Re: Kandam -rules

Bhaskar Kompella (
Tue, 26 May 1998 10:11:55 -0500

Nasy garu wrote:

> Yeah, Yaeh, I know, it had all been done before, deja vu for the umpteenth
> time, and all that. All the same, can't resist the temptation to show off
> my meagre knowledge - for the ja gaNam rule, the 1st and second lines are
> counted as one as are the 3rd and 4th. In this compound line, ja gaNam is
> prohibited from an 'odd' numbered position. Therefore, the point three
> needs to be amended. Infact, SreeSree wrote in one of his sirisirimuvvalu
> regarding jagaNam tO jagaDam, and he 'cigirci'fied it in the fourth
> (nAlugiMTa - first in the structurally second line)..He also used a
> 'kaMTikimpugA uMDE yati' in it, but that is another story.

The mistake was due to "cut-and-paste". 
It was nice of you to point it out. 
One  should not take it as "showing off " of knowledge. For, TRUTH is 


I am new to the net and do not know that this is a "charvithacharvanam".