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BhUthatthAzhwAr and pEyAzhwAr Thirunakshathrams

From: Madhavakkannan V (
Date: Fri Oct 30 1998 - 03:48:32 PST


Dearest Sisters and Brothers,

Today is the Thirunakshathrams of BhUthatthAzhwAr and PEyAzhwAr. 
(avittam and sathayam). 

In continuation of what we enjoyed on PoigaiAzhwAr’s "uLan kaNdaay 
nannenjE!" (99th   pAsuram of Mudhal Thiruvandhaadhi), let us get 
blessed by BhUthatthaar and PeyAzhwAr’s on similar tone. 

BhUthatthAzhwAr’s "iraNdaam Thiruvandhaadhi" (pAsuram no. 77)

"uRun kaNday nan nenjE! Utthaman naR paadham/
  uRun kaNdaay oN kamalan thannaal,- uRun kaNdaay/
  yEtthip paNindhavan pEr eerainjooR eppozhudhum/
  saaRRi uraitthal thavam/"

Oh My dear good Mind! See that He is There; See that most Virtuous Lord, 
who is there on the Beautiful Lotus Flower. See that IT IS ALWAYS A 
GREAT THAPAS (PENANCE) to utter the Emperumaan’s Divine names 

PEyAzhwAr’s moonRaam Thiruvandhaadhi (40th pAsuram):

"uLan kaNdaay nan nenjE! utthamanenRum/
  uLan kaNdaay, uLLuvaaruLLath- thuLan kaNdaay,/
  viNNodungak kOduyarum vIngaruvi vEnkadatthaan/
  maNNodungatth thaanaaLandha maN"

Oh My dear Good mind! Realize that there is One; who is the Greatest of 
Greatest virtuous Lord! Those who think of Him such, He resides in them 
(in their hearts willingly and lovingly). He measured the Earth and the 
huge earth became smallest in size (as compared to His Form when he 
measured). He is the One who is there so gracefully at ThiruvEnkatam 
where the beautiful falls from so high a place near the sky. (AkAsa 

MudhalAzhwAr ThiruvadigaLE SaraNam

Narayana dAsan Madhavakkannan

P.S. In fact, Nanmukhan Thiruvandhaadhi of Thirumazhisai AzhwAr (also a 
contemporary AzhwAr) pAsuram 86 is also "uLan kaNdaay nan nenjE! 
utthamanenRum/ uLan kaNdaay, uLLuvaaruLLth- thuLan kaNdaay/  thannoppaan 
thaanaa yuLan kaaN thamiyERkum,/ ennoppaark keesan imai." - Interesting! 
All four AzhwArs are enchanted by these two lovely lines, it appears! 


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