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Re: Sri Parthasarathy Perumal - Triplicane

From: narayanan kazhiyur (nkazhiyur_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Thu Nov 19 1998 - 01:06:38 PST

>Sri Murali wrote.....
>
> Sri Bhu Nilla Devi Sametha Sri Parthasarathy Swami Ne Namaha :
>
>I wish to submit the following :
>
>I have read and heard this argument that Sri Ranganathar shrine in
>Triplicane is older than Sri Parthasarathy. I dont necessarily buy 
that.
>Because Peyalwar who is a Mudhal Alwar and his pasuram refers directly 
to
>Sri Parthasarathy Perumal.
>
>      Vandudhaitha Vendiraigal Sempavala Vennmutham
>      Andhi Viallakum Anni Vilakkaam
>      Endhai Oru  Valli Thamarayall Onriya seer marbhan,
>      Thiruvallikenni yaan chenru.
>
>And based on this for  all nityapadi and for all important occassions
>Munram Thiruvandhadhi +ACI-Thirukkanden+ACI- is used for Thodakkam for 
all the
>emberumans in this kshethram.  Clearly +ACI-Endhai Oruvalli Thamarayal 
Onriya
>seer Marbaan+ACI- is Sri Venkatakrishnan who adores Lakshmi in his 
Chest to this
>day.  Sri Bakthisaran 's period is after mudhal alwars and there is no
>debate on that.
>
>O.K., Sri Vedavalli Thayar is  not the presiding thayar,  Sri Rukmani 
is and
>of  course Sri Vedavalli  is associated only with Sri Ranganathar.
>
>I would encourage you (Sri KM Narayanan) to refer to Geethacharyan as 
Sri
>Rukmani Sametha Sri Venkatakrshnan or Sri Krishnan and NOT   as 
+ACI-Onda vandha
>perumal+ACI-
>
>
>Forgiive me for any mistakes.
>
>Adyen
>Murali Vanamamalai
>
>
>
srimathe Ramanujaya namaha:

Most Dear Sri Murali,

sorry for replying you late.
Well i appreciate your love towards Sri Parthasarathi.

However, i do not support your view. I would like to addd the following.

In Munram thiruvandadhi- the pasuram,
Vandudhaitha Vendiraigal Sempavala Vennmutham
>      Andhi Viallakum Anni Vilakkaam
>      Endhai Oru  Valli Thamarayall Onriya seer marbhan,
>      Thiruvallikenni yaan chenru.
>

does not refer to Sri parthasarathi.

the words "oru valli thamaraiyan onniya seer marvan" both verbatim and
the purport of alwar only refers to "a person whose thiru marbu is 
decorated by the Goddess Sri.Lakshmi"

 
this is a comman usage of alwars when they refer to Emperuman.
in sanskrit, we can say Srinivasan,Srivathsan,Srivathsangan all this 
refers to the "oru valli thamaraiyan onnisys seer marvan"


this is no way a direct reference to Sri Parthasarathi .

while i give this explanation, i am also lucky to refer to Sri.PBA'S
swamy's "divyartha Deepika" published in in 1929.

i give here  verbatim translataion of some of the lines in the pasauram 
,

"oru alli thamaraiyal"--- the piraati whose place is the lotus which has 
got beatiful petals.

"senru onniya seer marban"-- such lakshmi who has taken as her place 
in such beatiful thirumarbu.

"vanthu uthaitha venthiraigal..muttham"-- due to the white surf of the 
sea, you find white pearls and red pavazham.

"anthi vilakkum anivilakkam"-which has deepams which connotes sandhya 
kalam.



Further, reciting munram thiruvanthathi during amavasai,ekadesi etc, is 
a normal practice in many divya desams . not only in triplicane.

i wish some of our members throw light on this.


i think you were offended by my reference to Sri Parthasarathi as  "onda 
vantha perumal"

i apologise for this. it is only due to my immense love to that lord.
we in lighter vein  in triplicane refer to him as "karuppan", 
"thalaivar" etc.

however, the bottom line is that "Senthamizpaduvar"(muthal alwars") and 
also bakthisaran do not refer to Sri Parthasarathi when they sung on 
this divya desam.

Adiyen Ramanuja Dasan,

K.M.Narayanan

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