Appanum Ammaiyum Sivamey


  • Genre: natchintanai Deity: Siva
  • Artists: Mrs. Meena Thavaratnam
  • Original Script

    அப்பனும் அம்மையுஞ் சிவமே

    அப்பனும் அம்மையுஞ் சிவமே
    அரிய சகோதரருஞ் சிவமே
    ஒப்பில் மனைவியுஞ் சிவமே
    ஓதரும் மைந்தரும் சிவமே
    செப்பில் அரசருஞ் சிவமே
    தேவாதி தேவருஞ் சிவமே
    இப்புவி யெல்லாஞ் சிவமே
    என்னை யாண்டதுஞ் சிவமே

    Transliteration

    appanum ammaiyum sivamey
    ariya sagohthararum sivamey
    oppil manaiviyum sivamey
    ohtharum maintharum sivamey
    seppil arasarum sivamey
    theyvaathi theyvarum sivamey
    ippuvi ellaam sivamey
    ennai aandathum sivamey

    Translation

    Father and Mother Are Siva

    father and - mother -are Siva, indeed
    rare - sibling - is Siva, indeed
    incomparable - wife also - is Siva, indeed
    priest and - children too - are Siva, indeed
    blemishless - kings also - siva indeed
    God and - gods - are Siva, indeed
    this world - entire - is Siva, indeed
    me - ruled also - is Siva, indeed

    Photo of  Gurudeva
    Giving a gift begrudgingly in return for another gift is, of course, mere barter. Many families barter their way through life in this way, thinking they are giving. But such gifts are cold, the fulfillment is empty, and the law of karma pays discounted returns.
    —Gurudeva