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Sri Subrahmanyo maam Rakshaththu

May Lord Subrahmanya protect me

 

By

Muthuswami Deekshithar

 

Translated by

P.R.Ramachander

 

Pallavi

Sri Subrahmnyo maam Rakshathu

Shanumukhavatara , SAkthi roopa

 

Pallavi

May Lord Subrahmanya protect me,

Who is an incarnation of six heads and who has the form of Goddess Shakthi.

 

Anupallavi

Basamana Valli deva seno ,

BHaratheesaadhi thathwa bhodhano

 

Anupallavi

He who shines with Valli and Devasena,

Who taught philosophy to Lord of Saraswathi.

 

Madhyama Kala Sahithyam

 

Vasavadhi vandhitha Shubha charano ,

Pathra Vibhoothi pradhana nipuna.

 

Madhyama Kala SAhithyam

 

He whose divine feet is worshipped by Indra and others,

Who is the chief expert of leaves and sacred ash.

 

Charanam

SAtha Koti Bhaskara Shobhakara,

Sishta sithi kantathmaja Shivakara,

Prathapa Tharakadhi hatha dheera,

Prabhala Ganesanuja shadakshara

 

Charanam

He who has luster like hundred crores of Suns,

Who is the son of the polite Lord Shiva with blue neck, who grants peace,

Who is the brave one who killed THaraka and others ,

Who is the brother of the famous Ganesa ,and who has six letters.

 

Madhyama Kala Sahithyam

 

SAthayu pradha bhaktha Mandhara,

SAnkhabhishekadha yupachara ,

Kshithischa poojitha Divyambara ,

Nava veeranandha vara Guru guha

 

Nadhyama kala Sahithyam

 

He who grants a life span of hundred years and heaven to his devotees,

Who is pleased by the anointing using conches ,

Who is worshipped by earth , who wears divine silk,

Who is the new hero, who is the greatest joy, and the teacher Lord Guha