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thirup pAvai - part 60 - "kEttathaiyum tharuvAn, kEtkkAthathaiyum tharuvAn"

From: Sampath Rengarajan (
Date: Fri Feb 12 1999 - 04:49:46 PST

Sri ANDAL thiruvadikaLE saraNam

nArAyaNaNE namakkE paRai tharuvAn.

thirup pAvai - part 60 - "kEttathaiyum tharuvAn, kEtkkAthathaiyum 

Dear bAgawathAs,

	While  we  must   definetely  atleast  indicate   our 
willingness to do kainkaryam at the holy feet of the Lord  or
for HIS bAgawathAs and AchAryAs, we may want to not  ask  for 
any sepcific kainkaryam as to which we  want to do. HE  or an 
AchAryA  knows  to  delegate  kainkaryams  to  us.   Our over 
enthusiasm should not shield our obedience. "avaNE tharuvAn".
ie., a specific Kainkaryam may  not  be  asked as to what one 
can do while the prApthi to do kainkaryams is to be asked. or 
it is similar to saying that "we must apply for the job to do 
kainkaryam by nOnbu and identify us as potential candidate".
It  is  upto  HIM to  give us any kainkaryam. HE will give us
whatever we have asked for and as well other. Even though the 
Lord has offered to give us mOksham at the end  of the  life, 
HE will also give us what ever is  necessary and required for 
us. He will give such blessings HIMself and  without our even 
asking for such. It is referred as "saree ArOgyam artthAmcchA  
bOgAm   ichchaivAnushAngikAnth  thathAthi   dhyAyinAm  bumsAm 
abavarkaprathO hari".
	It seems HE will give us everything that one has ever
wanted and in addition to mOksham and fulfill  their  desires
as well. HE will also give them that they have not even asked
for. In tamil I will say as follows. 

"moksahmthai tharuvAn.
atharukku mun ella bogathaiyum tharuvAn.
kettathaiyum keetkaathathu anaitthaiyum tharuvAn.
kettahtai vida migaiyaaga tharuvAn.
thuuLLi kuthikkum veLLi meenai viLaiyAdak kEttAl
vinnil minnum thragaikaLaiyE tharuvAn.
kuLircchik neeraik kEttaL nilavaiyE tharuvAn.
poovai kEttAl poongAvaiyE tharuvAn.

ERRam pArttha OORRu pOl surappAn.
kAmadEnuvE kalangum vannam koduppAn.
vArith thantha vaLLaL ennum varai vazhanguvAn.
vAnam pArttha boomiyaip pOl eerppAn.
mEgam theerkkum thAham pOl pozhivAn".

He  will  give  mOksham.  Prior  to that HE will give all the 
bOgam.  HE  will  give all those we requested for and HE will 
give all those that we have not asked for as  well. At  times
one may not know what is necessary for them and  they  may be 
confused. For a prapanna who has done this nOnbu HE will give 
those necessary things even without our asking for  them.  HE 
will  give more than what we have sought for. If we had asked
for a silver fish that springs up in the water, HE will  even
give us the silvery stars that glitter in the sky. If we have
asked for a cool spring water to cool us down HE will give us
the moon itself that gives the cooling rays. If we had  asked
for a flower, HE will give us the entire nandavanam or garden.

Sri ANDAL thiruvadikaLE saraNam
Sampath Rengarajan

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