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Sri Andal

Place: Srivilliputtur
Year: Nala
Month: Adi
Star: Pooram
Paksha: Sukla paksham
Tithi: Chaturti
Amsam (incarnation of): Bhoomi devi
Compilation: Thiruppavai, Nacchiyar Thirumozhi
Also known as: Godha devi, Choodikkodutha Nacchiyar

 

Thaniyan

(Invocatory verse of glorification to an Acharya which is usually composed by a disciple)

nILA thunga sthanagiri thatI suptham uthpOdhya krishNam
pArArthyam svam sruthi satha siras sidhdham adhyApayanthI
svOchishtAyAm srajinikaLitham yAbalAth kruthya bhungthE
gOdhA thasyai nama itham itham bhUya EvAsthu bhUya:

I offer my obeisances to Godha devi again and again. She is the one who woke up KrishNa who was resting on the breasts of Nila devi, the one who announced her parathanthriyam (which is the ultimate principle highlighted in vedham) to Bhagavan himself and the one who fully enjoyed EmperumAn who wore the garlands that were once worn by her.