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Sri HayagrIva Sthothram : Part XXXIII--> SlOkams 30 & 31: Part I (Introduction)

From: Sadagopan (sgopan_at_computer.net)
Date: Wed Oct 04 2000 - 18:02:20 PDT

SrimathE RaamAnujAya nama:

Dear BhakthAs :

In the thirtieth slOkam , Swamy Desikan engages 
in a sanchAri BhAvam known as Sva-Yogya-kathanam
( description of his qualifications for receiving 
the Lord's anugraham ). He points out to Lord HayagrIvan
that is hapless and helpless and hence is the most qualified 
to receive His DayA and anugraham .

The thirty first slOkam is the last in the series
of SlOkams addressed directly to the Lord , which started 
with SlOkam Six. Here , as a concluding appeal , 
Swamy Desikan prays to Lord HayagrIvan for 
the anugraham of the clear comprehension of every 
Taathvam  relevant to the Sri VaishNava SiddhAntham
so that he can defend them competently in debates
to ensue. Lord HayagrIvan showered His abundant
blessings on Swamy Desikan to go about his (Swamy
Desikan's )avathAra kaaryam . Rest is history .

Great Sri Sookthis flowed from the tongue of
Swamy Desikan . Lord HayagrIvan drove Swamy 
Desikan's YezhutthANi ( writing tool for palm
leaves) to realize :

(A) Monumental rahasya granthams in MaNi PravALam 
such as Srimath Rahasya Thraya Saaram , VirOdha
ParihAram , Paramatha Bhangam , PradhAna sathakam 
et al .

(B) Matchless Sanskrit Kaavyams like Sri RanganAtha 
PaadhukA Sahasram ,YadhavAbhuydham , Hamsa SandEsam ,
Sankalpa SuryOdhayam et al .

(C)Incomparable Tamil Sri Sookthis like GithArtha 
Sangrham ,Adaikkala Patthu ,NavamaNi Maalai, MummaNikkOvai ,
AdhikaraNa Sangraham et al .

(D) Moving SthOthra granthams like DayA Sathakam , 
Garuda DhaNDakam , Gopala Vimsathi , Sri Sthuthi,
GodhA Sthuthi , BhU Sthuthi, SudarsanAshtakam ,
NyAsa Dasakam , YathirAja Sapthathi et al.

(E)RakshA granthams like GithArtha Sangrha RakshA ,
NikshEpa RakshA ,PaancharAthra RakshA , Saccharithra
RakshA et al.

(F) BhAshya Granthams like SthOthra Rathna Bhaashyam ,
Chathus SlOki BhAshyam , Gadhya Thraya BhAshyam ,
Taathparya ChandrikA ( Detailed commentary on
AchArya RaamAnujA's GithA BhAshyam )et al .

(G) Deep philosophical works like Tatthva Muktha KalApa,
SarvArtha Sidhdi (an exposition of the above Sri Sookthi)
and polemical works like Satha DhUshaNi et al. 

All in all 130 works were created by Swamy Desikan
with Lord HayagrIva's blessings. Sri BhAshya KaalakshEpam 
was performed thirty plus times by him . Future AchAryAs
like Kumaara VaradAcchAr and Brahma Tanthra ParakAla 
Yathi I were trained and blessed to continue
the siddhAntha rakshaNam. Para Kaala matam 
came into being . Other AchArya Paramparais 
based on Swamy Desika SampradhAyam like
AhObila Matam few decades later .SampradhAyam 
flourished thus due to the ParipUrNa anugraham of 
Lord HayagrIvan in response to the prayers of
Swami Desikan housed in Sri HayagrIva sthOthram
in general and the 30th as well as the 31st
SlOkams iin particular . 

Sri Hayavadhana ParabrahmaNE Nama:
Swamy Sri DesikAya Nama:
Srimath Azhagiya Singar ThiruvadigaLE SaraNam 
Daasan , Oppiliappan Koil VaradAchAri SatakOpan 
  
 
  


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