Mani Kanda Sthuthi II
( A great prayer addressed to Mani Kanda )
1.Oru dinamengilum sabari gireesende ,
Kamala Manohara truppadangal,
2.Hrudaya sarovaram thannil mulakkuvaan,
Anudhinam chinthanam cheiga venam
1-2.For the lotus like pretty divine feet ,
Of the Lord of Sabari giri to grow,
At least one day in the lake of the mind ,
We have to meditate daily on Him.
Sariyai ariyunna Bhakthi varyan,
4.Kadina durachara poorithamaam loka-,
3-4.The great devotee who rightly knows,
About sweet taste of honey flowing from it,
Does not get drowned in the great darkness ,
Of the world which is sunk in the hardened evil rituals.
5.Parisudhamaam jalam thannil muzhukiyaa,
Bhagawande divya kesadhipadham,
6.Hrudaya mukarathil nannayi phalippichu,
Madhura dhyanathil layichirunnu,
7,Divasangal pokki varunna naranmaarkku,
Duritha vinasanam vannu cherum.
5-7.To those men who spend their days
In taking bath in the pure water,
Reflecting well in the mind ,
The holy form of God from head to toe ,
And then sit immersed in sweet meditation ,
The destruction of their sufferings would arrive.
8.Akhilavum deva nin amsangalaanennum,
Bhagawan akhila swaroopanennum,
9.Sakalthilum deva sadrusa vibhavanam,
Sakalarum cheyyuka venam , ennum,
10.SAriyayai ariyumaraakum Maha Maya ,
8-10. All people should understand ,
That everything is only a part of god,
And that God has a universal form,
And that everything is like God and ,
Also understand these forever and always,
And then they would not jump in to the ,
Great illusion of darkness of suffering.
11.Bhagwat charithangal aavolam keerthichu ,
Kali kala doshangal doorathaakki ,
12,Maruvuka sakalarum , Appol bhagwande,
11-12 Let everyone sing the stories,
Of God to their best of ability,
And drive away the harms of Kali age ,
And then they would be seen by the divine face of lord.
13.Athu kondu bhakthiyum mukthiyum ,
Kai varum , athu thanne kittenda vasthu sathyam.
13 Because of that they would get devotion ,
And salvation and that truly is the things to be got.
14,Athinall yi bhagawande charitha sayanam,
Anubhavicheeduka, bhava rogarthan.
14.So let those suffering from the disease of birth-death cycle,
Experience in the pleasure of the story of this God.
15.Sariyayi vruthangal anushtichu , devande ,
Madhura poongavanam thannilethi,
16.Muni vruthi kai kondu , theerthangal sevichu,
Pathinettam padi mel yethi kolvin.
15-16.After observing properly the penances ,
Reach the sweet Poongavanam (Lord’s park) ,
Assume the life of a sage , drink sacred waters,
And then reach the top of the eighteen steps.
17.Avide vasikkunna harihara thanayande ,
Mahaneeya moorthiye Kaanaam appol.
17.Then it would be possible for you to see ,
The great and divine form of son of Hari and Hara who lives there.
18.Ithuvare cheithoru durithamellam theernnu ,
Mathiyil athyanandam anubhavichu,
19.Jani mruthi bhayamonnum yini undayidaathe ,
Pani mathidhara puthranothu vaazhaam..
18-19.After the sufferings which were there have come to an end,
After enjoying very great joy in the mind,
Without having any more fear of birth and death,
We can live with the son of the God who wears the crescent.
20.”Harihara suthaa, deva, sabarigireeswaraa,
Karunya nilayame , Bhoothanadhaa,
21,Agathikalkku abhayangal anudhinam arulunna ,
Mathi chooda Mohini Thanayaa, devaa,
22,Mani Kandaa, lokaika Gurunadhaa , deivame ,
Thuna cheithu jnangle paalikkenam.”
20-22.”Oh son of Hari and Hara , Oh God of the Sabari mountain,
Oh staying place of mercy, Oh Lord of all beings,
Oh son of God who bears the moon and Mohini , Oh God,
Who daily gives protection to those who does not have any one ,
Oh Manikanda, Oh Guru of the entire world , Oh God,
Please be with us and protect us.”
23.Ithupole mathi thelinja akhilesa keerthanam,
Manu nimisham Cheyyuka Bhakthanmaare .
24.Kalikaala nayagan , giri vara nilayan,
Akhilarkkum mangalam kai varuthum.
23-24.Oh Devotees every minute chant,
Similar song praising the God of the world ,
And the lord of the Kali age who stays in the great mountain,
Would bring happiness to every one.