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Padhuka Sahasram-461
Date: Mon Oct 29 2001 - 04:12:13 PST


SrimatE Gopaladesika MahadesikAya Namaha,

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

461. nijapadhavinivEshAnnirvishEShaprachArAn
     pariNamayathi BhakthAn ranganAThO yaThA mAm
     ithi viharaNakAlE manjushinjAvishEShaI:
     hithamupadhishasIva prANinAm pAdhukE! thvam

Oh Paaduka! You appear, during the travels, to use Your pleasing Nada 
to render beneficial advice to all beings in terms, such as "the Lord 
places Bhaktas in His abode and makes them very much like Him, as He 
has done to me.*"

*Literally, the Lord places His Feet on to me and makes me have the 
like-walk with Him.

SlOkam 461:

(1) Sri UtthamUr Swamy's anubhavam: During Your travel time
with RanganAthA , You offer advice that could lead to the salvation 
of all living beings . You give this advice through Your Naadham. You 
seek their ( Jeevans') welfare. You seem to tell them : "I took 
refuge at the Lord's holy feet; He joined me to His holy feet. I have 
reached great status now as a result of His anugraham. I go every 
where He goes. You, the living beings can also achieve the same 
results , if you too take refuge in Lord's feet with total faith " . 
Oh PaadhukE!  You give valuable advice that has been truly tested and 
proven effective in Your case.

(2) Srimath Andavan's anubhavam: Oh PaadhukE ! Your naadham appears 
like Your hithOpadesam  to us to follow Your foot steps and seek 
refuge in the Lord and enjoy the blessings similar to Yours.

(3) The time is Lord's time of travel adorning His paadhukais ( 
ViharaNa Kaalam). The naadham emanating from these sanchArams are 
Sweet and sacred (  Majun SinjA-visEsham). That naadham is like the 
hitham (KshEma samaachaaram) for the people of the world ( Hitham 
prANinAm upadhisasIva). What is that message dealing with our 
hitham ? The message from the Paadhukais is Lord RanganAThan wishes 
to lift His devotees to His Parama Padham and give them the  lofty 
status enjoyed by His Paadhukais ..(V.S)

Namo Narayana,

SriMuralidhara Dasan

           - SrImate rAmAnujAya namaH -
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