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UpadEsa rattinamaalai

From: Thirumalai Anandanpillai (tananda_at_uswest.com)
Date: Mon Mar 03 1997 - 14:10:09 PST

> I felt as if I had met Sri Ramanujar in person and that 
> is not surprising since ManavalaMamuni says 

>               Alwargal thangal avatharitha nalgalinum  
>               Vashvana Naal namakku  Mannulagir                
>                                         
> Alwars  are great no doubt, But for us  Sri Ramanuja is the only WAY. 
> 
> Incidentally   the Nanmugan Thiruvandhadhi above is the one that is being 
> chanted for Vairamudi Sevai.



The above paasuram is from upadEsa rattina maalai (URM). 
URM is a work by Sri ManavaaLa maamunigaL  , 74 paasurams in all, that
deals with the anubhavams of aazhwaars & aazhaaryaas. It is kind of a 
'mini guru paramparaa prabhaavam' if u will. The paasurams are in simple tamizh
& many of them deal with the thirunakshittirams of our aazhwaars & aazhaaryaas.

The above paasuram is (approximate transliteration!):

	aazhwaargaL thaangaL avathariththa naaLkaLiLum
	vaazhvaana naaL namakku maNNulageer
	Ezhpaarum uyya ethiraasar uthitharuLum
	chittirayil seyya thiruvaathirai.	
	
	
Varadhan