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From: V. Chandrasekaran (vcs_at_wipinfo.soft.net)
Date: Fri Sep 04 1998 - 04:45:56 PDT
Dear Members, Namaskarams. We had the chance to have the great bhagawathas of this list like Sri Sadagopan, Smt. Viji, Sri Madhavakkannan share their experience of Supreme's karuNai in their life. Sri SadagOpan's experience in Sri Guruvayurappan sannidhi is a great anubhavam. I had earlier expressed this to Sri Sadagopan in a private mail. Yes, "God doth press the signet of eternity upon many a fleeting moment" But it's Divine Will to bless us with ability to grasp that and not lose it later on. These are something no human intellect can explain as to what's this phenomenon. Only the trascending higher sense of the spirit can perceive this. adiyEn had an experience on this Aug 26th, the ganESa chaturthi dinam. Bhagawathas pls. let me post this experience which may seem somewhat `anniyam' to vaishNavam. I didn't go to work since it was a holiday. There is a temple near where I stay in Bangalore. That temple has all sannidhis (both saivam and vaiNavam). There are two mUlavars. Siva lingam and perumAL. One can sit many hours there enjoying the divine beauty that emanates from the two sannidhis. The smile on the face of perumAL in standing posture with Sankham, chakram, abhaya hastham and gadhai; it's a wonderful sight. There are dEvi and AndAL sannidhis on either sides of perumAL sannidhi. Some saturdays I go to the temple and sit before that Lord for vishNu sahasranAma pArAyaNam. On that day also I went in the evening. I worshipped at vinAyakar and Sivan sannidhis. I was then reading stOtrams. I had a desire to know the way to sing thirupugazh (by aruNagiri nAdhar) since I recently got the lyrics for the same. I had the thAL in which I had that lyrics with me. I read it as prose and then prayed to God to let me hear to somebody sometime sing that paNN so I could learn how to sing that song. I won't even say I prayed. I just only expressed my desire casually. Then I finished my prathakshiNam and then moved to perumAL sannidhi and was trying to do dhyAnam before starting vishNu sahasranAmam. That was only some 15 mts. after I got the desire and submitted it to God's will. It was somewhat selfish on my part, to learn to sing that song of aruNagiri. A pious lady came to the temple and sat in front of the vinAyakar sannidhi and started singing various songs on vinAyakar (since it was chathurthi that day). I didn't even imagine that my wish would be granted so soon. After singing a few songs she started singing aruNagiri nAdhar's thirupugazh. I was elated. Couldn't convince myself how such undeserving souls like adiyEn too get to experience such Divine plays. Then I went on with my dhyAnam and pArAyaNam. deivatthiRkOr viNNappam: kalikondEn undhan innaruL peRavE - nI aRiyAdhavanO, indhap pAzhum ulagaththu nalivellA maRukkum arumarundhadhu venRu? aruLAi! deivamE, nEramanRO idhu? icchagaththil piRappuRREn kaNakkillai? - nI aRiyAdhavanO, Ezhaiivan sei kuRRamellAm nacchAip panmadangu peRugippOch chenRu? aruLai! deivamE, nEramanRO idhu? seivadhaRiyEn, kAppArillai, uNarndhEn - nI aRiyAdhavanO, kanRukkup pasuvanRO kAppenRu, sEivAdath thAi uLLam poRAdhenRu? aruLai! deivamE, nEramanRo idhu? adiyEn, chandrasekaran.