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Padhuka Sahasram-267

From: Muralidhar Rangaswamy (rangaswamy_m_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Fri Jul 07 2000 - 15:43:42 PDT

Sri:

SrimatE Gopaladesika MahadesikAya Namaha,

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

267. sprushatha: shirasA padhena cha thvAm
     gathimuddhishya mukundhapAdhukE! dhvoU
     avarOhathi paschima: padhath svA
     dhaDhirOhathyanaGhasthadhEva pUrva:

Oh Paaduka! Between the two above referred to, see what great
contrast 
is. Both touch You for their good 'future'. The former touches You by 
head, the latter by His Feet. And after touching in this manner, the 
former ascends to a seat, from which the latter actually descends
(for 
walking on)!
    
Namo Narayana,

SriMuralidhara Dasan

Special Notes by V.Satakopan: (V.S)
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(1) Sri UtthamUr Swamy's anubhavam: Oh Mukundha-
PaadhukE ! Lord RanganAthA descends (from His throne)
to wear You on His feet .Jeevan ascends to a higher
place by wearing You on his head.Both of them get
their wishes fulfilled .

(2)Srimath Andavan's anubhavam: Oh PadhukE ! For
attaining sadhgathi , two had contact with You. One
touched You with His foot;the other with his head.
The One who touched You with His foot descended down
from a high place , where He was sitting. The one
who touched You with his head reached that high sthAnam .
PerumAL touched You with His paadhAravidham; BhakthAs
had contact with You through their heads.

(3) Swami Desikan again salutes the Paadhukais
as Mukundhan's ( Moksham granting Lord's) Paadhukai.
Two interested in getting where they want to go
make contact with You ( dhvou gathim uddhisya sprusatha:).
One touches with His foot and the other with his head
( dhvou gathim uddhisya sirasA , padhEna cha sprusatha:).
One gets down from His high place (svAth padhAth avarOhathi);
the other reaches that exalted place ( tadhEva sthAnam
adhirOhathi)or the other reaches Parama Padham ,
where form the Lord descended as ArchAvathAran..V.S


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