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Thiruvaaimozhi 3.7- I AM DAASAANU DAASAN OF HIS BHAKTHAS!

From: Madhavakkannan V (srivaishnavan_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Thu Mar 05 1998 - 21:06:44 PST

SRI:

Dearest Sisters and Brothers,

When AzhwAr was feeling depressed at the sight of the materialists 
running amuck after material pursuits and after gratification of sensual 
desires, Emperumaan shows him His bhAgawathALs and makes the AzhwAr feel 
happy and excited with these many number of His devotees and parama 
bhAgawathALs. Immediately, AzhwAr gets thrilled and says "I am always 
the humble servant for these SrivaishNavAs and also the servant for 
their servants." He describes these servitude aspects in this 
Thiruvaaimozhi decad of 3.7. This is also addressed as "sathruknan padi" 
due to the servitude of sathruknAzhwAn who was always the Most obedient 
and Most humble servant of our BharathAzhwAn. 

1.  The Most unbounded and limitless lustre of light and the embodiment 
of jyOthi is My Emperumaan, who has the Most Beautiful Lotus eyes. The 
Lord, who is having His yOganithrA on AdhisEshan in ThiruppARkadal (Milk 
Ocean), is the invaluable, unmeasurable wealth of His bhAgawathAs. Such 
bhAgawathAs, IRRESPECTIVE OF WHICH VARANASHRAM OR WHICH TYPE OF BIRTH 
THEY HAVE, (Dear ones, Please note this! I repeat, please NOTE THIS!) 
are my masters and I am their servants for ALL MY BIRTHS. (The essence 
is those who get themselves soaked and immersed in Emperumaan’s Beauty 
and His Most Auspicious attributes (guNAs) ARE all my masters- 
AchAryAs.)

2.  OppArilappan (the unparallelled Swami) is My KaNNan, who rules us 
always. He is the One who captures our hearts with His Divine Beauty of 
His holding the ChakrA gracefully. He is the Most Purest Emerald Stone, 
who shows Himself most gorgeously with His Four lovely shoulders. Those 
bhAgawathAs who pray with both their hands and worship such Emperumaan 
deeply are all my most revered Masters who enslave me in all my births. 
They are my Chiefs.

3.  My Emperumaan, the One who is the Chief of everyone and every being, 
is the Only one who is worshipped by this world and the heavenly world 
(dEvAs). He, the One who wears the Most Fragrant tuLasi garland, has got 
the Most Graceful Divine chakrA in His hand. Those who are able to pay 
obeisance to Such Emperumaan and take refuge at His Feet are all "parama 
bhAgawathAs". And THOSE WHO TAKE REFUGE AT THESE BHAGAWATHAS and PAY 
RESPECTS AND OBEISANCE TO THEM are MY MASTERS. (Do you notice? AzhwAr 
says "He is the servant of servants of bhAgawathALs").

4.  Emperumaan shows Himself Most Gorgeously, Most Beautifully wearing 
His PeethAmbharam, wearing the Lovely Golden hAram (necklace) on His 
wide massive chest, wearing the ‘araijnAN’ in His waist and the matching 
Golden pooNool (upaveedham) across the body. The Golden crowned Lord 
Sriman Narayanan’s bhAgawathAs’ bhAgawathAs hace enslaved me totally. 
They are the only ones who are my masters in all of my births.

5.  Emperumaan is the Chief of those GREATEST bhAgawathAls, NityasUris. 
He made dEvAs eat the nectar (amirtham) during those times. Those who 
talk always about the Greatness of Such Emperumaan and those bhakthA who 
always talk in praise of such BhAgawathAs are the only ones to protect 
and save us in this birth and all our future births as well.

6.  KaNNapiraan, by His very nature, protects us and saves us. He has 
the Most Strongest Divine ChakrA weapon in His hand. He wears the Most 
fragrant, honey dripping, thuLasi maalai on His chest. He is like The 
Most Purest MANickkam. Those devotees (of His), who always keep Him in 
their hearts, and pay obeisance to Him, My Emperumaan, are all My 
Masters. They, without getting BORED with me, will always enslave me and 
save me NOT ONLY IN THIS BIRTH, ALSO ALL MY FUTURE BIRTHS.

