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Padhuka Sahasram-298

From: Muralidhar Rangaswamy (rangaswamy_m_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Tue Nov 21 2000 - 14:11:25 PST

Sri:

SrimatE Gopaladesika MahadesikAya Namaha,

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

298. nirvyajyamAnanavathALalayapraThimnA
     niryathraNEna nijasancharaNakramENa
     mrudhnAsi ranganrupathErmaNipAdhukE! thvam
     dhuKhAthmakAn praNamathAm dhurithaprarOhAn

Oh Ranganatha Paaduka! During Your proceedings, the gait reveals clear 
beat and rhythm. The walk is continuous and unhindered. You destroy 
the sin-sprouts which would otherwise bring grief. This will be 
forthcoming to those who have surrendered unto You.

Namo Narayana,

SriMuralidhara Dasan

Special notes from V.Sadagopan (V.S)
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Slokam 298:

1)	Abhinava Desika Sri UtthamUr Swamy's anubhavam: Oh PaadhukE!
Befitting Your role as protector of RanganAthA's feet , You have many
gaits characterized by different time beats and pauses corresponding 
to His dances . During the time of Your assistance to Your Lord to 
perform the various dances , You step on the sins of those , who 
worship You and destroy those sins without fail . This compassionate 
act of Yours is similar to destroying the thorns down to their roots 
by dancing on them .

2). Srimath Andavan's anubhavam: Oh PaadhukE ! PerumAL wears 
You and has His sanchAram with great joy.  Those who are blessed to 
See these sanchArams may be great sinners. Inspite of that , the 
bhAgyam of seeing such a blessed sanchAram destroys all their sins to 
the very root .

3). Swamy Desikan explains beautifully the sanchArams of the Lord
on the back of His beloved Paadhukais. The glory (prathimnA ) of
that sanchAram is in complete unison with time beats (laya suddham).
These sanchArams are  without any faulty steps ( niryanthraNa nija 
SanchAram ). Through those exemplary steps , the paadhukais 
destroys thoroughly all the paapams of  the fortunate beholders..V.S


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