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This is a beautiful statement of the sage of limitless love,
thirun^Avukkarachar in the thiruth thANdakam he recited in thiruvaiyARu.
This reflects the high spiritual state of that great sage and it shows how
the real love for the Lord should be.
The God who transcedes everything is so great to be completely
understood. Rather It should be felt. For devotees who feel Him, He is simple.
It is in fact the crown of all the feelings - the love for Him that establishes
the connection with Him. When this love grows, comes out of the clouds of
personal benefits to raise over the peaks, the devotees who enslaved themselves
to that Form of Mercy find the Lord in all their feelings. He who is beyond
growth or decay, grows and occupies their hearts and feelings. Whatever be the
emotions - happiness, sorrow, anger, submission - everything is directed
towards Him. That Almighty is felt like the kid, the mother, the friend,
wife / husband to receive all kinds of emotions. It is out of this great
love that sun^dharar even scolds the Lord in "mILA adimai" (thiruvArUr),
"koduku venychilai" (thiru murugan pUNdi) songs. The same love could be seen in the
"chUduvEn pUN^konRai" (thiru ammAnai) and entire thirukkOvaiyAr where mANikka
vAchakar expresses the passion for the husband - that is the Lord Himself.
The lust is also enjoyable and leading to salvation if it is aimed at that
beautiful Lord shiva.
As the Lord is all the relationships Himself for those who hold His
flower like feet all the emotions should naturally run around Him. It is
the feelings and emotions that accelerates the human to get elevated or
dragged down. If all the feelings are towards that Thief who robs the hearts
then there can be no doubt about marching towards liberation. If all the
feelings are for the Lord then one always keeps thinking about Him and only about
Him. If that naked and always blissful Lord is in all the feelings every
moment is enjoyable, every emotion is enjoyable.
Posted On: 16 April 97.
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