by Damodara Rao Dasu

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bhavati vivaSO - mukhAri - miSrachApu

Introduction : Swati Tirunal composed Krutis on nine metods of prayer (Nava Vidha Archana). This Kruti is about "sakhyam" (friendship).

P bhavati vivaSO mE bhavatu|| Oh Lord Padmanabha, let me have implicit faith in you.
A.P. vividha tApa hAriNi veeta samSayalESam|| Faith assuages us from every affliction eradicating all doubts.
C 1 Sruti rAsishu bhuvanE subahudhA ramAkAnta
bata vidyAmAnEshu bahushu bhinna matEshu
itaratra na mE bhooyAdeeSE paksha pAtOpi
natapAla yadhAtadhA nAdha sadruDhamayE ||
Oh Lord of Lakshmi, there are a number of scriptures and religious faiths. I may be partial but let me have strong faith in you only.
C 2 vanasancharaNa nadeeprataraNa raNAdyAsu
ghana bheetikarAsu cha khalu vipadavasthAsu
vanajAksha bhuvanapAvana nO bibhEmi yadhA
nanu tadhA niyapAyO nAradAdi pujita ||
Faith in you saves us while crossing a forest, bathing in a river or while engaged in fight or confronted with worst crisis. Oh Lord Padmanabha with lotus like beautiful eyes, you sanctify the world. Narada and other sages worship you.
C 3 varada pAnDavE yOddhavakroorAdayO yEna
parama vipadAmbOdhi pArangata noonam
parama vapuriha tE padamapi krupayAtE
para chidAnanda Sri padmanAbha murArE ||
Oh Murari, you enabled pandavas, Akrura and others cross over their ocean-like calamities. You compassionately granted them salvation.