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[sv-poetry] Padhuka Sahasram-569

From: rangaswamy_m (
Date: Wed Jun 05 2002 - 03:59:47 PDT


SrimatE Gopaladesika MahadesikAya Namaha,

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

569. virachithasurasinDhO: viShNupAdhAravindhAth
     samaDhika,anuBhAvam pAdhukE! dharshayanthI
     pariNamayasi nUnam prApthashONam prayAgam

Oh Paaduka! The Lord's Feet produced but only one holy river, the 
Ganga. Your greatness is even better. You contain gems that 'produce' 
flows of other holy rivers too-Your blue gem implies the Sona; the 
pearl, the Ganga, and the red gems, the Yamuna. 

Namo Narayana,

SriMuralidhara Dasan

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

SlOkam 569:

1) UtthamUr Swamy's anubhavam: Swamy Desikan shifts his attention from
The Cauveri now to the other rivers in this verse. He says: " Oh 
PaadhukE! You become the confluence of three rivers at Prayag , which 
is even more auspicious than the divine river GangA, which arose from 
the sacred feet of Your Lord during His incarnation as Thrivikrama. 
With the union of Your rays of the white pearl (Ganga), blue sapphire 
( Yamuna) and red rubies (SoNam ), You become the holiest confluence 
of the three rivers at PrayAg ."

2) Srimath Andavan's anubhavam: Oh PaadhukE! Your Lord's Thiruvadi 
only produced GangA. You show Your Vaibhavam as being greater than 
Your Lord by generating the white GangA, the dark YamunA and the red 
SONA river through the combination of Your pearls , sapphire and 
rubies. The inner meaning is that AzhwAr ( SaThAri Soori-Swamy 
NammazhwAr) helps the people of the world even more than the Lord 

3) Oh PaadhukE ! You have more glories than Your Lord's sacred feet 
that produced GangA river ( Thvam virachitha Sura-sindhO: VishNu 
PaadhAra-vindhAth samadhikam anubhAvam darsayanthi). The combination 
of blue sapphire , white pearl and red rubies generated the 
confluence of the three rivers, Yamuna, GangA and SONA ( 
Valabhidhupala MukthA PadhmarAga prakAsai: prAptha SONam prayAgam 
pariNamayasi). This is for sure (Noonam ) (V.S).

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