Nava Graha Padalkal(Tamil)
(Here is a simple prayer in Tamil addressed to the nine planets. )
(Sun God is called Suryan in Tamil. He is the son of sage Kashyapa)
Seelamai vaazha cheer aul puriyum,
Jnalamum pugazhum , Jnayire pothi,
Sooriya pothi , Sudanthiraa pothi ,
Veeriya pothi , vinaigal kalivai
Praise to Sun God who is praised by all the world,
And showers his grace to live properly ,
Praise to Sun God , Praise to the independent one ,
Praise to the valorous one , Please destroy our sins.
(The moon God in Tamil is called Chanthiran. He rose up from the ocean of milk when it was churned.)
Yengal kuraikal yellam theerkkum ,
Thingale pothi, thiruvarul tharuvai ,
Chanthira pothi, Sathguru pothi,
SAngadam theerppai , Chathura pothi
Praise to the moon who removes ,
All our words, please shower your grace ,
Praise to moon God, praise to the great teacher,
Remove our sorrows oh very cleaver one.
(Kuja or Mangal or Mars is called Chevvai in tamil , literally meaning red mouth..He is the son of mother earh)
Chirappuru maniye , Chevvai deve ,
Kurayilathu arulvai, gunamudan vaazha,
Mangala chevvai malaradi pothi,
Angarakane avathikal neekku.
Oh very special gem , Oh God Mars,
Shower your grace and remove our wants to live with character,
I praise the flower like feet of the auspicious mars ,
Oh Lord Angaraka , please remove our sufferings.
( Lord Budha is the son of moon and Tara the wife of planet Guru)
Idhamura vaazha innalkal neekku,
Budha bhagawane ponnadi pothi,
Padam thanthu aalvai , pannoliyane .
Udaviye yarulum uthama pothi.
Oh Lord Budha who removes all problems ,
Giving rise to comfort , I praise your golden feet,
Please give me your feet , Oh Lord who shines like poems ,
Please help us , Oh best one, I praise you.
(He is called Vyazhan in Tamil . He is the son of sage Angiras and the Guru of the devas)
5.Gunamigu vyazha Guru bhagawane ,
Manamudan vaazhaagizhvudan arulvai ,
Brahaspathi Vyazha bharatha Guru nesa,
Graha doshamindri kadakshitharulvai
5.Lord Jupiter (Vyazhan)
Oh God Guru, Oh planet Vyazan who is good ,
Please shower your grace with joy so that we live with mind of peace,
Oh Lord Brahaspathi , Oh Vyazha ,Oh friend of the teacher Bharatha ,
Please shower your side long glance so that we live without planet problems
(He is called Velli in Tamil. He is the son of sage Brugu and is the Guru of Asuras)
Sukkira moorthi shubha miga yeevai ,
Vakkiramindri vara miga tharuvai ,
Velli sukkira vithaka vendhe ,
Alli koduppai , adiyarkku arule
6.Lord Venus( Sukran)
Oh Lord Sukra , please give is lot of prosperity,
Please give us many boons without displeasure.
Oh Velli (name of Sukra) . Oh Sukra , Oh expert king ,
Give devotees several hands full of your grace.
(Sani BHagavan, the God Sani is the son of Sun God and is the slowest moving planet.)
SAngadam theerkkum SAni bhagawane ,
Mangalam ponga manam vaitharulvai ,
Chcharavindri sakaa neriyil.
Ichakam vaazha innarul thaa thaa
Oh God Sani who removes sorrows and pains,
Please decide so that auspiciousness would ebb,
Please give , give your sweet grace so that,
This world would live without any quarrel.
(Rahu is the head portion of a Rakshasi called Simika . When that son was trying to get nectar from Mohini , she cut that son in to two pieces.)
Aravenum Rahu ayyane pothi,
Karavathu arulvai kashtangal neeki ,
AAgavarul puri anaithilum vethi,
Oh Lord Rahu who is a serpent,I praise you,
Please shower your grace without troubling , I praise you,
Please shower your grace to make all actions positive ,
Oh victorious fruit of Rahu , Oh Lord who attracts , I praise you.
(Kethu is the feet portion of the son of Rakshasi called Simhika.)
Kethu theve , keerthi thiruve ,
Padam pothi paapam theervai ,
Vatham , vambu , vazhakkukal indri ,
Kethu theve kenmayai rakshi
Oh God Kethu , Who is famous and auspicious ,
We praise your feet, please remove our sins ,
Oh God Kethu , please efficiently protect us ,
From arguments , gossiping and quarrels.