Yen indha thamadham Meenakshi
(Sage Neelakanta Sivan was a great composer belonging to South Travancore and lived at the end of 19th century. Though a very great composer of Carnatic music Krithis,† very many people do not know about him.† His Disciple Papanasam Sivan† is however well known.† http://www.carnaticcorner.com/articles/nilakanta_sivan.html† as well as http://www.carnatica.net/neelakantasivan.htm give a very detailed account of this composer† and his Krithis. Though he is said have composed over 2000 Krithis very few of them are now available.)
Yen indha† thamatham Meenakshi , manam,
Irangi† vandhu† thanthu †arum thiru kakshi
Nee ninainthal† nadavathathum undo,
Nithya Kalyani , yen pethavale† kandayi
Sodhanaiyam yendralum† naan manam porukken,
Thurumbena† thallinalum† ini unai verukken,
Nee thanai† aalavayil Neelakandanai †mevi,
Niranthara arul purinthu yethum tharum para devi.
Why this delay Meenakshi , please come,
Take mercy† and show me† your divine form.
Is there anything which will not happen as per your wish,
Oh forever holy one, oh my mother , canít you see
Even if it is a test , I cannot† control my mind,
Even if you forsake me like a dried grass , I will not hate you,
Oh Goddess† , you who have depended on God of Madhurai,
Oh great goddess, please shower† and fulfill all my wishes.