periya thirumozhi – 2.3.10 – mannu thaN

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Highlights from avathArikai (Introduction)

No specific introduction.

pAsuram

mannu thaN pozhilum vAviyum madhiLum mAda mALigaiyum maNdapamum
thennan thoNdaiyar kOn seydha nanmayilaith thiruvallikkENi ninRAnaik
kanni nanmAda mangaiyar thalaivan kAmaru sIrk kali kanRi
sonna solmAlai paththudan vallAr sugam inidhALvar vAnulagE

Word-by-Word meanings

mannu – eternally
thaN – cool
pozhilum – gardens
vAviyum – water bodies
madhiLum – fortified streets
mAdam – mansions
mALigaiyum – multi-storeyed bungalows
maNdapamum – having halls
thennan – descendant of pANdiya king
thoNdaiyar – for the residents of thoNdai nAdu
kOn – the king, thoNdaimAn chakravarthi
seydha – built
nal – beautiful
mayilaith thiruvallikkENi – in thiruvallikkENi which is part of mylAppUr which is the capital city
ninRAnai – on the one who stood
kanni – as protection
nal – beautiful
mAdam – having mansions
mangaiyar – for the residents of thirumangai region
thalaivan – being the leader
kAmar – beautiful
sIr – having SrIvaishNavaSrI (wealth of kainkaryam)
kalikanRi – AzhwAr
sonna – mercifully sang
sol mAlai – garland of words
paththudan – the ten pAsurams
vallAr – those who can learn
inidhu sugam – to have eternal experience
vAnulagu – paramapadham
ALvar – will reach.

Simple translation

emperumAn is standing in beautiful thiruvallikkENi which is part of mylAppUr which is the capital city, which has eternally cool gardens, water bodies, fortified streets, mansions, multi-storeyed bungalows, halls, and is built by thoNdaimAn chakravarthi, the descendant of pANdiya king and is the king of the residents of thoNdai nAdu. thirumangai AzhwAr, the leader of the residents of thirumangai region which is having beautiful mansions as protection, mercifully sang these ten pAsurams as a garland of words on such emperumAn. Those who can learn these pAsurams will reach paramapadham to have eternal experience.

Highlights from vyAkyAnam (Commentary)

mannu thaN pozhilum … – thoNdaimAn chakravarthi built this dhivyadhESam with eternally cool gardens, water bodies, forts which give protection, mansions, multi-storeyed bungalows, halls, and other untold wonderful aspects.

kanni … – The leader of thirumangai which has mansions which give protection.

kAmaru sIrk kalikanRi – Those who can learn and practice these ten pAsurams which are mercifully spoken by AzhwAr who has beautiful SrIvaishNavaSrI.

sugam inidhu ALvar vAnulagE – Will reach nithyavibhUthi (paramapadham) where they can have eternal enjoyment.

In the next article we will enjoy the next pAsuram.

adiyen sarathy ramanuja dasan

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