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Periya Thirumozhi 11.6- Oh fools who do not know this graceful Lord Sriya Pathi!

From: Madhavakkannan V (
Date: Tue Nov 14 2000 - 06:55:29 PST

SrImathE Gopaladesika Mahadesikaya Namah:
Dearest Sisters and Brothers,

AzhwAr having enjoyed the Parathvam and Sowlabhyam of SarvEshwaran (in last 
ten), wants to let everyone (of us) on this earth enjoy along with him. On 
the contrary, he sees them paying obeisance to demi gods and others, who 
have births and deaths similar to their own. He advises them of the 
Primordial Chief Sriman Narayanan’s unparalleled, unsurpassed Supremacy and 
tells them “There is no difference between you and the demigods whom you all 
worship. Here is SarvEshwaran who protects and saves all including those 
demigods.” Let us also get the correct jnAnam from AzhwAr.

1. Oh folks, who have considered themselves as slaves of those demigods who 
are not capable of saving you at all! When the entire universe was submerged 
by troubled waters of oceans, during dissolution, (mahApraLayam), the world, 
Devas, we, human beings were all in the state of being in the stomach of 
Emperumaan who has the Divine ChakrA in his Hand. You all do not know that. 
You are praising the thAmasa devathAs (the demigods who are in the mode of 
darkness); What good you think they have done to you and you praise them? 
You do not even remember the great deed SarvEshwaran did to us, during 
praLayam and saved us. Praise Him dear.

2. When the great floods engulfed the whole universe, flowing even beyond 
the space, SarvEshwaran saved us.. Don’t we know that? The Devas came out 
after the dissolution, when he spat them out. They are “ecchil dEvar”. Is 
there anyone who is not touched by His saliva? The whole universe survives 
because of the grace of this Emperumaan. Why do you not know that?

3. the manner in which the fore headed eyed Sivan, Chathur mukha BrahmA 
(four faced) who recites the meaningful Vedas, DevEndran, who has white 
AirAvatham, the elephant of long trunk, and all other Devas, were saved 
during mahApraLayam, is: Emperumaan Sriya: Pathi Sriman Narayanan retained 
them all in His stomach and protected. Without praising the kalyANa guNAs of 
this Emperumaan of most auspicious attributes, One who has the most Divine 
ChakrA in his resplendent Hand, it is a wonder that these folks stay out 
here like this (praising demi gods)!

4. When the cool, vast waves of the oceans expanded into the whole BhUmi 
(Universe), engulfing it, “There is no rakshakan for this universe”- said 
Emperumaan and He immediately retained you all in His stomach and saved you. 
He is the Chief of those with sathva guNAs (Nithyasooris); He is of the most 
beautiful form like the ripened fruit (kaLAm pazham); Alas! Oh no!. Why have 
you not learnt and realized to pay obeisance to HIM ALONE?

5. None could have comprehended the stay they had in the Divine stomach of 
Emperumaan when there was mahApraLayam engulfing the whole universe. Oh 
fools, who do not know this graceful, merciful deed of Emperumaan! Had you 
all known or realized this, you would have talked only the Divine names of 
this SarvEshwaran; the Chief of Nithyasooris; the One who measured the whole 
universe in one step; the Greatest unparalleled Lord. (Now that you are not 
talking His names, you are fools only.)

6. When there could not have been a possibility of any human survival at all 
when there was huge troubled waters everywhere, Emperumaan like the most 
loving caring mother (who has given birth to a child after lot of penance) 
saved you with such affection, and concern in all motherly affection, 
retaining you in His stomach. Oh fools, ignoramuses, making Him get terribly 
upset for turning ablind eye to such parama krupALu and for looking at and 
praising those demigods (who are like you – yet another JivaAthma)! When 
there is a mother, who had troubled so much to give birth to such a child 
like you, and who needs to be taken care of and needs to be praised and 
worshipped, instead of her, you are taking a great care of that nonliving 
“achit” wooden plank (demigods) as if it is your mother by bathing the same 
with warm waters! Why are you doing such an act?

7. BhUlOkam, DevalOkam, Devas, asurAs, and everyone else even together could 
not stop the troubled waters during mahApraLayam, He saved them by not 
letting them submerged in the praLayam. The days I do not think of these 
human beings who never meditate on and adorn their heads with the Lotus Feet 
of such most merciful, Parama dhayALu, most compassionate Emperumaan, 
SarvEshwaran, the Lord of ThirukkaNNamangai, are the sweetest days for me.

8. When the cruel dark ocean waters with sweift speed, submerged everything 
and expanded beyond the Universe, Emperuman, whose nature is only saving 
protecting the seven worlds at all times, retained them in His Divine 
stomach and protected you. Those who do not think of this Greatest Lord, who 
saves us at all times, are utterly lowly souls.

9. When the great walls of the Universe got submerged and there was waters 
everywhere, Devas and Rishis went surrendered to Him, the SarvEshwaran, who 
in turn retained the seven worlds, in His stomach and saved every being and 
non being with parama krupai. He has that resplendent benevolent Hand like 
that dark cloud. He is of the colour like the beautiful shining gemstone. 
Dance and sing on the glories of Thirukkudanthai. Where this Lord resides 

10. Devas, asurAs, the directions, the oceans, and everything else were 
swallowed by SarvEshwaran during mahApraLayam without leaving anything 
untouched, and then he spat all out after the dissolution. Such merciful 
deed of His, has been composed by the king of Thirumangai. Those who can 
recite and learn the meaning of this ten (that is very IMPORTANT), will be 
blessed to receive the Divine Grace of Periya PiraaTTi MahAlakshmi and 
reside in Paramapadham (SrIvaikuNTam)

ThirumangaiAzhwAr ThiruvadigaLE SaraNam
Narayana Narayana
adiyEn narayanadAsan Madhavakkannan
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