeer,  one has to do the Athma samarpanam
by way of  saranagathi.  Doing  other  kaimkaryams  is  like  
giving perks to someone when we have  not  repaid  our  main  
loan.  ie.,  The  Athman or our soul belongs to HIM. We have 
borrowed it and are enjoying it. We  have  to  surrender  it  
prior to doing any  kaimkaryam  for  such  kaimkaryam  to be 

	Sri Utthamoor Swami narrates in  his  vyAkyAnam  the 
Lord's swayam nature as the implied meaning for tharuvAn. It 
is said that the Lord will  feel  that  'We are supposed  to  
have  given them  the  blessings even prior to their asking. 
It is  our bound duty to  protect  our  belonging.  We  have  
unnecessarily   delayed   and   waited  untill   they   ask. 
We should not have waited so long. We must now rush and make 
up for all". Thus by feeling so, it  seems  Lord  will  feel 
like fish our of water with a "thavippu" and will  give  the 
palan ATONCE. HE  has  the  natural  instinct  and  HIS  own  
responsibility or bAram in HIM as HIS innate quality.  

	tharuvAn also means that we cannot do any kaimkaryam
and that HE has to give us. No sincere sishyAL will ask to a
leader  that  he ort she wants to do this or that. They will 
wait  for their boss  to  delegate  certain  task  to  them. 
Waiting  for  such an  order  from  the  chief  denotes  the 
complete  obedience  as  kinkarAL  or  kaimkarya  barAL. Sri 
Srinivasa iyengar quotes that It seems ilaya perumAL used to
tell "kriyAthAmithi mAm vatha" ie., Do this and do that  and 
do such  and  such. It seems IlayaperumAl awaits the command
of is  elder  brother  and  Lord  Sri Rama  all  the time to 
execute such. HSri Srinivasa iyengar also  has quoted   from 
our AzhwAr   as  "Eva  maRRamara'AtseyvAr". That is, HE will 
command us  and  will  rule us. 

Sri ANDAL thiruvadikaLE saraNam
Sampath Rengarajan 

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