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Sri HayagrIva SthOthram: Part XXI-SlOkam 11

From: Sadagopan (sgopan_at_computer.net)
Date: Sat Sep 23 2000 - 16:52:35 PDT

SriamthE RaamAnujAya nama:

Dear BhakthAs:

In the eleventh slOkam , Swamy Desikan 
reveals that Sri HayagrIvan is of the form of
PraNavam , which is the source of all
letters and the underlying cause of 
the Universe .

This slOkam is as follows:

"Yanmoolameedhruk prathibhAthi tatthvam
  yaa moolam aamnAya mahAdhrumANAm
tatthvEna jaananthi visuddha SatthvA:
  thAmaksharamAthrukAm thvAm "

(meaning): Oh Lord HayagrIvA ! This prapancham
(universe)is made up of devAs, humans, animals,
plants et al and divides in the form of agni,aakAsam ,
vaayu , jalam and bhUmi Tatthvams. They have to be
created with the help of the VedAs, which in turn have
many SaakhAs (branches or rescensions ).These VedAs are 
like big trees with many branches. The principal
root for all these VedAs is the manthram celebrated 
as PraNavam. This PraNavam , which is recognized as
"yEkAksharam" is indestructible aksharam  and 
is the foremost among letters (akshara maathrukA) . 
The righteous ones correctly comprehend through 
Tatthva Jn~Anam that You are the the PraNava svarUpi .
They also understand You as the collection or 
assembly of all the aksharams as well .They thus  
recognize that PraNavam (Yourself) is the source 
or origin of all letters and VidhyAs.

Sri D.Ramaswamy Iyengar states that only those versed
in Mantra Saastram can understand the full meaning
of the HayagrIva sthOthram in general and this slOkam 
in particular.

Swamy Desikan as Sarva Tanthra Svatanthrar had 
full command of the Manthra Saasthram and particularly 
Sri HayagrIva Manthram to complete his avathAra 
Kaaryam of defeating avaidhika Mathams and to establish 
Sri VisishtAdhvaitham as the parama Vaidhika Matham .
His Satha dhUshaNi is a classic example for the abundance 
of salutations to the hEshA hala hala manthra sabdham
of Sri HayagrIvan.One comes across references to 
passages from Sri HayagrIva SthOthram or the tatthvams
behind the sthOthra Vaakhyams quite often in Satha DhUshaNi. 
Such Examples are in the follwing Vaadhams of 
Satha DhUshaNi: 1 (samAhara saamnAm --hEshA hala hala:, 
the third slOkam of Sri HayagrIva sthOthram ),
9 , 11 , 14 , 15 ,18 , 19 , 29 , 34 ,36 , 38 , 
42 , 43 , 49 and 50.

Sri HayagrIva BhagavAn sat on the throne of 
Swamy Desikan's tongue (JihvAgra SimhAsanam)
and helped him to defeat all the contestants 
in the debates relating to Para Matha Bhangam .

AdiyEn concludes this posting with a prayer
from Sri HayagrIva Abhigamanam ( arrival) :

Sriman LakshmI Hayamukha vibhO svIkurushva-archanam mama
Srimath tEham charaNa kamalam samsrayan saadhu yaachE
Indhu: syandhAdhika subha sudhA saara rUpam thvadhIyam
rUpam chitthE lasathu mahitham sundaram sEndhiram mE 

(meaning ): Oh Lord LakshmI HayagrIvA ! Please accpet
adiyEn's aarAdhanam and archanams . AdiyEn besseches 
humbly Your auspicious , lotus feet as my refuge !
The lustre of Your roopam far exceeds that of 
the nectarine rays of the Moon . May the Majestic
and the most beautiful roopam of Yours reside 
always in my mind !

Please add PraNavam in front of the following
15 Sahasra Naamams of Sri LakshmI HayagrIvan ( ):

( )Sarva VedamayAya Haya VadhanAya Nama:
   SumukhAya Haya VadhanAya Nama:
   SuddhAya Haya VadhanAya Nama:
   SuroopAya Haya VadhanAya Nama:
   SugadhAya Haya VadhanAya Nama:
   SudhiyE Haya VadhanAya Nama:
   SuvruthayE Haya VadhanAya Nama:
   SamvruthayE haya VadhanAya Nama:
   SoorAya haya VadhanAya Nama:
   SutapasE Haya VadhanAya Nama: 
   SuhrudhE haya VadhanAya Nama:
   SundarAya Haya VadhanAya Nama:
   SubhagAya Haya VadhanAya Nama:
   SoumyAya Haya VadhanAya Nama:
   SucharithrAya Haya VadhanaAya Nama:

Srimath Azhagiya Singar TiruvadigaLE SaraNam 
Daasan , Oppiliappan Koil VaradAchAri SatakOpan      
 
    
    
  


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