A prediction

In 2013, 1 Tuesday, I chanted a whole day praising Rama's Feet. The next day morning I had a dream. In it I won an Oscar. I'll win 4 sure.

Posted by Ramesh Sadasivam on Sunday, 1 November 2015

The Ultimate Liberator!

For the seekers of knowledge
Can there be a knowledge?
better than
The Knowledge of The Divine, Shri Rama!

The one who liberated
Even the blades of grasses
And all the swarms of ants

Leaving none behind
That ever existed
In the Good City of Ayodhya

And placed them in
An exotic heaven
Created exclusively for them
By the Great Grandshire Brahma!

-Nammazhvaar


Ramayanam is Agriculture
Bhagavatham is Harvest
-Me


The twin-syllable, Rama
When a devotee exalts!
The Birth-Death cycle
It permanently halts

Goodness and Wealth
It everyday brings
Sin and poverty
It cleanses and shrinks

-Kambar


Goodness Honesty Sweetness Simplicity
Gentleness Strength Humility Bravery
Valour Talent Prowess Success
Memory Trustworthiness Heroism Genuinity
Such adorable qualities and so much more
By chanting Rama's name you will score!

-Me

My Lord's Story: Goodness Incarnate

Ramayanam in English poetry.

The Supreme Lord of the Universe was once born on this earth as a Human Being, faced challenges and had His share of pain and pleasure going through both good and bad times like any of us. Like any of us He too, took His turn in laughter and cry.

This humility of The Lord, that makes Him come down to earth and share with us our difficulties to show us a way to handle them is what I admire in Him. This quality of Him, makes me surrender to Him unconditionally and makes me want to sing His Glory on and on and on.

My Lord's Story is an out pour of my devotion that seeps out in gratitude for the pains He took to be a lighthouse for us, to cross the ocean of Samsara.

Links to all the posts have been provided in an order on the right side column.


Saturday, June 7, 2014

Venkatesha Suprabhatham


Oh! Son of Kausalya, wake up now
Her fortune and happiness wake up now
The day is dawning wake up now
Shri Ramachandra wake up now

The east has now become
red and bright
To worship you! Oh Lord!
The time is right!

Kamala's magnet
To rule the world now
please do come
With The Garuda symbol
on your flag post
please do come!

Oh Mother! Maha Lakshmi!
In Vishnu's chest you do reside
May this dawn be auspicious!
Unto thee! oh! Holy one!

MadhuKaitabha Asuras got destroyed
Oh! Lord You attract all with your charm!

Surrendered ones come!
Trusting ones come!
Refugees come!
Grieving ones come!

Wealth and Victory Glory
Prosperity Life and Wisdom
Happiness Health and Pleasure
Flow from you!
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Indrani Saraswathi and Shakthi
await to worship your husband
Oh! Rishabadri Lord's beloved one!
May auspiciousness be on Thee!

The seven Rishi's headed
By Athri and
The ones who have worshipped
The sun's first rays!

Offer unto Thy Feet
Lotus from Ganga
Oh Lord of Adhishesha Hills
Wake up now!

Lord Shiva! Shri Brahma!
Lord Kantha and Inthira!
All of them are in awe
of the acts you did as Vikrama!

Brihaspathi reads Panjangams for You!
Sheshachala's Lord! Please do wake up now!

Areca's Fragrance
Coco's Fragrance
Mingle with breeze
And flow here to Greet

Flower buds do blossom blossom
And the smell is awesome awesome
Sheshadeva May auspiciousness
Be on You!
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In the cages
parrots have waken up
And they too sing
your praises now
They've eaten pieces of Bananas
And drunk some tasty Payasam

Sage Narada has come
Praising you
And His Sitar He is
Playing too

With one hand he is
Playing sweetly His Sitar
The other hand he is
lifting high in praise of you

Swarms of bees
in the lake near by
buzz around here and there
From the lotuses
they take for you
sweet honey with love and care

Sheshachala may Good luck be on you
May this dawn be auspicious for you

The Gopikas do
churn the curd now
The churning sound does
Hit the sky now

The sound does seem like fighting
The ambience is heart delighting
Sheshadeva please do please do
wake up now!
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The bees that buzz around lotuses
All are Sun God's beloved friends
As the lotuses charm your nose and eyes
Bees hum to charm your heeding ears

With Boon giving Lakshmi
You reside
In your heart with love
she resides

Oh! Mercy Ocean
Friend of all Universe
Venkatesha! Shri Maarbhaa!
Wake up now!

