Sl. No.206; Paalaya maadhava; Asaaveri; Aadi ; Keerthanam;
Oh MADAVA! Protect me forever constantly with your
Your forehand adorns the pure KASTURI TILAKA; you ride on GARUDA the
enemy of serpent; Oh PADMANABHA! You are the Lord of the three worlds.
Your auspicious lotus feet will bring happiness forever, you destroyed
the emperor of CEDI-SISUPALA; you are praised by INDRA; you are the refuge
of the hapless; leader of YADAVA dynasty; adorned with the KIRITA shining
like the sun; your face resembles the flawless moon and you have no
You have the blue hue of the water-bearing cloud; your glorious exploits
are capable of removing the miseries of the entire world; you are soft-spoken;
you subdued the pride of INDRA by holding aloft the mountain; you have
long eyes like the lotus petals. You take delight in the melodious SAMAGANA
and you are most lovely.
You recline on the serpent; annihilate all the miseries of those who
worship you; abode of virtues; you are the embodiment of consciouness,
oh lord of universe; you have the gait of the king-elephant; worshipped
by NARADA and others; you majestically reside in the ocean. Oh son of
NANDA! You protected the king-elephant and you are the KALPAKA tree.
(Translation by Dr. T.K Govinda Rao)