SRIPADA SRIVALLABHA CHARITRA CHAPTER - 6
Birth of Sreepada Sreevallabha:
On a Mahaalaya Amaavaasya day Raja Sarma( father of sripada srivallabha swamy )was making arrangements for the ceremony of his ancestors. Then a cry of supplication “Bhavati! Bhikshaam Dehi” was heard at the entrance of the house in the street. Sumati Maharani gave alms to the Avadhoota (who is freed from all worldly bonds). He asked her to request for any boon. Sumati (mother of sripada srivallabha swamy )said to Avadhoota, “Sir! You are an
Your words are self-fulfilling ones. Elders are sayingthat the incarnation of Sreepada Sreevallabha will be attracted towards the earth veryshortly. In what form Lord Datta is now roaming? It is heard that Lord Datta is wanderingon this earth from the last one hundred years. You told me to ask for any wish. I have a desire to see the form of Sreepada Sreevallabha.”
SRIPADASRIVALLABHA GAVE DARSHAN TO HIS MOTHER
on seeing those words Avadhoota broke into a horrible laughter that shook theworlds. Sumati Maharani felt that the whole universe in her vicinity disappeared in a trice. A 16 year handsome laid in the attire of a Sage appeared before her and said
Sumati Maharani saw that supernal auspicious figure of SreepadaSreevallabha and fell on His Feet and paid obeisance. Sreepada Sreevallabha lifted Sumati Maharani from the ground and said, “Mother!
It is a ludicrous matter that amother should fall on the feet of her child. It diminishes the life span of the child also.”
Then Sumati submitted, “Lord Sreepada Sreevallabhaa! You called me ‘Mother’!Therefore, you agreed that ‘I’ am ‘Your Mother’ and ‘You’ are ‘my Child’. Yours is a true word. So make that word a reality. Please take birth as
‘our son’.” Then ‘SreeCharana’ spoke thus, “Thadhaasthu! (Be it as may be!) I will be born in the sameform of Sreepada Sreevallabha which you witnessed now.
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