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Sri Vedanta Desikan (–) was a Sri Vaishnava guru/philosopher and one of the most Hayagriva Stotram: a hymn on Lord Hayagriva, the Lord of Learning, who bestows real knowledge to the reciter, banishing the darkness of. Desika Stotram: listen and download Malola Kannan, Ranganathan — Kamasikasthakam, Malola Kannan, Ranganathan — Sri Gopala Vimsathi, Malola . Aditya Hrudya Stotram. Sri Narasimha Suprbatham. Nithyanausanthanam. Vishu Sashasranamam. Indrakshi Shiva Kavacham.
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When Ammal stptram the audience that he had forgotten where he had stopped his discourse, it was Venkatanatha who reminded him immediately, to the astonishment of the assembled scholars.
Pleased with his devotion, Lord Hayagriva appeared before Desika, and blessed him with the nectar flowing from his mouth.
Once a sculptor asked Desika to make an image out of panchaloha a mixture of five metals – copper, tin, lead, silver and zinc on a condition that the image had to exactly fit on the base provided by him. In the 30th chapter of his composition, the Paduka Sahasram, Vedanta Desika had used several types of poetic imagery. By the age of 20, Desika became famous for his mastery over poetry, logic, linguistics, science, Vedanta, debate, and allied arts.
The main character in this play is Man with two forces acting on him: The following are some of the compositions of Vedanta Desika that provide a glimpse of his mastery over poetry, logic, grammar and philosophy:.
Verses in one section form pictorial patterns with the arrangements of the letters used. They are intended to ensure that these temples and the practices as established by the acharyas and desikans will be followed for ever.
A mason challenged Vedanta Desika to construct a well by using bricks with uneven dimensions. Views Read Edit View history. Vazhi Thirunamam is a set of salutary verses chanted in temples to mark the closure of the day’s Divya Prabandha chanting. The sattva food promotes serene mind and long life whereas the rajasa and tamasa foods promote anxiety and laziness respectively.
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Sri Vaishnavas believe that Garuda appeared before Desika and awarded him a sacred mantra in praise of Lord Hayagriva, who is the abode of all knowledge. Desika handed the alms to his wife, who promptly showed him dfsika coins. Indian Hindu religious leaders Sri Vaishnava religious leaders births 13th-century Indian philosophers 14th-century Indian philosophers Medieval Hindu desima leaders deaths. Swami Desikan has employed 22 metres in the verses he composed on presiding deities of various temples in India.
As soon as Ammal saw the divine radiance of the child, he stopped his discourse, and hugged Venkatanatha affectionately.
Swami Desikan came back to Sri Rangam, and established the rituals and ceremonies for worship in the temple, which are still in vogue today. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
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Desika, with his subtle wit and deep insight, portrays how these characters debate between the good and the evil propensities as he goes on to establish the divine destiny of Man through them.
When Desika came out of his house the next day, the shoes hit his head. In Sri Vaishnavism, a Thanian is a laudatory dedication in verse composed about an acharya by another acharya who is the subject’s pupil and someone whom the subject greatly admired. At each place, he composed many different works in languages such as Tamil, Sanskirt, Prakrit and Manipravala a mixture of Sanskrit and Tamil that revealed his ingenuity, creativity, logic, linguistic expertise, devotional fervour and erudite scholarship.
When he was five, his maternal uncle, Kidambi Appullar took him to attend a spiritual discourse of Nadadhoor Ammal, a revered Sri Vaishnava scholar of that time.
May Your grace live long; for you have proved your incarnation of being the Divine bell of the Lord of Seven Hills. Hinduism Other Indian philosophies. This culminated in a shower of gold coins, solving the financial problems of the young bachelor. The watching scholars felt that Desika would become angry at being insulted.
Even though Desika was multi-faceted and famous, he lived a humble and simple life with the support of his wife, Thirumangai. In particular, he established the chanting of the Tamil compositions called the divya-prabandhams, and installed Deities of the stotrqm Alwar saints for worship in the temple. They strung a few shoes just outside his door. Twelve years later, General Gopanna of the Vijaya Nagara empire, defeated the invaders and restored the city of Sri Rangam to its previous glory.
Since Desika himself lived a life of voluntary poverty, he took him to the temple of the Goddess and sang Sri Stuti. He was a poetdevoteephilosopher and master-teacher desikan. The Vazhi thirunamam with the English Transliteration is as following:. With Meaning and Commentary by V.
Stotras of Vedanta Desika
Long live the sacred men who are divine and pious always meditating and. Desika and the sons of the author of Shrutiprakasha hid amongst the dead-bodies of thousands of Sri Vaishnavas killed by the marauding invaders. Desika stayed in several cities and towns through his life such as ThiruvaheendrapuramKanchipuramSrirangamSathyagala and Melkote.
Retrieved from ” https: Desika showed his knowledge of the arts and sciences through other works Silpartha-sarama guide on sculpting, and Bhugola-nirnayam — a research text on the formation of the earth. Hindu God, Christian God: He also travelled widely all over India on foot.
He undertook a vow called uchhavritti, whereby he depended wholly on the Supreme Lord for his household needs by accepting grains and vegetables donated by disciples voluntarily, without actively seeking it.
Retrieved February 18, Each successive decad employs a more complex metre, till it culminates in decorative poetry that is a sheer delight to hear. When Desika turned seven, Kidambi Appullar accepted Venkatanaatha as his disciple, and taught him arts, sciences and scriptures.