thiruvAimozhi – 8.6.6 – kUththa ammAn

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Introduction for this pAsuram

Highlights from thirukkurukaippirAn piLLAn‘s introduction

No specific introduction.

Highlights from nanjIyar‘s introduction

In the sixth pAsuram, AzhwAr joyfully tells others “Praise thirukkadiththAnam which is the eternal abode of sarvESvara who eliminated my suffering of not seeing him, just as he eliminated madhu, kaitaba et al; all your sorrows will be gone; keep this in your mind”.

Highlights from vAdhi kEsari azhagiya maNavALa jIyar‘s introduction

See nanjIyar‘s introduction.

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.


kUththa ammAn kodiyEn idar muRRavum
mAyththa ammAn madhusUdha amman uRai
pUththa pozhil thaN thirukkadiththAnaththai
Eththa nillA kuRikkoNmin idarE


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

kUththa – with heart-captivating activities
ammAn – being the lord (of the universe)
kodiyEn – me who is having cruelty (of calling him repeatedly saying “kANa vENum“)
idar – sorrow in heart
mAyththa – eliminated
ammAn – one who enslaved

(enemies of devotees)
madhusUdhan – eliminated just as he eliminated madhu [demon]
ammAn – lord
uRai – abode where he resides
pUththa – with abundance of flowers
pozhil – having garden
thaN – cool
thirukkadiththAnaththai – thirukkadiththAnam
Eththa – as we praise
idar – sorrows
muRRavum – fully
nillA – destroyed;
kuRik koNmin – keep (this) in your mind.

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

sarvESvaran, being the lord with heart-captivating activities eliminated the sorrow in my heart and enslaved me who is having cruelty; he is the lord who eliminated the sorrows just as he eliminated madhu and who resides in cool thirukkadiththAnam having garden with abundance of flowers; as we praise that abode, our sorrows will be fully destroyed; keep this in your mind.

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.

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

  • kUththa ammAn – sarvESvaran, who has heart-captivating activities.
  • kodiyEn – my; me who is a great sinner.
  • idar muRRavum mAyththa ammAn – my lord who eliminated all the sorrows in separation of him, along with the trace.
  • madhusUdhan … – the abode where sarvESvara who has the quality of eliminating enemies, resides.
  • pUththa pozhil – Due to his eternal presence, the garden remains with blossomed flowers always. Only if his merciful glance stops, will the flowers stop blossoming.
  • thaN thirukkadiththAnaththai – Invigorating thirukkadiththAnam.
  • Eththa nillA idar – As one engages in praising emperumAn, the sorrows will think “this is not the place for us” and will flee without making any noise.
  • kuRik koNmin – Keep this in your mind, instead of thinking that this is just said for the assembly.

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adiyen sarathy ramanuja dasan

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About Sarathy Thothathri

Disciple of SrImath paramahamsa ithyAdhi pattarpirAn vAnamAmalai jIyar (29th pattam of thOthAdhri mutt). Descendant of komANdUr iLaiyavilli AchchAn (bAladhanvi swamy, a cousin of SrI ramAnuja). Born in AzhwArthirungari, grew up in thiruvallikkENi (chennai), presently living under the shade of the lotus feet of jagathAchArya SrI rAmAnuja, SrIperumbUthUr. Learned sampradhAyam principles from (varthamAna) vAdhi kEsari azhagiyamaNavALa sampathkumAra jIyar swamy, vELukkudi krishNan swamy, gOmatam sampathkumArAchArya swamy and many others. Full time sEvaka/servitor of SrIvaishNava sampradhAyam. Engaged in translating our AzhwArs/AchAryas works in Simple thamizh and English, and coordinating the translation effort in many other languages. Also engaged in teaching dhivyaprabandham, sthOthrams, bhagavath gIthA etc and giving lectures on various SrIvaishNava sampradhAyam related topics in thamizh and English regularly. Taking care of portal, which is a humble offering to our pUrvAchAryas. is part of SrI varavaramuni sambandhi Trust ( initiatives.

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