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[lecture-Announce] AshTa shlOki discourse this saturday (January 19)

From: Sridhar Srinivasan (ss_at_clihouston.com)
Date: Fri Jan 18 2002 - 09:58:22 PST

SrImatE rAmAnujAya namaha

Dear bhAgavathAs,

We are honored and delighted to announce the next live upanyaAsam
(discourse) inTamil by Sri U Ve E S Bhoovarahachar Swamy on Sri ParAsara
BhaTTar's ashTa shlOki.

Sri Bhoovarahachar swamy's upanyasams have the uncanny ability to bring to
light abstruse shaastraarthams in a very elegent yet simple manner, and
everyone of you is strongly urged to dial in and partake of the divine
nectar of AzhwAr AchArya aruLiccheyals seamlessly laced into a discourse on
AshTashlOki.

AshTashlOki is considered to be one of the most insightful works of renowned
sri vaishNava Acharya, Sri parasara bhaTTar (PB), whose  divine insights and
consummate mastery of the conceptual underpinnings of srI vaishNavam were
matched only by his devotion to emberumAnAr and srI ranganAtha.

In AsTashlOki, swamy PB delineates the very essence of the thirumantram,
dvayam and charam shlOkam, in eight stanzas.  The first four stanzas
describe the meanings expounded in the thirumantram, stanzas five and six
lay out the essense of dvayam and the last two stanzas provide detail the
quintessence of Sri KrishNa charama shlOkam.

Sri Bhoovarahachar swamy, whose endearing style of delivery is marked by the
ability to simplify, communicate, difficult to comprehend tattvArthams
(familiar to all those who have dialled into the previous upanyasams) will
continue the discourse series with an exposition on dvayArtham encapsulated
in the fifth and sixth shlOkas.

TOPIC:      Sri Parasara BhaTTar's AshTa shlOki
DATE:       January 19, 2002 (SATURDAY MORNING)
TIME:        9:00 AM CST/7:00 AM PST
Suggested donation:       $10 per family
(http://www.radioramanuja.com/lectures.htm)
LANGUAGE:   Tamil

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Conference number: 1-405-244-5555
Access code: 1533#    (Please enter # after the 4 digit number)
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AzhwAr emberumAnAr Jeeyar thiruvadigalE sharaNam

aDiyEn rAmAnuja dAsan,

sridhar srinivasan
(pataps@yahoo.com)





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