Sunday, February 17, 2013

Poonthanam'sMoola Thathwam (Malayalam)

Moola Thathwam (basic principle)


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(Poonthanam is is one of the greatest Bhakthi poets  of Kerala, In this poem , which is philosophical , he tries to trace  the cause of Sorrow)

1.Dukhamodukkunna thamburane , Krishna,
Trukkazhal jnan kumibudunnen,=.

Oh Lord Krishna, Who removes sorrow ,
I salute your divine feet.

2.Dukham yeduthathinnu , yenthe moolam-Krishna,
Dukham yeduthathu janmam  moolam.

What is basic reason of sorrow-Krishna,
This birth is  the basic reason of this sorrow.

3.Janmameduthathinnu   yenthe moolam-Krishna,
Janmam   yeduthathu  karmam moolam

What is the basic reason of this birth-Krishna,
Karma is the  basic reason of this birth.

4.Karmam yeduthunnathu=innu yenthe moolam-Krishna,
Karmam yeduthathu  Ragam moolam.

What is the basic reason of this Karma-Krishna,
Attachment is the basic cause  of  Karma.

6.Ragam yeduthathinnu yenthe moolam-Krishna,
Ragam yeduthathu maanam moolam.

What is the basic reason for attachment-Krishna,
Pride  is the  basic cause  of attachment.

7.Manam yeduthathinnu yenthe moolam-Krishna,
THanne ninayaiga  manam moolam.

What is the basic reason for pride-Krishna,
Not thinking about  self   is the basic cause of pride.

8.,THanne ninayayvathinnenthe moolam-Krishna,
Ajnanmaam  avivekam  moolam.

What is the basic cause  of not thinking about oneself –Krishna,
It is due to the thoughtlessness causing ignorance .

9.Jnanam undavathinnu yenthu cheivu-Krishna,
Jnanam undavathu Bhakthi konde

What we  should we do to become wise-Krishna,
Wisdom only comes   through devotion.

10.Bhakthiyundavathinnu yenthu cheyvoo –Krishna,
Bhakthiyundavu  virakthi konde.

What we should do get devotion-Krishna,
Devotion comes   due to detachment.

11. Sakthi poyeeduvaan yenthu cheivu-Krishna,
Chithathil  nalloru shudhi konde.

How do we  remove attachment-Krishna,
It  can be achieved only due to purity of mind.

12.Chitha shudhikku jnan yenthu cheyvu-Krishna,
Nalla vazhikkulla   sradha cheivu.

What should I do get purity of mind –Krishna,
It  can only be got by deep attention to the good path.

13.Sradhayundavathginnu  yenthu cheyvu Krishna,
Punya kadhakale keetu kolvu.

What should we do to get deep attention-Kridhna,
It can be got by hearing divine stories.

14.Salkadha kelpathinnu yenthu cheivu-Krishna,
Sajjana sangathi cheythu kolvu.

What should I do to hear divine stories-Krishna,
It can be got by constant contact with holy people.

15.Sajjana sangathikku yenthu cheyvu –Krishna,
Vama pureswarane  seva cheyvu.

What should I do cultivate holy people-Krishna,
You do service to the God of Vamapura(Lord Krishna)

16.Vama gehadhipa, Vasudeva, Krishna,
Balagopalaka palaya maam.

Oh Lord  of Vamapura , Oh Vasudeva, Oh Krishna,
Oh child cowherd, Please  take  care of me.

17.Krishana hare jaya, Krishna hare jaya ,
Krishna Hare  Jaya, Krishna hare  Jaya.

Victory to Lord Vishnu and Krishna,
Victory to Lord Vishnu and Krishna,
Victory to Lord Vishnu and Krishna,
Victory to Lord Vishnu and Krishna,

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