Sl. No.205; Paalaya devadeva; Bhairavi; Chaapu;
Artist: Sri Ambalappuzha
Note: Popularised by Trichur V. Ramachandran.
Oh sovereign of celestials! Lord GOPALA! You are in
the company of your brother BALARAMA. Please protect me.
You gave refuge to SAILARISUTA, You are in the company of SATYABHAMA.
Your feet are worshipped by HANUMAN the son of wind god. You are well
disposed to AKRURA. You are the repository of virtues. You became the
distinguished protector of the world due to the experience gained under
the tutelage of sage VISVAMITRA. You are engrossed most of the time
in removing the miseries of the various devotees. You enjoyed the company
You destroyed the PUTANA; the glory of your lineage is sung in HARIVAMSA
by the eminent bard VYASA. You protect virtuous people. You are delighted
by YASODA. You are proclaimed as the eternal by saints. You are adorned
with a peacock feather. You are radiant on GARUDA the enemy of serpents.
You destroyed the pride of the ocean. Oh the effulgent one! you ward
of all the enemies. You undertook an exile in the forest. you gave salvation
to saranga. You bestowed good fortune on the entire universe. You are
the gem among the solar dynasty. You are as charming as CUPID. Oh PADMANABHA!
(Translation by Dr. T.K Govinda Rao)