Sl. No.198; Paahi saarasanaabha; Bilahari; Aadi;
Note: Popularised by Dr. M. Balamurali Krishna (Cassette
from Sangeetha, "Sri Padmanabha").
Oh PADMANABHA! Please protect me always.
Oh the protector of hapless! Bestow on me the devotion to your feet.
Oh SAURI! You are the honey bee to the lotus face of the daughter of
One whose form is effulgent as the cloud; Your eyes resemble the freshly
blossomed lotus; worshipped by BRAHMA, SIVA and INDRA. You are the vanquisher
of the clan of demons like MADHU.
You held aloft the mountain in the lotus-like hands; protector of those
who take refuge under you like the celestial tree; You recline on to
serpent-king; wear a garland of wild flowers-VANAMALA. You are the ocean
of compassion and adorned with attractive golden attire.
Oh Lord! Beautiful as crores of Cupids; You remove the distress of the
pious and the celestials; allayed the fear of the elephant-king; paragon
of virtues; One who has the greatest glory of being sung by the sages.
(Translation by Dr. T.K Govinda Rao)