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Tiruvoimozhi pillai vaibhavam part 2

From: Velukkudi Krishnan (velukkudi_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Tue Jun 15 1999 - 11:33:50 PDT

Fm: Velukkudi Krishnan
15th June 99.

Tiruvoimozhi pillai vaibhavam contd. part 2

When Koorakulothama dasa started to preach, Tiruvoimozhi pillai had a 
request to make. "I am preoccupied with rajyakarya, so kindly render the 
kalakshepams while I wear my tirumankappu". K.Dasa also agreed. Rahasya 
kalakshepa went on. On a day, due to his overburden, Tiruvoimozhi pillai was 
not hearing to the words of K. dasa. Acharya wanted to put an end to this 
and did not come for some days. T pillai could not bear this and went to K 
dasa's tirumaligai. Fell before his feet and asked for pardon. He took the 
Sripadatheertham and uchishtam of K dasa and hence got enlightened. 
Immediately he became a virakta, entrusted all his affairs to the 
Rajamahishi and followed K.dasa in his thinking, speech and body 
(mukkarana). Then the rahasya kalakshepa went on without any hindrance and 
K. dasa could satisfy his acharya's wish.

This great deed of K. dasa is revered by this sloka :

SwayamAhUya sailEsa guravErthapradanataha
labdha udArAbhidham kUrakulotama gurum bhaje
lOkAchArya krupapAtram koundinya kulabhUshanam
samatAtma gunAvAsam vandE kUrakulotamam.

The one who voluntarily gave all the rahasyarthas to T pillai and thus was 
called "udAra" - my salutations to him.
Let my salutations be for the one  who is - blessed by Lokacharya, an 
ornament to Koundinya kula,the abode of all atma gunas.

Details of Tiruvoimozhi pillai in peria tirumudi adaivu of Kandadai nayan.

Panchasamskara, tiruvoimozhi and other prabandhams blessed by Pillai 
lokacharyar.
Eedu - naalorachan pillai
Sribhashya and Srutaprakasika - Azhagiya manavalaperumal nayanar.
Tatvatraya pancharahasya, Acharya hridayam, rahasya vyakyana - 
Koorakulothama dasa.
Other rahasyas - vilanjolai pillai.

His tiruvaradhana deity - Inavayar kulathalaivar.
His works - swapadesa vyakyana to Perialwar thirumozhi.
His kainkaryam - Jeernodharana of Alwarthirunagari.
His main disciples - Peria jeer ( manavala manunigal), Nammalwar koil 
emberumanar jeer, emberumanar koil satakopa jeer, tatvesa jeer.
His tiruvadyayana - vaisaka Krishna ashtami.

Eedu Kalakshepa .
After K. dasa attained his acharyan tiruvadigal, as per the wish of Pillai 
lokacharya, tirumalai azhwar went to Naloorpillai for divya prabandha 
kalakshepa. On the way, he went to Kanchi. While he was worshipping Lord 
Perarulala,both Naloor pillai(father) and naloorachan pillai(son) came 
there. Immediately Lord Devaraja ordered Naloorachan pillai to bless T 
pillai with Eedu and other 3000 vyakyanas. This was carried out. The 
following sloka iterates this event:

dEvadhipAt samadhigamya sahasragItEhe
bhasyam nigUdhamapi yaha prathayAncakara
kuntIpurodbhavam amum saranam bhajeham
srisailanatham urubhaktibhrutam satharou

I surrender myself to tirumalai azhwar - the one who received Eedu from 
Naloorachan pillai and spread the same to many, one who has great bhakti 
towards Nammalwar, one who was born in Kuntinagara.