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Re: Kura-narayanar

From: suderson (suderson_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Thu May 17 2001 - 04:11:03 PDT

Srimate rAmAnujAya namaha

1. Thanx for the lucid expanation on kuranarayana. Is
he same as kooranarayana jeeyar?
2. Can you pls tell about thatha dEsikan?

dAsanudAsan

Suderson


--- Sadagopan <sgopan@computer.net> wrote:
> Dear Sri Cadambi:
> 
> Sri KuranArAyanar is a Vadakalai AchAryan
> who lived around 1459 CE.
> 
> His commentaries on MaaNDUkya Upanishad ,
> TaittirIya Upanishad and IsAvAsyOpanishad
> are classical commentaries. The other work 
> he is known for is SudarsanAshtakam .
> 
> The Founding Jeeyar of Ahobila Matam (b1379 CE)
> reached MalOlan's Thiruvadi in 1458 CE.
> KuranArAyaNan's 
> time is therefore after AdhivaNN SatakOpa Jeeyar .
> 
> The second Jeeyar of Ahobila Matam , HH Sri
> NaarAyaNa
> YathIndhra MahA Desikan ( aasthAna Kaalam : 1473-85)
> might have influenced the studies of KuranArAyabNar.
> 
> The second Jeeyar has also written a commentary for
> IsAvAsyOpanishad following the lines of Swamy
> Desikan 
> (1268-1369 CE). Swamy Desikan coverd in His
> commentary
> on IsAvAsyOpanishad the doctrines of
> Tatthva-Hitha-PurushArthams, 
> Prapathti , the unity of UpAya and upEya as well as 
> the esoteric meanings of the MahA Vaakyam ,
> "Tatthvamasi".
> 
> later commentators from the second Jeeyar of Ahobila
> Mutt,
> KuranArAyaNar , Upanishad BhAshyakArar, Sri
> RanganAtha Muni
> (Disciple of Taatha Desikan)  based their
> commentaries on 
> Swamy Desikan's commentary.
> 
> V.Sadagopan 
> 
>   
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> At 09:21 PM 5/16/01 +0100, you wrote:
> >sri:
> >
> >Dear Bhaktas,
> >
> >I came across Kuranarayanar's explanation of the
> upanishads while
> >reading "Ramanuja on The upanishads" by
> Prof.S.S.Raghavchar.
> >
> >I would like to know more about kuranarayanar, his
> time and works
> >contributed to Sri Sampradayam.
> >
> >adiyen,
> >Malolan
> >
> >
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