SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama:
minnuruvil ve(vi)N thEr thirindhu veLippattu 48
kanniraiththu thIyndhu kazhai udaindhu kAl suzhanRu
Word by word meaning
mAdhirangaL min uruvil veN thEr thirindhu – with the mirage which is like lightning, spread in all directions
veLippattu – everything appears to be arid land, with not even a blade of grass seen anywhere.
kal niRaindhu thIyndhu kazhai udaindhu kAl suzhanRu – being full of stones, grass having been burnt, bamboo cracking up, with tornado continuously striking
From now onwards, until the verse vengAnam, these are all attributes to forest.
mAdhirangaL – in all the directions
minnuruvil veN thEr – mirage which is like lightning. The words veN thEr and pEyththEr refer to mirage.
veLippattu – there is not a blade of grass seen anywhere in sight. Everything is like absolutely dry land.
kal niRaindhu – everywhere it is tightly packed with stones, without any vacant space.
kazhai udaindhu – even green bamboo sticks, due to excessive heat, have all cracked up.
kAl suzhanRu – tornado striking
In the next article, we will discuss the next part of this prabandham.
adiyEn krishNa rAmAnuja dhAsan
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