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Two more Small Krithis

From: Sadagopan (sgopan_at_computer.net)
Date: Tue Mar 09 1999 - 18:44:45 PST

Dear BhakthAs :

I would like to share with you two more krithis 
eulogizing Sriman NaarAyaNan . 

The first one is to be sung in Raagam SimhEndra Madhyamam
or in ShaNmugha PriyA . The second one is to be sung in 
Mohanam or Mohana KalyANi .

First Krithi 
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Pallavi:     ThAmatham yEnO DhAmOdharA ?

Anupallavi : pEthai yaan paDum thuyar 
             nee aRiyAyO ?( thAmatham yEno )

CharaNam :   VantharuL VaradhA ,
             TantharuL unn sEvai ,
             KaattharuL KaNNA ,
             MaNivaNNA YennappA (Thamatham yEnO)

The Meanings provided below will have 
links to Swami Desikan's anubhavams 
in Sri Varadha Raaja PanchAsath . 

Pallavi:( ThAmatham yEnO DhAmOdharA ?).
Oh DhAmOdharA ! Why this delay 
(in coming to my rescue )?

Anupallavi:Oh Supreme Lord , Oh Sarvaj~naa !
( all comprehending Lord ). Are You not aware of 
the sufferings and tribulations that I am 
undegoing in this SamsAric Life ? Why this delay 
in coming to my rescue ?

CharaNam : First Line(VantharuL VaradhA )--Oh Karisaila NaathA !
Oh DevAthi DevA ! Oh VaradarAjA ! Oh AvyAja vathsala !
Kim VyAharAmi ( What can I say ?).Bhavathi kinchith 
anIhamAnE kim vaa BhavEth?( When You do not have 
the sankalpam to help , how can anything happen ?).

CharaNam :Second Line( TantharuL un sEvai): Oh Hasthi GirIsA !
PrabhO ! Please bless me with the boon of your darsanam .

Tam thvAm karIsa karuNA pariNaamathasthE 
BhUthAni Hantha NikhilAni NisAmayanthi 

( Oh Most Merciful VaradhA ! Because of the ripening 
of Your KaruNai alone , all creatures have the blessings 
of  Your darsana soubhagyam , just as Brahma Devan feasted
His eyes on Your divya Soundharyam at the end of his 
asvamEdha Yaj~nam ) .Please bless me with the same 
SoubhAgyam . 

Third Line of CharaNam : KaatharuL KaNNA :
Oh Divya mangaLa mUrthE ! Please protect me!
BhagayasAlis consider You as the one and only 
Boat to cross the fearsome ocean of SamsAram .

( SambhAvayanthi HrudhayEna KarIsa DhanyA :
  samsAra Vaari Nidhi santharaNaika pOtham )

Thou art indeed the anaatha rakshakan and Aapath BhAndhavan !

Fourth line of CharaNam : MaNiyappA ! YennappA !
Thaamatham yEnO ? yennappan YenakkAhiuLAi , Yennai
PeRRavaLAi ! MaNiyappA ! Maragatha MaNi VaNNA !Oh Lord 
eulogized by Swami Desikan in Bhaurathna paddhathi ! 
You have the famous Kousthubha maNi on Your chest .
On Your feet is the MaNi Paadhukhai ( maNibhi: sitha 
raktha peetha KrishNair Bhavathi).

Please wear those MaNi Paadhukhais and rush 
to my side on the back of Periya Thiruvadi 
and protect me from all of my samasaaric 
afflictions .

Subhamasthu 

Second Krithi : Mohanam or Mohana KalyANi Raagam 


Pallavi :    UnayallAl Gathi yEthu ? Oppiliappaa !

Anupallavi : SravaNa VenkatEsA ! Vaikunta NaathA !       

CharaNam :   BhU VallabhA ! parama pAvanA !
             Bhaktha Vathsalaa ! Kamala LochanA !
             PanchAvathArA ! Dhayaa jaladhE ! 
             vENDuvathu Ini yEthu ? Vaazha nee aruLAi
             ( UnayallAl Gathi yEthu ?)

Notes :

Pallavi : As UpAyam and upEyam , there is no one in this
wide Universe except You !Oh OppiliappA ! You are my one
and only rakshakan .

Anupallavi : Oh Lord with Sravanam as Your Janma nakshathram ! 
Oh Lord Of ThiruviNnagar (Sri Vaikuntam )! Tvath Padha Padmou
SaraNam prapadhyE ." Ananya saraNa: tvath Paadharavindha Yugalam 
SaraNamaham prapadhyE " .

Charanam : Oh Lord dear to BhUmi PirAtti ! Oh The Most Sacred One !
Oh Prabhu, who is very fond of Your BhakthAs ! Oh the Most 
beautiful One with Lotus like eyes ! Oh Generous One  who
prsented Himself to NammAzhwAr in five differnet forms 
at Thiru viNNagar divya dEsam as Yennappan , Ponnappan ,
MaNiappan , Mutthappan and ThiruviNNagarappan ! Oh Ocean
of mercy ! There is nothing I desire anymore on this earth except 
Nithya kaimkaryam to You ." AanDai unaik KaaNpathOr Arul Yenakku
arulithiyEl ,VendEn manai Vazhkai, ViNNagar MEyavanE !" 

Daasan , Oppiliappan Koil Vardachari Sadagopan