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[sv-poetry] Padhuka Sahasram-545

From: rangaswamy_m (
Date: Wed Apr 17 2002 - 03:48:50 PDT


SrimatE Gopaladesika MahadesikAya Namaha,

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

545. shONAshmanAm thava harinmaNirashmiBhinnam
     bAlAthapam balivimardhanapAdharakshE! 
     shyAmIkrutham shukashakunthagaNapravEshAth
     shankE sathAm kimapi shAlivanam vipakvam

Oh Ranganatha Paaduka! Your emeralds mingle with the sunshine of the 
rubies creating a picture of a paddy field of Sadhus, wherein parrots 
sit on the stalks, creating a green-red display. (Seers revel in the 
field that produces the crop of God-bliss. No question of driving out 
such parrots!)

Namo Narayana,

SriMuralidhara Dasan

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

SlOkma 545 :

1) UthtamUr Sawmy's anubhavam: Oh PadhukAs of the Lord, who conquered
Bali Chakravarthy ! The green of Your emeralds blending with the red 
of Your rubies prsent a youthful lustre. That reminds me of the ripe 
ears of grain in the fields of associated with the green parrots. 
After referring to the rainbow in the previous verse, Swamy Desikan 
continues with the abundant green harvest produced by the rain and 
the parrots that feed on those grains .

2) SrImath Andavan's anubhavam: Oh PaadhukE! On You are enmeshed 
green maragatham and red padmarAgam gem stones. The intermingling of
those two colors  reminds me of green parrots feasting on paddy 
fields full of ripened(red) grains.  

3) Here Swamy Desikan recognizes the Paadhukais as those of the 
Lord , who destroyed the arrogance of MahA Bali during His 
ThrivikramAvathAram ( Balimardhana PaadhukE!). The beauitful green 
lustre of maragatham on You mingles with the brilliant red of rubies 
adjascent to the maragatham ( Tava harimaNi rasmi bhinnam sONAsmAm 
bhAlAtapam ). That sight is comparable to the assembly of green 
parrots ( Suka sakuntha gaNa pravEsAth syAmikrutham)
creating a green picture against the backdrop of the ruddy red grain 
holding rice stems ( vipakam saalivanam )(V.S).

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