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Telisi Rama
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Pallavi

telisi rāma cintanatō nāmamu O My Mind! Chant the names of the Lord understanding (the
sēyavē ō manasā meanings) and only with the thought of Lord Sri Rama.
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Anupallavi

talapulanni nilipi nimiṣamaina O My Mind! Chant the names of Lord Sri Rama understanding the
tāraka rūpuni nija tatvamulanu (telisi) true significance of the Lord of the form of one who carries across
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least for the duration of winking of eyelids (or for a minute), and
with only the thought of the Lord.

Charanam

1. rāmāyana capalākṣula pēru 1. If one utters ‘Rama', it is the name of a fickle eyed woman also;
kāmādula 1pōru vāru vēru those who fight lust or desire etc. are different (from the ones who
bring to mind the form of woman when chanting the name of
rāmāyana brahmamunaku pēru
‘Rama’). If one utters ‘Rama’, it is also the name of Supreme Lord;
ā mānava jananārtulu tīru (telisi) (when chanting the name ‘Rama’ if the the holy form of Supreme
Lord comes to mind) the miseries of birth (and death) of those
people will come to end.

2. arkamanucu jilleḍu taru pēru 2. The Milk-weed plant is called ‘Arka’; (when chanting name
markaṭa buddhuleṭṭu tīru ‘Arka’, if milk-weed comes to mind) how the monkey-like thoughts
arkuḍanucu bhāskaruniki pēru or behaviour will come to an end? the Sun is also called ‘Arka’;
kutarkamaneḍu andhakāramu tīru (telisi) (When chanting the name ‘Arka’ if Sun comes to mind), the
darkness called fallacious arguments (sophistry) will come to an
end.
3. ajamanucu mēṣamunaku pēru
nija kōrikalēlāgīḍēru 3. The he-goat is called ‘Aja’; (when chanting the name ‘Aja’ if he-
ajuḍani vāgīśvaruniki pēru goat comes to mind) how the true aspirations will come to fruition?
vijayamu kalgunu tyāgarāja nutuni Lord Brahma – Consort of Sarasvati is also called ‘Aja’; (When
(telisi) chanting the name ‘Aja’, if the form of Lord Brahma comes to
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Lord understanding the meanings and with only the thought of the
Lord Sri Rama – praised by this Thyagaraja.

Variations
1pōru vāru vēru – pōru vāru vīru
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