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Re: Kainkaryam-6

From: Sadagopan (
Date: Wed Jan 23 2002 - 14:49:31 PST


Dear SrIman Sadagopan Iyengar: 

I can not thank you enough for your most beautiful
posting on the importance of Uninterrupted AarAdhanam for 
Dhivya Desa EmperumAns in general and to Swamy Desikan
at Thuppul Sannidhi and SrI ViLakkoLi PerumAL
at ThirutthaNkA dhivya Desam .

Your informative posting has made such a persuavasive
appeal to participate in this most important Kaimkaryam
--realization of uninterrupted NithyArAdhanam for our
ParamAchAryan and the Lord of His avathAra sthalam--
that I feel confident that AasthIkAs intersted in
our sampradhAyam will come forward . 

Thanks again for your most appreciated support for 
this Kiamkaryam at Thoopul .

Srimath Azhagiya Singar Thiruvadi,  
Oppiliappan Koil VaradAchaari Sadagopan

At 08:03 PM 1/22/02 -0800, you wrote:
>Srimate SrivanSatakopa Sri Vedanta Desika Yatindra
>mahadesikaya Nama:
>                 Kainkaryam-6
>             _______________
>Adiyen had intended to conclude the articles on
>Kainkaryam, (based on the Mukunda Mala sloka) with the
>fifth instalment. However, a few more thoughts were
>inspired by the beautiful postings of Sri
>Oppiliappankoil Satakopan Swami of USA, in connection
>with the tiruppaNi undertaken at the holiest of
>holies, Tooppul, near Kancheepuram. The untiring
>efforts of Sri Satakopan Swami and other kindred
>spirits to create a corpus fund for the nitya
>ArAdhanam of Sri ViLakkoLi Perumal and Sri Desikan at
>the latter's avatAra stthalam appeared to adiyen to be
>the best practical exposition of true kainkaryam. 
>Kainkaryam to the Lord in His archhA form (as He
>appears to us in various temples) has been held to be
>service of very high order. 

>Why should the Poorvacharyas and Azhwars place so much
>emphasis on kainkaryam to the arcchA? 

>Says the PAdmOttara Purana-
>"ArAdhanAnAm sarvEshAm VishnO: ArAdhanam param"
>Of all types of worship, that addressed to the Lord of
>the Lords, Sri MahaVishnu, is the best.  Scriptures
>lay down that of all types of service, the one deemed
>dear to His heart is uninterrupted TiruvArAdhanam at
>His abodes.

>Hence the daily prArtthanA at every Sri Vaishnavite
>home for the uninterrupted flourishing of the bounties
>of Sri Ranganatha-
>"Sriman, Sri Ranga Sriyam anupadravAm anudinam
>Those who have Srimad Ramayana parayanam as a nitya
>karma would be familiar with the prayer
>"KAvEri vardhatAm kAlE, kAlE varshatu VAsava:
>Sri Ranganatha: jayatu, Sri Ranga Sreescha vardhatAm"
>(We pray for the Rain God to ensure timely and
>adequate showers, for Kaveri to be in full beneficial
>flow, and for the fortunes of Sri Rangam to be on the
>ascendant, so that Sri RangarAjA could always reign in
>What has been said of Sri Rangam applies equally well
>to other divyadesams.   Thus it becomes our bounden
>duty as Sri Vaishnavites to ensure that His residences
>are kept in good repair, that Tiruvaradhanam is
>carried on without interruption, and that paucity of
>funds never affects kainkaryams of such paramount

> And numerous other kainkaryams are also under way,
>one of which is the Tiruppani at the ViLakkoLi Perumal
>Sannidhi at Kancheepuram. This deserves the support of
>all philanthropic Sri Vaishnavites, more so because
>this kshEtram is holier than any other divyadesam,
>having given to posterity an Acharya of the calibre of
>Swami Desikan, the likes of whom the world has never
>seen and never would too.
>Thus at Thooppul we have the best of both the worlds-
>since Sri DeepaprakAsa and Swami Desikan share a
>common abode, by ensuring much-needed repairs and
>uninterrupted tiruvaradhanam at this divyadesam, we
>would reap the benefits of Bhagavat kainkaryam as well
>as BhAgavata kainkaryam simultaneously. If only the
>Sri Vaishnavites of the world make up their minds, all
>divyadesams and all Emperumans would regain their
>original splendour and pave the way to a return to the
>world of peace and prosperity that once was.
>  Adiyen would like to end with an appeal in the words
>of Mahakavi Bharati-
> "nidhi migundavar porkuvai tAreer
>   nidhi kuraindavar kAsugaL tAreer
>   adhuvum atravar vAi chol nalgeer".
>Srimate Sri LakshmiNrisimha divya paduka sevaka
>SrivanSatakopa Sri Narayana Yatindra Mahadesikaya 

           - SrImate rAmAnujAya namaH -
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