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Padhuka Sahasram-453

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Date: Mon Oct 15 2001 - 04:15:38 PDT

Sri:

SrimatE Gopaladesika MahadesikAya Namaha,

Translation by U.Ve. Dr. V.N. Vedanta Desikan Swamin:

453. anukruthasavanIyasthOthrashasthrAm ninAdhaI:
     anugathanigamAm thvAmAsThithO ranganATha:
     anitharavibhuDhArham havyamAsvAdhayiShyan
     vishathi charaNarakshE! yajnavAtam dhvijAnAm

Oh Paaduka! The Lord wearing You enters the yagashala, with Your 
melodious sound taking the role of stotra and sastra for the Homa, 
the Havis of which is meant for none else except Him. There He 
partakes of teh Havis standing on You, that are like the very Veda. 

Namo Narayana,

SriMuralidhara Dasan

SlOkam 453:

Special Notes by V.Satakopan (V.S):

(1) Sri UthamUr Swamy's anubhavam: Oh PaadhukE! When Lord RanganAtha
enters the Yaaga Saalaa to recieve the offerings of those performing
Yaagams , He is followed by the Vedaas.You transport the Lord
on Your back to these sites. The Naadham arising from You on these
occasions sounds like eulogies (sthOthrAs) and attribute descriptions
(SasthrAs) associated with the three savanaas(Rite of Soma Juice
squeezing) prescribed for Dawn, Noon and Evening ".

Soma YaagAs are performed with the offering of SomA Juice pressed from
the SomA plant to the accompaniment of Saama ghAnam (SthOthrams);
the recitation of Sasthra Manthrams (straight forward recitation of
Veda mnathrAs without singing as in the case of Saama ghAnam )
is performed by the Hothru priests.Both SthOthrAs and SasthrAs
are recited by the two classes of priests.Both SthOthrAs and
SasthrAs announce as to whom the Havis is being offered. Swamy
Desikan says that the Naadham generated by the PaadhukAs are
like the SthOthram and Sasthram recitations heard during
the Savana ceremony at Lord's Yaaga Saalai.

(2) Srimath Andavan's anubhavam: The great Vedic scholars
perform Yaj~nam recognizing that Your Lord is the Supreme
One and they offer exclusively Havis for Him. Your Lord arrives
at their Yaaga SaalAs wearing You to recieve that Havis.
The Naadham generated by You at those times of travel
remind one of Veda Manthrams ( SthOthrams and Sasthrams)
praising the Lord's anantha kalyANa GuNams.

(3) Oh PadhukE! The VedhAs are at Your Thiruvadi(anugatha
nigamAm) , while they prostrate before Your Lord. With this
Vedha Sambhandham , You transport Your Lord to the Yaaga
Saalais to recieve the Havis exclusively intended for Him
( anithara vibhudhArhAm Havyam aasvAdhayishyan RanganAtha:).
The Naadham generated by You during those times of travel
remind us of the Savaneeya Veda Manthrams (SthOthram of
Saama Vedam and the Sasthram of the other Vedams)...(V.S).





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