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periya thirumozhi – 3.3.4 – vaLaikkai

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Highlights from avathArikai (Introduction)

No specific introduction.

pAsuram

vaLaikkai nedungaN madavAr Aychchiyar anji azhaippa
thaLaiththavizh thAmaraip poygaith thaN thadam pukku aNdar kANa
muLaiththa eyiRRazhal nAgaththu uchchiyil ninRu adhu vAda
thiLaiththamar seydhu varuvAn chiththira kUdaththu uLLAnE

Word-by-Word meanings

vaLai – decorated with bangles
kai – hands
nedu – wide
kaN – eyes
madavAr – having humility
Aychchiyar – cowherd girls
anji – feared
azhaippa – called
thaLai avizh – blossoming
thAmaraip poygai – lotus pond’s
thaN – cool
thadam – on the shore
pukku – went
aNdar – cowherds
kANa – to be seen
muLaiththa eyiRu – grown fangs
azhal – having poisonous fire
nAgaththu uchchiyil – on top of the snake, kALiya’s hood
ninRu – stood firmly
adhu vAda – to torment it
thiLaiththu – joyfully danced
amar seydhu – engaged in battle
varuvAn – one who comes
chiththirakUdaththu – in thillaith thiruchchiththirakUdam
uLLAn – is eternally residing.

Simple translation

As the cowherd girls whose hands are decorated with bangles and are having wide eyes, feared and called out, krishNa went to the cool shore of the blossoming lotus pond, stood firmly on top of the snake, kALiya’s hood where kALiya was having grown fangs and poisonous fire, and joyfully danced on it to torment it and engaged in battle, to be seen by the cowherds; one who comes doing such leelA is eternally residing in thillaith thiruchchiththirakUdam

Highlights from vyAkyAnam (Commentary)

vaLaikkai … – Same as simple translation.

In the next article we will enjoy the next pAsuram.

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