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Prasaadham distribution at DasAvatharam Sannidhi at Srirangam

From: V. Sadagopan (
Date: Thu Jan 16 1997 - 13:20:03 PST

Dear Members of the Bhakthi Group :

I welcome Sri Jaganathan's appeal to participate 
in the above Kaimkaryam at Srirangam .

This sannidhi was built by Thirumangai AzhwAr and 
the 44 th Jeeyar chose it as the place of stay for Himself
and the Aradhna Moorthy of Ahobila matam , whenever he
was resident at Srirangam . He stayed in a humble house 
across the Sannidhi and Malolan stayed inside the sannidhi.

It was a blessed sight to see the nonagenerian Jeeyar walk with the help
of a stick and climb the steps of the sannidhi to perform the daily 
aradhanam for  Sri Lakshmi Narasimhan  . During the last stage of 
His life , which was distinguished by His extraordinary efforts 
to build the southern Gopuram for Sri Ranganatha , He stayed in 
this house opposite the sannidhi and fulfilled the Lord's command 
to erect the southern Raja Gopuram , which had stayed 
incomplete for centuries . South is  the direction that Sri Ranganatha 
casts His glances to bless VibhishaNA and GodhA piratti of 
Srivilliputthur as commemorated by Swami Desikan in GodhA sthuthi.. 
My father had His Baranyasam at THIS Sannidhi at the  lotus feet of 
His Holiness the 44th Jeeyari . 

Inview of this special nature of this sannidhi that is a natural home to 
Malolan saluted by Thirumangai Azhwaar and the unbroken chain of 
Jeeyars starting  from the first Jeeyar of Ahobilam to 
the present simhAsanAdhipathi  ,
I would like to pledge $ 42 for the distribution of PrasAdham to 
sevarthis after the daily arAdhanam there in memory of my father 
during the month of June , 97 . The Jeevan of my father was united by
His AcharyA , the 44th Azhagiya Singar to Sriman NarayanA during 
the 6th day of June , 1987 . This amount of $ 42 pledged by me is 
approximately one twelfth of $ 500 suggested by
Sri Jaganathan as the sum needed for the 12 month Kaimkaryam . 

Thanks , Sri Jaganathan for inviting us to participate in this Bhagavadh
PrasAdham distribution at Srirangam .