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Re: Musings on sita's agni-pravEsam#5

sriram.ranganathan_at_funb.com
Date: Fri Nov 20 1998 - 14:32:21 PST

Dear Sri. Sudarshan,

As regards your exposition on sita's agni-pravEsam#5, I personally
feel Swami Desikan ( as Sri Mani indicated ) does not 
specifically refer to 'only' the humans but generically 'everything'
that *lived* (*existed*)  and *walked* ( *displaced, progressed, transited
......* ) 

Your own translation .........
>>"sAketha janapada jani
Dhanika jangama taditara jantu-jAta ...." i.e. the "fortunate ones who were
blessed to have lived in the shadow of Sri.Rama and walked the same
hallowed earth He did", 
>>>> 

It is rather unfortunate to misinterpret Swami Desikan's verses
as 'undeserving'  as it does include 'Everything' .

Regards
Sriram Ranganathan