Friday 3 July 2015
Sri Venkatachala Mahathyam (wedding chapter 211-221)
VAKULA DEVI TEMPLE (NEAR TIRUPATHI)
BHAGAVANTHAM PRATHI SHUKAMUNIKRUTHA UPACHAARAKRAMAHA:
211) Praaptham Garudamaaroodham Krishnadwaipaayanaathmajaha
Saashtaanganyasanam Raajan! Pranipathya Shukobraveeth
Thapascha Saphalam Manye Krutham Mey Purushotthama!
Meaning:Lord Krishna Dwaipayana's son Sri Shuka Yogeendra prostrating to Lord Srinivasa who arrived riding astride Lord Garuda said, " Oh, Best of Men! My penance has fructified!!"
212) Yo Bhavaan Brahmaarudraadyaihi Agamyo Vedagocharaha
Tham Bhavantham Prapashyaami Nethraabhyaam Prushotthama.
Meaning: My eyes are able to see the One who is not visible even to Lord Brahma or Lord Rudra, but accessible only through Vedas......
213) Naputhramithraakhilalokapaalam Sesheyna Lakshmyaa Cha Yutham Yathoham
Pashyaami Bhaagyodayashaalidrugbhyaam Thvathpaadapoojaa Saphalaa Thatho Mey.
Meaning: It is my greatest fortune to witness the sight of You and worship Your Lotus Feet while You are in the company of friends, relatives, Lord Adi Sesha and Goddess Lakshmi....
214) Vignyaapanam Mey Shrunu Devaraaja! Prasaadahethosthava Vaasudeva
Kruthvaa Krupaam Venkatashailanaadha! Bhukthvaa Madeeyam Phalakandamoolam.
Meaning: Oh Lord Srinivasa! Please listen to my earnest appeal. Kindly have mercy on me and accept to eat the roots ( like sweet potatoes, yam etc.) offered by me....
215)Ithyuktho Muninaa Theyna Vaasudevobhyabhaashatha
Shrunu Thaapasashaardoola! Vachanam Saadhusammatham.
Meaning: Lord Srinivasa replied, " O Sage! Please listen to my words that which have been accepted and recognised by great people.
216) Bhagavaan Krusho Viraagee Cha Brahmachaaree Dhrudavrathaha
Vayam Samsaaranirathaaha Bahavasshchaathra Bhoosura.
Meaning: You have become weak due to rigorous penance. You are far removed from luxuries. You are practising celibacy and you are disciplined follower of religious doctrines and very orthodox. As for myself and the people who are accompanying me, we are all materialistic and worldy.
217) Adyaiva Nagareem Gathvaa Raagnyasthasya Mahaathmanaha
Thathraiva Bhojanam Kurma Ithi Mey Varthathey Manaha.
Meaning: A number of people have arrived along with me here. We are all travelling to the city of King Akaasha to be his guests.
218) Vadathyevam Hrisheekeyshey Vyaasaputhrobhyabhaashatha
Nishkinchanoham Govinda! Nishkinchanajanapriya.
Meaning: On listening to L:ord Srinivasa's words Sri Shuka Yogeendra said, " I have nothing of my own! I am loved by simple folks.
219) Thvayi Bhukthey Jagadbhuktham Naathra Kaaryaa Vichaaranaa
Vadathyevam Shukey Krishnam Vakulaa Vaakyamabraveeth.
Meaning: If You eat what I have to offer, it will mean that the entire population in this world has devoured the meal, there is no doubt about that". Goddess Vakula at this juncture....
Shrunu Thadvachanam Krishna! Thvadvivaahey Ramaapathey!
Yathnam Bahuvidham Chakrey Raajaanam Sa Hi Bodhayan.
Meaning: Goddess Vakula Devi said, " Srinivasa! Please listen to Sri Shuka Yogeendra's words. He has taken much effort in convincing King Akaasha with regard to your matrimony."
221) Ithi Maathurvachaha Maadhavaha Shukamabraveeth
Meaning: Lord Srinivasa addressed Sri Shuka Muneendra thus:-
"Oh Great Sage! I am highly satisfied after listening to your nectar-like words.....