Bhagavanji Sri Viswaguru Vidyaranya Swami with 35th Pontiff Sringeri Sharada Mutt Poojyasri Abhinava Vidyatheertha Mahaswami and 37th Pontiff Pujyasri Bharathi Theertha Swami. (Mathajis in the background)
"The 35th Acharya of Sringeri Sharada Mutt ,Pujyasri Bharathi Theertha Swami in His poorvashram was known as Tangirala Sri. Seetha Ramanjaneyulu. He was a disciple of Bhagavanji and was member in Bharathiya Sujana Sevaka Samajamu. Sri. Seetha Ramanjaneyulu composed many slokas on Bhagavanji. Following is one of His slokas on Bhagavanji:-
"THVAMEYVA KAASHYAAMASI VISHWANAADHAHA
NEPAALA PRAANTHEY PASHUNAAYAKEYSHAHA
SHREE SAILAKSHEYTHREY MALLIKAARJUNAHA
THVAMEYVA SARVATHRA VIRAAJASEY PRABHO."
(Meaning-I see only You wherever I go....)- By Tangirala Sri. Seetha Ramanjaneyulu" -Above are excerpts from 'HIRANYAGARBHULU SRI VIDYARANYULU' authored by Mathaji Sadvidya Prabhadevi.
33) SADAAHAMANUGRUHNAAMI BHAKTHAM MAMA JITHEYNDRIYAM
THANURDHANAM MANOBUDDHIM MAHYAMSAMARPYASAMSDHITHAM.
Meaning- I will always Grace my devotee who has attained the elevated status having conquered all the sensory organs and by dedicating his body, his wealth, his heart, his mind to Me.
34) NAASTHIMEYMATHABHEYDASHCHA PAAKSHIKATHVAMCHA NIRDAYAA
PAALAYAAMI THADHAASARVAAN YADHAADHARMASSANAATHANAHA.
Meaning- I do not differentiate between various castes and creeds that are followed by people. I am also not partial to their resulting differences in viewpoints. Due to that I am not without compassion for a few people. Therefore according to Sanathana Dharma I always protect all living beings.
35) VIRAKTHISTHU PRAPANCHEYSMIN DRUDHABHAKTHISSADAAMAYI
YASYEHA DHEEMATHAHA PUMSAHA JANISTHEYNA PARAAJITHAA.
Meaning- An intelligent man who is detached from the material world and has unwavering and firm devotion towards Me, who am the Greatest of the great, such a person will defeat the diseases caused by the material world (Meaning- he attains Supreme Bliss).
36) AKAAMOYAHA PRASHAANTHAATHMAA GATHALOBHOMAHAAMATHIHI
MANMANAA MADGATHAPRAANAHA MAAMUPAITHI SANAATHANAM.
Meaning- Man with great knowledge who has abandoned all desires and greed fixing his tranquil mind on Me, at all times surrender his mind and his sensory organs to Me with love, will attain The Eternal Me.
37) BAALAKEYNAAPYAHAMLABHYAHA SHUDDHASSAYADI BHAKTHITHAHA
PRAMAADINAA MAHANKAARAATH MAHATHAAMAPI DURLABHAHA.
Meaning- Even a child who is cleansed by pure devotion can attain Me. I am impossible to attain for great people who are lascivious due to arrogance.
38) KRUPAAMRUTHARASAM NITHYAM VARSHAAMYAHAM PRAKARSHATHAHA
SARVOPARI MAHAAPREYMNAA BHAKTHAAJAANANTHI THADVIDHAM.
Meaning- As the Supreme God I always shower a great amount of mercy in the form of nectar on all the living beings. Only my devotees recognize and realize that.
39) MATHPREYMAPRAVANAM CHITTHAM MUDAAKURUTHAVOTTHAMA
MATHPREYMEEMOKSHAMAAPNOTHI VACHMYAHAM PARAMESHVARAHA.
Meaning- O excellent one! Happily convert your mind into a valley where flows the nectar of my love. Whoever becomes the location of my love attains liberation. I declare this as the Supreme God!
40) KALATHRAPUTHRA RAAJYAANI PASHVAALAYADHANAANICHA
KULAM MAANAMSAKHEEN BANDHOON SARVANTHYAKTHVAAVRAJASVAMAAM.
Meaning- Renounce your wife, children, kingdom, animals, houses, wealth, caste, pride/ego, friends, relatives and absolutely everything and reach Me.
41) ACHINTHYAANANTHA SHAKTHIM MAAM VIDHEYAMAAYAMACHYUTHAM
JAANEEHI BHAKTHIBHAAVEYNA SARVATHRAATHAARAMEESHWARAM.
Meaning- I possess Supreme power which is beyond comprehension, I have 'maya' (illusion) under my control, Am indestructible, the Lord of all worlds and the Ultimate Protector. Know Me with firm devotion.
42) MAAMEYVA SARVATAHAHA PASHYAN MANYAMAANAHA KRUTHAARDHATHAAM
SVAANANDARASA SAMTHRUPTHAHA SUKHAMTHISHTA SADAANAGHA.
Meaning- Know that your birth has achieved its purpose and the inner contentment of the nectar flowing in your heart is due to seeing only Me in all places and at all times. O fortunate one, be blissful forever!
(END OF CHAPTER-8, TO BE CONTINUED.........)