Mari mari ninne
mari-mari ninnE moraliDaShow Details
nI manasuna daya rAdu
|Even if I entreat you repeatedly, |
No feeling of compassion enters your mind.
kari mora vini saraguna cana nIkuShow Details
|On hearing the elephant's plea, what was the reason to proceed immediately?|
O Inner-controller of everyone!
karuNatO dhruvunikeduTaShow Details
nilicina katha vinnAnayya
nara mRgamau sUcanalEmayya
|Lord, I have heard the story |
of your appearing before Dhruva mercifully;
Lord, What about the tidings
of your becoming man-lion for the sake of the Asura's son?
maraciyunna vana-caruniShow Details
brOcina mahima delupavayya
dharanu velayu tyAgarAja sannuta
taramu kAdika nE vinanayya1
|Lord, Tell me about the grandeur |
of protecting the forest-dwellers who were in hiding2;
Lord brightening the earth, praised by this Thyagaraja!
I shall not listen to your refusals any longer.
- 1nE vinanayya - nE vinavayya
- 2A reference to Sugriva and company who were hiding from Vali in the forest.