28 harikaambhOji janya
Aa: S R2 G3 P D2 S
Av: S D2 P G3 R2 S
nanu pAlimpa naDaci vaccitivO nA prANanAtha
vanaja nayana mOmunu jUcuTa jIvanamani nenaru nA manasu marmamu telisi
surapati nIla maNinibha tanuvutO nuramuna mutyapu sarula cayamutO
karamuna shara kOdaNDa kAntitO dharani tanayatO tyAgarAjArcita
O Compassionate Lord! Have you trekked all the way to grace me? Lord of my life! The sole aim of my life is to be by your side, glancing at your charming face and seeking your gracious understanding; this intense longing of mine; have you trekked?
O Lotus eye! How wonderfully you have presented yourself! With a frame lustrous with the blue radiance of a gem, with dusters of pearl garlands sporting on your bosom, the resplendent Kodanda bow adorning your hand with Sita devi; have you trekked?
Additional translation by Krishna Pillalamarri:
vanaja nayana mOmunu jUcuTa jIvanamani nenaru naa manasu marmamu
telisi - lotus eyed face seeing my life consider my mind secret knowing
(Knowing that the purpose of my whole life is to be looking at your face with
Notation in English available here.
Lyrics and meaning contributed by Lakshman Ragde. Notation from Compositions of Tyagaraja by TK Govinda Rao. More information here.