Pathway to Paramapadham

Srimathe Ramanujaya Namaha
Sri Rangapriya Divya Padukabhyam Namaha
Salutations to our Guruparamparai-:  https://youtu.be/DSGNKRp3SAQ
We celebrate Ramanujar’s 1000th birthday on April 30th 2017…
Why are we celebrating his birthday after 1000 years? What is so special about him? Why do people respect him so much?
Very little I know of this great soul…but I feel like sharing the little I know…
Let us enjoy the highlights of his life in nine brief posts. Nine and multiples of 9 was a significant number in Sri Ramanuja’s life. He wrote 9 works. He went to Thirukoshtiyur 18 times to get the Thirumanthra upadesham. He convinced his philosophy to the Advaita scholar, Yagna Murthi on the 18th day of debate. He also studied Ramayana 18 times under Periya Thirumalai Nambi. In fact, he paved the path to the 108th Divyadesham which is Paramapadham…