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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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The following are some of the compositions of Vedanta Desika that provide a glimpse of his mastery over poetry, logic, grammar and philosophy:. Taking cues from the Vedic scriptures, Vedanta Desika has provided a detailed catalogue of food which should be consumed to maintain a healthy mind and a disease-free life.
Appaya Dikshitar, the great mediaeval scholar appreciated Desika by composing a verse in Sanskrit:. In particular, he established the chanting of the Tamil compositions called the divya-prabandhams, and installed Deities of the twelve Alwar saints for worship in the temple. Views Read Edit View history. It commences with the short anushtab metre.
Vedanta Desika was known as Sarva-tantra-svatantra or a master of science, philosophy, arts and crafts.
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. The Salutary Verses are sung in the Temples to ensure that these temples and the practices as established by the Aacharyas and Sri Ramanuja would be followed for ever.
Atotram Sri Vaishnavism, a Thanian is a laudatory dedication in verse composed about an acharya by another acharya who is the dwsika pupil and someone whom the subject greatly admired.
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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. His knowledge in these fields were frequently put to test by those who could not comprehend how a single mind could be so competent in so many diverse fields of knowledge. Since Desika himself lived a life of voluntary poverty, he took him to the temple of the Goddess and sang Sri Stuti.
The smaller festival Deity was smuggled out by Pillai Lokachariar and his men, and carried to Tirupati, where it was worshipped secretly for many years. The Vedic scriptures categorize food into three — sattva, rajasa and tamasa. The watching scholars felt that Desika would become angry at being insulted. It describes Lord Rama sending a message desikq a swan to his wife Sita, who was abducted by the demon king Ravana.
Desika hid the main Deity of the temple behind a newly built wall, and placed sottram duplicate Deity in the front. Retrieved from ” https: Even though Desika was multi-faceted and famous, he lived a humble and simple life with the support of his wife, Thirumangai.
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When Desika came out of his sttram the next day, the shoes hit his head. Deeply impressed, Ammal blessed him and predicted that Venkatanatha would become the main torch-bearer for Sri Vaishnavism.
Venkatesa and Vedanta Desika Dayasatakam: Vazhi Thirunamam is deika set of salutary verses chanted in temples to mark the closure of the day’s Divya Prabandha chanting. As soon shotram Ammal saw the divine radiance of the child, he stopped his discourse, and hugged Venkatanatha affectionately. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. This page was last edited on 13 Desiksat By the age of 20, Desika became famous for his mastery over poetry, logic, linguistics, science, Vedanta, debate, and allied arts.
Vedanta Desika wrote an allegorical drama called Sankalpa Surodayam which beautifully portrays the different aspects of human character and their interplay which can lead a man towards a higher goal – Salvation mokshaor to a lower goal — the infinite loop of birth and death. Indian Hindu religious leaders Sri Vaishnava religious leaders births 13th-century Indian philosophers 14th-century Indian philosophers Medieval Hindu stootram leaders deaths.
This Thanian was composed by brahmatantraswatantra jeeyar of Parakala Mutt on the day of star of Hastham, the star of Varadharaja Perumal of Kanchipuram in the Tamil month of Avani. But, who would have imagined that this was not just solved by Vedanta Desika, but was woven with intricate poetry and philosophy back in 13th century. Even though the bricks given to him did not fulfil these requirements, Desika used his extraordinary acumen to arrange these bricks in a unique sequence and plastered them to form the circular periphery of the well, which can still be seen in Tiruvahindrapuram.
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. Vazhi Thirunamam is a set of “Salutary Verses” that will be chanted stofram the Temples at shotram end, marking the closure of the day’s Divya Prabandha Chanting.
Desika informed her that they were worms that had got mixed with the rice, and separated them using a blade of grass, and threw them out without touching them.
Pleased with his devotion, Lord Hayagriva appeared before Desika, and blessed him with the nectar flowing from his mouth. This culminated in a shower of gold coins, solving the financial problems of the young bachelor. A few envious scholars wanted to insult Desika.
Verses in one section form pictorial patterns with the arrangements of the letters used. Desika not only sculpted an immaculate image but also pointed out the defects in the base structure provided by the professional sculptor. He was the disciple of Kidambi Appullar, also known as Aathreya Ramanujachariar, who himself was of a master-disciple lineage that began with Ramanuja.
It translates as “I salute the great Venkata Natha also called Vedanta Acharya and Lion among poets and logicians and who was well adorned by both Knowledge and discretion and who well deserved the grace of Athreya Ramanujar who also had the same name. Twelve years later, General Gopanna of the Vijaya Nagara empire, defeated the invaders and restored the city of Sri Rangam to its previous glory. Swamy Sri Vedanta Desikan as in Kanchipuram with lions on two sides.
Each metre is governed by the number of deesika specific to it. Vedanta Desika, the mighty genius in poetry and drama, personifies these forces into kings and queens who in turn seem to be assisted by their own armies the human qualities that drive these forces. Desika composed his poems in various poetic stootram. When Desika turned seven, Kidambi Appullar accepted Venkatanaatha as his disciple, and taught him arts, sciences desikx scriptures.
Desikw strung a few shoes just outside his door. Hinduism Other Indian philosophies. Swami Desikan has employed 22 metres in the verses he composed on presiding deities of various temples in India. The work is divided into 10 decads, each portraying different qualities of the personified mother, Dayadevi.
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Supreme deity Vishnu Krishna Rama. Once desima 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. They escaped with the rare manuscripts to Karnataka.