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FW: thirup pallaaNdu- part 4

From: vchandra (vchandra_at_ambernetworks.com)
Date: Tue Mar 21 2000 - 03:35:16 PST

Dear members,
   This is a post from Sri M.G.Vasudevan.


   adiyEn,
   chandrasekaran.

> > ----------
> > From: 	L&T-ECCG-Buildings & Factories
> > Sent: 	17 mars, 2000 11:18
> > To: 	'bhakti-lists@egroups.com'
> > Subject: 	thirup pallaaNdu- part 4
> > 
> > Dear Sri vaishnava perunthagaiyeer,
> > 
> > Due to my own enthusiasm to complete the series "kaNNan 
> peRRa veNNaik
> > kalvi" and other official commitments, I could not continue 
> with these
> > postings. Sri Venkat Iyengar reminded me on this that I 
> must continue.
> > With the fervent hope that these are welcome posts, I 
> venture to continue.
> > 
> > Just before we take up the next paasuram some more on the 
> "sEvadi" in the
> > first commencement paasuram "pallaaNdu".
> > 
> > 1. "Thava amruthasyandhini paadha pankajE nivEsitha aathmaa 
> katham anyath
> > adhigachchathi! Sthithe aravindhE makarandha nirBharE maDhu vrathO
> > nEksharakamhi veekshathE!! Alavandhaar's sthothra rathnam 
> > 
> > meaning: Bees, when they go for hunting for honey, catch 
> sight of lotus
> > flowers nearby which are full of honey, will not go near 
> nor even like to
> > go near other lower types of flowers. (neer muLLi poo- I am 
> unable to give
> > equivalent English name for this). 
> > 
> > Like that, Oh Lord! Nobody, whose mind is fixed upon your nectar
> > originating (generating or flowing) lotus feet, will have 
> the taste for
> > other lower things. 
> > 
> > Such aravindha sEvadi.
> > 
> > 2. "KaRRinam mEiththa enthai kazhalinai paNimin neerE"- thirumaalai-
> > paasuram 9
> > 
> > The "thoNdar adip podi aazhvaar" who refused to sing others 
> except thiru
> > arangan, the Lord of Srirangam, can not resist his taste 
> for the lovely
> > lotus feet of my Sri Krishna, which trekked the brindhaavan 
> going behind
> > the calves. He requests all the thoNdar to bow down to the 
> feet of that
> > lord Sri krishna who grazed the cows and calves. Such kaNNan sEvadi-
> > rangan sEvadi- naaraayaNan sEvadi.
> > 
> > 3. "EngaLtham aayar azhaga! adigaL aravindhavaayavanE!'- 10- 5-2
> > thirumangai aazhvaar
> > The  feet- adigaL are aravindham- lotus. adigaL azhaga!- 
> "aravindha azhaga
> > aravindha adigaL azhaga- aayar azhaga"- since feet are 
> beauty, is it that
> > the person also gets beauty, or is it that the beautiful person has
> > beautiful lotus feet.  Oh krishna- I am at confusion. 
> > AravindhavaayavanE- or is it that the vaai- mouth is 
> beautiful like lotus.
> > 
> > This aravindham and azhaga can fit anywhere and gives a lot 
> of beauty. 
> > That too engaltham aayar azhaga- our yadhava beauty - see 
> the amount of
> > proximity - relationship- claim for that relationship. Oh 
> krishna- engal
> > tham azhaga- That is the specialty in thirumangai 
> paasurams.- such sEvadi.
> > 
> > Incidentally this also links the Smt. Ambujam Krishna song in raaga
> > dhanyaasi azhagaa- azhagaa on the thirumaaliruncholai sundararaajan.
> > 
> > Rest we will see in next post.
> > 
> > Dasan Vasudevan M.G.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> 


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