Re Potala(ka), etc

Lakshmi Srinivas lsrinivas at YAHOO.COM
Sat Feb 27 19:32:37 UTC 1999

---Lakshmi Srinivas <lsrinivas at YAHOO.COM> wrote:
> tAzcaDaiyum nILmuDiyum oNmazuvum cakkaramum
> cUzaravum ponnANum tOnRumAl -
> cUzumtiranDaruvi pAyum tirumalaimEl entaikku
> iranDuruvum onRAy icaintu.
>                                          (Divyaprabandham 2344)
> It talks of the image (adorned/unadorned? ... perhaps the former) in
> terms of pairs of attributes (low hanging jaTA & long hair), (mace
> &discus), ( snake around him  &  golden thread). It concludes by
> saying that "both forms become one in fitting our Lord".

In my earlier post, I had erroneously translated mazu as mace. It is
actually axe.

Thanks and Warm Regards.

Lakshmi Srinivas

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