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From: Vijayanand R (Vijayanand_R_at_ril.com)
Date: Mon Feb 22 1999 - 04:42:15 PST
Ellarkum Namaskarams, Adiyen wish to add a few more lines to the ongoing discussion on "Aiyo". Sri. Madhavakannan has quoted lines from Kambha Ramayanam. Adiyen would like to add the first line of those verses. It is, "Veyyon Oli Than Meniyin Viri Sodhiyin MAraya", meaning,Even the Sun's light becomes dimmer before "The Scitillating light (tejAs) emanating and spreading from Sri Rama,when he goes to the forest. followed by, poyyO enum idaiyALodum iLayaanodum pOnaan/ maiyO? maragadhamO? maRikadalO? mazhaimugilO? "aiyO!" ivan azhagenaa azhiyaa azhagudaiyaan. Another vishesham regd. this slokam is that,this is supposed One of the ( Only) three places in Kamba Ramayanam ,where Kambar has used the word "Aiyo".This,adiyen heard in one of the upanyasams long back.Please correct me if adiyen is wrong. Sri Renganayaki Samedha Sri Renganathan Thiuvadigale saranam. adiyen, Vijayanand Rajagopalan.