periya thirumozhi – 4.7.8 – vArAgam adhAgi

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periya thirumozhi >> Fourth centum >> Seventh decad

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Highlights from avathArikai (Introduction)

No specific introduction.


vArAgam adhAgi immaNNai idandhAy! 
nArAyaNaNE! nalla vEdhiyar nAngUr
sIrAr pozhil sUzh thiruveLLakkuLaththuL
ArAvamudhE! adiyERku aruLAyE

Word-by-Word meanings

adhu – such distinguished
vArAgam Agi – being the one who incarnated as varAha [wild boar]
immaNNai – this earth
idandhAy – (from the wall of the oval shaped universe) oh you, who dug out!
nArAyaNanE – Oh you who have vAthsalyam (motherly love towards all creatures)!
nalla – having good conduct
vEdhiyar – brAhmaNas’
nAngUr – in thirunAngUr
sIr Ar – filled with wealth
pozhil sUzh – surrounded by gardens
thiruveLLak kuLaththuL – in thiruveLLak kuLam
ArAvamudhE – Oh you who are very sweet who never satiates!
adiyERku – for me who is a servitor
aruLAy – kindly shower your mercy.

Simple translation

Oh you who incarnated as distinguished varAha and dug out this earth! Oh you who have vAthsalyam (motherly love towards all creatures)! Oh you who are very sweet who never satiates and are residing in thiruveLLak kuLam which is surrounded by rich gardens in thirunAngUr which belongs to brAhmaNas who are having good conduct!  Kindly shower your mercy on me who is your servitor.

Highlights from vyAkyAnam (Commentary)

vArAgam … – As the earth was swallowed by deluge, you dug out the earth as varAha which can dig out even the earth!

nArAyaNanE – Just as a mother would embrace the child while the child does not realise that, oh you who are having motherly love which is not understood by the samsAris (materialistic people)!

nalla vEdhiyar – thirunAngUr which is inhabited by brAhamaNas who have good conduct.

sIr Ar … – Oh you who are every sweet/enjoyable in thiruveLLakkuLam which is surrounded by gardens which reveal the wealth of the town!

adiyERku aruLAyE – Whose possession is suffering in this manner! [Yours]

In the next article we will enjoy the next pAsuram.

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