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8th November NAMA Event Report

From: Sadagopan (sgopan_at_computer.net)
Date: Mon Nov 08 1999 - 05:17:42 PST

Dear AchAryA RaamAnuja Darsana SampradhAyins :

It is my pleasure to forward you a private note 
summarizing the NAMA Special celbrations
at Singapore for the Senai MudaliyAr (Sri VishvaksEnar
and Sri MaNavALa MaamunigaL ) .It is indeed an exemplary
session . 

The report is sent by Sri Haresh Balasubramanian,
a devout Sriman NaarAyaNa BhakthA who has 
created the lovely Home pages for Sri KrishNA ,
Sri Vedantha Desikan and Sri MaNavALa Maamuni .
I am delighted to learn about the plans for 
the creation of special home pages for Sri VishvaksEnar
in the near future by BhakthAs from Singapore . 

NamO NaarAyaNA ,
V.Sadagopan 

>Date: Mon, 08 Nov 1999 19:06:43 +0800
>From: Haresh Balasubramaniam <hareshb@pacific.net.sg>
>To: sgopan@computer.net
>Subject: 8th November NAMA Event Report
>
>sri:
>srimate ramanujaya namah:
>
>Dearest Sadagopan Mama
>
>Today the devotees of Simhapuri gathered at the residence 
>of Sriman Amal Narasimhan for the celebration of Manavala 
>Munigal and Senai Mudaliar's Thirunkshatram.
>
>The event began with distribution of an article 
>"The Life and Works of MaNavaala Mamunigal by 
>Dr V.Sadagopan, New York".Some preliminary 
>discussion was held on the kalyanagunams of
> Manavala Munigal and his devotion to Acharya 
>Ramanuja by Sriman Madhavakkannan Vasudevan.
>Sri Madhavakkannan also made a short announcement 
>on the Livermore Celebrations and the launching of 
>Manavala Munigal's homepage.
>
>At approximately 3.15 pm the group started the
>Dhivya Prabandha Parayanam with chanting of 
>Ramanuja Dayapatram Srisailesa Dayapatram,etc 
>followed by Thiruppallandu, Thiruppaliyezhuchi ,
>Thiruppavai, Amalanathipiran and 10 selected 
>verses from MM's Aarti prabandham.Follwing this 
>were two short speeches on Vishvakesena ( by Sri 
>Madhavakkannan) and Manavala Mamunigal 
>( by Amal Narasimhan).
>
>After the speeches were completed the children 
>of Smt Malini Sridhar Kesavan and Kanchana 
>sang beautifully two carnatic music pieces 
>in praise of Perumal .An announcement 
>on the distrubution and sale of Ramanuja 
>CD ROM was also made and Sriman Vijayakumar
>distributed two articles ( one on Daya Satkam
>and one on Sri Vaishnava Sampradayam by Sri 
>Seshadri -who is distributing pamphlets on Desika's 
>works in Sri Rangam and other places in india).
>
>Thaligai Samarpanam was conducted and Sattrumurai 
>(with shlokas for Desikan and Mamunigal)was 
>led by Amal and Madhavakkannan.
>
>The event was concluded with the chanting of 
>Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram and 
>mangalasasanams to both Sri Vara Vara 
>Muni and Swami Desikan.
>
>May Sri Vishvaksena and Vara Vara Muni bless
>the devotees with all soubhagyams.
>
>Alvar Acharyargal Thiruvadigale Charanam!
>Narayana Narayana Narayana !
>
>Adiyen,
>
>Haresh Balasubramaniam
>(at the request of Sri Madhavakkannan)
>
>