Thursday 25 June 2015
Sri Venkatachala Mahathyam (wedding chapter 179-189)
LORD MAHAVISHNU RIDING LORD GARUDA
179)Thaha Prabhaathey Vimaley Sreenivaasaha Sathaam Gathihi
Garudam Preyshayaamaasa Brahmaanam Prathi Bhoomipa!
Meaning: At sunrise Lord Srinivasa sent Lord Garuda to meet the Four-Faced Lord Brahma...
180) Sa Gathvaa Vaayuveygeyna Brahmaanam Thalpasamsthitham
Prathyuvaacha Mahaaraja! Pakshiraat Paramam Vachaha.
Meaning:Lord Garuda travelled at wind speed and reached Lord Brahma who was reclining on His sleeping couch.....
Gachcha Thaathaanthikam Brahmaan! Vasthraalankaara Bhooshithaha
Hamsamaaruhya Chandraabham Gamtham Rajendrapaththanam.
Meaning:Lord Garuda said:- O Four-Faced One! I request Thee to decorate Yourself in new clothes, wonderful ornaments and sitting astride Your vehicle which is the Swan, bright and white as the sparkling Moon, fly towards the royal city of King Akasha and to Lord Srinivasa's residence...
182)Vaadyanthaancha Vichithraani Vaadithraani Mahaanthi Cha
Gajamaaropya Mahathee Bheyree Chaadyaanuvaadyathaam.
Meaning:Play most beautiful and rare musical instruments, also strike the "Bheri" ( musical drums) from atop the royal elephant.....
183)Vaahanaani Vichithraani Radhaa Aandolika Api
Alankriyathaam Rajendra Pureem Ganthum Sasambhramam.
Meaning:Immediately organise the decoration of exquisite and wonderful vehicles, chariots, palenquins....
184)Pakshiraadvachanam Shruthvaa Pakshivaahananandanaha
Niyojayaamaasa Thadaa Balam Devaganasya Cha.
Meaning:Lord Garuda instructed His Son Lord Brahma and immediately Lord Brahma delegated the army of Devas to organise as per Lord Garuda's instructions....
185)Gajaanaancha Hayaanaancha Vrushabhaanaancha Mandalam
Padaatheenaancha Sooraanaam Mandalam Samalankrutham.
Meaning:The army of Devas decorated hordes of elephants, horses and bulls apart from soldiers appointed for marching...
186)Sooraascha Kruthavidyaascha Dhruthashasthraasthrapaanayaha
Pithaamaham Puraskruthya Jagmurnaaraayanaanthikam.
Meaning: Warriors who were experts in wielding the bow and arrows wore their army outfits and led by Lord Brahma marched towards Lord Srinivasa.
187)Tham Drushtvaa Sarvadeyveysham Bhagavaanaaha Bhoopathey
Vilambaha Kriyathey Kasmaath Gamanaartham Pithaamaha.
Meaning:Lord Srinivasa addressed the Four-Faced Lord of Devas, " O, Great Father! Why this delay to start your journey?..
188) Niyojaya Balam Saryam Raajadhaanyai Nrupasya Cha
Ithdham Hareyrvachaha Shruthvaa Vaasudevaathmajo Braveeth.
Meaning:..Please send all the army immediately to the Kingdom of Lord Akaasha." On receiving Lord Srinivasa's orders Lord Brahma said....
Sajjeekrutham Balam Sarvam Druthaayudhamarindama
Uththishtha Purushasreyshtha! Samaaroha Khageyshwaram.
Meaning:Lord Brahma replied: " Lord Srinivasa! The entire army, carrying their fine weaponry are ready to leave immediately.Please prepare Thyself to ride astride Lord Garuda for the journey...."