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Re: A Tirumalai paasuram

From: Badri Seshadri (badri_at_cricket.org)
Date: Fri Nov 14 1997 - 00:22:50 PST

On Thu, 13 Nov 1997, Badrinarayanan V S wrote:

> The meaning of this paasuram (as i understand it): 
> Even if we live to 100 years (as per vedas), half is spent in sleep (more
> for some) and of the rest 15 years is lost in the graduation process to

'pathinaiyaaNdu' here means 10x5 = 50 (as per periyavaachchaan piLLai's
commentary). (thiruppaavai, aiaindhum, aindhum = 5x5 + 5)

--badri