Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Evide Vili Pongunnuvo avide –A prayer to Ayyappa in Malayalam

Evide Vili Pongunnuvo avide –A prayer to Ayyappa  in Malayalam

Translated by
P.R.Ramachander



1.Evide Vili pongunnuvo avide  Bhagawan varum  ,
Yellam marannu   villkkuvin makkale

1.From the   wherever   the call is reverberating ,
There the God will come    so , Oh people ,
Forget everything    and call him.

2,Vijayamanikandane  , Saranam yendayyane  ,
Villali veerane  , Saramendayyane

2.Oh Victorious Manikanda, I  surrender to you my Lord,
Oh  Greatest among   archers , I surrender  to you my lord.

3.Karal urugi onnu  vilichengil yen thampuran,
Kai vedinjidilla  -innolamareyum.

3.When the melting heart   if  you  call that  king  ,
He has   never failed   to help  , to this day.

4.Evide Vili pongunnuvo avide  Bhagawan varum  ,
Yellam marannu   villkkuvin makkale

4.From the   wherever   the call is reverberating ,
There the God will come    so , Oh people ,
Forget everything    and call him.

5,Vijayamanikandane  , Saranam yendayyane  ,
Villali veerane  , Saramendayyane

5.Oh Victorious Manikanda, I  surrender to you my Lord,
Oh  Greatest among   archers , I surrender  to you my lord.

6.Oru cheriya chintha than   poo polum yekiyaal,
Udane oru punjiri nalgum ayyane

6.If we offer him a little   flower of our thought  ,
That Lord would present us at least with a smile.

7.Oru nmisham yi manam   pambayai maathiyaal,
Omana  kathu poal yethum ayyane  .

7.For one minute if we  change our mind to  river Pamba,
That Lord will reach us like  a darling breeze.

8.Oru thadavu thannutal  kovilai maathiyaal,
Onnode munnil theliyum ayyane

8.For one carress , if you change our body in to his temple  ,
With   everything   that Lord  can be seen in our front.

9.Oru ninavil   ulthadam karpooramakkiyaal,
Onnode  munnil theliyum ayyane.

9.For  one  thought , if you change your inside  in  to his camphor ,
With   everything   that Lord  can be seen in our front.

10.Evide Vili pongunnuvo avide  Bhagawan varum  ,
Yellam marannu   villkkuvin makkale

10.From the   wherever   the call is reverberating ,
There the God will come    so , Oh people ,
Forget everything    and call him.

11,Vijayamanikandane  , Saranam yendayyane  ,
Villali veerane  , Saramendayyane

11.Oh Victorious Manikanda, I  surrender to you my Lord,
Oh  Greatest among   archers , I surrender  to you my lord.

12.Anavarathamoro  hrudaya  thudippum ,
Angu  Ayyappa namamai  maareedugil,
13,Makara   mani  deepothsvathin vilakkugal ,
Manasam kondu koluthi ninnudigil,
14.Kanaka  mani  tharaka  pon moodi choodiya  ,
Keval  roopam  yenthannarinjidaam.

12-14.If   for always   each of our heart’s beats ,
Are   changed   in to the  name  of Lord Ayyappa,
And if the lamps   of Gem studded  lamps  of Makaram,
 Is lighting the lamp of our mind and stays  there .
WE would be    able to understand   what is,
That form   which wears  the gem studded golden crown

15,Pakal iravinaal vana mala   charthunnoro ,
Panjakshara  porul   yenthennarijidaam.

15.WE would   know that   five lettered substance ,
Which wears  the garland   of night    and day.

16.Azhagil alayaazhiyai   aadi  theliyunnor,
AAda   udukkunnathu aarennarinjidaam.

16.We would know who wears   the dress ,
Of that pretty ocean with tides which becomes clear.

17.Vichala jala dalangalil   villoli yeththnna  ,
Villali veeran atharanennu arinjidaam.

17.WE would recognize   that great archer  hero who  reaches
 As the light of bow on the   very stable leaves 

18.Hrudaya mani kanda ninadham muzhakkiyaal,
AA mani kadan aarennu arinjidaam,

18. If you heard echoes the sound of the name Manikanda ,
Then   you would know who is Manikanda

19.Manamilakum aa verum mohangal  maththiyaal,
Mohini puthranum   aarennarinjidaam.

19.If you change   that  ordinary desires which  shakes the mind,
Then you would understand who that  son of Mohini is.

20.THelivinodu thanneyum  thaan marannedugil  ,
THaraka  Brahmam aarennarinjidaam.

20. If with a clear mind  you can forget yourselves ,
You would know who is that Brahmam   who gives you salvation.

21.Evide Vili pongunnuvo avide  Bhagawan varum  ,
Yellam marannu   villkkuvin makkale

21.From the   wherever   the call is reverberating ,
There the God will come    so , Oh people ,
Forget everything    and call him.

22,Vijayamanikandane  , Saranam yendayyane  ,
Villali veerane  , Saramendayyane

22.Oh Victorious Manikanda, I  surrender to you my Lord,
Oh  Greatest among   archers , I surrender  to you my lord.

23.Karimalayuyathum thamisnnumappuram  ,
Kaanaan varunoorakke   vaiya sathaye,
24.Karal niraye  nigalaa   divya  thejassine  ,
Kori kudichu ninnadi kaikkuvin.

23.-24.All  those who have come  to see   that ,
Divine light which is   the great   truth,
Which appears  beyond   the darkness of  Karimala  ,
Can   take and  drink it   and play and dance.

25.Evide Vili pongunnuvo avide  Bhagawan varum  ,
Yellam marannu   villkkuvin makkale

25.From the   wherever   the call is reverberating ,
There the God will come    so , Oh people ,
Forget everything    and call him.

26,Vijayamanikandane  , Saranam yendayyane  ,
Villali veerane  , Saramendayyane

26.Oh Victorious Manikanda, I  surrender to you my Lord,
Oh  Greatest among   archers , I surrender  to you my lord.

27.Padikal pathinettum  puranangalaakiya,
Prema swaroopande   AAnanda  Mandapam.

27 Those  eighteen steps   are  the eighteen epics
And are  the  stage  of joy of the lord who is  the   personification of love 

28.Parama ramaneeyamaam manja mathavinde,
Punjiri poo nilavadunna  mandapam.

28, They are   the stage   where   the moonlight  like,
Smile  of the divinely pretty  Manja mother  moves.

29.Athi vidagdhami kandu  kai koopi ninnu ninnu,
Angae purathinnumappuram   poguvin.

29.After  seeing it   standing with  minute particulars .
You please   go further   and beyond that place.

30.Evide Vili pongunnuvo avide  Bhagawan varum  ,
Yellam marannu   villkkuvin makkale

30.From the   wherever   the call is reverberating ,
There the God will come    so , Oh people ,
Forget everything    and call him.

31,Vijayamanikandane  , Saranam yendayyane  ,
Villali veerane  , Saramendayyane

31.Oh Victorious Manikanda, I  surrender to you my Lord,
Oh  Greatest among   archers , I surrender  to you my lord.







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