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Malai chathinaal Kodhai

 

Raga English note

 

Translated by

P.R.Ramachander

 

(These Songs are sung when the bride and groom exchange garlands for the first time. )

 

 

 

Pallavi

 

Malai Chatthinal, Kothai , Malai Matthinal,

 

Charanam

 

1.Maladainthu Mashila Rangan

Malayavar than marbile, maiyal aai,

Thaiyalal Malarkarathinal Poo

 

2.Rangarajanai, Anbar thangal nesanai,

Asi koori, bhoosurargal -pesi miga vazhthida,

Anbudan- Inbamai,

Andal karathinal Poo

 

English translation

 

Pallavi

 

Flower garland put on his neck, Kothai

Flower garland exchanged from him, Kothai

 

Charanam

 

1.On him who is lord Vishnu,

On him who is the spotless Ranga,

The winsome lady,

With her flower like hands,

With love filling her heart,

 

2.When the friends and priests,

Praised and blessed him who is God,

With love and with joy,

With her holy hands