Rama, Rama , Rama , Laali Sri Rama
(Written as conversation between Rama and Kausalya)
Rama, Rama , Rama , Laali Sri Rama,
Rama , Rama Lavanya laali
Oh Rama, Oh Rama , to you Laali ,
Oh sri Rama , Oh Rama to you a pretty Laali.
1.Dorakaraani nidhi rara doraku ,
Doravu neevu thotlalo Rara
1.Oh unavailable treasure come ,come,
Oh Lord of Lord please sit in the cradle and come .
2.Varamainatti na patti rarara , vara,
Surulaku arudaina sundra rara
2.Oh Child who is auspicious , come , comeOh pretty one,
Who cannot be got even by the Devas come , come.
3.Tholi jesina nomu phalama Rama ,
Ilanu velayu ina kula dhanama
3.Oh Rama, the result of penances done earlier ,
Who is the treasure of the clan of Sun in this world
4.Kalakalamani ravu chentha aa-,
Kali kondivo leka karunaa swanthaa
4.Oh merciful one please come near making sound Kala, kala,
Perhaps are you hungry.
5.Madha Gajagamana naa swani o-
Sadhayuda neeloni jail delpumi .
5.Oh Lord who walks like an elephant in rut , Oh my god,
Who is merciful, please tell me about your sorrow.
6.Saibalulada rammaniri aadi ,
Varada neevu ravaddhu pommaniri.
6,Boys similar in my age called m, “come play with us”,
But after I went they said, “One who blesses , you need not come, go away”
7.Yevaru ninthu yemaniri Raghava nee,
Yeda thappaga nee Ravaddhaniti.
7.Oh Raghava, who told you what ? after finding,
What fault , did they ask you not to come?
8.Kanulu moosi yaadi naru , kar-
Muna kanagani nethramani kasaredharu.
8.They played hide and seek game and abused,
Me saying that my eyes did not come within their hand.
9.Kaluva rekulanu bolu kanulu ,
Kalaganela nanthu kanna dhayalo .
9.Oh wealth who created me , what is the reason ,
That your blue lotus eyes are reddish?
10.Theta kannulanu moosedaru naa,
Thodi varulella povoddennaru.
10.After each of them tried to close my eyes,
They told me, “We do not need you, go away”
11.Nudhutanu sramajalamela aa—
Kakhayemi delupave karunalavaala.
11.Oh ebbing collection of mercy, Why so much,
Drops of sweat on your forehead? Please tell me about that.
12.Chinthache dhaagudhu vere meni ,
Kanthiche dagilina karma manare.
12.After getting worried, when I want to hide some where,
They said, “Your body luster will show us where you are , that is your karma”
13.Muthyala sarula chikkemi oh,
SAthyasandha pada sarula nokkemi.
13.Why is there ties in you pearl necklace ,
Why are there wounds in your anklets,
As you are teller of truth , tell me truth.
14.Mudhamuna nay pattuvela naa,
Padamu vraledharu palu maru vela.
14.When I was catching them with great joy ,
They fell several times on my feet and that is the reason.
15.Ninnemani bilsukoniri Rama,
Mannanatho nemani yenchu koniri,
15.Oh Rama what did they all call you,
Did they treat you with honour?
16.Baga sakshi Ramminiri vara,
Thyagaraja nutha daivamaya niri.
16.They told me you are witness of all,
And the god who is saluted by THyagaraja