7.  My Emperumaan- My Father is the One who removes the disease of 
Births and Deaths for His bhakthAs and saves them from their future 
births with His Grace. He enables them also to serve Him and perform 
eternal kaimkaryam at Srivaikuntam. Such an "upakaaran" (Most helpful 
Lord) - Those who can praise His such Most Greatest qualities are all My 
savours. They alone are capable of saving me from these samsaaric ills. 

8.  Emperumaan is the Most Credible One. (RaamO dwirnaabhibhAshathE- 
Rama never talks twice. Satyavrathan- drutavrathan). Creator of all. One 
who has Periya Piraatti in His chest. He can NOT be understood and known 
even by dEvAs. Even if those who are suffering in Hell (narakam) utter 
His names and praise Him, they all are to be worshipped by me and my 
kulam (Group). (here, Narakam i.e. Hell are to be understood as OUR 
MATERIALISTIC WORLD- I remember once, Sri Mani (about a couple of years 
back, while discussing in this forum about Heaven and Hell,) also 
interpreted that hell may mean the present world of turbulent samsaaric 
lives and afflictions.). And they all are My Masters always. 

9.  There are Four varNAs among men which were distinguished based on 
their duties to be discharged. (like BrahmaNa, Kshathriya, Vaishya, 
Sudra). (There is also a big discussion in this Forum on this varNAshram 
- please browse the archives. ). If there is someone who belongs to the 
sect that is lower than these four sects (namely, the untouchable,  
"chaNdALa"- ThirumazhisaiAzhwAr, ThiruppANAzhwAr are reported to belong 
to this sect- We have read the events due to that and the attainment of 
their supremacies due to their devotion to the Lord - here again, there 
were HEAVY Discussions on these aspects in Bhakti archives!), and if 
that low caste person becomes the bhakthA of My Lord, HE IS MY DEIVAM 
(GOD) because their God is My NarayaNan. (AzhwAr is unequivocally 
telling us NOT TO LOOK AT THE BIRTH/CASTE/ or as to whether he is from 
Vangheepuram, or Srirangam, kancheepuram, vadagalai, thengalai, smArthA, 
vadamA, etc., etc., . As long as he is an ardent, sincere devotee of 
Sriman NarayaNan, He is to be considered even more respectfully than 
NarayaNan and NO BHAAGAWATHAPACHARAM SHALL BE COMMITTED.- An excellent 
verdict from none other the jnAni, Our Sweet NammAzhwAr - Let us try to 
practice this, sisters and brothers! and shed our prejudiced opinions!)

10.  He retained the universe in His stomach. (How is that possible? It 
is because the universe in its entirety was measured by His just one 
step. If such is the case, It is very much possible to retain the 
universe in His stomach. ) Equally, He slept on the small leaf of the 
Banyan tree with the universe in His stomach. What can I talk about such 
Greatness of this opillAdha appan ("peerless"). (Nampillai purports that 
even yasOdhA’s kutti kaNNan, who drank her breastmilk, is NOT even equal 
to Him). Those who are the devotees and bhakthAs of such Great 
Emperumaan are my masters and I am their servant for all my births.

11.  The duryOdhanAs, the Hundred GauravAs got their power to rule and 
were well settled. Even then, He, made them get destroyed to dust and 
showered His grace on His devotees, the Five pANdavAs. About such 
Emperumaan, the Nedumaal, Thirukkurugoor SadaGopan has sung 1000 pAsuam 
in praise of Him. Out of those 1000, those who read these TEN pAsurams 
(which talk about the Greatness of His bhakthAs) WILL NOT TAKE ANY MORE 
BIRTH AND BE SAVED FOREVER.


Ram Ram

With Best Regards

NarayaNa dAsan madhavakkannan


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