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Re: Desika, nyaasa tilakam

From: Mani Varadarajan (mani_at_be.com)
Date: Fri Jun 19 1998 - 10:26:49 PDT

Dear Sri Sadagopan,

You wrote:
> 2. Their granting of the above request 
> and acceptance of his saraNAgathi 
> ( Om ithi abhyupagamya ) with the 
> statement : Let that become so !
> Swami requests the divya dampathis
> to say , let it be so ! Please say that " We are accepting
> your BharanyAsam . It is our duty to
> protect you " .

A wonderful sloka, and a very lucid explanation.
Thank you for it! To further clarify, does "Om" here
refer to the praNava?  In other words, is the praNava
the supreme expression of acceptance, or saying "Yes"?

Thanking you,
daasan
Mani