SrI: SrImathE SatakOpAya nama: SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama: SrImath varavaramunayE nama:
Highlights from avathArikai (Introduction)
No specific introduction.
vembum sinaththup punakkEzhal onRAy virinIr mudhu veLLam uLpukku azhundha
vambuN pozhil sUzh ulagu anReduththAn adippOdhu aNaivAn viruppOdu iruppIr!
paimponnum muththum maNiyum koNarndhu padai mannavan pallavar kOn paNindha
sempon maNi mAdangaL sUzhndha thillaith thiruchchiththira kUdam senRu sErmingaLE
vambu – fresh
uN – having food items
pozhil – garden
sUzh – surrounded
ulagu – earth
viri – vast
mudhu nIr veLLam uL pukku – entering the great ocean
azhundha – as it drowned
anRu – at that time
vembum sinam – having great anger
punam – living in the forest
onRu – matchless
kEzhalAy – being mahAvarAham (great pig/wild-boar)
eduththAn – one who dug in and lifted it
adippOdhu – divine lotus feet
aNaivAn – to reach
viruppOdu – with desire
iruppIr – Oh you who are living!
pai – beautiful
ponnum – golden flowers
muththam – pearls
maNiyum – gems
koNarndhu – bringing
padai – along with the army
mannavan – king
pallavarkOn – pallava king
paNindha – surrendered
sembon – with beautiful gold
maNi – made with gems
mAdangaL – by mansions
sUzhndha – surrendered
thillaith thiruchchiththirakUdam – thillaith thiruchchiththirakUdam
senRu sErmingaL – go and reach.
Being mahAvarAham, emperumAn, with great anger, dug in to the ocean and lifted earth which is having food items in garden and which is drowned in the ocean; oh you, who are living with the desire to reach his divine feet! Go and reach thillaith thiruchchiththirakUdam where the pallava king, who came along with his army, bringing beautiful golden flowers, pearls and gems, and where the mansions are with beautiful gems, surrendered.
Highlights from vyAkyAnam (Commentary)
vembum … – Live with the desire of uniting with the divine feet of emperumAn, who dug out the earth which was surrounded by gardens, when it was immersed in huge ocean. He took the form of mahAvarAham, the wild boar, which was angry and which was dwelling in forest
paim pon … – pallava king brought gems etc along with his army and surrendered and further constructed mansions with pearls and gems – such thillaith thiruchchiththirakUdam.
In the next article we will enjoy the next pAsuram.
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