thiruvAimozhi – 10.1.11 – Eththumin namargAL

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Introduction for this pAsuram

Highlights from thirukkurukaippirAn piLLAn‘s introduction

No specific introduction.

Highlights from nanjIyar‘s introduction

In the end, AzhwAr says “For those who like this decad which is submitted to thirumOgUr, all their sorrows will be eliminated”.

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

Eththumin namargAL! enRu thAn kudamAdu
kUththanaik kurugUrch chatakOpan kuRREvalgaL
vAyththa AyiraththuL ivai vaN thirumOgUrkku
Iththa paththivai Eththa vallArkku idar kedumE

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

namargAL – those who are related to us
Eththumin enRu – saying “praise me (revealing your bliss)”
thAn kudamAdu kUththanai – on the dancer, who danced with pots
kurugUr – leader of AzhwArthirunagari
satakOpan – nammAzhwAr’s
kuRREvalgaL – as confidential services
ivai – these (apt services for ISvara)
vAyththa – occurred
AyiraththuL – among the thousand pAsurams
vaN thirumOgUrkku – for the distinguished thirumOgUr
Iththa paththu ivai – submitted decad;

(these)
Eththa vallArkku – for those who can recite, out of love
idar kedumE – sorrow (of not having companion during the final journey) will be eliminated.

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

nammAzhwAr, the leader of AzhwArthirunagari, presented the thousand pAsurams as confidential services to the dancer who said “Those who are related to us! Praise me” and danced with pots; among those, this decad is submitted to the distinguished thirumOgUr. For those who can recite this decad out of love, their sorrow will be eliminated.

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

  • Eththumin – emperumAn said “Those who enjoy my activities should see me and sing to fulfil the purpose of having a mouth” and danced for that purpose, with pots.
  • kurugUrch chatakOpan kuRREvalgaL – AzhwAr’s confidential service. Meditating upon his dance with pots, he engaged in service through speech.
  • vAyththa AyiraththuL ivai – This decad occurred among the thousand pAsurams which are meant for sarvESvaran.
  • vaN thirumOgUrkku Iththa paththu – The decad which is submitted to the most magnanimous thirumOgUr. As said in “rathnahArIcha pArthiva:” (one who owns the most precious gemstone is the king), due to the sweetness in this decad, he offered it to thirumOgUr.
  • ivai Eththa vallArkku idar kedum – For those who can recite and practice this decad, at the time of death, kALamEgam emperumAn will become the companion so that one need not worry thinking “I have no companion in this journey”.

In the next article we will enjoy the next pAsuram.

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 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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