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From: Sadagopan (
Date: Thu Nov 04 1999 - 17:28:47 PST

Dear Sriman Vasudevan:
Please accept my sincere thanks for your
most enjoyable series of postings on
the joyous anubhavam of Lord KrishNA's
VeNu GhAnam with extnsive references to 
many KrishNa BhakthA's anubhavams 
across the centuries.

Your links in the concluding post with
an analysis of the extensive links between 
the anubhavam of Srimadh BhAgavatham and 
PeriyAzhwAr's paasurams are very insightful . 

>Now let us see Srimadh Bhagavatham:

>1. VrundhasO vrajavrushaa mrugagaavO vENuvaadhya hruthachEthasa aaraath!
>Dhanthadhashtakavalaa dhruthakarNaa nidhrithaa likhitha chithramivaasan!! 
>Srimad bhagavatham-  (dasama skandham chapter 35 slokam 5) 10-35-5
>Meaning: A flock of cows and deers with large and multitude of happiness
>came from long distances, as if carried by the flute music of krishnaa, to
>Brindaavan where krishna was playing the flute. These cows and deers stood
>motionless (or asleep?) as though they were in a painting with the bitten
>grass in the mouth held for munching but forgotten to munch.
>This has the parallell in periyaazhvaar paasuram 3-6-8, which we have
>already seen with meaning, just for easy reference repeated the verse alone
>here "MaruNdu maan kaNangaL mEigai maRanthu mEintha pullum kadai vai vazhi
>sOra iraNdu paadum thulungaap pudai peyaraa ezhuthu chiththiram pOl
>The great rishis' varnanam gave clues to periyaazhvaar or viceversa is a
>point for discussion and the descriptions are so close and similar. The
>enjoyment of krishna on the tongue is so sweet to both of them.

What a lovely way to conclude this series !
Thanks again and we will wait for another feast 
of similar postings from your nimble pen .

NamO NaarAyaNAya !