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Re: [Question on Goddess Saraswati!]

From: M.S.HARI Madabhushi Sarangarajan Hari (mshari_at_usa.net)
Date: Tue Nov 07 2000 - 08:14:30 PST

Dear SrI/SrImathi Prasanna Venkatesh,

SwAmy SrIman NigamAntha MahA DESika in his extraordinary 
work titled "SrI HayagrIva Sthothram" says
"dAkshiNyaramyA giriSasya mUrthi: 
dEvI sarOjAsana dharma-pathni
.... ... spuranti sarvE thava shakti-lESai:".
DakshiNAmUthy(Rudra), Saraswathi etc., are
called in the world as "teachers" just because 
a small fraction of your (HayagrIva's) shakti has given them such a
position. This is a reference for vaidikas telling that
the demi-gods/godess like Rudra, Saraswati were blessed by the God.
Those who are SrI VaishNAvas must not
have DEvathAnthara sambandam 
in any form as per the SAstra. 
This does not mean disrespecting DEvathAntharam in
any manner.

Thanks & Regards
M.S.HARI RAmAnuja DAsan (mshari@usa.net)
P.S. SrI Saraswathy (sarOjAsana dharma-pathni) is also a
DEvathAntharam.

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