gIthArtha sangraham – 7

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Greatness of gyAni

SlOkam 29

gyAni thu paramaikAnthI thadhAyaththAthma jIvana: |
thath-samSlEsha-viyOgaika-sukadhukkasthadhEgadhI: ||

NammazhwarnammAzhwAr – top-most among gyAnis

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Word-by-word meaning (based on puththUr krishNamAchAryar swamy’s thamizh translation)

paramaikAnthI gyAni thu – gyAni who is fully devoted to bhagavAn
thadhA yaththAthma jIvana: – having a life that is fully dependant upon emperumAn
thath samSlEsha viyOgaika sukadhukka: – feeling joyful when united with emperumAn and agonised when separated from emperumAn
thadhEkadhI: – is the one whose knowledge is fully situated in bhagavAn only

Simple translation (based on puththUr krishNamAchAryar swamy’s thamizh translation)

gyAni is the one who is fully devoted to bhagavAn, having a life that is fully dependant upon emperumAn, feeling joyful when united with emperumAn and agonised when separated from emperumAn and is the one whose knowledge is fully situated in bhagavAn only.

 

SlOkam 30

bhagavadhdhyAna yOgOkthi vandhanasthuthikIrthanai: |
labdhAthmA thadhgathaprANa manObudhdhIndhriya kriya: ||

nammalwar-art-2nammAzhwAr declared in thiruvAimozhi 6.7.1 – “uNNum sORu parugu nIr thinnum veRRilaiyum ellAm kaNNan” (food, water and beetle nuts – sustenance, nourishment and enjoyment – everything is krishNa)

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Word-by-word meaning (based on puththUr krishNamAchAryar swamy’s thamizh translation)

bhagavath dhyAna yOga ukthi vandhana sthuthi kIrthanai: – through meditating upon bhagavAn, seeing him, speaking about him, worshiping him, praising him, singing about him
labdhAthmA – one who sustains himself
thath gatha prANa manO budhdhi indhriya kriya: – is the one whose life, mind, intellect, senses are engaged in bhagavAn only.

Simple translation (based on puththUr krishNamAchAryar swamy’s thamizh translation)

One who sustains himself through meditating upon bhagavAn, seeing him, speaking about him, worshiping him, praising him, singing about him is the one whose life, mind, intellect, senses are engaged in bhagavAn only.

 

SlOkam 31

nija karmAdhi bhakthyantham kuryAth prIthyaiva kAritha: |
upAyathAm parithyajya nyasyEdhdhEvE thu thAmabhI: ||

emperumanar-1emperumAnAr –  the greatest of gyAnis

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Word-by-word meaning (based on puththUr krishNamAchAryar swamy’s thamizh translation)

nija karmAdhi – starting with karma yOgam according to ones own varNam and ASramam
bhakthi antham – all means upto bhakthi yOgam
upAyathAm parithyajya – giving up the attitude of those being the means [to attain bhagavAn]
prIthyA Eva kAritha: – being stimulated with devotion (which will be fitting for bhagavAn who is the natural master for all)
kuryAth – (gyAni who is paramaikAnthi – fully situated in bhagavAn) will perform
abhI: – without fear
thAma – that upAyathvam (being the means)
dhEvE thu – in bhagavAn only
nyasyEth – should be meditated upon

Simple translation (based on puththUr krishNamAchAryar swamy’s thamizh translation)

gyAni who is paramaikAnthi (fully situated in bhagavAn) being stimulated with devotion (which will be fitting for bhagavAn who is the natural master for all) will perform all means starting with karma yOgam upto bhakthi yOgam according to ones own varNam and ASramam giving up the attitude of such yOgams being the means [to attain bhagavAn]. That upAyathvam (being the means) should be meditated upon in bhagavAn only without fear.

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