Song 1317 - pAsaththAl vilai (pazhamuthirchOlai)
pAsath thAlvilai kattiya pottikaL
nEsith thAravar siththama ruttikaL
pArap pUthara moththatha naththikaL ...... mikavEthAn
pAvath thAlmeye duththidu pattikaL
seevik kOthimu diththaLa kaththikaL
pArvaik kEmaya laiththaru thuttika ...... LozhiyAtha
mAsut RERiya piththaLai yiRpaNi
neeRit tEyoLi patRavi LakkikaL
mArpiR kAthini littapi lukkikaL ...... athimOka
vAyvith thAramu raikkuma paththikaL
nEsith thAraiyu meththiva dippavar
mAyaik kEmanam vaiththatha nuttina ...... malaivEnO
thEsik kAnaka mutRathi naippuna
mEvik kAvalka vatkalsu zhatRuvaL
seethap pAthaku RappeNma kizhcchikoL ...... maNavALA
thEdip pAdiya soRpula varkkitha
mAkath thUthuse laththaril kaRpaka
thEvark kAthithi ruppuka lippathi ...... varuvOnE
Asith thArmana thiRpuku muththama
kUdaR kEvaikai yiRkarai kattida
ALop pAyuthir pittamu thukkadi ...... paduvOnO
dArath thOdaki lutRatha rukkula
mEkath thOdoru miththune rukkiya
Athic chOlaima laippathi yitRikazh ...... perumALE.
......... Meaning .........
pAsaththAl vilai kattiya pottikaL nEsiththAr avar siththa(m) maruttikaL: Because of the attachment shown to them (by their suitors), these whores name a price for it and finalise a deal. They enchant the minds of their suitors.
pArap pUtharam oththa thanaththikaL mikavE thAn pAvaththAl mey eduththidu pattikaL: Their bosom is like a heavy mountain. Because of their past sinful deeds they were born in these bodies to become traders.
seevik kOthi mudiththa aLakaththikaL pArvaikkE mayalaith tharu thuttikaL: They comb their hair carefully and tie it into a coiffure. With their mere look these wicked women provoke a lot of passion.
ozhiyAtha mAsu utRu ERiya piththaLaiyil paNi neeRu ittE oLi patRa viLakkikaL mArpil kAthinil itta pilukkikaL: Their jewels made out of brass, with an indelible stain, are polished by these women with ash and made to glitter; and then they wear those polished jewels on their chest and ears in an ostentatious display.
athi mOka vAy viththAram uraikkum apaththikaL nEsiththu yAraiyum eththi vadippavar mAyaikkE manam vaiththu athanuL thinam alaivEnO: Demonstrating extreme passion, these women are loud-mouthed, speaking utter lies. By befriending one and all, they ditch them treacherously, after subjecting them to a screening process. Why should I fall a victim to their luring acts by losing my mind over them and roam about everyday caught in their clutches of delusion?
thEsik kAnakam utRa thinaip punam mEvik kAval kavaN kal suzhatRuvaL seethap pAtha kuRap peN makizhcchi koL maNavALA: She went to the millet-field in the beautiful forest (of VaLLimalai) to stand guard to the crop; She used to swing the sling pelting stones from it (to drive the birds away); She had cool feet; You are the Consort of that VaLLi, the damsel of the KuRavAs, making her delighted, Oh Lord!
thEdip pAdiya sol pulavarkku ithamAkath thUthu sel aththar il kaRpaka thEvarkku Athi thirup pukalip pathi varuvOnE AsiththAr manathil pukum uththama: The Great Saivite Sundarar used to go in search of many places of worship to sing hymns; to please that Sundarar, who was a poet with good command of words, He (Your Father) went as a messenger (to Paravai NAcchiyAr); You are the wish-yielding kaRpaga tree born to that Lord SivA! You are the Leader of the celestials! In SeekAzhi, You were born as ThirugnAna Sambandhar! You enter the heart of all those devotees who praise You with relish in their prayers, Oh Virtuous One!
kUdaRkE vaikaiyil karai kattida AL oppAy uthir pittu amuthukku adi paduvOn Odu: When the river Vaigai in Madhurai was flooded, He came as a manual worker being content with loose millet-flour (pittu) as wages; He was caned by the King; along with that Lord ChokkanAthan (SivA),
AraththOdu akil utRa tharuk kula mEkaththOdu orumiththu nerukkiya Athic chOlai malaip pathiyil thikazh perumALE.: You are seated in this ancient town PazhamuthirchOlai where sandalwood trees and other trees of incence are seen crowded in the groves rising high in the sky and touching the clouds, Oh Great One!