SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama:
Highlights from avathArikai (Introduction)
No specific introduction.
sEyan enRum migap periyan nuN nErmaiyinAya im
mAyai yArum aRiyA vagaiyAn idam enbarAl
vEyin muththum maNiyum koNarndhu Arpunal kAviri
Aya pon mAmadhiL sUzhndhu azhagAr thennarangamE
vEyil – scattering from the bamboo
muththum – pearls
maNiyum – precious gems
koNarndhu – bringing and pushing
Ar – abundant
punal – having water
kAviri – from thirukkAviri
Aya – apt
pon – desirable like gold
mA – big
madihL – by forts
sUzhndhu – surrounded
azhagu Ar thennarangam – beautiful dhivyadhESam named SrIrangam
sEyam – being far away
migap periyan – being greater than all
nuN – in subtle objects
nErmaiyinAya – entered and remaining very subtle
immAyaiyai – this amazing ability
yArum – by anyone
enRum – at all times
aRiyA – unable to know
vagaiyAn – sarvESvaran who is having such nature
idam enbar – said to be the abode.
The dhivyadhESam named SrI rangam which is surrounded by big forts which are desirable like apt gold, and where thirukkAviri which is having abundant water, is bringing pearls and precious gems scattered from the bamboo and pushing them, is said to be the abode of sarvESvaran who is far away from us, greater than all yet has entered and remained in very subtle objects; this amazing ability of sarvESvaran is unable to be known by anyone at all times.
Highlights from vyAkyAnam (Commentary)
sEyan … – sarvESvaran’s amazing ability of being far away and being greater than all, yet being very subtle and entering into all subtle objects and supporting them, is unable to be known by even the most intelligent persons, ever. SrIrangam is said to be the abode of such emperumAn.
vEy … – kAviri river with abundant water, which is bringing the pearls and precious gems which were scattered from the bamboo on the sahya mountain, and pushing them out. The beautiful kOyil (SrIrangam) which is surrounded by desirable forts which are matching protection for the bhagavAn who is resting inside.
In the next article we will enjoy the next pAsuram.
adiyen sarathy ramanuja dasan
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