Vazhi Thirunamam is a set of salutary verses chanted in temples to mark the closure of the day's Divya Prabandha chanting. A mason challenged Vedanta Desika to construct a well by using bricks with uneven dimensions. Deeply impressed, Ammal blessed him and predicted that Venkatanatha would become the main torch-bearer for Sri Vaishnavism. He was the disciple of Kidambi Appullar, also known as Aathreya Ramanujachariar, who himself was of a master-disciple lineage that began with Ramanuja. This page was last edited on 13 November , at
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Hindu God, Christian God: Vedanta Desika deeika known as Sarva-tantra-svatantra or a master of science, philosophy, arts and crafts. In the 30th chapter of his composition, the Paduka Sahasram, Vedanta Desika had used several types of poetic imagery.
Twelve years later, General Gopanna of the Vijaya Nagara empire, defeated the invaders and restored the city of Sri Rangam to its previous glory. Retrieved February 18, 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.
Srotram, where he describes and refutes sfotram schools of philosophy, and Aharaniyamam where he describes the correct types food to be consumed by a Vaishnava.
In the yearSrirangam city was invaded by Malik Kafur, the General of Allauddin Khilji, who wanted to loot the temple and destroy its Deities. Desika not only sculpted an immaculate image but also pointed out the defects in the base structure provided by the professional sculptor. By the age of 20, Desika became famous for his mastery over poetry, logic, linguistics, science, Vedanta, debate, and allied arts.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. 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.
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.
Desika composed his poems in various poetic metres. Hinduism Other Indian philosophies. Desika hid the main Stotgam of the temple behind a newly built wall, and placed a duplicate Deity in the front.
Vedanta Desika - Wikipedia
Sri Vaishnava cyber satsangh. The Shilpa Sastra, an ancient treatise on arts stotra crafts from India says that bricks which are uniform in size, have square corners, have a specific size, and are red in colour are the best for construction. The Vazhi thirunamam with the English Transliteration is as following:.
Taking cues from the Vedic scriptures, Vedanta Desika has provided a detailed catalogue of food which should be consumed to maintain a healthy mind and a disease-free life. Each metre is governed by the number of syllables specific to it. Long live the sacred men who are divine and pious always meditating and.
Deeply impressed, Ammal blessed him and predicted that Venkatanatha would syotram the main torch-bearer for Sri Vaishnavism. This culminated in a shower of gold coins, solving the financial problems of the young bachelor. Desika stayed in several cities and towns through his life such as ThiruvaheendrapuramKanchipuramSrirangamSathyagala and Melkote. Swami Desikan came back to Sri Rangam, and established the rituals and ceremonies for worship in the temple, which are still in vogue today.
Each successive decad employs a more complex metre, till it culminates in decorative poetry that is a sheer delight to hear. Indian Hindu religious leaders Sri Vaishnava religious leaders births 13th-century Indian philosophers 14th-century Indian philosophers Medieval Hindu religious leaders deaths.
He was the disciple of Kidambi Appullar, also known as Aathreya Ramanujachariar, who himself stotrwm of a master-disciple lineage that began with Ramanuja.
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.
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This Thanian was composed by brahmatantraswatantra jeeyar of Parakala Mutt on the day of star of Hastham, the star of Varadharaja Perumal of Kanchipuram in the Tamil month of Avani. Pleased with his devotion, Lord Hayagriva appeared deskia Desika, and blessed him with the nectar flowing from his mouth. 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.
Stotrqm main character in this play is Man with two forces acting on him: Venkatesa and Vedanta Desika Dayasatakam: