thiruvAimozhi – 8.6.9 – thAyap padhigaL

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Introduction for this pAsuram

Highlights from thirukkurukaippirAn piLLAn‘s introduction

No specific introduction.

Highlights from nanjIyar‘s introduction

In the ninth pAsuram, when asked “Aren’t all these abodes mentioned in previous pAsuram, hereditary for him?” AzhwAr says “he is attached to thirukkadiththAnam since it facilitates his union with me”.

Highlights from vAdhi kEsari azhagiya maNavALa jIyar‘s introduction

See nanjIyar‘s introduction.

Highlights from periyavAchchAn piLLai‘s introduction

See nanjIyar‘s introduction.

Highlights from nampiLLai‘s introduction as documented by vadakkuth thiruvIdhip piLLai

See nanjIyar‘s introduction.

pAsuram

thAyap padhigaL thalaich chiRandhengengum
mAyaththinAl manni vIRRirundhAn uRai
thEsaththamarar thirukkadiththAnaththuL
Ayarkkadhipadhi aRpudhan thAnE

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Word-by-Word meanings (based on vAdhi kEsari azhagiya maNavALa jIyar‘s 12000 padi)

thEsam – radiant
amarar – ultimate destination for nithyasUris
thirukkadiththAnaththuL – in thirukkadiththAnam
uRai – residing
Ayarkku – for cowherd boys
adhipadhi – ultimate lord
aRupudhan thAn – one who has amazing qualities and activities
thAyam – distinguished
padhigaL – archAvathara sthalams (many dhivya dhESams / divine abodes)
engu engum – everywhere
thalai – great
siRandhu – having qualities such as Seelam (simplicity) etc
mAyaththinAl – with amazing physical qualities such as beauty etc,
manni – fitting well
vIRRu – in a distinguished manner (different from other forms such as para (paramapadham), vyUha (milk ocean) etc)
irundhAn – remains

Simple translation (based on vAdhi kEsari azhagiya maNavALa jIyar‘s 12000 padi)

The ultimate lord of the cowherd boys, the lord who has amazing qualities and activities, remains in thirukkadiththAnam which is the ultimate destination for the radiant nithyasUris; he is fitting well in a distinguished manner having great qualities such as Seelam (simplicity) etc, and with amazing physical qualities such as beauty etc, and is the one who is present in distinguished archAvathara sthalams everywhere.

vyAkyAnams (commentaries)

Highlights from thirukkurukaippirAn piLLAn‘s vyAkyAnam

See vAdhi kEsari azhagiya maNavALa jIyar‘s translation.

Highlights from nanjIyar‘s vyAkyAnam

See nampiLLai‘s vyAkyAnam.

Highlights from periyavAchchAn piLLai‘s vyAkyAnam

See nampiLLai‘s vyAkyAnam.

Highlights from nampiLLai‘s vyAkyAnam as documented by vadakkuth thiruvIdhip piLLai

  • thAyap padhigaL … – In all the greatly distinguished, ancient abodes.
  • mAyaththinAl – With attachment, with desires. As said in dictionary “mAyA vayunam gyAnam” (mAyA is synonymous with knowledge, desire etc).
  • manni vIRRirundhAn – He mercifully remained in this dhivaydhESam manifesting all his opulence, desirously. Alternative meaning – one who remained there with the greatness of his opulence.
  • uRai – eternally residing.
  • thEsaththu amarar … – In thirukkadiththAnam which is the ultimate destination for the radiant nithyasUris.
  • Ayarkku adhipadhi – One who incarnated in the cowherd clan and became their leader.
  • aRpudhan – One who has amazing forms/qualities. AzhwAr is saying “though emperumAn has desire for all dhivyadhESams, he mercifully remained in thirukkadiththAnam manifesting his supremacy and simplicity, to attain me”.

In the next article we will enjoy the next pAsuram.

adiyen sarathy ramanuja dasan

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Disciple of SrImath paramahamsa ithyAdhi pattarpirAn vAnamAmalai jIyar (29th pattam of thOthAdhri mutt). Descendant of komANdUr iLaiyavilli AchchAn (bAladhanvi swamy, a cousin of SrI ramAnuja). Born in AzhwArthirungari, grew up in thiruvallikkENi (chennai), presently living under the shade of the lotus feet of jagathAchArya SrI rAmAnuja, SrIperumbUthUr. Learned sampradhAyam principles from vELukkudi krishNan swamy, gOmatam sampathkumArAchArya swamy and many others. Full time sEvaka/servitor of SrIvaishNava sampradhAyam. Taking care of koyil.org portal, which is a humble offering to our pUrvAchAryas. koyil.org is part of SrI varavaramuni sambandhi Trust (varavaramuni.com) initiatives.

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