Lord Shiva! Lord Brahma!
And Sanandanas have taken bath!
Only to get a glimpse of you
At your door they wait for you!

Venkatachala may auspiciousness be on you!
And may it be on all your abodes too!

Sheshadhri Hills
Garudadhri Hills
Venkatadhri Hills
Naranadhri Hills

Vrishabadhri Hills that are mighty
Vrishadhri Hills that are a beauty
May all of them be auspicious for
You Highness!

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Shiva and Indra stand by here
Yama and Agni stand by here
Nairuthi varuna stand by here
Kubera and vayu stand by here

They fold their palms like a lotus bud
And raise their hands high above the head

Desirous of your charming vision they do stand
Desiring in their hearts to serve you they do stand

The leaders of all animals
Serve you by transporting you
The leaders of all flying ones
Garuda stands first of them

Venkatachala may auspiciousness be on You
And may it be on all your vehicles too

Leader of snakes Adhishesha
Leader of cats SingaRaja

Airavathan Elephants Leader
Uchasravan Horses Leader
Await here at your door step
To carry you!
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The Devas' Leaders have come now
The Gods of planets have come now
To taste the joy of serving you
Submissively they have come to you!

Sooriyan Chandran Mangalan
Good Bhudhan Viyaazhan Sukkiran

Shaneeshwara and Rahu Kethu
Have come now
With devotion unto thy Feet
They do salute you now

By the dust of Your Holy Feet
Devotees are all cleansed of sins
Those who have reached your place
Wish not to leave even for heavens!

Venkatachala may auspiciousness be on you!
Venkateshwara may auspiciousness be on you!!

Those who caught you
To reach the heavens
Those who caught you
To get their freedom

For the joy of worshipping you
For a glimpse of your Temple's high crest
Wish not to give up their lives
on this earth!
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Oh! Lord of Shri Devi Bhoo Devi
Oh! Lord of Goodness and Virtue
Oh! Lord of all the Deva Crowd!
Oh! Lord of all the Universe!

You Possess all of Universe
You Possess all of its Good Wealth

Ananthan Garudan
Wait to worship Your Good Feet
May auspiciousness be on You
Oh! Venkatesha!

Pathamanabhane! Purushoththama!
Vaasudevane! Shri Vaikunthaa!
Maadhavaa! Janardhana!!
Chakrabaaniye! Shri Shri Vathsaa!

Like the Parijatham
You accept surrendered ones!
Like the Kalpavriksha
You sanction plenty boons!

On Your body
Beauty does dance
For your Beauty
Manmathan is no match

Lakshmi's breast is
like a flower bud
You glance at it
attention unshed
May this dawn be auspicious for you
Wake up now!

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As a fish, as turtle and a boar
As Narasimha, Vikrama You did come
As ParasuRama Rama You did come
As BalaRama Krishna You did come

As Kalki You are yet to come
Many births like these you do often take

The Brahmins who have mastered Vedas
Have come now
With golden pots of Ganges Waters
They do bow
Cardamom Camphor and clove pieces
Are added to your bathing water for Fragrance

The bright red Sun is rising up
The lotuses have blossomed well
The birds are all singing sweet
The vaishnavas are praising you!

With Lord Brahma Great Yogis and Renunciates
Sananthanas do await you in your place!

Holding in their
Beautiful hands
Gifts to you that
Bring to you luck

Eager to see your beauty
Taking this as their duty
They stand at your place like trees and
await you!
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ShriShriNivasa Govindha
Oh! Speck-less Blameless Govindha!
Good luck bestowing Govindha!
A bridge to liberation! Govindha!

Through Upanishads
One can Know
All that has
to be known of you

May auspiciousness be on You!
Oh Venkatesha!
May this dawn be auspicious For You!
Venkatesha!

Virushachala! Oh Mighty Lord!
Thus ends Your wake up song!
Those who do remember this
Are blessed by You with
Good Wisdom!

It is equivalent to the six Vedangas
It does help in achieving all of one's goals!

Happiness Comes
Health and Wealth come
Arrogance does go
Wisdom does show

All this and lot of Goodness
Protection from Harms and badness
And a lot more you do give
Oh! Govindha!
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Govindha!

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