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Padhuka Sahasram-294

From: Muralidhar Rangaswamy (rangaswamy_m_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Wed Nov 15 2000 - 14:19:10 PST

Sri:

SrimatE Gopaladesika MahadesikAya Namaha,

Translation by U.Ve. Dr. V.N. Vedanta Desikan Swamin:

294. anthasthruthIyanayanaI: svayamutthamAngai
     rAvirBhavishyadhathirikthamuKhAmbujaIrvA
     nyasyanthi rangasikasya vihArakAlE
     vArakramENa kruthinO maNipAdhukE! thvAm

Oh Manipaaduka! Blessed achievers they are, who formally present You 
to Lord Ranganatha at the respective asana worship, during His 
graceful transit! They are verily Siva (with the third eye veiled) or 
Brahma (with three more heads to be generated!). (They are equal to 
Siva and Brahma)

Namo Narayana,

SriMuralidhara Dasan

Special notes from V.Sadagopan (V.S)
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Slokam 294:

1)	Abhinava Desika Sri UtthamUr Swamy's anubhavam: Oh PaadhukE!
During RanganAthA's times of stroll, those who carry You on their
heads bring You to Him for enabling such strolls. Those who carried 
You on their heads reach the pre-eminent status of BrahmA , RudrA and 
Other distinguished Gods. They present You to RanganAthA according to
their assigned schedules.

2). Srimath Andavan's anubhavam: Oh PaadhukE! Few PuNyasaalis 
carry You on their heads to Your Lord as per their turn and  place You
at His sacred feet. During that time of carrying You on their heads , 
they attain the status of exalted bhAgavathAs like Sivan or Brahma 
Devan .

3). Here Swamy Desikan describes the transformation in the faces of
the fortunate ones , who have the duties to carry the SatAris of the 
Lord on their heads for presentation to the Lord for His sanchAram. 
Swamy Desikan states that they sport then the third eye or three more 
heads to symbolize their equality of status that they have attained 
with Lord Sivan and BrahamA  respectively.  




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