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Re: Can we make flowers Bloom ? : Svaadhu Svaadhu Padhe PadhE

From: Sadagopan (sgopan_at_computer.net)
Date: Sat Feb 27 1999 - 07:29:15 PST

Dear Srimathi Subadra Vasudevan :

What a beautiful thought :
" Do we bid buds to Bloom ? " 
This is a profound statement evoking
a lot of echoes from our Sri Sookthis 
and SampradhAyic granthAs .

The reference to the role of AchAryA in
making the budding flowers bloom is also 
an evocative statement emphasizing 
Acharya Sambhandham  and Prapatthi . 

We are indeed fortunate to benefit from
Sri Rengarajan's postings that is generating 
a lot of sympathetic resonances ( Your posts ,
Sri Anand's postings and other fellow BhakthAs ).

Thanks very much for your insightful postings .

Best Wishes ,
V.Sadagopan 


At 05:27 AM 2/27/99 -0700, you wrote:
  With so much of aid the seeds have grown into plants but they are not
bloomed yet. Can we bloom flowers. We can make the soil moist, fertilize
it, give good ventilation but still, do we bid buds bloom.

  The buds will bloom when the AchAryan performs the act of "prapatti."
The sanctity to the flower comes in it's being offered to the Lord.
Otherwise, it will run into the class of "many a flower is born to blush
unseen." Just as we will not offer PerumAl, flowers which have no
fragrance, flowers "sans" the AchArya sambhandham will not be accepted,
however (knowledge, Bakti) beautiful they are.

So, "andha NarAyananE indha aaichiyarkE ippadithAn tharuvAn parai." Now
that the flowers are in bloom, Sri. Sampath Rengarajan will gather them
to string his unique garland.
SriAndAl thiruadigalE  charanam,
With highest regards,
Subadra