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vangakkadal kkadainda ma:davanai kke:savanai
  thingal thirumugaththu cche:yizhaiya:r senrirainji
  angapparaikondava:ththai anipuduvai
  paingamalaththanderiyal pattarpira:n ko:dai sonna
  sengaththamizh ma:lai muppadum thappa:me:
  ingu ipparisuraippa:r i:rirandu ma:lvaraiththo:l
  sengan thirumugaththu cchelva ththiruma:la:l
  engumthiruvarul peththu inburuvaremba:vai


The  Lord  Vishnu, has  churned  the Milky Ocean with His own hands, without creating even a slight motion  to  the  ships, having the Mandhara Hill as the churning-rod, the Snake Vasuki as the rope to be  wound  round  the rod and thereby attracted the  the Goddness Lakshmi as His consort; similarly
the  Lord  has  churned  the   'ocean of Samsara'   with  His  mercy,   without creating even  a   slight  discomfort  to   the  body of  the chetana,  having His Sankalpa  or  Wish  as  the   churning-rod  and  His   Grace as the rope, and attracted  a  more  precious  thing   than   even   Lakshmi,  viz,  the  Jivatama. Besides,  like  destroying  Kesi,  the  asura,  He  destroyed  the  evils  in  the  chetana. The devotees of the Lord with bright farces filled with jnana, Bhakti and Vairagya, went to His very presence   out   of   extreme   love, and   got   their   desire  of  selfless  service (Kainkarya Purushartha)  granted, through 
 outwardly  they  said that they went to the Lord  to receive the  ' parai'    or   'the drum'  one  of  the accessories  for  their  Nonbu.  This  account  of   "how  the  Gopis   approached  the  loft  and  got  their   desire   granted"  is   beautifully   sung  by  Sri   Andal,   the  daughter  of   Pattarpiran  of  Sri  Vuilliputtur  and  it is a prabahadam  containing a garland of Tamil verses fit to be celebrated  for  all  ages  to  come;  and  those  who  recite these  pasurams   without  leaving out  a single  stanza  shall  obtain   here  and  else  where eternal  happiness   through  the  Grace of  Vishnu,  ( the  consort  of Lakshmi)  with   red  eyes, beautiful face and with four big mountain like shoulders. Thus this stanza, as  all  Phala  srutis  do,contain  the  name of  the  author, the  nature  of  the  work, and  the benefits accruing  by  a  study  thereof. This  is  a  very  happy  and  befitting  conclusion  to  a glorious poem.





athAto "brahma" zignAsA - Then thereafter be inquisitive to enquire about "the Absolute"