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[sv-poetry] Padhuka Sahasram-537

From: rangaswamy_m (
Date: Wed Mar 27 2002 - 03:51:40 PST


SrimatE Gopaladesika MahadesikAya Namaha,

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

537. thava mADhavapAdhukE! maNInAm praBhayA dhevi! sithAsithAruNAnAm
     vahathE girishasya moULigangA kumudhEndhIvarapadhmakAnanAni

Oh Paaduka! The colours-white, black and red-emitted by gems on You 
colour the Ganga stream on Siva's head as if there were groves of 
white lilies, blue and red lotuses in the Ganga banks.
Namo Narayana,

SriMuralidhara Dasan

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

SlOkam 537:

1) UtthamUr Swamy's anubhavam: Oh PaadhukE! The reflections of the 
white, black and red colors from Your gems on the flowing waters of 
GangA river on the head of MahEswarA make them look like the forests 
of white lilies, red lotuses and blue lillies. 

2) SrImath Andavan's anubhavam:Oh PaadhukE! The white and the red 
gem stones are enmeshed on Your surface. Lord Sivan prostrates before 
You. The lustre of Your gems is reflected on the waters of Ganga 
river adorning His head. When one reflects on that sight , one is led 
to think that the GangA waters are filled with forests of White Lotus 
(Aambal), Blue Lillies (Karu-neythal) and red lotus flowers. 

3) Swamy Desikan is enjoying the lustre of the white, black and the 
red gems on the surface of the Paadhukais ( sitha-asitha-aruNaanAm 
MaNinAm prabhA). Lord SivA is prostrating before the Lord's 
thiruvadi. The rays of the three kinds of colored gems are reflected 
in the waters of GangA river finding its home on the matted hair of 
Lord SivA and give the appearance of  the forests of blue lilly, 
white lotus and red lotus  in the GangA pravAham ( MaNinAm prabhayA 
Girisasya mouLi  GangA Kumudha-Indhivara-Padma kaananAni vahathE )..

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