thiruvAimozhi – 9.8.2 – kodiyEr idai

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Introduction for this pAsuram

Highlights from thirukkurukaippirAn piLLAn‘s introduction

No specific introduction.

Highlights from nanjIyar‘s introduction

In the second pAsuram, AzhwAr says “When will I enter thirunAvAy?”

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.

pAsuram

kodiyEr idaik kOganagaththavaL kELvan
vadivEl thadangaN madappinnai maNALan
nediyAn uRai sOlaigaL sUzh thirunAvAy
adiyEn aNugap peRu nAL evaikolO?

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

kodi Er idai – having creeper like (slender) waist
kOganagaththavaL – for lakshmi who is perfectly enjoyable having been born in lotus flower
kELvan – being a match
vadi vEl – having radiance and sharpness of a well made spear
thadam kaN – having vast eyes
madam – and having humility
pinnai – for nappinnaip pirAtti
maNALan – being the enjoyer

(not just these)
nediyAn – one who is having endlessly great enjoyability
uRai – residing (abode)
sOlaigaL – with many different gardens
sUzh – surrounded
thirunAvAy – thirunAvAy
adiyEn – I (who cannot enjoy anything else)
aNugap peRum nAL – days of reaching
evaikolO – when?

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

emperumAn is the match for lakshmi who is perfectly enjoyable having been born in lotus flower and is having a creeper like (slender) waist; he is the enjoyer of nappinnaip pirAtti who is having vast eyes which have radiance and sharpness of a well made spear and is having humility; he is having endlessly great enjoyability and is residing in thirunAvAy which is surrounded with many different gardens; when are the days of my reaching such thirunAvAy? vadi also indicates a type of mango, where the eyes appear like cut mango or a spear.

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

  • kodi Er …emperumAn is the beloved consort of pirAtti who is having creeper like slender waist and who took birth from the buds of the lotus flower. AzhwAr is asking “should I lose him even while pirAtti who said in SrI rAmAyaNam yudhdha kANdam 116-45 “nakaSchin nAparAdhyathi” (there is none who has not committed a wrongful deed) is present with him?”
  • vadi vEl thadam kaN madap pinnai maNALan – nappinnaip pirAtti is having such a sharp spear like eyes where one glance will win over anyone and is having enjoyability beyond anyone’s enjoying ability; emperumAn appears to be born only to enjoy nappinnaip pirAtti’s freshness.
  • nediyAn – One who cannot be comprehended by such divine consorts and associates.
  • uRai … – thirunAvAy which is surrounded by vast gardens which give space to him and his wealth without any limitation.
  • adiyEn – When perumAL [SrI rAma] and [sIthAp] pirAtti set out to leave for the forest, iLaiya perumAL (lakshmaNa) also set out to perform all services as said in SrI rAmAyaNam ayOdhyA kANdam 31.25  “bhavAmsthu saha vaidhEhyA girisAnushu ramsyathE” (While you enjoy with sIthA in the foothills of the mountain, I will serve you both in all the ways), here AzhwAr set out to serve them here. Unlike in the case of iLaiya perumAL there is no shortage of those who can engage AzhwAr in service. There, it was only the divine daughter of SrI janakarAja [here both consorts are present],
  • aNugap peRu nAL evaikolO – When will I reach that abode [of thirunAvAy]?

In the next article we will enjoy the next pAsuram.

adiyen sarathy ramanuja dasan

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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 koyil.org portal, which is a humble offering to our pUrvAchAryas. koyil.org is part of SrI varavaramuni sambandhi Trust (varavaramuni.com) initiatives.

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