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Re: Archa thirunakshatram

From: Vijayaraghavan Srinivasan (vijayaraghavan_s_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Wed May 17 2000 - 09:05:03 PDT

Dear BhaghavatAs:

Eventhough Shri Sadagopan Swamin had answered this question, still it leaves 
some more matters to be clarified.  For example, if you read the sthala 
puranam of Tirupati etc., all these archa-murthys seem to have been once 
vibhava avatArams.

Also I am also confused about the vyuha forms.  From whatever little I now, 
PancharAtrA doesn't refer to 'TirupArkadal'.  Para Vasudeva to 
Vasudeva-Sankarshana-Pradyumna-Aniruddha are the vyuha forms according to 
pAncharAtrA.  May be our achAryAs have tried to reconcile the different 
purAnic description of these forms to derive a cogent perspective for our 
understanding.


S. Vijayaraghavan
Buffalo, NY
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