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From: Bharadwaj, Jaganath (jbb0_at_nreca.org)
Date: Tue Mar 24 1998 - 12:45:29 PST
>Srimate lakshmi nrsimha ParaBrahmaNE namah: >SrimAn vEnkatanAthArya kavittArkika kesari VedAntachArya varyome sannidhattAm >sadA hridi I >Sri ranganAtha Satakopa Yateendra drishtam >lakshmi nrsimha saThajit karuNaika pAtram I >Sri rangaveer raghurAT saThakopa hridyam >VedAnta deSika yateendram aham prappadye II > >prahlAda rakshaNa adyuktam yadruccha nrharim tada I >stambha avatIrNam Satrughnam dayAsaragam AshrayE II > >Srimate SrivaN SaThakopa Sri VedAnta dESika yateendra mahAdEsikAya namah: II > >prahlAda rakshaNa adyuktam:- One who has vowed to protect the Prince of the >asurAs - PrahlAda, as a fruit of his prayers and austerities. > >yadruccha nrharim tada:- One who patiently bore the photo finish suspense of >the verbal duel between father and son: >Father: "There is no God!" >Son: "He is everywhere!" >Father: "Then why isn't He in this pillar?" >Son: "But He is there!" >and at this moment the caged lion burst forth from the pillar, in a man-lion >blended incarnation, to vent His love towards PrahlAda and fury towards >Hiranyakasipu simultaneously. > >stambha avatIrNam:- One who chose to appear without distinction in the house >of an emperor, a Brahmana, jail and even a pillar. > >Satrughnam:- One who crushed every vestige of life from the body of Hiranyan, >the enemy of the devotee PrahlAda by tearing his chest to shreds > >dayAsAgaram:- The ocean of mercy Nrsimhan, who along with the all powerful >Lakshmi blessed PrahlAda with cool, merciful glances. >AshrayE :- I take shelter of such a Lakshmi Nrsimhan. > >adiyen >jaganath.