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28 harikaambhOji janya
Aa: S R2 G3 M1 P D2 S
Av: S N2 D2 P M1 G3 R2 S N3. P. D2. S
O rangashAyi pilacitE O yanucu rA rAdA
sAranga varuDu jUci kailAsAdhipuDu gAlEdA
bhUlOka vaikuNTham idiyani nIlOna nIvE yuppongi
shrI lOluDai yuNTe mA cintadire dennaDo mElOrva
lEni janulalO nE migula nOgili divya rUpamunu mutyAla
saruLa yuramunu gana vacciti tyAgarAja hrd-bhUSaNa
When I address you as O RangaSAyI and call you earnestly, can't you respond by uttering "O" and appear? It is said that sage RucIka, who happened to be turned into a wasp, become one with Lord Shiva by changing His name. You seem to regard SrI Rangam as your Supreme abode VaikuNTha itself and lose yourself in the enjoyment of the company of your consort SrI DEvi. When will there be an end to my sufferings in the midst of men who are so insular that they cannot stand the prosperity of others? I seek solace and relief from my hapless situation. Grant me your vision with garlands of pearls dancing on your bosom, O Lord, adorning the heart of TyAgarAja!
Notation available here at Shivkumar Kalyanaraman's Krithi Archive.
Lyrics contributed by Lakshman Ragde. Meaning from Compositions of Tyagaraja by T.K. Govinda Rao.
Composed on Lord Ranganathan at Srirangam.