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From: Shashikanth Hosur (
Date: Sun Oct 06 1996 - 08:48:47 PDT

On Sun, 6 Oct 1996, M K Sudarshan wrote:
=>> It is said that it was only at such an elemental moment when Draupadi, in an
=>> act of supreme renunciation just voluntarily let go off the one last piece
=>> of fabric she believed was everything to her at that moment in life, and
=>> made one last plaintive cry to the Lord to save her, did Krishna come to her
=>> rescue.
=>> I think there is indeed an experiential difference--- symbolised by the
=>> fabric Draupadi clung to till the very last and which the Lord wanted her to
=>> give up first as a condition for his rescue --- there is a difference
=>> between a soul's renunciation of 'upaya' and 'paripurna saranagathi'.
=>> Sri LakshniNrusumhaya Namaha
=>> Sri Vedanta Desika GuravE Namaha
=>> Srimate Srivan Satagopa Sri Narayana Yateendra Maha Desikaya Namaha.
=>> Most Humbly,
=>> Sudarshan
	Yes Gajendra Moksham also illustrates the above point.  Poet Potana
beautifully depicts the surrender of Lord of elephants to the Lord and Lords
grace and compassion to save his devotee.

with love
Shashikanth Hosur                      
Dept Of Industrial Engg                      
Texas A&M University                         

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