Abeethi Sthavam – 24

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‘Sertthi Sevai’
‘Sertthi Sevai’

24. மநு ப்ரப்ருதி மாநிதே மஹதி ரங்கதாமாதிகே
தநு ப்ரபவ தாருணை: தரம் உதீர்யமாணம்
ப்ரக்ருஷ்ட குணக ச்ரியா வஸுதயா ச ஸந்துக்ஷித:
ப்ரயுத்த கருணா உததி ப்ரசமய ஸ்வசக்த்யா ஸ்வயம்

Manu prabhruthi mAnithE mahathy RangadhAmAdhikE
dhanuprabhava dhAruNair-dharam-udheeryamANam parai:
prakrushta guNaka SriyA VasudhayA cha samdhukshitha:
prayuktha karuNOdhadhi: prasamaya svasakthayA svayam

பொருள்–மிகவும் சிறந்த திருக்கல்யாண குணங்களைக் கொண்ட ஸ்ரீரங்கநாதா! உன்னுடைய திருவரங்க விமானம், மநு முதலான சக்ரவர்த்திகளால் ஆராதிக்கப்பட்ட மேன்மை உடையதாகும். இங்கு அசுரர்களை விட்த் தீய குணம் படைத்த வேறு பகைவர்களால் மிகுந்த பயம் ஏற்பட்டுள்ளது. இந்தப் பயத்தை நீ நீக்க வேண்டும் என்று ஸ்ரீரங்கநாச்சியாரும், பூமிபிராட்டியும் உன்னைத் தூண்டியபடி உள்ளனர். உன்னுடைய கடல் போன்ற கருணையை முன்னே நிறுத்தி, உன்னுடைய சக்தியைக் கொண்டு, இந்த அச்சத்தை நீக்க வேண்டும்.

Meaning:

Oh Lord of Thiruvarangam! You are the abode of matchless kalyANa guNams. Among them, you choose the guNam named KaruNai mostly for helping the chEtanams. Hence you are recognized as KaruNai Kadal or the ocean of Mercy. Your Sriranga VimAnam has been celebrated by Law giver Manu and King MaandhAthA and has been worshipped by them. The enemies assembled here are more ferocious than the asurAs and are causing such hardships. We fear whether this great vimAnam of yours worshipped by sages and Kings will suffer from the heartless invading Muslim army that has laid siege to Srirangam. Periya PirAtti and BhUmi Devi will be praying to you for removal of our fears about protection for the legendary Sriranga KshEthram. Oh Ranga RaajA! Please put to use your karuNai once again and with your matchless power chase away these dangers and remove our fears.

Comments:

Oh Lord with celebrated lofty guNams (Prakrushta GuNaka)! The invading army consists of fierce and heartless people, whose cruelty is worse than that of the asurAs. Being primitive marauders intent only on plundering the riches of your temple, they have no respect for Your VimAnam worshipped by great sages and kings. We are full of fear about the desecrations that would be caused to Your VimAnam and other parts of your temple. We are distraught. Knowing what we are going through, we are sure that MahA Lakshmi and BhUmi Devi will be appealing to you to intervene and use your apAra KaruNA guNam and invincible power to remove our fears and restore life back to where it was before the invasion. The heart of Swamy Desikan’s prayer is “Sva sakthyA svayam dharam prasamaya”. You do not need any help in destroying the bheethi we are experiencing. Please take the initiative and chase away the invaders and restore things at Srirangam to normalcy.

Views of other commentators:

In the previous slOkam, Swamy Desikan suggested that Sudarsanar alone among the pentad of the Lord’s weapons would be sufficient to accomplish the task at hand of destroying the invaders. In this slOkam, Swamy Desikan suggests to the Lord to use His own radiant power to destroy the vandals and restore peace at Srirangam.

Source:

http://sundarasimham.org/
http://namperumal.com/

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