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Pathinenkilkanakku: Kar Narpathu – Poem 26

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The entire wood, rich in the Tondri flowers  glows with beauty

like the rows of light lit on the first day of Karthikai festival.16

The clouds have started pouring the seasonal showers

as the harbinger of our lover’s arrival!

Translation by Dr. A.Dakshinamurthy

Book: Patinenkilkkanakku – Works On Akam Theme
Bharathidasan University,Thiruchirapalli, 2010.

16 Ref: Verse 9 of this work as well as Akam.141 and 185; Narr.202; Kalavali:17; Civakacintamani 256; Tevaram, 2:47. Karttikai is a festival relating to the constellation PLEIADES, part of MESHAM and RISHABAM houses. This falls on the full moon day in the month of Karttikai.


பதினெண்கீழ்க்கணக்கு – கார் நாற்பது பாடல் 26

நலம் மிகு கார்த்திகை நாட்டவர் இட்ட

தலை நாள் விளக்கின் தகை உடையவாகி

புலம் எலாம் பூத்தன தோன்றி; – சிலமொழி! –

தூதொடு வந்த மழை.


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