The author of this Prabandham, Madhurakavi Azhvar, is like the dawn that appears before the sunrise, which is Nammazhvar. During the time when Lord Krishna, who incarnated for the sake of devotees, was present in this world, Madhurakavi Azhvar did not follow Krishna but instead embraced the divine feet of Nammazhvar, who explained the deeper meanings + Read more
இந்தப் பிரபந்தத்தின் கர்த்தாவாகிய மதுரகவி ஆழ்வார் நம்மாழ்வார் என்னும் சூரியன் உதயமாவதற்கு முன் தோன்றிய அருணோதயம் ஆவார். பக்தர்களுக்காகவே அவதாரம் செய்த ஸ்ரீ கிருஷ்ணன், பூவுலகில் விபவத்தில் எழுந்தருளியிருந்த காலத்தில், அவரை விட்டுவிட்டு, எளிதில் பொருள் அறிய முடியாத வேதத்தின் உட்பொருளை + Read more
Group: 1st 1000
Verses: 937 to 947
Glorification: Namm Āzhvār (நம்மாழ்வார்)
  • Taniyan
  • Verse 1:
    937. I praise the god, the divine Māyan, my father, who (damodara) was tied by Yashodā with a small rope. If I approach the place where the Nambi of south Kuruhur stays and say his name, nectar will spring from my tongue.
  • Verse 2:
    938. I praise him with my tongue and relish it. I yearn for the golden feet of Nambi of Thirukkuruhur and I know no other god but Nambi of Thirukuruhur. I wander and sing sweet songs about him.
  • Verse 3:
    939. Even if I have to wander all over, I will go to rich Thirukkuruhur and see the dark, beautiful form of the divine god. If I go there and become a devotee of Nambi that will be the most wonderful thing I could ever have.
  • Verse 4:
    940. The excellent, orthodox Vediyars skilled in the four Vedās do not think I am a good person, but Sadagopan Nambi accepts me and he is my mother, my chief and my ruler.
  • Verse 5:
    941. Before, I believed in the wealth of others and beautiful women, but today I have become a friend and devotee of Nambi of Thirukkuruhur, filled with pure golden palaces, and I dance there.
  • Verse 6:
    942. My dear god gave his grace so I could praise his fame from today for the next seven births. Nambi of Thirukkuruhur, filled with hills that look like large palaces, will not disgrace me.
  • Verse 7:
    943. My chief Māran the son of Kāri accepted me and made my bad karmā go away. I will tell the people of all the eight directions of the grace I have received from Sadagopan, the wonderful Tamil poet.
  • Verse 8:
    944. He sang a thousand sweet Tamil pāsurams through the grace of god and described the meaning of the divine Vedās so that his devotees praise the blessings that he received from the god. His giving his blessing is the best thing in the world.
  • Verse 9:
    945. He described the meaning of the Vedās that the best Vediyars know and recite. My chief Sadagopan praised by all made me learn the Vedās. To be his devotee and to serve him is the greatest love I can receive.
  • Verse 10:
    946. Nambi will accept anyone as his devotee whether or not he receives benefit from him, even if he is not his friend. The Nambi Thirukkuruhur surrounded by beautiful groves where cuckoo birds sing will change him and accept him, and keep him with him. I am striving to receive the love of Nambi, worshipping his ankleted feet.
  • Verse 11:
    947. Nambi of south Thirukuruhur, our friend, is the friend of all who approach him. If devotees believe in Madhurakavi’s words, they will see Vaikuntam and abide there.