Thiruppāṇ Āzhvār, being born in the Panar clan, was unable to enter the temple, adhering to the customs of his time. Despite that, he devoted himself completely to Lord Ranganathar. As per the belief 'Gopura darisanam papa vimosanam’ (meaning 'a divine sight of the temple tower will cleanse one's sins'), he stood every day on the bank of the river Cauvery + Read more
திருப்பாணாழ்வார் வாழ்ந்த காலத்தை அனுசரித்து தான் பாணர் குலத்தில் பிறந்தவராதலால் திருக்கோயிலுக்குச் சென்று பகவானை தரிசிக்க முடியவில்லையானாலும் முக்கரணங்களையும் பகவத் சிந்தனையிலேயே செலுத்தியவர். 'கோபுர தரிசனம் பாப விமோசனம்' என்ற வசனத்தை முழு மனதுடன் நம்பி அனுதினமும் காவேரி கரையில் நின்று + Read more
Group: 1st 1000
Verses: 927 to 936
Glorification: Sri Ranganath (திருவரங்கன்)
  • Taniyan
  • Verse 1:
    927. He, the faultless one, the king of the gods in the sky of Vaikuntam who gives us his grace and makes us his devotees, is pure, the lord of the Thiruvenkatam hills surrounded with fragrant groves. He is the god of justice in the sky, and the dear one of Srirangam surrounded by tall walls. His lotus feet came and entered my sight.
  • Verse 2:
    928. He is pleasant and joyful measured the world, growing so tall that his crown touched the sky, and as Rāma of the Kakutstha dynasty he killed the Rakshasās with his cruel arrows. My thoughts are immersed in the red garment that adorns the waist of the god of Srirangam surrounded by fragrant groves.
  • Verse 3:
    929. Female monkeys jump everywhere in the Thiruvenkatam hills in the north where the gods in the sky come to worship the lord resting on the snake bed. He (Arangan) wears a red garment with the color of the evening sky and above that is Nānmuhan whom he created. His beauty is this devotee’s life.
  • Verse 4:
    930. The ocean-colored god shot sharp arrows, conquering and killing the ten-headed Rāvana, king of Lankā surrounded by high walls on all four sides. The beautiful ornament tied on the divine waist created a mark of the god of Srirangam (damodara) where bees that drink honey sing and beautiful peacocks dance entered my heart and stayed there.
  • Verse 5:
    931. Making me his dear devotee and entering my heart. He removed all the bad karmā that has burdened me all my life. I don’t know what hard penance I could have done for this to happen. The ornamented divine chest of the god of Srirangam made me his slave and protects me.
  • Verse 6:
    932. Our father, the lord of Srirangam surrounded with groves where bees live removed the suffering of Shivā whose matted hair holds the crescent moon. See, he swallowed all the earth, the sky and the seven mountains and he gives his grace to me.
  • Verse 7:
    933. He holds a curving conch in one hand and a fire-like discus in the other. He, resting on a snake bed, the god of beautiful Srirangam has a body is like a tall mountain and long hair adorned with a fragrant Thulasi garland. The red mouth of that Māyanār has stolen my heart.
  • Verse 8:
    934. He (Arangan), the ancient god of the gods in the sky, came as a man-lion and split open the body of Hiranyan. The large, red-lined divine eyes on his dark face, shining and touching his ears, make me crazy.
  • Verse 9:
    935. He slept on a banyan leaf when he was a baby swallowed all the seven worlds, and rests on a snake bed in Srirangam. His dark body, endlessly beautiful, is adorned with pearl garlands and precious, lovely diamond chains. Oh, his blue body has stolen my heart!
  • Verse 10:
    936. He, the cowherd, who has the color of a cloud and a mouth is filled with butter has stolen my heart. Rangan, the beautiful one, is the king of the gods in the sky. Once they have seen him who is as sweet as nectar, my eyes do not wish to see anything else.