Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Sri Venkatachala Mahathyam (wedding chapter 222-235)
222) Kimanyena Praakrutheyna Phalenaalparaseyna Mey
Thadhaapi Thava Vaakyena Karishye Bhojanam Muney.
Meaning: The Lord said, "Oh Shuka! I am so pleased to listen to your honeyed-speech. Why this delay?"
223) Saanthvayithvaa Munivaram Garudaadavaruhya Saha
Kuteeram Sampravisyaadha Saputhraha Saparigrahaha.
Meaning: Highly pleased by the gentle words of the Sage, the Lord along with his son, family and friends entered the Sage's hermitage.
224)Mungyahi Kruthaasaney Ramye Samsthithaha Parameshvaraha
Shukaha Snaathvaa Padmatheerthey Kruthvaannam Bhakthisamyuthaha.
Meaning:The Lord seated Himself on a grass mattress ('darbhasanam'). Sri Shuka Yogeendra bathed in the Lotus Lake (Pushkarini).....
225) Amruthaabeejanichayam Mushtibhihi Pravihathya Cha
Meaning: ...and beat honeyed grains with his fists to extract rice grains from them. Once the rice grains were extracted Sri Shuka Yogeendra cooked the rice with reverence.
Svaantharasthasya Yadyogam Poojaasaadhanameyva Cha.
Meaning: Sri Shuka Yogeendra made a meal out of a mixture of tamarind juice and Carissa Carandas ( Kalakai- tamil, Vakudu Kaya- telugu) fruits, convinced in his heart that it was the favourite juice of the Lord....
227) Theynaiva Baahyamoorthesthu Poojanam Saadhusammatham
Ithi Mathvaardhathaththvagnya Kruthvaa Paadaavaneyjanam.
Meaning: Desiring to worship the effulgent golden form of the Lord present before his eyes, a follower of the holy scriptures, the scholarly Sage handed over water to the Lord for Him to wash His Lotus Feet....
228)Padmapathraani Chaastheerya Thathraannam Rasasamyutham
Vinikshipya Visesheyna Kruthasaashtaangasannathihi.
Meaning:Spreading lotus leaves and placing the rice cooked with tamarind and Carissa Carandas juice, Sri Shuka Yogeendra prostrated to the Lord....
229)" Bhojanam Kuru Govinda! Sadaa Poornamanoradha!"
Evam Sampraardhitho Devaha Shukeyna Paramarshinaa.
Meaning: " O Lord of Truth! Govinda! Please eat this meal!" Sri Shuka Yogeendra appealed thus.....
230) Thadbhakthipaaravashyena Bhagavaanaathmabhoossvayam
Rusheenaamuchithaahaaraan Bubhujey Sarvabhojanaha.
Meaning:The Lord who resides in living and non-living beings, pleased by Sri Shuka Yogeendra's devotion and dedication ate the meal which is suitable for Monks and Sages.
231)Lakshmeesthasyaagnyayaa Maathraa Saardham Vakulamaalayaa
Bubhujey Muninaa Daththam Thadannamamruthaprabham.
Meaning:After which following the Lord's orders Goddess Lakshmi and Goddess Vakula also ate the meal.
232) Thasmin Bhukthavathi Sreeshey Rushayaha Kopapoorithaaha
Thadaa Shukam Bheeshayanthaha Samuththasthurvaraasanaath.
Meaning: As soon as Lord Srinivasa finished His meal all the monks abruptly rose from their seats, enraged and furious with Shuka Yogeendra and trying to intimidate him....;..
233) Shaapaanugrahasaamardhya Saadhanaascha Thapodhanaaha
Theyshaam Mathasthu Vignyaaya Bhagavaan Bahiraagathaha.
Meaning: The Lord guessed the reason behind the anger of all the monks who had the power to bless or curse the Lord Himself......
234)Phoothkaaram Kruthavaan Krishnaha Sarveyshaam Thrupthiheythavey
Thanmukhaambhojasambhootha Vaayunaa Thrupthiheythunaa.
Meaning: In order to satisfy everybody the Lord blew "PHOOOOO..". The pleasing wind that came from the Lord's lotus-like countenace....
235)Suradheynvaa Yadhaa Thrupthaaha Thadhaiva Munipungavaaha
Shukam Santhoshayaamaasuhu Vachanaihi Sthothramishrithaihi.
Meaning: .... making all the monks satiated and happy as though they had feasted on a meal prepared and served by Kamadhenu (the wish yielding holy cow), they ardently praised and pleased Sri Shuka Yogeendra.
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