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From: rangaswamy_m (
Date: Tue Jun 11 2002 - 03:56:27 PDT


SrimatE Gopaladesika MahadesikAya Namaha,

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

573. bahumaNiruchirAngIm ranganAthasya pAdhAth
     nijashirasi girishO nikshipan pAdhukE! thvAm
     smarathi laLithamantharlALanIyam BhavAnyA:
     tharaLaGhanakalApam ShaNmuKhasyoUpavAhyam

Oh Paaduka! When Siva takes You with multi-gem-caused-halo on to his 
head with great relish, his mind imagines it was almost the 
gentlymoving peacock's feather-lock (of Subrahmanya) lovingly 
caressed in the harem of Parvati.

Namo Narayana,

SriMuralidhara Dasan

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

SlOkam 573:

1) UthtamUr Swamy's anubhavam: " Oh PaadhukE! Rudran wears You on His 
head. You are well known for the many scintillating colored gems 
adorning You, which together appears like the  colorful peacock 
feathers from His sons' vaahanam  strutting in the gardens of His 
mother, Paarvathi". Swami Desikan suggests that Rudran wears the 
Paadhukais resembling the multi-colored peacock feathers. Swamy 
Desikan  is reminded of  the father (Rudran) sporting proudly His 
son's belonging proudly over His head out of deep pride and affection 
for His son.

2) Oh PaadhukE ! You appear to have the dress made up of many 
beautiful gems (bhahumaNi  ruchira   angIm ThvAm ). Lord Sivan takes 
You from the Lord's Thiruvadi and places You on His head ( ThvAm 
RanganATasya  paadhAth GirIsa: nija-sirasi  nikshipan) .  Lord Sivan 
is reminded of the colorful vaahanam of  His son, ShaNmukhan ( 
laLitham ShaNmukhasya  oupavAhyam smarathi). That vaahanam is the 
peacock with its dense and moving feathers, which is dear
to Paarvathi Devi  because of Her affection for Her son, ShaNmukhan ( 
TaraLa-- ghana--  kalApam -- BhavAnyA : laaLaneeyam--  ShaNmukhasya --
oupavAhyam iva ).(V.S)

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