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SRIMAD VEDANTA DESIKA GADHYAM Part 6 (29 to 46) - Concluded

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Date: Sat Sep 25 1999 - 20:32:41 PDT

SRIMAD VEDANTA DESIKA GADHYAM 
Part 6 (29 to 46) - Concluded
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Dear Bhagavatas
With this we conclude "Srimad Vedanta Desika Gadhyam".
Hope you enjoyed this.. As mentioned in my first posting,
If this has come out good, the credit goes to my Acharya 
and all errors of commission and omission are entirely mine 
and I seek your indulgence in forgiving me. Thanks again.
(Anbil Ramaswamy)
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29. parAnkusa, parakAla, bhaktisAra, kulasEkhara, 
sri  vishNuchittha, munivAhana Adhi munivara divya prabandha 
thAthparya prapancha paritOshitha budhajana/

(Meaning)
You have delighted erudite scholars by your manner of elucidating 
the  implied inner meanings of the Divya Prabandhams of great 
Azhwars like Parankusa, ParakAla, BhaktisAra, KulasEkara,
SrivishNuchittha, TiruppAnazhwar and others.

NOTE:
As the members would be aware of the various works of Azhwars, 
the names of the works are not given here.

30. amrita-ranjani, adhikAra-sangraha, amrita-swAdhini, para-matha-bhanga, 
parama-pada-sOpAna, mei-vratha-mAnmiya, tri-ratna-gAthA (MummaNI-kkOvai), 
sri-vaishnava-dinasari, artha-panchaka-sangraha, sri-chinha-mAlA 
(Tiru-chchinna-mAlai), geethArtha-sangraha-gAthA, saraNAgathi-gAthA 
(ADaikkala-ppathu), dwAdasa-nAma-gAthA (panniru-nAmam), moola-mantra-gAthA,  
dwaya- gAthA, charama-slOka-sangraha-gAthA, AahAra-niyama-gAtha, gutikA-gAthA 
(ammAnai), kubErAkshi-gAthA (kazhal), kandhuka-gAthA (pandhu), parihAsa 
-gAthA (yesal), dOLO-gAthA (Oosal), nava-ratna-mAlA, prabhandha sAra 
- Adhi anEka divya prabhandha nirmANa  pari thOshitha varada prasAda labda 
vara guna bhooshitha vardAchArya sath puthra /

(Meaning)
You are the virtuous son of Sri Varadacharya and the recipient 
of the grace of Lord VaradarAja who is delighted with your holy outpourings 

Note: 
As the names of these various other Tamizh  prabhandhams of SwAmi Desika, are 
in the text portion, they are not repeated in the meaning portion.

 31. sAparAdha lakshmanArya durvarNa suvarna karaNa prakaTithA 
agaTithA gaTanA sAmarthya /

(Meaning)
You performed the impossible task of curing the discoloration of 
LakshmanArya (due to an ApachAram committed towards you) 
and transforming him to shine with golden splendor.

32. brahmaTantra swatantra yOgi, prabhAkara yOgi, 
navaneetha narthaka yOgi, varadAchArya, rAmAnuja,- 
prabruthi  sath sishyOpathishta trayyantha yugaLa 
sArasArAdhi sath rahasya jAtha/

(Meaning)
You imparted the esoteric meanings of the Vedas to 
deserving yOgic disciples like-
Brahmatantra-Swatantra, PrabhAkara, Navaneetha-narthaka, VaradAchArya, 
RAmAnuja and many others.

33. sudarsana-soori virachitha srutha-prakAsikA pari-rakshaNa 
pari-sodhana prathi-pAdhana pari-bruTa/

(Meaning)
You carefully protected, critically reviewed and clearly explained
the contents of "Srutha prakAsika", the great work of  Sudarsana Soori.

34. yathipathi parichitha yadhavAchala vAsi nArAyaNa charanAmbuja 
sEvA samhrishta mAnasa/

(Meaning)
You took delight in serving the lotus feet of Sriman NArAyana, 
the one who resides in YadhavAchala known to the great yathis of yore.

35. sva nirmithA adhisayitha Ananda divya prabhandha pravarthana
rasabhara neetha satha samvatsara/

(Meaning)
You lived a hundred years engaging yourself in the enjoyment of the 
nectar of the wonderful divine works of your AchAryas.

36. sarasija sadrusa charaNa yugaLa/

(Meaning)
Your feet are like the blooming lotus flowers.

37. vyAkhyA mudrA pusthaka bhooshaNa bhooshitha karadwaya/

(Meaning)
You hold the holy book and the gesture of explaining the contents.
Thus, both your hands are adorned and bedecked.

38. vimalOpaveetha su utthareeya, thulasi nalina akshamAlA 
virAjitha visAla vakshasthala/

(Meaning)
You wear the immaculate and sacred thread in Upaveetham, the auspicious upper 
cloth, the beads of the sacred basil seeds - all adding to the enchanting 
splendor of your broad chest.

39. poornEndhu sama vadhana/

(Meaning) 
Your face shines like the full moon.

40. lasadh oordva pundara/

(Meaning)
You sport prominently the upward directed holy marks on your 
forehead and other parts of your body (indicative of your 
Paramaikantitvam as a Srivaishnava belonging to Lord Vishnu)

41.dinakara sannibha divya mangaLa vigrahOjjwala/

(Meaning)
Your divine body shines equal to the brilliance of Sun.

42. sri ranganAtha padha kamala niranthara anubhava 
nirathisaya Ananda paripoorna manOratha/

(Meaning) 
You are the one who has realized fully 
and eternally the unparalleled enjoyment of the lotus feet 
of  Lord Ranganatha and thus have your desires completely fulfilled. 

43. visuddha vidyA vibhushaNa/ 
vibhutha jana nAtha /

(Meaning)
You are adorned with perfect and blemishless knowledge.
You are verily the Lord of men of wisdom.

44. vEnkaTanAtha! mama  nAtha! namastE! NamastE! Namah!

(Meaning)
Oh! Venkatanatha! Oh! My Lord~ I salute you again and again.

45. namah padMaksha pouthrAya! namo ananthArya soonavE! 
Namo varada nAthAya ! vEdAnthAchArya sooraye/

(Meaning)
Salutations to you Oh! Grandson of PadmAksha !
Salutations to you Oh! Son of Ananthasoori!
Salutations to you  Oh! VEnkatanAtha!
Salutations to you Oh! VEdanthAchArya soori!.

46. vEdantAchArya bhaktEna nirmitham idham  Gadhyam 
sankeerthayEth prathidhinam vEdAntAchArya bhaktimAn//

(Meaning)
Oh! You devotees of Venkatanatha! Recite everyday this stOtram 
composed by a bhaktA of Sri vEnkaTanAtha.
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Kavi thArkika simhAya kalyANa guNa sAlinE/
SrimatE vEnkatEsAya vEdAnta guravE namah//
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(Concluded)