Ninnaye rathi endru
Mahakavi Subramanya Bharathi
Ragam Keeravani/Kalyana Vasantham
Ninnai rathi yendru ninakirenadi-Kannamma,
Thannaye sasi yendru saranam eithinen.
1.Ponnaye nigartha meni, minnaye nigartha chyal,
Pinnaye , nithya kanniye , Kannamma
2.Maran anbugal yen meethu vari vari veesa nee-kan,
Paraayo, Vandhu cheraayo, Kannamma
3.Yavume suka munivarkku or eesanaa menakku un thotham,
Mevume, ingu yavume kannamma.
Oh Kannamma, I think you are the very pretty Rathi*,
I thought that I am the moon and surrendered to you.
*Wife of God of love.
1.With your body like gold and looks like the lightning,
Oh Goddess Lakshmi, Oh perennial maid , Oh Kannamma
2.When the arrows of God of love are shot at me, one after another,
Oh Kannamma , Would you not see me and would you not come
3.Oh Kannamma , me who is like a God to sage Sukha*,
Everything that I see seems like you.
*Son of Veda Vyasa