Manavala Mamunigal – 5

Service to Ones AchAryA. Service to ones AchAryA is the ultimate prescription by sri maNavALa mAmunikaL. pinpazhagarAm perumAL jEyar was always with sri nam-piLLai and performed blemishless service to him. He considered swAmi nam-piLLai’s divine feet as the ultimate refuge. He did not want to go to paramapadham, as he still desired to do kainkaryam, taking care of sri nam-piLLai.

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Manavala Mamunigal – 4

thAnEA vaikuntham tharum தானே வைகுந்தம் தரும்  srEvachanabhUshaNam 14 “aRiyAdha arthangaLai adiayia aRivithu, AchArya kruthyathaiyum, purushakArathaiyum, upAya kruthyathaiyum thAnEa yEARittuk koLLUgaiyAlEa, mahAbhAradhathil upAya vaibhavavam solliRRu“ அறியாத அர்த்தங்களை அடைய அறிவித்து , ஆச்சர்ய க்ருத்யதையும் , புருஷகார க்ருத்யதையும், உபாய க்ருத்யதையும் , தானே ஏறிட்டுக் கொல்லுகையாலே , மகாபாரதத்தில் உபாய வைபவம் சொல்லிற்று Lord sri krshNA took upon Himself voluntarily the purushakAram of pirAtti and delivered the sacred

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Manavala Mamunigal – 3

mAmunikaL’s Open mind contd. It was seen that while listing the commentaries for thiru-voi-mozhi sri maNavALa mAmunikaL added pannErAyirappadi vyAkyAnam though this did not strictly fall within the parameters of “munnOar mozhindha”. It was also seen that as there were no major devitations and by and large it was all right he also mentioned “yEadhamil” pannErAyiram. When there are several

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Manavala Mamunigal – 2

mAmunikaL’s open mind It is well known that periya jEyar has prescribed learning through AchAryAs teachings and follow them meticulosuly. Differing from the views of pUrvAchAryAs has been proscribed as per the upadhEsa rethinamAlai pAsuram”munnoAr mozhindha” However, sri vAdhi kEsari azhagia maNavALa jEyar has given a commentary-pannErAyirappadi vyAkyAnam- for thriuvoizmozhi. This is more or less based on the meanings of

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Manavala Mamunigal – 1

We are in the midst of periya jEyar utsavam -aippasi mUlam. mAmunikaL’s greatness can be observed from His prabhandham-s and his commentaries. His prabhandhams are lucid yet thought provoking. A few samples. “mARan paNitha thamizh maRaikku mangaiyar kOne,ARangam kURa avadharitha..” ‘மாறன் பணித்த தமிழ் மறைக்கு மங்கையர்கோன் ஆறங்கம் கூற  அவதரித்த ‘ upadhEsa rathinamAlai 9; this pAsuram mentions that kaliyan’s prabhandham-s are explanatory

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