(Devotees of Lord Subrahmanya walk towards his temple at Pazhani and reach there on Thai poosam day ,On their way , every village they used to conduct Panaka POoja to the God . SDEveral songs on lord Subrahmanya are sung then.The tamil songs are sung In Palakkad tamil .This is one of the songs that are sung during the Pooja. The devotee is scared of death and requests the Lord to remove fear of death from him.)
1.Aaru mukhavum pannirandu kayyum velum,
Alankaaram aabharanam anintha maarbum ,
THiru mukhavum venneru punaintha meyyum ,
Jagamellam padaitha Subrahmanyaa,
Muruga Saravana BHavane Karthikeyaa,
Mukkannanaar puthirane Ugra vela ,
Iruvarume unnai paninthom Pazhani velaa,
Ithu samayam adiyaarai kathu Rakshippaye .
Oh Subrahmanya who created all the universe,
Who has six faces , twelve hands and a Vel ,
And who has a divine face and a body coated with sacred ash,
Oh Muruga , Oh Sarvanabhava , Oh Karthikeyaa,
Oh son of three eyed God, Oh Pazhani vela,
We both are saluting you ,
And at this time please protect these devotees.
2.Mayileri vilayaadum Subrahmanyaa ,
Vadivela un paadham Nambinene,
Uyir izhanthu apakeerthiyaakum vealai,
Un seyalaal ithu samayam uyirai kaathai,
Dhayavaaga ini melum uyirai kaathu ,
Shanumugane adiyen than thuyaram theerpaai,
Vaibhogamaana Pazhani malai Velaa,
Varam alithu uyir kathu rakshippaye.
Oh Subrahmanya who plays by climbing on the peacock,
Oh Vadivela I believe d in your feet ,
At the time when I lose my life and get bad fame .
By your act at this time you protected my life ,
Kindly from now on please protect my life,
Oh Shanmuga , please destroy the sorrow of this slave,
Oh Velaa who sits on the very great Pazhani mountain,
Please give me the boon and protect my life .
3.Varunthum adiyaar uyirai Kaakum deivam,
Vayyakathil ummai poal veroruvar illayendru ,
Arinthu naan ummai panithen pazhani Vela,
Aadarithu prana bhayam theerumayya,
THirinthu alainthu aaru moondru thingalaaga ,
Chirai i runthu thalai poondu chchinnamaanen,
Pulli mayil methu yerum Subrahmanya ,
Para parame uyir katthu rakshippaye .
After understanding there is no other God in heavens ,
Who saves the souls of sorrowing devotees,
Oh Pazhani Vela I saluted you,
And so be on my side and remove my fear of death,
Wandering and strolling but for the past eighteen months,
I was imprisoned and shackled and I was torn in pieces,
Oh Subrahmanya who climbs on the spotted peacock,
Oh divine of divines, Please protect me by saving my life.
4.Peru vengai puli piditha pasuvai poala ,
Gathi kalangi manam thalarnthu pulambinoame ,
Iruvarume ummai koova chevi kelaatho,
Ithu samayam thamasamai irukkalaamo,
Aruvaagi , uruvaagi, thanthai thai neeye aagi,
Kumaresa prana bhayam theerum ayya ,
Murugesa idhu samaym pazhani vela,
Mun vanthu uyir kathu rakshippaye .
Like the Cow which has been caught by huge male tiger,
Greatly upset , with a weakened mind did we not cry ,
When both of us are calling you together , did you not hear us?
Should you at this time stay delayed?
After becoming germ seed , after taking a form , after you yourself becoming our parentsd
Oh Lord Kumaresa please remove the fear of death from me,
Oh Murugesa , at this time oh Pazhanivela,
Come forward and protect my soul.
5.Paambin vaaikku irayathu therai poal,
Padhai padhaithu vaaadukindrom balar naangal,
THembiye pulambukindrom thuyaramaagi thennavane ,
Un chevikki kelaatho thaan,
Naan bhoomiyil unnai nambi magizhndhirunthen,
THappivara naayakane nyayamo thaan,
Sambashivan puthirane Pazhani vela,
Ithu samayam uyir kathu rakshippaye.
Like the frog which is the food caught by mouth of a snake ,
We who are like children are struggling and fading,
We are crying sobbing and shouting due to sorrow, Oh God of south,
Does your ear not hear all this,
IN this earth believing in you I was happy,
Is your escaping me a just act , my Lord,
Oh son of Lord Shiva, Oh Pazhani vela,
At this time protect my soul and save me.
