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Thanthi Mugathanai


  • Genre: natchintanai Deity: Siva
  • Artists: Sanjeevan Sivakumaran
  • Original Script

    தநததி முகததனை

    தந்தி முகத்தனைச் சங்கரன் மைந்தனைத்
    தொந்தி வயிறனைத் தோடணி செவியனை
    இந்திர னுக்கரு ளீந்த இறைவனை
    மந்திர ரூபனை நான்மற வேனே

    Transliteration

    thanthi mugathanai sangaran mainthanai
    thonthi vayiranai thohdani seviyanai
    inthiranukk aruleentha iraivanai
    manthira roopanai naan maraveyney

    Translation

    with tusk - He who has the face - Sankara’s - He who is the son
    pot bellied - He who has a tummy - with earstuds - He whose has ears
    to Indra - granted grace - He who is the God
    mantra - He who has the form - I - will not forget indeed.

    Photo of  Gurudeva
    It is wise to have a free mind, a clear, serene and relaxed attitude toward life before partaking of food. That is why people on the inner path traditionally meditate for a moment, chant a mantra or say a prayer before a meal.
    —Gurudeva