DESIKA STOTRAM PDF

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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Paramathabhangam, where he describes and refutes 15 schools of philosophy, and Aharaniyamam where he describes the correct types food to be consumed by a Vaishnava. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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. Desika, with his subtle wit and deep insight, portrays how these characters debate between deaika good and the evil propensities as he goes on to establish the divine destiny of Man through them.

The sattva food promotes serene mind and long life whereas the rajasa dewika tamasa foods promote anxiety and laziness respectively. Long live the sacred men who are divine and pious always meditating and.

As soon as Ammal saw the divine radiance of the child, he stopped his discourse, and hugged Venkatanatha affectionately.

Vedanta Desika

Indian Hindu religious leaders Sri Vaishnava religious leaders births 13th-century Indian philosophers 14th-century Indian philosophers Medieval Hindu religious leaders deaths. 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.

Vazhi Thirunamam is a set of “Salutary Verses” that will be chanted in the Temples at the end, marking the closure of the day’s Divya Prabandha Chanting. Swami Desikan came back to Sri Rangam, and established the rituals and ceremonies for worship in the temple, which are still in vogue today.

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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.

Deeply impressed, Ammal blessed him and predicted that Venkatanatha would become the main torch-bearer for Sri Vaishnavism. Desika was challenged by another scholar to compose verses in a night, and he completed this work in three hours.

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.

Since Desika himself lived a life of voluntary poverty, he took him to the temple of the Goddess and stootram Sri Stuti.

Swamy Sri Vedanta Desikan as in Kanchipuram with lions on two sides. 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.

The divine forces aspire to attain salvation whereas the demoniac pull him into the unending cycle of birth and death. 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.

Twelve years later, General Gopanna of the Vijaya Nagara empire, defeated the invaders and restored the city of Sri Rangam to its previous glory. 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. Pleased with his devotion, Lord Hayagriva appeared before Desika, and blessed him with the nectar flowing from his mouth.

Desika handed the alms to his wife, who promptly showed him the coins. Views Read Edit View history. The Vedic scriptures categorize food into three — sattva, rajasa and tamasa.

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Desika and the sons of the author of Shrutiprakasha hid amongst the dead-bodies of thousands of Sri Vaishnavas killed by the marauding invaders.

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A mason challenged Vedanta Desika to construct a well by using bricks with uneven dimensions. 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.

He was a stotgamdevoteephilosopher and master-teacher desikan.

It describes Lord Rama sending a message via a swan to his wife Sita, who was abducted dexika the demon king Ravana. 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, sfotram can still be seen in Tiruvahindrapuram.

When he was five, his maternal uncle, Kidambi Appullar took him stotrm attend a spiritual discourse of Nadadhoor Ammal, a revered Sri Vaishnava scholar of that time. Hindu God, Christian God: Retrieved February 18, This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat Supreme deity Vishnu Krishna Rama. Swami Desikan has employed 22 metres in the verses he composed on presiding deities of various temples in India.

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.

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. Hinduism Other Indian philosophies. This was done because the Lord was immensely pleased when Desika debated with differing scholars, and established the supremacy of the path of loving surrender or prapatti-marga.