ma:rgalith thingal = Greatest Margali month madi nirainda = of full moon that blossoms our mind, nanna:la:l = good days have come
ni:ra:dappo:duvi:r = those who wish to take bath ! po:dumino: = we shall go ne:rizhayi:r = O ! those who have decorated with great ornaments ! a:yappa:di = of Go:kula, the place si:rmalgum = that which was full of greatest wealth selvachchiru mi:rga:l =O ! wealthy little girls !
ku:rve:l = With sharp spear, kodunthozhilan = one who is prepared to do any harm to protect nandago:pan kumaran = his son (Nandagopa ‘s son, Krishna)
e:ra:randa kanni = Of wide-opened bewitching eyes Yasodai = at Yasoda, ilan singam= young lion like lad (boy krishna)
ka:rme:ni = of deep coloured skin, sengkan = of lovely redish eyes, mugaththa:n = Having face kadir = like the dazzle Sun, madiyam po:l = like cool Moon,
na:ra:yanane: = Lord Na:ra:yana: himself parai tharuva:n = blesses us with a small instrument (Like Drum) called ‘Parai’ namakke: = to us pa:ro:r pugazha padindu = such that whole world praises use:lo:remba:va:i = this is our vratham, let us follow
Short Meaning – At first, A:nda:l praises the holy time. Ma:rgali is the sacred month. This is a month that develops Sa:ththvik nature in all living beings. This month corresponds to the serene early (like hours just before day break) period, for the whole year. Good days have come that can yield the best happiness of our life. Whoever wishes to take a Divine shower …. O wealthy little girls, having wealth of rich Love towards Lord Krishna, come on., let us go. Lord Krishna is highly obedient to his father. He is protected by the Nandagopa, His father, who bears a fierce spear in his hands to protect his son. Young lad Sri Krishna, seems like a young lion, being brought up by ‘ Yasoda ‘ who has exquisitely beautiful eyes, filled with the Love towards Krishna. He who has deep skin, reddish eyes, who is cool like moon towards his devotees and hot like blazing Sun towards who hate him, is Lord Na:ra:yana himself, who will bless us with a small drum like instrument, don’t delay, come and join this vratham.