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nAcciyAr tirumozhi III-kaNNan's vastrApaharaNam 8

From: Kalyani Krishnamachari (
Date: Sat Sep 05 1998 - 21:16:01 PDT

                SrI ANDAL samEta SrI rangamannAr tiruvaDigaLE SaraNam

                   nAcciyAr tirumozhi III-kaNNan's vastrApaharaNam 
              pAsuram 3.8 (third tirumozhi - pAsuram 8 mAmimAr makkaLE)

A. Translation from SrImAn SaDagOpan's tamizh treatise:

"We, the girls here, may be of the right age to be related to you as 
your  devi-s, but, we are not the only ones in this pond.  There are older 
people who could be your aunts and mothers-in-law also.  Do not insult them 
just like you are troubling us!  KomaLakkaNNA, normally you do all your pranks 
in the earlier part of the night and then sleep soundly in the later part.  
Believing this, we came to the pond at this time, but now we are in this 
pitiable state.  The prank that you play on us in return for all our love 
for you, is not fair at all!  Please give us the garments that are placed on 
the kurundai tree."

mAmimAr makkaLE allOm maRRum i~ngu ellArum pOndAr
 tUmalark-kaNgaL vaLarat tollai irAt tuyilvAnE!
SEmamElanRidu SAlac cikkena nAm idu SonnOm
 kOmaLa Ayar kozhundE!  kurundiDaik kURai paNiyAi

sarvam SrIman nArAyaNAyEti samarpayAmi.

Kalyani Krishnamachari