Amma nimma manegalalli
Sage Purandara dasa
Amma nimma manegallalli,
Namma† rangana† kanderenamma?
Brahma muruti namma Krishnana
Nimma kaeriyali kandirenamma?
1.Kasi pitambara kaiyalli kolalu poosida,
Sri Gandha maiy olagmma
Lesagi thulasiya† maleya darisida
Vasudevanu† banda kandirene.
2.Karadalli kanakana beralalli† ungura.
Koralalli† hakida huilyuguramma
Aralale kanaka† kundala† kaalanduge
Uraga shayana †banda kandirene.
†3. Kumkuma kasthuri† kari nama† tiddi
Shanka† chakaragala† darsihanamma,
Binakadindali† kolal udhootha, padutha ,
4.Mavana maduhitha shakatana kedahitha
Govardhana giri ethidhanamma
Ava taayige† irelu jaga torida,
Kaamanayya banda kandirene.
5.Kalali kiru gejje nilada† bavuli
Melagi bayalli jagavannu† torida,
6.Hadhinaru† savira† gopiyara koodi,
Madana mohana† rupa† edeyalli Kousthubha
Madhusoodana† banda , kandirene
7.Tettesa koti† devarugala† odagudi,
Sathyabhama Priya Purandara† Vittala,
Nithyothsava bandaa kandirene
Mother, did you happen to see,
Our Ranga in your homes?
Did you see in your street,
Krishna who is Brahma himself
1.Wearing the yellow silk of Benares,
Holding the flute in his hands,
Applying sandal all over his body,
Wearing garland of Thulasi in his neck,
Vasudeva had come there. Have you seen him?
2.Wearing bangles on his hand,
Rings in his fingers, Wearing a,
Necklace with tigerís nail on his neck,
Wearing golden ear studs and anklets,
He who sleeps on serpent has come here , Have you seen him?
3. Wearing a Namam of musk and saffron ,
Holding conch , mace and holy wheel in his hands,
And singing and playing in his flute,
The lotus eyed one has come here. Have you seen him?
4. The slayer of uncle, the killer of Shakatasura
He carried the Govardhana mountain,
And showed the universe to his mother,
This father of Manmatha has come here. Have you seen him?
5. Wearing small anklets with bells and sapphire ear rings
Being of the blue colour and the one† who dances,
He showed all the worlds in his mouth,
And this God of thirty crores has come here. Have you seen him?
6.He plays dice on the chess board,
With sixteen thousand Gopis ,
And he is as pretty as the God of love,
And† this† killer of Madhu† who wears Kousthubha
Has come here . Have you seen him?
7. Surrounded by thirty three crores of Devas,
He† took ten incarnations in this world,
And he is the Purandara Vittala who loves SathyaBhama,
And he has come like a daily festival here. Have you seen him?