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  • periya thirumozhi – 5.5.4 – thAy vAyil

    SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama: periya thirumozhi >> Fifth centum >> Fifth decad << Previous Highlights from avathArikai (Introduction) No specific introduction. pAsuram thAy vAyil sol kELAL than AyaththOdu aNaiyAL thadamen kongai yE Arach chAndhu aNiyAL emperumAn thiruvarangam engE? ennum pEy mAya mulai uNdu ivvulagu uNda peru vayiRRan pEsil nangAy…

  • thiruchchandha viruththam – pAsuram 46 – thOdu peRRa

    SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImadh varavara munayE nama: Full Series << Previous avathArikai (Introduction) In the previous pAsuram, AzhwAr had mentioned that emperumAn was the natural means for him by addressing him as “ananthan mEl kidhandha em puNNiyA“. He then thought of the incarnations made by emperumAn both in vyUham (milky ocean)…

  • periya thirumozhi – 5.5.3 – mAnAya mennOkki

    SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama: periya thirumozhi >> Fifth centum >> Fifth decad << Previous Highlights from avathArikai (Introduction) No specific introduction. pAsuram mAnAya mennOkki vAL nedungaN nIr malgum vaLaiyum sOrum thEnAya naRundhuzhAy alangalin thiRam pEsi uRangAL kANmin kAnAyan kadi manaiyil thayir uNdu ney paruga nandhan peRRa AnAyan en magaLaich…

  • thiruchchandha viruththam – pAsuram 45 – maNNuLAy kol

    SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImadh varavara munayE nama: Full Series << Previous avathArikai (Introduction) In the previous pAsuram, AzhwAr had spoken about the loss which samsAris incurred due to impressions of their past deeds which had exceeded emperumAn’s simplicity. In this pAsuram he says “I am the lowest among the samsAris. You…

  • periya thirumozhi – 5.5.2 – kalaiyALA

    SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama: periya thirumozhi >> Fifth centum >> Fifth decad << Previous Highlights from avathArikai (Introduction) No specific introduction. pAsuram kalaiyALA agalalgul kanavaLaiyum kaiyALA en seygEn nAn? vilaiyALA adiyEnai vENdudhiyO? vENdAyO? ennum meyya malaiyALan vAnavar tham thalaiyALan marAmaram Ezh eydha venRich chilaiyALan en magaLaich cheydhanagaL enganam nAn…

  • thiruchchandha viruththam – pAsuram 44 – pAlinIrmai

    SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImadh varavara munayE nama: Full Series << Previous avathArikai (Introduction) In the previous pAsuram, the manner in which chEthanas (those with knowledge) announced their servility through the verse “maNNaLandhu koNda kAlanE” and the manner in which those who follow this servility knew the way in which they could…

  • Simple guide to dhivyaprabandham – Part 1 (thaniyans, thiruppallANdu, kaNNinuN chiRuth thAmbu)

    SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama: Full series << Introduction In the first part, we learnt about AzhwArs, aruLichcheyal and the classifications similar to how vEdham is classified into 4 parts. While vEdhas are huge, available in samskrutham, and not available for everyone, dhivya prabandham is in thamizh and is not…

  • periya thirumozhi – 5.5.1 – veruvAdhAL

    SrI:  SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:  SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:  SrImath varavaramunayE nama: periya thirumozhi >> Fifth centum >> Fifth decad Highlights from avathArikai (Introduction) No specific introduction. pAsuram veruvAdhAL vAy veruvi vEngadamE! vEngadamE! enginRALAl maruvALAl en kudangAl vAL nedungaN thuyil maRandhAL vaNdAr koNdal uruvALan vAnavar tham uyirALan oli thirai nIrp pauvam koNda thiruvALan en magaLaich cheydhanagaL enganam…

  • thiruchchandha viruththam – pAsuram 43 – venjinaththa vEzham

    SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImadh varavara munayE nama: Full Series << Previous avathArikai (Introduction) AzhwAr says in this pAsuram that apart from removing the sin of rudhran, just as it has been mentioned in the previous pAsuram, since you had incarnated as kaNNan (krishNa) and annihilated kamsa as well as his companions…

  • thiruchchandha viruththam – pAsuram 42 – vERisaindha chekkar mEni

    SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImadh varavara munayE nama: Full Series << Previous avathArikai (Introduction) In the previous pAsuram, AzhwAr had said “nI vaguththalum mAya mAyamAkkinAy” (you had created and destroyed the worlds). In line with the saying “Eka Eva rudhrO na dhvIthiyAya thasthau” (Only Siva was present; there was no second entity)…

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