6.Valayil agapetta uyirathu poal thayangukiren,
Vadivela ithu samayam thuyar theerppai,
Kolai , kalavu, paathakangal , vanchanai pilli soonyangal yellam,
Thulayaatha chiru pini , noi, vinaikalellam,
Thurathum ayyaa ippothu, Mayilerum Vahanane ,
Pazhani vela varamalithu uyir kathu rakshippaye.
I am hesitating like a living being caught in a net,
Oh Vadivela, at this time , please destroy my sorrows,
Murder , robbery crimes , and lie which were there ,
Very cruel insinuations , cheating and black magic acts by others,
Those incurable small sickness , diseases and karmas ,
Would chase me now , Oh lord who rides on a peacock,
Oh Pazhani vela , please give me boons and protect my life.
7.Nagamathu garudanai kandu alaintha poale naan,
BHayanthu alai thurumbai alaigindrene ,
Sokamathu theerathu thavikkum velai,
Shanmukhane idhu samayam adiyenukku,
Meghamathu payirkku udhavi cheitha poale ,
Velavane prana bhayayam theerumayya ,
Vegamudan vara venum Pazhani vela,
Vinai theerthu uyir kathu rakshippaye.
Like the snake roaming about when it sees Garuda ,
I am wandering and like a twig I am wandering ,
And when I am suffering due to sorrow not going away ,
Oh Shanmukha , it is a proper time for this slave,
Similar to the help extended by clouds to crops,
Oh Velava , please remove this fear of death from me,
Oh Pazghani , you have to come with great speed ,
Remove my Karmas , guard my life and protect me.
8.Poonai kayyil chikkiyathor kilayai poale ,
Pulambukirom prana bhayam migavaagi,
Naana adimai , unnai nambiyirukkum velai ,
Naayagr paara mukhamai irukkulaamo,
Maan eendra Valliyammai , deivaanai ,
Manavaala , saravanane karunai seivaai ,
GHaana mayil vaahanane, Pazhani vela ,
Kadavule uyir kathu rakshippaye.
WE are shouting due to fear for death increasing .
Like the parrot which has been caught by a cat,
I am a slave and at the time when I am believing you,
Oh Lord , is it proper for you to be indifferent,
Oh consort of Valli given birth by a deer ,
As well as DEivanai , Oh Saravana show mercy on me,
Oh Lord who rides on singing peacock, Oh Vela of Pazhani ,
Oh God please protect my soul and save me.
9.THookil akapetta uyirathu poal thudikkirom,
Prana bhayam migavaagi,
Vendum varam koduppatharkku aakum deivam vayyakathil,
Ver oruvarum illai endru nambinene ,
Vendum varam , vinai theerthu thuyaram theerppai ,
Velavane , Soora samhhara vela,
AAndavane ummai paninthm pazhanivela ,
Adiyaarkku uyir kathu rakshippaye .
Like the soul caught in the noose struggling,
Due to fear of death increasing , I believed that ,
IN the heaven there is no other God ,
Like you to grant the boons that I desire,
My desired boon is you should erase the Karma and remove my sorrow,
Oh Velava , Oh Vela who killed Soora ,
Oh Aandava , we saluted you , Oh Pazhani Vela ,
Please protect our souls and protect me.
10.Paarthu ummai ver oruvar illai yendru nambinen,
Varam eendru vinai theerthu , thuyaram theerppai,
THanjam yendru unai paninthen , thiruthanikai vaasaa ,
SAth guruve , yen prana bhayam theerum ayya,
Vanchakanai chirai viduthu thalayai vaangi ,
Paathakathai pariharithu , padame thanthu,
Paraa parame uyir kaathu rakshippaye .
After seeing you , I decided that no one else there,
Please give me boon , exhaust my karma and destroy my sorrow ,
I saluted you saying that I surrender to you, Oh Lord of Thiruthani.
Oh divine of divines who released the cheater from prison , cut off his head,
Removed all evils , gave him a position, Please give me life and save me.
11.Nanju pattu visham yeri mayangum poale,
Nadu nadungi kidu kidendru bhayanthu naangal,
THanjam yendru unai paninthom, Pazhani Vela,
Varamalithu uyir karthu rakshippaye.
Like getting fainted after poison touches and enters the body,
After great shivering , greatly getting scared we ,
Saluted you saying “we surrender to you , Oh Pazhani Vela
Please give us boon and protect our souls.