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Naanmugan Thiruvandhaadhi-4 Simply utter "vEnkadam"; mOksham is certain!

From: Madhavakkannan V (
Date: Tue Nov 10 1998 - 17:14:21 PST


Dearest Sisters and Brothers,

Here is the next ten from ThirumazhisaiAzhwAr’s Naanmugan 

1. The curse on Sivan from BrahmA was removed by Narayanan, much to 
everyone’s knowledge on this earth. Such Greatest Chief of NithyasUris- 
and Oh fools! You all do not even praise Him with your lips! The place 
where you all are caught up underlying these births, and deaths, is a 
vast, cruel, never ending big phenomenon like the ithihasas (epics) 
(means: so complex and big! AzhwAr warns us of the Cruel samsaara 

2. Smruthis, Ithihasaas are all Emperumaan’s sankalpams. Those who waste 
their time even for a fraction of a second on any other issue/object 
other than Emperumaan, will ONLY do harm to us. It is best only to 
involve ourselves on KalyANa guNAs of Sriman Narayanan alone. Not doing 
that is only a suicidal attempt. Hence, Hold firm the Lotus Feet of 
Emperumaan of Most Auspicious attributes.

3. He, (as KaNNapiraan) kicked the sakataasuran (the asurA who came in 
as a cart wheel to kill the infant KaNNan, as sent by KamsA); He danced 
on the huge poisonous 1000 headed kaaLingan snake; He broke the tusk of 
Kuvalayaapeetam elephant (which was sent by Kamsan to kill KaNNan); He 
fought with the seven oxen and won for the Red Coral lipped, Beautiful 
bamboo like shouldered Nappinnai PiraaTTi. With His such most wonderful 
Greatest actions, He is the Chief of all jIvAs; He is the Sarve SeshI. 
(Master of all). i.e. He did all for saving and protecting His 
devotees/servants and established His Sarva sEshithvam.

4. My objective is only to praise ThirukkOttiyoor Emperumaan. My 
objective is do good to myself (by getting saved). Hence, will I leave 
ThiruvEnkadatthu Emperumaan? (No.). Will I ever ignore the Lotus Feet of 
Emperumaan, who, on His own, stands in to protect us and saves us by 
removing all our Karmic diseases due to our entanglement with our 
sarIram (bodily afflictions)?.

5. Is Emperumaan taking His rest by reclining on AdhisEshan at this 
TiruvallikkENi, which is next to Mylai (Mylapore), due to His exertion 
of measuring the whole Universe with His Feet? (Does  anyone help me as 
to why AzhwAr refers to Triplicane for reclining PerumAL?). pAsuram is 
“thaaLaal ulagam aLandha vasaivEkol/ vaaLaa kidandharuLum vaay 
thiRavaan* - neeLOdham/
vandhalaikkum maamayilai maavallikkENiyaan/ aindhalaivaay naagatthu 
aNai./ .

6. On ThiruvananthAzhwAn, Emperumaan of Thirukkudanthai, Thiruve:kaa, 
ThiruvevvuLLoor, Thiruvarangam, ThiruppEr, Thiruvanbil, and on 
ThiruppaaRkadal,- the Lord of all worlds, SarvEshawaran is reclining 
thus on AdhisEshan at all these Divya sthalams- Why? In order to enter 
into the heart caves of His devotees only. 

7. The Space, the moving flakes of fire, the ever wandering KaaRRu 
(air), the big huge mountains, the scorching hot Sun, the cool bright 
moon, the loitering clouds, chEthanAs (beings), the eight directions, 
etc.. etc.. everything is due to Your Sankalpam alone, EmperumaanE!.

8. SarvEshwaran, the One who is of dark blue Ocean colour, has trapped 
the human beings in six religions and entangled them into karma 
bhandhams and get samsaaric afflictions (with no chance of escape at all 
with the “other” religious doctrines). If this Lord lays back a bit, the 
entire Universe, the demi Gods (who are His executioners, kile BrahmA 
and Sivan) on whom the yaaghams are perfromed and sacrifies are made and 
they are invvoked- all of them will go astray, turn topsy-turvy and 
simply vanish. (implies, the greatness of demigods is ALL DUE TO THE 

9. I am calling sincerely ThiruvEnkadatthaan, to be blessed with His 
darshan. On this huge Venkatagiri, when the rains waters fall down with 
vociferous roars carrying with them, the bright precious gems and stones 
with lustre, the elephants get scared of the brightness thinking that it 
is all fire sparks; the long deadly pythons run away with fear thinking 
that it is the lightning. Such wonderful ThirumalA, I would like to join 
with it. (Here AzhwAr says “Thirukkoodal kooda izhaippan” means: To find 
out if what we wish will materialise, there is a method. i.e. Keep 
drawing concentric circles, one inside the other, and check if it even 
in number or odd. If it is odd, it will not materialise. Thus, AzhwAr 
tries to see if he is going to join Thirumalai Srinivasan.)

10. “veRpenRu vEnkadam paadinEn * veedakki/ 
niRkinREn ninRun ninaikkinREn *- kaRkinRa/
nool valaiyil pattirundha noolaatti kELvanaar*/
kaal valaiyil pattirundhEn kaaN.

A lovely pAsuram! I just sang the word “Thirumalai”. Immediately, I am 
standing here with the certainty of mOksham for me for sure. I am 
enquiring myself as to how a simple one utterance, with suhc a small 
deed of telling ThirumalA, I am able to be blessed with SUCH A GREATEST 
HUGE pErAnandham/ mOksham. I am able to be blessed by getting myself 
caught and be there forever in the trap (net) of the Lotus Feet of Sri 
LakshmI Nathan , SarvEshwaran Sriman Narayanan, who is trapped in the 
net of Vedas and SaasthrAs, that are apaurushEyam, and proclaim the 
Supremacy of Sriman Narayanan. 

Thirumazhisai AzhwAr ThiruvadiagaLE SaraNam

Narayana Narayana

Narayana dAsan Madhavakkannan          

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