periya thirumadal – 100 – ennilaimai ellAm

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thanippAdal (additional pAsuram)

ennilaimai ellAm aRiviththAl emperumAn
thannaruLum Agamum thArAnEl – pinnaippOy
oNduRainIr vElai ulagaRiya Urvan nAn
vaNdaRai pUm peNNai  madal

Word by word meaning

en nilaimai ellAm – all my various states
aRiviththAl – after informing
emperumAn – the lord of all, my swAmy
than aruLum – his mercy
Agamum – his divine chest
thArAn El – if he does not grant
pinnai pOy – after that, going to
oNduRai nIr vElai ulagu aRiya – making it known to the people of the world, surrounded by ocean which has effulgent places for taking a dip and which is full of water
nAn – I
vaNdu aRai pUm peNNai madal Urvan – I will engage with a beautiful madal which is resounding with the humming of beetles. 


This pAsuram is similar to the one at the end of siRiya thirumadal. This pAsuram, composed by the thamizh poet kambar as if it were recited by parakAla nAyaki herself, is recited at the end of periya thirumadal. These pAsurams [this and the one which appears at the end of siRiya thirumadal], show the devotion that kambar had towards thirumangai AzhwAr.


en nilaimai . . . . . . thArAnEl – these two lines are taken from part nos 90 and 91 in periya thirumadal. vyAkyAnam for these two lines can be seen there. We can see that in kamba rAmAyaNam too, there are many pAsurams where the words and meanings are common with thirumangai AzhwAr’s pAsurams.

pinnaip pOy – If he does not carry out what he is expected to do, I will do what I am not supposed to do. While he should come to the place where I am present, I will go to the place where he is residing.

oNduRai nIr vElai ulagaRiya – to make it known to the people who are in the world surrounded by ocean with splendorous steps for taking bath and which is full of water.

oNduRai – since pearls and corals are strewn across the ocean, it has effulgence.

ulagu – people who are living in the world.It woud also mean “great people”

Urvan nAn . . . .madal – I will engage with madal which is resounding with the humming of beetles.

This brings us to the end of translation for periya thirumadal.

periya pirAtti samEdha periya perumAL thiruvadigaLE SaraNam
thirumangai AzhwAr thiruvadigaLE SaraNam
periyavAchchAn piLLai thiruvadigaLE SaraNam
azhagiya maNavALapperumAL nAyanAr thiruvadigaLE SaraNam

adiyEn krishNa rAmAnuja dhAsan

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