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Padhuka Sahasram-335

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Date: Tue Jan 30 2001 - 13:04:47 PST

Sri:

SrimatE Gopaladesika MahadesikAya Namaha,

Translation by U.Ve. Dr. V.N. Vedanta Desikan Swamin:

335. ArADhya nUnamasurArdhanapAdhukE! thvAm
     AmuShmikAya viBhavAya sahasrapathraI:
     manvantharEShu parivarthiShu dhEvi! marthyA;
     paryAyatha: pariNamanthi sahasranEthrA:

Oh Paaduka Devi! Those who perform archana to You with 
thousand-petalled lotuses, for high pleasures of possession of 
heavens, will serially be honoured with the thousand eyed Indra's 
post in the prospective 'manvantara periods', ever so many, 
to come off, hence forward!

(A manvantara is one day-time of Brahma, ruled by one incumbent in 
Indra's post).


Namo Narayana,

SriMuralidhara Dasan

Special Notes by V.SatakOpan (V.S):SlOkam 335
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(1) Abhinava Desikan's anubhavam: Oh VishNu PaadhukE with
power to destroy the asurAs! Mortals wishing a good life during
the here-after , worship You with thousand-petalled lotuses and
qualify thereby to attain the position of IndrA in a future
manvantharam (age).( BrahmA's day is made up of many crores of
Human years , That BrahmA's day is split into fourteen equal
divisions known as manvathrams. Each Manvanthram has a new
IndrA serving as the king of DevAs in Svarga Lokam ).

(2 MarthyA:(Humans)amushmikAya vibhavaaya ( for wealth
in the other world) thvam sahasra pathrai: aarAdhya
(worship You with thousand petalled lotuses ) and
become IndrAs in furure ManvanthrAs ( SahasranEthrA:
pariNamanthi). Swamy Desikan connects the name of Indran
(SahsranEthran) here with Sahasra-pathra Padhmams (Thousand
petalled lotuses)...V.S



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