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From: Bharadwaj, Jaganath (jbb0_at_nreca.org)
Date: Thu Mar 26 1998 - 15:57:06 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 prArthanA tushtam lakshmyA yuktam tadAsanE I >pitrudeva architam SAntam dayAsaragam AshrayE II > >Srimate SrivaN SaThakopa Sri VedAnta dESika yateendra mahAdEsikAya namah: II > >PrahlAda prArthanA tushtam:-Sriman nArAyaNa in the extremely ferocious Lion >form was unapproachable by anybody including all the devatas headed by Lord >Brahma. Such a form was immensely pleased upon hearing the prayers of the >you boy PrahlAda and changed into a SAnta rupa form at the request of His >devotee. > >tadAsanE:-On HirayaNyakasipu's throne > >lakshmyA yuktam:-One who gives darSanam of Himself along with Lakshmi > >SAntam:-His guNa of making Himself accessible to one and all. > >pitrudeva architam:-One who has been worshipped with all kinds of flowers >offered out of fear by the ancestors of HiraNyakasipu and devas. (The >ancestors worshipped out of fear that such an evil descendant had the power >to drag all of them to hell because of his misdeeds. The devas had become >virtual beggars and wanted to get back their lost position and authority.) > >dayAsAgaram:- The ocean of mercy Lakshmi nrsimhan, who was seated >victoriously on the throne and who by His cool, merciful glances removed the >bad qualities of all the devas, gandharvas and others present there and >blessed them with all kinds of siddhi. . >AshrayE :- I take shelter of such a Lakshmi Nrsimhan. > >adiyen >jaganath.