nAchchiyAr thirumozhi – mudhal thirumozhi (First Decad)

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AzhwAr/AchAryas vAzhi thirunAmams – thirumazhisai AzhwAr – Simple explanation

SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Full Series << Previous thirumazhisai AzhwAr was born in thirumazhisai. His birth star is thai magham – thai month and magha nakshathra. He graced this world with many prabandhams. But unfortunately, only two of his prabandhams are available now. They are nAnmugan thiruvandhAdhi and thiruchchandha … Read more

AzhwAr/AchAryas vAzhi thirunAmams – mudhalAzhwArs – Simple explanation

SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Full Series The greatness of poigai AzhwAr: poigai AzhwAr’s place of appearance is thiruvekkhA dhivya dhEsam near kAnchIpuram. He appeared from a flower in a pond (poigai) as an ayOnijar (not born from the womb of a mother). The first 3 AzhwArs are all ayOnijars … Read more

AzhwAr/AchAryas vAzhi thirunAmams – Simple explanation

SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Whenever we study any prabandham, we have to look for 3 important aspects.  vakthru vailakshaNyam – The greatness of the author prabandha vailakshaNyam – The greatness of the work itself in its final form  vishaya vailakshaNyam – The greatness of the subject that is being … Read more

Simple guide to dhivyaprabandham – Part 10 (upadhEsa raththina mAlai, thiruvAimozhi nURRandhAdhi)

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Full series << Part 9 (rAmAnusa nURRandhAdhi) upadhEsa raththina mAlai upadhEsa raththina mAlai is a wonderful work and from the name itself, we come to know that this is a mAlA/garland made with  upadhESas (Instructions). These upadhESas are compared to those like emeralds and rubies … Read more

Simple guide to dhivyaprabandham – Part 9 (rAmAnusa nURRandhAdhi)

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Full series << thiruvAimozhi Our SrIvaishNava sampradhAyam is mainly called and highly revered as rAmAnuja dharSanam. Our AchArya rAmAnuja’s greatness is widely glorified in irAmAnusa nuRRandhAdhi. This was mercifully composed by thiruvarangaththu amudhanAr. It was AchAryar rAmAnuja’s grace which transformed thiruvarangaththu amudhanAr, who was previously … Read more

Simple guide to dhivyaprabandham – Part 8 (thiruvAimozhi)

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Full series << Part 7 (thiruvezhukURRirukkai, siRiya thirumadal, periya thirumadal) We have gone through the introduction of what dhivya prabandham is and how we got them. It is by our AchArya’s grace, we have come to know that the works of AzhwArs are called dhivya … Read more

Simple guide to dhivyaprabandham – Part 7 (thiruvezhukURRirukkai, siRiya thirumadal, periya thirumadal)

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Full series << Part 6 (thiruviruththam, thiruvAsiriyam, periya thiruvandhAdhi) AzhwArs are the ones blessed with divine devotion due to blemishless knowledge (mayarvaRa madhinalam). Their overflowing experience of bhagavAn came out as dhivya prabhandam. dhivya prabhandhams give the essence of vEdhas. The goal of dhivya prabandhams … Read more

Simple guide to dhivyaprabandham – Part 6 (thiruviruththam, thiruvAsiriyam, periya thiruvandhAdhi)

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Full series << Part 5 (mudhal, iraNdAm, mUnRAm, nAnmugan thiruvandhAdhi) We have seen the first four prabandhams of iyaRpA so far viz., mudhal thiruvandhAdhi, iraNdAm thiruvandhAdhi, mUnRAm thiruvandhAdhi and nAnmugan thiruvandhAdhi. The next set of prabandhams in  iyaRpA  are  – thiruviruththam, thiruvAsiriyam and periya thiruvandhAdhi, … Read more

Simple guide to dhivyaprabandham – Part 5 (mudhal, iraNdAm, mUnRAm, nAnmugan thiruvandhAdhi)

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Full series << Part 4 (periya thirumozhi, thirukkuRundhANdagam, thirunedundhANdagam) dhivya prabandham is also called aruLichcheyal. prabandham means one that binds. AzhwAr’s prabandhams have the ability to bind emperumAn Himself to adiyArgaLs/devotees and it helps adiyArgaLs/devotees to engage in bhagavad vishayam and binds them to emperumAn.Hence … Read more