Saturday, March 28, 2015

Divya Desa Mangalasasanam Thirupullam Boothangudi DD010 Nootrettu Thiruppathi Andhadhi Pasuram ( Pillai Perumal Iyengar)

Divya Desa Mangalasasanam 
 Thirupullam Boothangudi DD010
Nootrettu Thiruppathi Andhadhi Pasuram       
( Pillai Perumal Iyengar)

Azhwars have done Mangalasasanam for some Divya Desams very elaborately. For example all 11 Azhwars have sung in praise of Srirangam( Divya Desam 1), Ten Azhwars have sung in praise of Thiruvengadam ( Divya Desam 75) and Thiruparkadal ( Divya Desam 107). Managasasanam to as many as 67 Divydesams  was done by one of the eleven Azhwars only

Mangalasasanam depending on how elaborate it is, covered the one or more of following aspects

  • Name of Divya desam directly or in a subtle way
  • Name of Emperuman directly or in a subtle way
  • Manobhavam of Azhwar who composed the pasuram
  • References to events , Leelas in Vibhava Avatars
  • References to Para, Vyuha and Antharyami forms of Sriman Narayana
  • References to 26 Thatwams ( Paramatma, Jeevatma, Moola Prakruthi, Mahaan, Ahankaaram, Manasu, Kaalam Five each of elements, attributes,  Indriyas and Senses)
  • Divya Desa Vimana, Pushkarini etc
  • Natural beauty of the Divya desam surroundings
The pasuram presented below is by Pillai Perumal Iyengar, who was a sishya of Paarasar Bhattar. Pillai Perumal Iyengar  had composed Ashta( eight) Prabhandhams. One of them is Notrettu Thiruppathi Andhadhi which had one pasuram each for each of the 108 Divya Desams. 

In this pasuram, Pillai Perumal  Iyengar performs Mangalasasanam to the Lord of Thirupullam Boothangudi. The Divya Desam got it its name from the fact that Lord Rama gave darshan to the Eagle Jatayu and gave Moksham. Pillai Perumal Iyengar says our body is made up of five elements ( Pancha Boothams) and the Panchendriyams control the Atma and each one is pulling in different directions not allowing the atma to focus on Paramatama and the goal of joining back Paramatma. Even though our body is temporary, it creates an illusion as the body is permanent. Pillai Perumal Iyengar says that  reaching the Lotus feet of Lord of Thirupullam Boothangudi ensures getting rid of this maya or illusion, guarentees fulfilment of all wishes, effect all bad karma removed,  ensures getting liberation and reachimg Parama Padam.

Here is a presentation on 
Thirupullam Boothangudi  Divya Desam Mangalasasanam by Pillai Perumal Iyengar