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Re: Partha's Sarathy-Why??

From: Ram Anbil (Ramanbil_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Wed May 09 2001 - 07:34:47 PDT

Dear Malolan:
My understanding is that in Krishnavatara, the two were Kamsa and 
Dantavaktra and not Kamsa and Sisupala.
Dasoham
Anbil Ramaswamy



>From: Malolan Cadambi <mcadambi@yahoo.com>
>To: vtgpln@rediffmail.com, bhakti-list@yahoogroups.com
>Subject: Re: Partha's Sarathy-Why??
>Date: Tue, 8 May 2001 20:41:57 +0100 (BST)
>
>sri:
>sri rukmini sametha sri parathasarathi parabrahmane namaha
>srimathe ramanujaya namaha
>
>Dear Mr.Prabhu Srinivas and Sri. Chaithanya Balasubramaniam,
>
>While the reply of Mr.Prabhu is not inappropriate, it does to serve
>to be a conclusive explanation of the bhagavaan krishnar's desicion
>to be the sarathy (charioteer) of partha (arjuna).
>
>Arujuna and Krishna are the re-incarnations of Nara-Naarayana, the
>sages. Here Naarayana, the sage is not the be confused with Sriman
>Naarayana, the Para-brahman. Naarayana is an avatara (re-incarnation)
>of Sriman Naarayana.
>
>Prior(much before) to the Kurukshetra Yuddham (Mahabharatha war),
>Naarayana performs upadesham to Nara. This continues in the yugas,
>where Naarayana (Krishna or Sarathy) performs Giitopadesham to Nara
>(Arjuna or Partha).
>
>An Analogy:
>Jaya and Vijaya as a result of a curse by the Sanath Kumaras, come
>down to earth as
>
>Hiryanakshan and Hiranyakashipu.
>Sriman Naarayana destroys them in Varaha and Narasimha Avatarams.
>
>The same jaya and vijaya come down again as;
>Ravana and Kumbha-karna
>Sriman Naarayana destroys them as Chakravarthi Thirumagan (Ram)
>
>Again as
>Kamsa and Shishupala
>here Parthasarathy(Krishnar) destroys them
>
>Hope this helps to get an understanding of the leelais of Sriman
>Naarayana.
>
>Regards,
>
>Malolan Cadambi
>
>
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