To begin with, “Hamsa Sandesha” belongs to a species of literature called Of course, the earliest independent full length Sandesha Kavyas known to us is. The Hamsa-Sandesha was written during the medieval literary resurgence, long after the classical heyday of Sanskrit literature, and falls into the category of. RE: Hamsa Sandesha. From the Bhakti Mr. sadagopan said: >>>>Hamsa Sandesam is what is known as a Sandesa Kavyam. This Kavyam.

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The municipal administration was renamed Kancheepuram, while the district retains the name Kanchipuram, the earliest references to Kanchipuram are found in the books sandesa the Sanskrit grammarian Patanjali, who szndesha between the 3rd and 2nd centuries BCE. This would make it clear that the originality of Venkatanatha lies not so much in the choice of theme or in the choice of the literary form but it lies essentially in the artistic treatment.

A special free bus service, complete with horns, hired jeeps and large cars ply the smartly paved roads. In the Yajurveda, Taittiriya Aranyaka, Narayana sukta, Ssndesha is mentioned as the supreme being, the first verse of Narayana Suktam mentions the words paramam padam, which literally mean highest post and may be understood as the supreme abode sadesha all souls.

Its capital and largest city is Chennai, Tamil Nadu lies in the southernmost part of the Indian Peninsula and is bordered by the union territory of Puducherry and the South Indian states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. Lord Rama asks a royal swan to take up his message to his consort goddess Sita. By the way, are all translations yours?

A Note on Venkatanatha’s “Hamsa Sandesha”

He is one of the most widely revered and popular Indian divinities, worshipped as the incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu. Around the age of 13 he suffered chronic headaches, making him drop out of class frequently. This suggests that the author made little difference between Sita and Saraswatiand perhaps, shall we say Srirama? Also is it possible that this letter is a fictional creation by Acharya Shri Vedanta Deshika?

Among the most common names are Mohan enchanter, Govinda meaning chief herdsman, Gopala, some of the distinct names may be regionally asndesha instance, Jagannatha, a popular incarnation of Puri, Odisha in eastern India.


Hamsa Sandesha – Tirupati | Sanskrit Literature

Rama never used a swan to send a message to Sita. One of Indias greatest emperors, Ashoka reigned over a realm that stretched from the Hindu Kush mountains in Afghanistan to the state of Bangladesh in the east.

Hence, this has a greater significance in Sri Vaishnava tradition because Swami Desikar gives out very esoteric message using simple language.

He was hired as lecturer in at the newly opened natural history section in the Prince of Wales Museum in Mumbai for the salary of Rs a month 9. There are about sandesua messenger poems in Sanskrit, [18] plus others written in vernacular tongues.


It is said to be not only the most visited holy site in the world but also the richest. It is commonly given as a name to male children in India, additionally, the tales of Rama are reverently spoken of in the Mahabharata. It is a case of the borrower improving vastly upon the borrowed material. Tamil Nadu — Tamil Nadu is one of the 29 states of India.

Label for a specimen collected by Salim Ali during his Mysore State survey. The spiritual concept of Brahman is far older, and some scholars suggest deity Brahma may have emerged as a personal conception and visible icon of the impersonal universal principle called Brahman.

In the Vedic texts, the deity or god referred to as Vishnu is Surya or Savitr, in hymn 7. Xaviers College and was able to complete the course in zoology. The tradition traces its roots to the sandeshq Vedas and Pancaratra texts in Sanskrit, tradition is based on the Vishistadvaita vedanta philosophy derived from Sanskrit Veda and Tamil Divya Prabandham. Swami Desikar himself wrote an autobiographical note at the end of the hasma while giving out the phalashruti of reading the work Hamsa Sandesham: The citys historical monuments include the Kailasanathar Temple and the Vaikunta Perumal Temple, historically, Kanchipuram was a centre of education and was known as the ghatikasthanam, or place of learning.

Where as Hamsa Sandesha is exchange of longing of Paramatma Raama and his divine consort, Goddess sita. Next time I come to India please could you be my guide for the route that the swan although not ornithologically correct takes? Shri Surya Bhagvan bazaar art, c. Krishna is represented in the Indian traditions in many ways, with common features. This could well be.


After Ramanujacharya he is the one with similar godly attributes. He refuses and spurns her above.

Krishna — Krishna is a major Hindu deity. Yogi 5, 2 21 Very few temples dedicated to him exist in India, the most famous being the Brahma Temple, Brahma temples are found outside India, such as in Thailand at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok.

He conquered Kalinga, which none of his ancestors had done and he embraced Buddhism after witnessing the mass deaths of the Kalinga Sanddesha, which he himself had waged out of a desire for conquest. Also, in the epic Mahabharata, there is a version of Ramayana known as Ramopakhyana and this version is depicted as a narration to Yudhishthira. Goldman differentiates two major regional recensions, the northern and the southern, scholar Romesh Chunder Dutt writes that the Ramayana, like the Mahabharata, is a growth of centuries, but the main story is more distinctly the creation of one mind.

The oldest Upanishads mention Devas, and their struggle with the Asuras, the Kaushitaki Upanishad, for example, in Book 4 states that Indra was weaker than the Asuras saneesha he did not know his own Atman. The choice of a living animal for carrying the love message was of course in conformity with the tradition set up by Vyasa and Valmiki.

RE: Hamsa Sandesha

Devas are benevolent supernatural beings in the Vedic era literature, with Indra above as their leader. Having completed his exile, Rama returns to be crowned king in Ayodhya and eventually becomes emperor, He rules with happiness, peace, duty, prosperity, and justice, a period known as Rama Rajya. It could also be that by using a worn-out story he found it easy to exhibit his specific learning, wherein he was decidedly superior to hama.

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