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Concept paper for Review

From: Balaji CG (
Date: Thu Jun 28 2001 - 07:40:34 PDT

Sri Ranganatha Divyamani padukabhyam Namaha !!!
Srimathe Ramanujaya Namaha !!!
Swamy Deshikan Thiruvadigale Sharanam !!!
Srimad Abhinava VagIsha Brahmatantra Swatantra Parakala Maha Deshikaya
Namaha !!!
Srivan Shatakopa Sri Narayana Yatindra Maha Deshikaya Namaha !!!
Sri Rangaramanuja Maha Deshikaaya Namaha !!!
Sri Gopala Deshika Maha Deshikaya Namaha !!!
Sri Rangapriya Maha Deshikaaya Namaha !!!

Please review the following concept paper and send your comments and

Concept paper - A CD-ROM Encyclopedia on Swamy Deshikan.

A CD-ROM on the Life and Works of Swamy Deshikan is presently being planned.
An estimation is that it would be a set of 2 CD-ROMS.
All suggestions are welcome.

The tentative layout of the CD-ROMS would be the following - 

Background -
Introduction to Vaidika Sampradayam - Vedas, Upanishats
Early exponents of Sri Vaishnava philosophy
The advent of Azhwars and divya prabandhams
Acharya lineage till Bhagavad Ramanuja
Bhagavad Ramanuja - Short Summary on Life, Works and Philosophy of
Shishya paramparai of Bhagavad Ramanuja
Introduction to Swamy Deshikan

Life of Swamy Deshikan
Detailed account of the Life history of Swamy Deshikan with photographs (yet
to be arranged, please help !)
Swamy Deshikan's shishya paramparai

Works of Swamy Deshikan
Detailed essays on all the works of Swamy Deshikan

Swamy Deshikan special -
Special articles and papers on Swamy Deshikan.
Audio and Video clippings
Works on Swamy Deshikan
Essays on all the works on Swamy Deshikan.

All the details would be supplemented with photographs.

The multi media animation is yet to be planned.

Request -
It is adiyEn's humble request that all the members participate in this
The following are adiyEn's requests in this regard -

1. Permission to use some of the material and photographs which are hosted
on the various web sites. If any of the administrators have any objections
kindly let me know.

2. Permission to use the archives of the discussion lists for details
regarding Swamy Deshikan. If the moderators have any objections, kindly let
me know at the earliest.

3. adiyEn would also like to know if anybody has pictures of the paintings
of Swamy Deshikan's life that are depicted on the walls of the prAkAram at

It would be great if the bhagavathas of our lists could help adiyEn with the
following -

1. Photographs

2. Articles and papers

3. Review support

Detailed writings on the Life of Swamy Deshikan will be done at present. All
the members are welcome to contribute with their writings.

A subsequent mail would follow on this.

Vedanta sUri charaNam sharaNam prapadye !!!
vAzhi vyAkhyAmuddirak kai !!!

           - SrImate rAmAnujAya namaH -
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