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ANDAL

Awakening the Lord from his Sleep

Some of the songs are to awaken the Lord. What does this mean - this awakening of God from His sleep? God has to protect the good and punish the wicked. But God is also merciful. Because of His mercy God sometimes does not punish the wicked; so His mercy makes Him inactive. It is this inaction, induced by God's mercy that Andal calls sleep in   these hymns. Evil forces grow stronger if the Lord does not help the good people. So she begs God to awaken from His sleep and overcome the forces of evil.

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Andal - A Great Devotee
About Andal
Introduction
The King's Problem
In A Garden
Vishnuchitta Comes To Madurai
The Great Alwar
The Treasure In The Earth
God Alone Should Help It!
The First BirthdayGod's Gracious Gift
Andal's Childhood
'I Too, Must Please The Lord'
'What Has My Daughter Done!'
The Great Beloved Who Offered Flowers She Had Worn
A Light To Friends
Andal's Teaching
'Shriranganatha Is My Husband'
'Andal Has Won My Hear'
Shriranganatha's Wife
Andal's Garland Of Poems
'Tiruppavai'
The Story Of a Florist
Let Your Devotion Find Expression In Hard Work
They Belong To All Mankind
The Path Of Surrender
You are Here! Awakening The Lord From His Sleep
Man Has To Awaken From Sleep, Too
The Divine Mother
Beyond Man's Understanding
A Meaningful Life

 

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