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Editorial of Sri Ranga Sri Vol.2/01 d/5/22/01

From: Ram Anbil (
Date: Mon May 21 2001 - 17:38:37 PDT

SrIman! SrI Ranga Sriyam anubadravam anudhinam samvardhaya/
SrIman! SrI Ranga Sriyam anubadravam anudhinam samvardhaya//
KAvEri VardhathAm kAlE, kAlE varshathu vAsava:/
SrI RanganAthO jayathu SrI Ranga SrIs cha VardhathAm//
SRI RANGA SRI VOL. 2 / 001 DATED 22nd May 2001
Dear Bhagavatas:
We are glad to resume release of regular issues of “Sri Ranga Sri” journal. 
This is the first issue of Volume 2 of the Journal. In this Issue:
1. SRIBHASHYAMRUTHAM: We completed the summary of the 35 Adhikaranams of 
Adhyayam 1 of Sri Bhashyam in Volume 1 Issues 3 to 8/ Messages 3, 4, 6, 7, 
8, and 12). We now present the summary of the Adhikaranams of Adhyayam 2 of 
Sri Bhashyam - Paadam 1 (36 to 45). Those of Paadams 2, 3 and 4 of 2nd 
Adhyayam as also those of Adhyayams 3 and 4 will follow.

2. GITAMRUTHAM: We completed the summary of the entire Bhagavad Gita as also 
those of the 3 Shadgams of Bhagavad Gita as per Aalavandaar’s and Swami 
Desika’s “Gitaartha Sangraham” in Volume 1 (Issues 13,14 and 15/ Messages 
34,47 and 66). Now, we present an Introduction bringing out the greatness of 
the Vedas, Mahaabhaaratha, Bhagavad Gita and Ramanuja Bhashyam. This will be 
followed by summary of the individual Chapters as per Aalavandaar and Swami 
Desika’s “Gitaartha Sangraham” and also the greatness of each Chapter as 
stated in Padmottara Puraana. All these are based on  “Gitaasaaram” by 
Vaikuntavasi U. Ve. Vidwan Saarasaarjna Tirukkallam Narasimha raghava 
chariar Swami.

3.HOMAGE TO SRINIDHI SWAMI: By way of homage to Vaikuntavasi Sribhashya 
Simhasanam Vidwan Villur Nadadur Aasukavi Saarvabhouma SRINIDHI Swami, we 
present his article entitled “The Bull and the Crow” (from Swami Desika 7th 
Centenary Commemoration Volume)

4. HOMAGE TO SRI SEVA SWAMI: By way of homage to Desika Bhakta Ratnam, U. 
Ve. Seva Srinivasa Raghavachariar Swami, we commence the series on 
Sampradaya lessons for kids (Learn our tradition the easy way) – for Grade 2 
with Lessson 1 “Thanian”. You will remember that a series of 20 lessons for 
Grade 1 was published partly (lessons 1 to 7) in “SaraNAgathi” Journal and 
(Lessons 8 to 20) in “Sri Ranga Sri” (Issues 3 to 15 /Messages 3, 4, 6, 7, 
8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 34, 47 and 66)

5.HOMAGE TO MUKKUR SWAMI: By way of homage to Salakshana Ghanapaadi Nrisimha 
upaasaka U.Ve. Mukkur Lakshmi Narasimhachariar Swami of Mattappalli, we 
present a tribute from his favorite “maanaseeka sishyan”, Sri M.K. Sudarsan 
of Kuwait.

If you are satisfied with the form and quality of the contents, please 
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Anbil Ramaswamy
Editor & Publisher,
“Sri Ranga Sri”

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