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Yatiraja Vaibhavam – Slokams 6 to 10

Slokams 6 & 7:
tato jaganmangala pingalabde chaitrakhya shuklacchada pancameeke |
aardobidarkshena yute ca vare bruhaspates sanmrugarajalagne ||
vedantasiddhantasamarthanaya bahyantarabraanthamatapunuttaye |
shesamshaka: keshavayajvadevyam tejonidhi: kashcadihabiraaseet ||

Then in the Pingala year auspicious for the world, on Suklapanchami of the Chaitra month on Thursday having the constellation Ardra, and in Simhalagna, there appeared (was born) in the wife of Kesavasomayajin a receptacle of luster, which represented a portion of Adisesa, for vindicating the tenets of the Vedanta system and for expelling (destroying) the deluded systems of thought, both external and internal (to the Vedanta).

Slokam 8:
srishailapoornaupyatha bhoothapuryamagamya veekshyadbhuthamagineyam |
cakara rakshartharathangashankachakra ca ramanujanamakam ca ||

Then Srisailapurana came to Bhutapuri and saw his marvelous (admirable) nephew. He gave him, as a protective measure, the marks of discus and conch and also the name Ramanuja.

Slokam 9:
tatobhivruddhasya ca tatkatakshai: pitapi tasyatmabhuvabdapurthim |
chaulam tatharambanamaksharaanaam cakara saktvottarapancamabde ||

To his son who grew up through Srisailapurana’s gracious looks, the father performed the first birthday celebration and tonsure and likewise initiation in learning (Aksarabhyasa) in the fifth year when Sattva Guna is prominent.

Slokam 10:
krutopaneetistu tatassapitra samabhyasan vedatadangashastram |
ramanujaaryobhavadagrayateja mahabhdirananditasatyasheelam ||

With upanayana (investiture with the sacred thread) performed by his father, Ramanuja started his study of Vedas and their auxiliary sciences and became possessed of foremost splendor with his virtuous conduct being hailed by the great.

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