amalanAdhipirAn – avathArikai

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Full series << Previous avathArikai (Introduction) This prabandham is just of ten pAsurams, whereby it is neither too short like praNavam nor too long like vEdham and its upabrahmaNam, namely mahAbhAratham, and simultaneously easily comprehensible and available for all the people. The explanatory texts for … Read more

amalanAdhipirAn – thaniyan 2

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImadh varavaramunayE nama: Full series << Previous thaniyan offered by SrI periya thirumalai nambi He (SrI thirumalai nambi) asks us to praise and be pleased by praising SrI pANperumAL who enjoyed periya perumAL from his feet to the head.  kAttave kaNda pAdhakamala nallAdai undhi thEttarum udhara bandham thirumArvu kaNdamsevvAyvAttamil … Read more

amalanAdhipirAn – thaniyan 1

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImadh varavaramunayE nama: Full Series thaniyan offered by periya nambi: ApAdha chUdamanubhUya harim SayAnammadhyE kavEra dhuhithur mudhithAntharAthmAadhrashtruthAm nayanayOr vishayAntharANAmyOniSchikAya manavai munivAhanam tham word-by-word translation: Simple translation In this thaniyan, SrI periya nambi describes how thiruppANAzhwAr enjoyed the most auspicious appearance of periya perumAL, from his foot to head, … Read more

thiruchchandha viruththam – pAsuram 120 – iyakkaRAdha

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImadh varavara munayE nama: Full Series << Previous avathArikai (Introduction) In the previous pAsuram, AzhwAr had said that for the affection which was born out of emperumAn’s divine beauty, that divine beauty itself became the target, through the verse “unna pAdham enna ninRa oNsudark kozhumalar manna vandhu pUNdu“. … Read more

thiruchchandha viruththam – pAsuram 119 – ponni sUzh

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImadh varavara munayE nama: Full Series << Previous avathArikai (Introduction) emperumAn asks AzhwAr in his divine mind “Your mind, which is an achEthanam (without knowledge) and which is an aid for AthmA, has affection for us, just like a karthA (doer). This huge love which you have towards … Read more

thiruchchandha viruththam – pAsuram 118 – sollinum thozhiRkaNum

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImadh varavara munayE nama: Full Series << Previous avathArikai (Introduction) AzhwAr had, in the previous pAsuram “vaiththa sindhai vaiththa Akkai mARRi”, said that emperumAn would remove our hurdles up to the prArabdha karmas (deeds which have started yielding results); also, in line with his pAsuram 112 “meeLvilAdha bOgam … Read more

thiruchchandha viruththam – pAsuram 117 – achchanOyodu allal

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImadh varavara munayE nama: Full Series << Previous avathArikai (Introduction) In the previous pAsuram, AzhwAr had said that karmas which beget punishment from yama will not affect emperumAn’s followers. Even if these are removed, prArabdha karmam (karmas which have started yielding end results) and which are responsible for … Read more

thiruchchandha viruththam – pAsuram 116 – mARu seydha

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImadh varavara munayE nama: Full Series << Previous avathArikai (Introduction) In the previous pAsuram, AzhwAr had said “emperumAn had destroyed our karmas which were responsible for our taking countless births and has accepted us as his servitor”. His divine heart told him ”Are we not in the position … Read more

thiruchchandha viruththam – pAsuram 115 – aththanAgi annaiyAgi

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImadh varavara munayE nama: Full Series << Previous avathArikai (Introduction) In the previous pAsuram, AzhwAr had instructed his heart to think that only emperumAn’s divine feet are the means. In response, his heart told him “Just as it has been said in chAndhOgya upanishath 3-14-2 ‘avAkyanAdhara:’ (paramAthmA (supreme … Read more

thiruchchandha viruththam – pAsuram 114 – InamAya ettu

SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImadh varavara munayE nama: Full Series << Previous avathArikai (Introduction AzhwAr’s heart asked him “If he is the means, what is that we have to do?” AzhwAr responds in this pAsuram, saying “Keep thinking that it is the divine feet of SrI varAhap perumAn (incarnation as wild boar), … Read more