Ulagelaam Unarnthu Ohthurku


Tirumurai: Twelve Periapuranam (Thiruthondar Puranam) ChEkkizhAr (Sekilaar) worshipped Lord Nataraja at Chithambaram. Lord Siva gave him the first word to start the epic as "Ulagelaam."

  • Genre: tirumurai Deity: Siva
  • Artists: Rajkumar Manickam
  • Original Script

    உலகெலாம் உணர்ந்து ஓதற்கு அரியவன்
    நிலவு உலாவிய நீர்மலி வேணியன்
    அலகில் சோதியன் அம்பலத்து ஆடுவான்
    மலர் சிலம்படி வாழ்த்தி வணங்குவாம்.

    Transliteration

    Ulagelaam uNarnthu ohthurku ariyavan
    Nilavu ulaaviya neermali veyNiyan
    Alagil johthiyan ambalatthu aaduvaan
    Malar chilambadi vaal.tthi vaNanguvaam.

    Photo of  Gurudeva
    What is the binding force that keeps youths in the home? Love. If you love your children completely, they won't want to leave. You won't be able to force them out of the house, even if you try. You are bound together by bands of steel made of love.
    —Gurudeva