On Feburary 7, 2012, HH Srimath 46th Azhagiasingar concluded his anugraha bhashanam at Thiruppullani. In particular, the day’s anugraha BhAshaNam consists of two parts. The first part is the final anugraha BhaashaNam on “Sthree Dharmam”. The second part is about SaraNAgati dharmam in the context of VibhishaNa SaraNAgati at Sethukkarai .
Let us start with the second part first: Srimath Azhagiya Singar blessed us with a rare insight on why Queen KaikEyi asked for the twin boons from her husband : (1) Raaman be banished to the forest for 14 years and (2) Her son brother ascend the throne in palce of his elder brother Raaman. The sound reasoning behind asking for such a boon was based on Queen KaikEyi’s competence in JyOthisha Saastram. She knew that the ruling king of AyOfdhyaa will meet death soon. She was very fond of Raaman and therefore she did not want Raaman to ascend the throne as per the wish of King Dasaratha, her husband. She knew also her own son will not ascend the throne. She concluded the elder king could lose his life and spare the life of Raaman. Raaman went to the forest and King Dasarathan died out of putra sOkam . Bahrathan chose to rule as a representative of Pahdukais from NandigrAmam instead of from the capitol of AyOdhya. The avatAra reason is fulfilled. RaavaNan and KumbhakarNan was destroyed. SaraNAgathy tattvam was practiced and demonstrated by the Lord. VibheeshaNa SaraNAgathi is one of the key demonstration of SaraNAgati Tattvam.
Regarding the First part , Srimath Azhagiya Singar quoted key texts from Manu Smruti , Yajn~yavalkya Smruti and others to illustrate the many points relating to Stree dharmams. The importance of SishtAchAram ( practiced by elders) over even kulAchAram was pointed out . The observances that should be adopted by sthrees during many stages of their lives (Before VivAham , after VivAham , during pregnancy , BahishtA Kaalams , Vruddha sumangali stages) for minimizing the chances of spreading inauspiciousness of different kinds for themselves and others . HH pointed out the acquisition of SrEyas by observing the prescribed Sthree dharmams. HH covered the many observances for the sthrees to maintain their soumAngalyam thru the practice of Sthree dharmams prescribed by the sutrakArAs .
Please refer to this important audio for details .
Also note that both the Azhagiyasingars left Thirupullani at noon time on this day to arrive at DasaavatAra Sannidhi, Srirangam around 6 PM. They will be camping there until further notified.
Courtesy: Sri Raghuveeradayal Swami and Sri Oppiliappan Koil Varadachari Sadagopan Swami