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[sv-poetry] Padhuka Sahasram-539

From: rangaswamy_m (
Date: Fri Mar 29 2002 - 03:46:52 PST


SrimatE Gopaladesika MahadesikAya Namaha,

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

539. thamAlanIladhyuthimindhranIlaIrmukthAnuviDdhAm maNipAdhukE! thvAm
     avaImi rangEshvarakAnthisinDhOrvElAmavishrAnthagathAgathArham

Oh Manipaaduka! Studded with sapphire stones and white pearls, You 
look like a sea-shore densely populated with Tamala trees. The shore 
is fit for the Lord to freely stroll about.

Namo Narayana,

SriMuralidhara Dasan

Special Notes by V.Sadagopan

SlOkam 539:

1) UtthamUr Swamy's anubhavam: (The colors of blue , white and black 
associated with  the gems of the Paadhukais are compared here to the 
above three colors seen at the sea shore). Swamy Desikan says: " Oh 
MaNi PaadhukE! Your Indra neela , pearl and black gems remind me of 
the sea shore with the confluence of the above three colors. The 
white color is seen , where the waves break into foam; the bluish
green color is seen on the tender leaves on the trees at the shore. 
RanganAthA's dark color  is borne by the vast expanse of  the ocean 

2) SrImath Andavan's anubhavam: The surface of the paadhukais are 
enmeshed with Indra neela gems and pearls . That sight reminds one of 
the banks of the ocean of Lord RanganAthan with white foam from 
breaking waves and trees with tender bluish green leaves on the 
shores of that ocean. Ceaseless efforts of the parama DayALu, SrI 
RanganAtha is referred to here.

3) The Paadhukais have the hues of  bluish green from its Indra neela 
gems ( Indra neelai: tamAla neela dhyuthi). The brilliantly white hue 
of the pearls on the Paadhukais are accompanying that blue hue ( 
Muktha dhyuthi anuviddhAm ThvAm). That combined sight of blue an 
white hues on top of the Paadhukais remind one of the banks of the 
ocean of RanganAthA with the trireless beating of the waves as 
traffic ( RangEswara Kaanthi sindhO: avisrAntha gathAgathArham vElAm 

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