thiruvAimozhi – 2.2.9 – kAkkum iyalvinan

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Introduction for this pAsuram

Highlights from thirukkurukaippirAn piLLAn‘s introduction

No specific introduction.

Highlights from nanjIyar‘s introduction

In ninth pAsuram – AzhwAr says “Since emperumAn has creation, sustenance and annihilation under his full control, he is the supreme”.

Highlights from vAdhi kEsari azhagiya maNavALa jIyar‘s introduction

Subsequently, AzhwAr says “In addition to sustenance, creation and annihilation are also under his control”.

Highlights from periyavAchchAn piLLai‘s introduction

See nanjIyar‘s introduction.

Highlights from nampiLLai‘s introduction as documented by vadakkuth thiruvIdhip piLLai

See nanjIyar‘s introduction.

pAsuram

kAkkum iyalvinan kaNNa perumAn
sErkkai seydhu than undhiyuLLE
vAyththa thisai mukan indhiran vAanavar
AkkinAn theyva ulagugaLE

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Word-by-Word meanings (based on vAdhi kEsari azhagiya maNavALa jIyar‘s 12000 padi)

kAkkum iyalvinan – having “protecting (others)” as a natural quality
kaNNan – who is krishNa
perumAn – sarvESvaran (supreme lord)
sErkkai seydhu – (during annihilation, the unmanifest matter as said in “thama EkIbhavathi“) to merge
than undhi uLLE – inside his divine naval
vAyththa – fit (for creation)
thisai mukan – chathur muka (four headed) brahmA
indhiran – indhra
vAnavar – dhEvas
theyva ulagaugaL – their celestial planets
AkkinAn – created them

Simple transalation (based on vAdhi kEsari azhagiya maNavALa jIyar‘s 12000 padi)

sarvESvaran krishNa who has “protecting others” as a natural quality, lets the matter which is in unmanifest state without names/forms during annihilation to submerge in him; he subsequently creates brahmA, indhra, other dhEvathAs, the celestial planets which are their residences inside his divine naval.

vyAkyAnams (commentaries)

Highlights from thirukkurukaippirAn piLLAn‘s vyAkyAnam

See vAdhi kEsari azhagiya maNavALa jIyar‘s translation.

Highlights from nanjIyar‘s vyAkyAnam

See nampiLLai‘s vyAkyAnam.

Highlights from periyavAchchAn piLLai‘s vyAkyAnam

See nampiLLai‘s vyAkyAnam.

  • sErkkai seydhu – “thama EkI bhavathi” (everything becomes unmanifest matter) is quoted.

Highlights from nampiLLai‘s vyAkyAnam as documented by vadakkuth thiruvIdhip piLLai

  • kAkkum iyalvinan – As said in “na sampadhAm samAhArE”  (no one other than emperumAn has the talent to save/protect wealth), emperumAn is the one who has the action of protecting others as a natural aspect.
  • kaNNa perumAn – it is for this specific purpose of protecting (his devotees and earth), supreme lord  descended as krishNa
  • sErkkai seydhu – During annihilation, he submerges the visible material realm which is an effect (from the cause – primordial matter) into his body.
  • than … ulagugaLE – In the lotus flower in his divine naval, he creates brahmA and explains him the process of creation; brahmA who is most intelligent (and blessed) then creates indhra, the other dhEvathAs, their residences etc., in proper order/structure.

In the next article we will enjoy the next pAsuram.

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