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Re: MangaaLya Stavam

From: TCA Venkatesan (vtca_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Wed Sep 05 2001 - 11:42:41 PDT

Dear Sri Madhavakannan,

You are right. Sri Mukkur Swami also talks about
this mahaavisvaasam and how it is needed in
every moment of one's life. All of us seem to
lack it except perhaps for some rare moment.
This is why I think we all need an acharya's
guidance all the time. We may think we can
approach Him directly, but if there is even 
a small question left in our minds, then that
approach no longer works.

adiyEn madhurakavi daasan
TCA Venkatesan

--- Madhavakkannan V <srivaishnavan@hotmail.com>
wrote:
> SrI:
> SrImathE Gopaladesika Mahadesikaya namah:
> Dear Sri TCA Venkatesan,
> 
> With deu regards to what you indicated beautifully,
> I would like to metion 
> that that i have heard very often from our Simhapuri
> Sri Hari Swamin:
> 
> It appears Sri Bhagavath Ramanuja used to mention
> that:
> After one's performance of SaraNagathy at the feet
> of Lord,
> 1. if one worries about his mOksham, (Athma
> vichaaram) that implies he lacks 
> mahAviswAsam (unconditional and unfliching faith) on
> Him.. and
> 2. If one worries about his current life, the job,
> children's education, 
> marriage, etc., etc., (the dhEha viccharam) then he
> is an athiest.. (!)
> 
> Naturally so, Sri KooratthAzhwAn never asked for
> even regaining his sight 
> (and did after being pestered by Sri Ramanujacharya
> with so much effort) and 
> asked for jnAna kkaNN (and physical eyesight)
> afterall..
> 
> (So am I doing it?- Sshhhhh...Don't ask... )
> 
> Regards
> Narayana Narayana
> NarayaNa dAsan madhavakkannan

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