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"peRREn, peRRathum piravAmai" - part 4

From: Sampath Rengarajan (
Date: Tue Oct 19 1999 - 19:28:23 PDT

Srimadh Azhagiya singar thiruvadikaLE charanam
Sri BoomidEvi thAyAr samEtha Sri Oppiliappan thiruvadikaLE charaNam

"peRREn, peRRathum piravAmai" - part 4

Dear bAgawathAs,

The  jivatma's  spiritual  progress started many lives before the
life in which Prapatti was obtained. After Prapatti, the Prapanna
has also  to be  careful to prevent offending all other prapannAs
who are only a little away from Moksha.

adiyEn watched a TV serial in which an yOgi sits under a tree and
meditate in India for years and keeps  in  mind only one question.
How  many  more  times  I will have to be born again ? he proudly
tells the TV crew that he got the reply from the Lord  and  he is
satisfied with that. ie.. He  has to be born so many times as  to
the number of leaves in that tree.  The yOgi was happy because he
was aware  that  the  number  of  leaves  are  atleast finite and

It  is  perhaps possible that the yogi obtained the kind of reply
because he probably thought that he had to obtain moksha with the
help of his own efforts. So this  yogi has  to  complete  all the
lives due until Satya yuga or by some  good  fortune  obtains the
grace of a mahabhagavata and turns to Prapatti.

Please  let  me know of anymore inner meanings one may understand
from this Pasuram.


Sri BoomidEvi thAyAr samEtha Sri Oppiliappan thiruvadikaLE charaNam
Sampath Rengarajan

Note: One day, adiyEn woke up chanting this  pAsuram an year ago.
Perhaps it was in my inner layer of the  mind. When I visited the
Oppiliappan  sannithi this  time,  Sri gOvinda  battar poured out
this pAsuram  to  the  moolavar  and  offered  me  with  all  the
mariyAdhais and prasAdhams of perumAL and asked me to "charge" my
"battery" and let me to stand for a very long  time  and  pray to
Lord "One on One". It is usually the practise to sing the pAsuram
by nammAzhwAR "ennappan enakkAy ihulAy" to  this Lord. This  time
it was surprising and  unusual. I thanked  the Lord for reminding
me with this pAsuram  a  year  ago.

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