First Anniversary of SRV and Thyagaraja Aradhana @ SRV

With Acharya krupa, Sree Ramanuja Vidyalaya (SRV) completed its first year of official functioning on the 26th of January 2019 and it was celebrated with a stotrapatha ghoshti by kids and their parents.

Adiyen gave a welcome speech and then the ghoshti happened with a parayanam of nine stotras including Desika mangalam.

The link to photos and videos of the function is as below:

As 25-01-2019 happened to the bakula panchami day (a) Thyagaraja Aradhana, Smt.Anusha, adiyen’s dharmapatni, had organised a rendering of the pancharatna kritis with her students.

The link to the photos and videos of the function is as below



Moral stories for kids – the story of Dadhichi Maharishi

  • As a part of teaching santhai of stotras to kids in an interesting manner Adiyen sometimes encourages them to narrate stories that are related to the stotras themselves. The below story about Dadichi finds an indirect mention in the 14th verse of Shodashayudha stotram where in Swami Desika describes the vajra ayudha of Sudarshana which is different from that of Indra’s vajra ayudha made from the spine of Dadichi.

आयुधानामहं वज्रम् इत्यगीयत यः स वः ।

अव्याद्धेतीशवज्रोsसौ अदधीच्यस्थिसम्भवः ।।

The story was first narrated by Chi.Amrit Narayan of 2nd standard. The link to his version is

The link to the story that was narrated by adiyen is as below



Srimad Bhagavad Gita lecture 40 by Dr.Sreeram Jaganathan Setlur

The audio link to the 40th part of the lecture by adiyen on Sri Ramanuja’s bhashya on the Bhagavad Gita is as below – A brief recap of the introduction and meanings of the first three verses of the tenth chapter is given and the meanings of the verses from 4th until the 18th verse of the tenth chapter are covered in this lecture.

The link is as below:

It is sheer Acharyakrupa that this happens to be the 100th post of this website which has just completed its first anniversary so to say.