Sarva Vaishnava kala Vandhanam,
Kadathanttu .K.Padmanabha Variar
1.Vandeham thwaam Maha vishno , Deva deva , Jagath pathe ,
Kshamasva may aparadham thwam praseedha mayi madhava
1.I salute you Lord Mahavishnu, God of Gods , Lord of universe ,
Please pardo my mistakes and become pleased with me Oh Madhava.
2.Anargha rathna khachitham , koti soorya sama prabham,
Vandeham they Mahavishno , kireedam meru sannibham.
I salute you Lord Vishnu who wears a crown as Tall as Meru,
Which is embedded with invaluable gems and which shines like one crore of Suns.
3.Mukura prabhayor Vishno , sankranthal thava gandayo,
Vandhe bahu gunee bhootha prabhe makara kundale.
3.Oh Lord Vishnu , the luster of mirror is transferred to your neck,
And I salute your Makara ear globes which are many times lustrous than that
4.Vana malaam aham vandhe sarvarthu suma shobithaam,
Madhye kadamba kusumaam thava vakshasi aalmbineem.
4.I salute your forest garland though t you are shining with flower all over ,
Along with a Kadamba garland in the middle which hangs on your chest.
5.Vandeham tham sindhu kanyaam, kreedamaanam thavorasi ,
Yasvayaa kadaksha mathrena bhooyanthe sarva sampadha
5.I salute the daughter of the ocean who plays on your chest,
Simply by her one glance I would be able to get all prosperity.
6.Srivathsam angam vandeham thava vaksha sthala sthitham,
Kshamaa pareekshanaartham yad mudrinam Brugunaa padaa
6. I salute that Srivathsa which is situated on your chest ,
Which was given to you by sage Brugu for testing your patience .
7.Vandeham kausthubham rathnam virajantham gale thava,
Yajjatham ksheera padhodhe madhidhath deva danavai.
7. I salute that gem Kausthubha which shines on your throat ,
Which was born out ofocean of milk when it was churned by Devas and Asuras.
8,Vandhe shankham pAancha janyam , naadha brahma mayam thava ,
Yassabdha sravana deva sarve nasyanthi sathrave .
8.I salute your conch Pancha janya which fills you y up with divine sound,
And as soon as its sound is heard by devas , their enemies would be killed.
9.SAhasra aadhithya sankaasam kala chakra marindhamam,
Sahasra aadhaaram thadh vandhe thava chakram sudarsanam,
9.I salute your Sudarsana wheel , which is as lustrous as thousand suns,
Which is the wheel of time killing enemies and is the support for thousands.
10.Thava paanou virajanthim vande Kaumodhakeem gadhaam,
Yayaa varaha vapushaa hiranya sthaditha stvayaa.
10. I salute your mace called Kaumodhaki which shines in your hand ,
With which in your form as the boar , you hit Hiranyaa.
11.Thava hasthe prasodantham padmam padma kara prabham,
Vandeham thath padmanabha, Sarva kanmasha nasanam,
11. I saluté you Lord Padmanabha , in whose hands which shine like lotus,
Is present the lotus flower shining, which removes all ills.
12.Vandha saarngam maha chapa, , drutham kare thale thava,
Yasya janyadha maathrena sarva muhyanthi Dhanava.
12.I salute that great bow called Saarnga which is held by your hand ,
Which if known to the Rakshasas, make them loose their consciousness.
13,Vandeham than naabhi padmam , yasmin jaatho Pithamaha,
Yasminneva thapaschakre drushtum tham Purushothamam.
13, I salute the lotus on your belly , from which was born Lord Brahma ,
Sitting on that stage of meditation he sees you , the Purushothama.
14,. Vandhe thaam they yoganidhraam, sarvaabheeshta pradhaayineem,
Sahasra naamnaa prakhyaathaa yaa jathaa nanda nandhini.
14. I salute your Yogic sleep which is capable of fulfilling all desires,
And which is famous for having thousand names and later was born as daughter of Nanda.
15.Peethambaram aham vandhe thaptha kanchana sannibham,
Doorikare athyandhakaaram yassvaabhaa sarvathaa sadhaa.
15. I salute your yellow silk , which is like hot molten gold ,
And which removes great darkness as its luster reaches every where always.
16.Ksheerambodhim aham vandhe , yasmin setha bhavaan sadaa ,
Yasmadeva Maha Lakshmi jaathaa sarvaartha Dhayini.
16. I salute the ocean of milk where you always lie down,
And from which was born Mahalakshmi who gives all prosperity.
17.Paryangam they bhaje sesham aadhyam sankarshanam vicbhum,
Yasya swaasaani kalpanthe kurvath akhila nasanam.
17. I sing about your bed which is Adhisesha who was born as Lord SAnkarshana,
By whose breath at the final deluge everything is destroyed.
18.Vandhe they vahanam tharkshyam suparnam vinatha sutham,
Yasthayo ya sudhaam pathre dathe visha vinasineem.
18.I salute your steed the eagle called Suparna which was the son of Vinathaa,
Who with the pot of nectar in his hand gives the destroyer of poison.
19.Viswambaram aham vandhe, medhinim thava kaminim,
Ya thwayaa kiti roopena hirayaadh rakshithaa puraa
19. I salute you who wears the universe and whose darling is the earth,
And who by his fearsome form saved her from clutches of Hiranya.
20,Vandeham thulaseem punyaam , vandeham hari chandana,
Vandhe sarvaan Vishnu bhakthaan , vandhe thwam kamala pathim.
20. I salute the blessed ocimum , I salute the sandal paste ,
I salute all devotees of Vishnu and I salute the Lord of Goddess Lakshmi.