Lord is more in search of our hearts ….

This divine pastime of  Swamy Parasara Bhattar the illustrious acharyar   reflects about Lord’s   concern for  him .  Bhattar was five years old and was showing signs of extraordinary intelligence for his age .His father Kooresa was once reciting the divine pasuram from Nammazhars Thiruvamozhi..

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..Nedumarka….adimai……..

In this pasuram Azhwar quotes about the great  devotee saints . In the third verse the description runs as Siru-mam-manisar… .They the great saints  are small -and -great.

 Bhattar who was attentively hearing the pasuram with eagerness asked his father !

Father !!   How can a thing be both small and great ? at one and same time?

Kooresa  amused with his innocent question  said !

What an unexpected question from you  my child ?

It is tough to explain …However let me try to explain ..

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 He continued  , My dear  Child  … Do you see our revered Acharyars ..Siriya Achan , Emberumannar and others .They are small in stature but very great in knowledge and wisdom .See how contradictory things like small and great can yet be harmonically combined in one and the same thing .

Bhattar understood  the content  from the comparision …

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 Lord Ranganathar and Mother Ranganayaki were the adoptive parents of Bhattar . Bhattar used to treat them as parents  As he grew up he was taught to adore the LORD and pray .

Once Bhattar joined his friends  inside the Srirangam Temple sanctorium .  Lordships were in their retiring moments after all the bustle of the day’s worship  had subsided.

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Lord in feigned anger called Bhattar ..

Bhattar obeyed ..

Lord asked him  My child !!  …Why is that you are not coming here frequently inside  as you used to do before ?

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Bhattar politely  replied ..  As you are LORD of the Universe I must not disturb your precious time ..

Lord  again asked   OK then ………….. Why did you do it before ?

As my father and mother  advised   me he  innocently  said

Lord replied !!  

Then always think of us in this relation only ..

That pleases us more than the relationship of  a  devotee

KKKUU

Lord is more in search of our hearts than our mortal body …

Adiyen Ramanuja dasan

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video credits : Sri Ranga padmanabhan

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About Kazhiyur Varadan

Am seeker of true knowledge , aspiring to serve and share the divine pastimes of Lord and HIS devotees . Interested in meeting devotees and love traveling to all holy places . Major interest is to interact with devotees and be of some use to the world in spreading Lord's divine play . This blog is an attempt of knotting a garland of priceless pearls from Sri vaishnava Divya desam . .....Divya leelai .. .......and .Divyaanubhuthee shared by zillions of hari bhaktaas . Though Adiyen is neither competent or qualified in sharing this elixir of spiritual world , out of abundant mercy from asmath Acharyar His Holiness Sri Sri MudaliAnddan swamigal ,adiyen is attempting to reproduce the same which is done purely by the grace of AchAryar and the Lordships by hearing from various advanced devotees . Am like a bee collecting the nectar from sacred flowers and posting the same in this honey comb blog .. There can be few photographs which would have been uploaded from google images to practically have the feel of the holy place and be of some service to the devotees . In case the owner of the pictures /images, videos has any objections for this adiyen shall remove the same . If any of the images presented here violates copyright issues or infringes anyone copyright or are not under "Fair use" the same shall be removed ASAP . Anything erroneous in adiyens post is completely my fault/ignorance and anything noteworthy goes to the spiritual masters . Any faults are solely due to my poor understanding and seek pardon for my poor expression . All the divine pastimes shared are from the lectures and the ones shared by several advance devotees .All the compliments and praise belong to the great Spiritual masters for their mercy on adiyen ( your servant ) to share and re share in this blog to remain that bliss always ...... Seeking your blessings in this small service of sharing the divine posts .. Adiyen Ramanuja dasan Jai Sriman Narayana IMPORTANT 1) Spiritual Material posted in this blog are just for information purpose and for spreading awareness. Few divine pastimes which was shared in discourses and the holy place is being re shared which are subject to mistakes or discrepancies with time . So, kindly , don't be offensive and don't post any aggressive or illegitimate comments on the blogs due to the differences in opinions. 2) This blog may contain links to other sites through advertisement, user comments, articles. While Adiyen tries to link only to sites that are safe and secure, Adiyen am not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other sites., since the linked site is not under the control of me, am not responsible for the contents of any linked site or contents of the links mentioned in the links site. Adiyen am providing this link just for informational and academic purposes only. 3) This blog may contain inaccurate, incorrect and clerical errors. Adiyen do not warrant nor assure the accuracy/correctness/completeness of the materials/articles or the reliability of any advice, opinion, comment or other information displayed or distributed through this blog . 4) We are in the service of spreading the divine pastimes of LORD and HIS devotees .Please correct adiyen in any shortcomings .
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3 Responses to Lord is more in search of our hearts ….

  1. Thanks for sharing the story of Lord is more in search of devotees. As Lord said we should treat our Lord as our parents so that the relation will more better than devotee. How we do service to our parents like we should always think of god and do service to the best of our knowledge.

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  2. G Anand says:

    Very touching. Jai HO. dasanudasan

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  3. SATYA GOPALAN says:

    Hari Om!
    “Lord is in search of our hearts than our mortal body” – Quiet contemplative! Short in structure but more of Wisdom…Acharyars…..They are Books to be read till we close our eyes finally.
    Adiyen Ramanuja Dasan – Jai Sriman Narayana!

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