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AakAsa Nagareesan's mangaLam : part I

From: Sadagopan (sgopan_at_computer.net)
Date: Thu Feb 26 1998 - 05:24:48 PST

Sri BhUmi dEvi SamEtha SrinivAsa 
ParabrahmaNE Nama:

Sri AlarmEl MangA SamEtha SrinivAsa
ParabrahmaNE Nama:

Dear BhakthAs of Sriman NaarAyaNA :

Today , I will cover six of the twelve MangaLa
SlOkams on Sri Oppiliappan . The tradition 
is to have a triad of SuprabhAtham , Prapatthi 
and MangaLa slOkams on ArchA murthys . Both 
ThiruviNNagarAn of AakAsa Nagara kshEthram 
and Saptha Gireesan of Thiruppathi have 
such a complete set of slOkams . Yesterday ,
I covered the AakAsa Nagareesa prapatthi .
In this and the next posting , I will include 
the two sets of MangaLa slOkams on Sri Oppiliappan 
and Sri Thiruppathi VenkatEsan respectively 
and seek their blessings to complete this
kaimkaryam .The translations for Thiruppatthi
SrinivAsan ManagaLa slOkams are excerpted from 
the official translations by the Sri VenkatEswarA temple , 
Pittsburgh . I thank the authorities there in advance . 


First slOkams :( GruhasthA status of the Lord )
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Srimadh VyOmapureesAya BhUdEvyA gruhamEdhinE I
puthra PouthrAdhi pUrNAya BrahmAdhyairasthu mangaLam II

Mangalam to ThiruviNNagarAn , who practises
gruhasthAsramam with BhUmi dEvi and who has 
the blessed progeny of BrahmA and RudrA as 
son , grandson from that aasramam .


Sriya: kaanthAya kalyANa nidhayE nidhayEarthinAm I
Sri Venkata nivAsAya SrinivAsAya mangaLam II

" May Auspiciousness be to SrinivAsA , Who is
the Lord of LakshmI ( who is ) an abode of 
auspiciousness (who is ) a treasure-trove
of supplicants and (who ) dwells on
the VenkatAchalA ! "

SlOkams 2 ( Auspicious Eyes of the Lord )
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MarkaNdEyArshi mAnyAya khandhithAmara sathravE I
PundareekadalAkshAya MaheenAthAya mangaLam II

Mangalams to the lotus-eyed Lord of BhUmi Devi , 
who is eulogized by Sage MarkandEYA and who is
the destroyer of AsurAs .

Lakshmee vibramAlOka subhrUvibraham chakshushE I
chakshushE SarvalOkAnAm VenkatEsAya mangaLam II

" May Auspiciousness be to Sri VenkatEsA , whose eyes ,
charming with beautiful eye-brows , gaze at LakshmI 
with flurry and who is the eye of all the Worlds." 

SlOkams 3 :( Salutations to the Holy Feet of the Lord )
****************************************************** 

Satavairi Kalidhvamsi SarO VethALa suribhi: I
nithyasthutha padhAbhjAya DharaNeesAya managaLam II

ManagaLams to the Lord of BhUmi Devi , whose sacred
feet are forever saluted by NammAzhwAr , Thirumangai ,
Poygai and pEy AzhwArs .

Sri VenkatAdhri srungAgra mangaLaabharaNaangrayE I
MangaLAnAm nivAsAya SrinivAsAya MangaLam II

" May auspiciousness be to Sri SrinivAsA , whose feet 
are an auspicious ornament to the crest of VenkatAchalA
and who is an abode of auspiciousness " .

SlOkams 4 : 

VedAnthadesika mukhai: AachAryAirArchithAngrayE I
AakAsanagareesAya VasudEsAya MangaLam II

Mangalams to the Lord of VasudhA , whose sacred
feet have been worshipped by Sri VedAntha DesikA and
other AchAryAs .

sarvAvaya soundharya SampadhA sarva chEthasAm I
sadhA sammOhanAyAsthu VenkatEsAya mangaLam II

" May auspiciousness be to Sri VenkatEsA , whose wealth
of bodily charm causes stupor to all living beings ".

SlOkams 5 :

Hema mukthA maNi vyOmapureesA mathpathisthathA I
ithi PanchAvathArAya nisthulEsAya mangaLam II

MangaLams to the matchless Lord , who has
revealed Himself to NammAzhwAr in the five forms 
of Ponnappan , maNiyappan , Mutthappan , Yennappan
and ThiruviNNagarappan .

nithyAya niravadhyAya sathyAnandha chidhAthmanE I
sarvAntharAthmanE Srimadh VenkatEsAya mangaLam II

" May auspiciousness be to Sri VenkatEsA , 
who is eternal , blemishless , of the form of 
Sath (Existence ) , Chidh (Consciousness) 
and AnandhA ( bliss) and is the inner soul of All."

SlOkam 6 :

ghatayithrE dhurgatAnAm samAharthrE cha sampadhAm I
vinihanthrE cha vipadhAm MaheebharthrEsthu mangaLam II

Mangalams to  BhUminAthan , who unites the difficult-to-
reconcile concepts , who blesses one with immeasurable
wealth and protects us from dangers .

svasthas-sarvavidhE sarvasakthayE sarva sEshiNE I
sulabhAya suseelAya VenkatEsAya mangaLam II

" May auspiciousness be to Sri VenkatEsA , who is 
self-omniscient , Omnipotent , prinicpal of all ,
easily attainable and of good nature(character) ." 

Svasthirasthu ! Sarva mangaLAni Santhu !
Oppiliappan Koil VaradAchAri SadagOpan