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amma nimma manegaLalli
amma nima manegaLali
17 sooryakaantam janya
amma nimma manegaLalli namma rangana kaNDirEnamma
brahma mUruti namma krSNanu nimma kERyoLillave
kAshi pItAmbara kaiyalli koLalu pUsida shrI
karadalli kankaNa beraLalli ungura koraLalli
kumkuma kastUri kari nAma tiddi shankha
mAvana maDuhida shakaTana keDahida gOvardhana
kAlali kiru gejje nIlada bAvuli nIla varNanu
hadinAru sAvira gOpiyara kUDi caturanga
tettEsa kOTi dEvargaLa oDa gUDi
Meaning: contributed by KV Ramaprasad
anupallavi: Is Krishna who is none other than brahma in your lane ?
caraNam 1: Haven't you seen Vasudeva wearing silk robes holding flute in his hand with a tuLasi garland around his neck and wearing delicate perfumes ?
caraNam 2: Haven't you seen the one who rests on a serpent (= vishnu) wearing a bracelet onhis wrist and a ring on his finger, shining ear rings and pendent made of tiger's nails ?
caraNam 3: Haven't seen the lotus eyed one, with a delicate nAMa on the forehead and with the shanka-chakra-gada in hands (Vishnu's signature!) singing and playing the flute magestically coming along ?
caraNam 4: Did you see the father of manmatha who killed his maternal uncle, killed shakaTa asura, lifted the gOvardhana hill and showed fourteen worlds to his mother ?
caraNam 5: Didn't you see the blue-hued king of three worlds who showed the world in his mouth dancing with gejje in his legs and bright arm-decorations ?
caraNam 6: Haven't you seen the handsome Madhusudana (vishnu) wearing koustubha (a precious stone) on his chest who plays a game of dice with sixteen thousand gopikas
caraNam 7: Haven't you seen the nityotsava of Purandara vithala, beloved of Satyabhama who took 10 avatAras sorrounded by thirty three crore [330 million] gods and goddesses ?
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