17 sooryakaantam janya
Aa: S M1 G3 M1 D2 N3 S
Av: S N3 D2 M1 G3 R1 S
eTlA dorakitivO rAma tanak-
cuTlAra gaDiya dOvaku nAdu paTlAbhimAnamu lEkuNDagak-
pAda mahimO peddala AshIrvda balamO susvarapu
nAdaphalamO tyAgarAjakhEda hAra shrInAtha tanak-
O RAma! How blessed am I to have attained you as my Lord, even when I do not find a single sympathetic and loving friend anywhere near me. Do I owe this blessing to the greatness of you grace, or to the blessings of great and good men? Can it be the result of my dedicated worship of NAda? Dispeller of my distress. O spouse of SrI. How blessed am I to have...
Lyrics contributed by Lakshman Ragde. Meaning from Compositions of Tyagaraja by T.K. Govinda Rao.