Song 426 - thamaram kurangkaLum (thiruvaNNAmalai)
thamara kurangaLum kAriruL pizhambu
mezhugiya angamum pArvaiyil koLundhu
thazhal umizh kaNgaLum kALa moththa kombum uLagatha ...... kadamAmEl
thani varum anthakan pAsam vitteRindhu
adavarum endru chinthA kulaththil irundhu
thamarazha maindharum sOgam utriranga maraNa ...... pakkuvamAnAL
kamala mugangaLum kOmaLath thilangu
nagaiyum nedunkaNum kAdhinil thulangu
kanaka kudhambaiyum thOdum vajra angadhamum adaR ...... sudaR vElum
kadidhulag engaNum thAdiyittu vandha
mayilum ilang alankAra poR sadhangai
kazhaloLi thaNdaiyam kAlum okka vandhu varam ennakku ...... aruL kUrvAy
imagiri vandha pon pAvai pachchai vanji
akila thalam peRum pUvai saththi ambai
iLamulaiyin sezhum pAl kudith thilangum iyal ...... nimirththiduvOnE
iRaivar iRainja nindr Agama prasanga
murai seydhidum prachaNd Avi siththu nindra
raNamuka thunga venchUr udal piLandha ayiludai ...... kadhir vElA
amaNar adangalum kUdalitr RiraNdu
kazhuvil udhaindh udhaindhu Era vittu nindra
abinava thunga gangA nadhikku maindha adiyavark ...... keLiyOnE
amarar vaNangu kandhA kuRaththi kongai
thanil muzhugum kadambA miguththa senchol
aruNai nedun thadam gOpurath thamarndha aRumugap ...... perumALE.
......... Meaning .........
thamara kurangaLum kAriruL pizhambu mezhugiya angamum: "(This buffalo has) hooves making loud noise; a black body, as if a mound of darkness has been splashed on it;
pArvaiyil koLundhu thazhal umizh kaNgaLum: eyes, like fireballs, emitting blazing sparks;
kALa moththa kombum uLagatha kadamAmEl: and horns resembling the trumpets - mounted on such an angry buffalo
thani varum anthakan pAsam vitteRindhu adavarum: the loner, Yaman (God of Death), is coming towards me, ready to throw the rope (of attachment) to take my life"
endru chinthA kulaththil irundhu: - this kind of anxiety is distressing me.
thamarazha maindharum sOgam utriranga maraNa pakkuvamAnAL: On the day death approaches me, when a lot of wailing by my relatives takes place and my sons are extremely saddened,
kamala mugangaLum kOmaLath thilangu nagaiyum nedunkaNum: (You must come to me) with Your lotus-like faces gorgeously grinning, long eyes,
kAdhinil thulangu kanaka kudhambaiyum thOdum vajra angadhamum adaR sudaR vElum: golden ear-rings dangling graciously from the earlobes, studs, shoulder-braces set with diamonds and gems, Your triumphant and dazzling spear,
kadidhulag engaNum thAdiyittu vandha mayilum: the peacock that has just returned from a swift flight around the world,
ilang alankAra poR sadhangai kazhaloLi thaNdaiyam kAlum: the elegant and ornamented feet wearing golden anklets, studded with stones, making lilting sounds of victory;
okka vandhu varam ennakku aruL kUrvAy: with all these together, kindly come and bless me with the boon!
imagiri vandha pon pAvai pachchai vanji: She is PArvathi, daughter of Mount HimavAn, looking like a pretty doll; She is like a vanji (rattan reed) creeper of emerald-green hue;
akila thalam peRum pUvai saththi ambai: She delivered all the worlds; She is known as ParAsakthi and Mother UmAdEvi;
iLamulaiyin sezhum pAl kuddith ilangum iyal nimirththiduvOnE: from Her tender bosom, You (coming as ThirugnAna Sambandhar), imbibed the Heavenly milk of Absolute Knowledge and straightened the innate hunchback of King KUn PANdiyan, Oh Lord!
iRaivar iRainja nindr Agama prasangam urai seydhidum prachaNdA: Upon the humble request by Lord SivA, You stood before Him and preached the fundamentals of the scriptural texts, Oh valorous One!
visiththu nindra raNamuka thunga venchUr udal piLandha ayiludai kadhir vElA: When the evil demon SUran confronted You in the battlefield commanding all his forces, You wielded the sparkling spear and split his body into two, Oh Lord!
amaNar adangalum kUdalitr RiraNdu: When all the ChamaNas assembled in multitude in Madhurai (and lost their debate),
kazhuvil udhaindh udhaindhu Era vittu nindra: You witnessed their mass self-immolation, each one taking turn in kicking off the pedal at the gallows, Oh Unique Leader!
abinava thunga gangA nadhikku maindha adiyavark keLiyOnE: You are the son of the crystal-clear and pure river, Ganga! You are easily accessible to Your devotees!
amarar vaNangu kandhA: Oh Lord KandhA, You are worshipped by the celestials!
kuRaththi kongai thanil muzhugum kadambA: Wearing the garland of kadappa flowers, You drown Yourself in the bosom of VaLLi, the damsel of the KuRavAs!
miguththa senchol aruNai nedun thadam gOpurath thamarndha aRumugap perumALE.: This town ThiruvaNNAmalai is famous for its glory, and on its tall tower, You, the six-faced one, are seated with relish, Oh Great One!