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Deavaki Nandana

By

Sage Purandara Dasa

Translated by

P.R.Ramachander

Raga Ragamalika
Thala Aadhi

Pallavi (Sindhu Bhairavi)

Devaki Nandana , nanda Mukunda
Nandhitha muni jana nithyananda

Anupallavi

Nidamothara navaneetha chora,
Gagapathi Vahana jagadothara

Charanam

1.Makara kundala dara mohana vesha (Bhaggasri)
Riukmani vallabha pandava posha.

2.Shanka chakra dara mohana vesha, (Valachi)
Pankaja lochana paramananda

3.Kamsa mardhana kousthuba abarana (Saranga)
Hamsa vahana poojitha charana

4.Varada belapura chenna prasanna (Sindhu Bhairavi)
Purandata vittala guna paripoorna

English translation

Pallavi

Son of Devaki , son of Nanda,
The perennial joy of the saluting sages

Anupallavi

He who lifts people from sin,
He who steals fresh butter,
He who travels on king of birds
He who uplifts the earth.

Charanam

1.He who wears ear studs and is very pretty,
He who is husband of Rukmani and helper of Pandavas.

2.He who holds conch and Wheel and is pretty,
He who has lotus like eyes, He who is the ultimate joy

3. He who killed Kamsa, he who wears Kousthubha
He whose feet is worshipped by Brahma

4.He who blesses , he who is well pleased in Belapura,
He who is Purandara Vittala , He whose character is complete.