thiruvAimozhi – 10.5.8 – sArA EdhangaL

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Introduction for this pAsuram

Highlights from thirukkurukaippirAn piLLAn‘s introduction

No specific introduction.

Highlights from nanjIyar‘s introduction

No specific introduction.

Highlights from vAdhi kEsari azhagiya maNavALa jIyar‘s introduction

See nampiLLai‘s introduction.

Highlights from periyavAchchAn piLLai‘s introduction

See nampiLLai‘s introduction.

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

In the eighth pAsuram, AzhwAr says “There is no qualification required; anyone who always recites the divine name, will be comparable to nithyasUris”.

pAsuram

sArA EdhangaL nIrAr mugilvaNNan
pErAr OdhuvAr ArAr amararE

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

EdhangaL- sorrows themselves
sArA – (on their own) will not come close;

(as enjoyed by everyone due to helping without discriminating between land and water)
nIr Ar – filled with water
mugil vaNNan – one who is having the complexion of a dark cloud, his
pEr – divine name
ArAr – without being satiated
Ar – anyone (without seeing as per varNAsrama rules, those who are only having the qualification of devotion)
OdhuvAr – who recites

(those)
amararE – are [comparable to] nithyasUris.

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

Sorrows themselves will not come close; anyone who recites the divine name of the one who is having the complexion of a dark cloud filled with water, without being satiated, is comparable to nithyasUris. ArAr also indicates those who will never get satiated.

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

  • sArA EdhangaL – No vices will come close.
  • nIrAr mugil vaNNan – One who has the complexion of a cloud which is filled with water.
  • pEr Ar OdhuvAr – Those rare few who would recite his divine name always.
  • ArAr amararE – Irrespective of their birth or activities, as they are, they will be comparable to nithyasUris. In such birth and state, they will remain comparable to nithyasUris.

In the next article we will enjoy the next pAsuram.

adiyen sarathy ramanuja dasan

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About Sarathy Thothathri

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 (varthamAna) vAdhi kEsari azhagiyamaNavALa sampathkumAra jIyar swamy, vELukkudi krishNan swamy, gOmatam sampathkumArAchArya swamy and many others. Full time sEvaka/servitor of SrIvaishNava sampradhAyam. Engaged in translating our AzhwArs/AchAryas works in Simple thamizh and English, and coordinating the translation effort in many other languages. Also engaged in teaching dhivyaprabandham, sthOthrams, bhagavath gIthA etc and giving lectures on various SrIvaishNava sampradhAyam related topics in thamizh and English regularly. 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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