SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama:
Highlights from avathArikai (Introduction)
No specific introduction.
maNNuLAr pugazh vEdhiyar nAngUr vaN purudOththamaththuL
aNNal sEvadik kIzh adaindhu uyndhavan Aliman aruLmAri
paNNuLAr tharap pAdiya pAdal ippaththum vallAr ulagil
eNNilAdha pErinbam uRRu imaiyavarOdum kUduvarE
maNNuL – In earth
Ar – abundant
pugazh – having fame
vEdhiyar – where SrIvaishNavas, who are naturally engaged in vEdha adhyayanam, are residing
nAngUr – in thirunAngUr
vaN purudOththamaththuL – mercifully present in dhivyadhESam named vaN purudOththamam
aNNal – sarvESvaran, who is lord
sE – beautiful
adik kIzh – under the divine feet
adaindhu – reached
uyndhavan – who became redeemed
Ali – for the residents of thiurvAli
man – being the king
aruL mAri – thirumangai AzhwAr who is a cloud, raining mercy
paNNuL – in tune
Ar thara – being complete
pAdiya – sang
pAdal – being pAsurams
ip paththum – these ten pAsurams
vallAr – those who have learnt
ulagil – in this world
eN ilAdha – countless
pEr inbam – great joy
uRRu – attain (and subsequently)
imaiyavarOdum – with nithyasUris
kUduvar – will unite.
sarvESvaran is the lord who is mercifully present in the dhivyadhESam named vaN purudOththamam where SrIvaishNavas who are naturally engaged in vEdha adhyayanam, and are having abundant fame on the earth, are residing; thirumangai AzhwAr who is a cloud raining mercy, reached under the divine feet of such emperumAn and became redeemed; he is the king for the residents of thiurvAli and sang these ten pAsurams which are complete in tune; those who have learnt these pAsurams will attain countless, great joy and will unite with nithyasUris.
Highlights from vyAkyAnam (Commentary)
maNNuL … – maNNuL Ar pugazh vEdhiyar – brAhmaNas who have great fame on the earth; maNNuLAr pugazh – those who are praised by the residents of earth. Attained sarvESvaran’s divine feet, and attained self realisation from being in the state as mentioned in thaiththirIya upanishath “asannEva sabhavathi” (considered as insentient).
Ali man – AzhwAr who is the chief of the residents of thiruvAli.
aruL mAri – Very magnanimous AzhwAr who is like a cloud while giving mercy to his devotees, sang these ten pAsurams which are complete with tune. Those who are experts in these pAsurams, will have unlimited joy in this world, and subsequently, will become part of the group of nithyasUris who are joyful.
In the next article we will enjoy the next pAsuram.
adiyen sarathy ramanuja dasan
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