You are here: Sri Vaishnava Home Page : Bhakti List : Archives : September 1999

SRIMAD VEDANTA DESIKA GADHYAM Continued- Part 4 - (19 to 24)

Ramanbil_at_AOL.COM
Date: Fri Sep 24 1999 - 06:48:45 PDT

SRIMAD VEDANTA DESIKA GADHYAM 
Continued- Part 4 - (19 to 24)
(Anbil Ramaswamy)
=============================================================
19. vEnkatAchala, vAraNAchala, gOpa-nagara, aheendra-nagara, sri-mushNa, 
chitra-kooDa, sri kumbakONa, sri-ranga, sri-vanAdri, kurugA-puri prabrithi 
ashtOthara satha VishNu Divya sthAna sevA santhOsha rachitha padha vinyAsa 
pavithree kritha prithvee maNDala /

(meaning)
The already sacred kshetrams of the 108 Divya Desams of Lord VishNu  were 
further sanctified by the placement of your holy feet there and by your  
Mangala AasAsanams offered while  enjoying the darshan of the Lord like- 
vEnkatAchala:       Tirupathi
vAraNAchala:        Hasthigiri i.e KAnchi
gOpanagara:         TiruvOippaADi
aheendranagara:     Tiruvaheendrapuram
srimushNa:      SrimushnNam
ChitrakooDa:        TiruchitrakooDam
SrikumbakOna:       KumbakONam
Sriranga;           Srirangam
SrivanAdri:         NaimisAraNyam
KurugApuri;         Tirukkurugoor
Prabrithi:          and other such kshetras

20. yathipathi yAmuArya, nAthamuni, panithi parishkAra, 
-    *pancharAtra rahasyAni* 

SubhAshithAnivi, YadhavAbhyudaya, pAduka-sahasra, hamsa-sandEsa ithyAdhi 
*kAvyA granthAni,*

Sankalpa sooryOdhaya *nAtakam* cha

Tatva-muktA-kalApa, AdhikaraNa-sArAvaLi, satha-dhOshani, nyAya- parisuddhi, 
sEswara-mimAmsa, mimAmsa-pAdhuka, nikshepa-raksha, sat-charitha-raksha,, 
rahasya-raksha, dramiDopanishad-Taatparya ratnAvaLi, dramiDOpanishad-sAra, - 
ithayAdhi *vEdAnta granthANi*, 

SarvArtha-siddhi, tattva-teekA, chatus-slOki-bhAshya, stOtra-ratna-bhAshya, 
gitArtha-sangraha, thAtparya-chandrikA, IsAvAsyOpanishad, rahasya-raksha 
(gadya-traya-bhAshya) AdhikaraNa-darpaNa - ithyAdhi *vyAkhyAna granthAni* 
 
Bhagavad-rAdhanA-vidhi, yagnOpaveetha-prathishTa, Haridina-thilaka, 
vaishNava-dinasari - ithyAdhi *anushTAna granthAni* 

BhoogOLa-nirNaya, silpArtha-sAra, sthEya-virOdha, chakAra-samrthana, 
vAdhi-traya-khanDana

VaisvadEva-kArika, Guru-paramparA-sAra, Dhati-panchaka, yamaka-ratnAkara, 
dasa-deepika-niganTu, vEdartha-sangaraha-vyAkhyAna, sAra deepa, ithyadhi- 
anEka *divya prabhanda* nirmANa sAmarthya sandharsana santhushta  sri 
ranganAtha divyAgnA labda vEdAntAchArya padha/

(meaning)
Delighted by your extraordinary capacity to compose numerous holy works like 
those listed below, you were conferred the title of "Vedantacharya' by Lord 
Sri Ranganatha himself.
Following the path laid down by the great yathis like Yamunacharya and 
Nathamuni you composed the various works.

NOTE: 
As the names of the works called kAvyA granthAs, Natakagrantha, 
vEdAntagranthas, vyAkhyAnagranthas, anushTAnagranthas and other miscellaneous 
works are mentioned in the text part, they are not repeated in the Notes 
portion.

21. tad vallabhA krupA samprApta "Sarvathanthra SwathanthrA" 
birudha /

(meaning)
You obtained the grace of His consort, Periya Piraatti who conferred on you 
the honorific of "Sarva Thanthra Swathanthra"

22. sandarsnamAtra nirastha samastha durvAdhi sangha /

(meaning)
Even just a glance at your Divyamangala vigraham removes our contacts with 
all sins and evils at one stroke.

23. trimsathvAram srAvitha sAreeraka bhAshya/

(meaning)
You have heard through Kalakshepams, Bhagavad Ramanuja's Sri Bhashyam for as 
many as 30 times.

24. chAtrajana nibaddha jaitra dwaja prasAdhitha dasa disA soudha/

(meaning)
You have a well knit band of devoted disciples and you have raised your 
banner of victory and fame as a learned person in all the ten directions of 
the world.

(To Continue)
=====================================================