Song 208 - kadAvinidai (SwAmimalai)
kadAvin idai veerang kedAmal inidhERung
kadAvi nigarAgum ...... samanArung
kadAvi vidu dhUthan kedAdha vazhi pOlung
kanAvil viLaiyAdung ...... kadhai pOlum
idAdhu pala thEdung kirAdhar poruL pOl in
girAmal uyir kOl ...... ingidhamAgum
idhAmen iru pOdhum sadhA in mozhiyAl in
driyAnum unai Odhum ...... padi pArAy
vidAdhu nata nALum pidAri udan Adum
viyAkaraNa eesan ...... peru vAazhvE
vikAramuRu sUran pagAram uyir vAzhvum
vinAsamuRa vEl ...... angeRivOnE
thodAdhu nedu dhUran thadAdhu miga Odum
suvAsamadhu thAn ...... aimpulan Odum
subAnamuRu nyAnan thapOdhanargaL sErum
suvAmimalai vAzhum ...... perumALE.
......... Meaning .........
kadAvin idai veerang kedAmal inidhERum: One who mounts the buffalo bravely with pleasure
kadAvi nigarAgum samanArum: and has the dark buffalo's complexion is Yaman (Death-God);
kadAvi vidu dhUthan kedAdha vazhi pOlum: he has commanded his messenger to take my life, and he never misses his way.
kanAvil viLaiyAdung kadhai pOlum: Just like the play in the dream fizzles out when one wakes up,
idAdhu pala thEdung kirAdhar poruL pOl: and just like the disappearance of the wealth amassed by misers who seek so many things without giving alms,
ingirAmal uyir kOl ingu: life in this world is very transient and temporary;
idhamAgum idhAmena: and I delude myself that this life is a lasting pleasure!
iru pOdhum sadhA in mozhiyAl: Day and night, I should always praise You with the choicest words,
indriyAnum unai Odhum padi pArAy: and You must see to it that from today I sing Your Glory!
vidAdhu nata nALum pidAri udan Adum: He dances continuously everyday along with KALi;
viyAkaraNa eesan peru vAazhvE: He is Lord SivA, an authority on the art of dancing; and You are His son!
vikAramuRu sUran pagAram uyir vAzhvum: The demented SUran lost his pride, prestige and life
vinAsamuRa vEl angeRivOnE: when You threw Your spear to destroy that demon.
thodAdhu nedu dhUran thadAdhu miga Odum: Their inhaled air is untouchable, runs unhindered long and deep inside,
suvAsamadhu thAn aimpulan Odum subAnamuRu: and they control the five sensory organs through Yogic exercises of breathing.
nyAnan thapOdhanargaL sErum: The destination of those wise and evolved souls is
suvAmimalai vAzhum perumALE.: SwAmimalai, which is Your abode, Oh Great One!