[ Iruvar] Narumugaiye, narumugaiye…

Originally posted on Tamil Thathuva Paadal:

One of the best compositions of #ARRahman, beautiful verses from #Vairamuthu. Parts of  this song has verses in Sangam tamil. I feel that Unnikrishnan and Bombay Jayashree have actually given life to the song! So melodious and topped with the beauty of Tamil. WOW!

Movie:Iruvar
Poet: Vairamuthu
Singers: Unnikrishnan, Bombay Jayashree
Music Director: A.R.Rahman
Song Sequence: (1)-(2)-(2)-(3)-(2)-(2)-(4)-(4)-(5)—(5)-(6)-(7)—(7)-(8)-(1)-(4)-(2)-(9)-(9)-(10)-(11)-(11)-(12)

(1)நறுமுகையே நறுமுகையே நீ ஒரு நாழிகை நில்லாய் செங்கனி ஊறிய வாய் திறந்து நீ ஒரு திரு மொழி சொல்லாய்

Narumugaiyae, narumugaiyae, nee oru naazhigai nillaay
Sengani ooriya vaai thiranthu, nee oru thirumoli sollaai

Oh fragrant bud that is ready to bloom, could you stop for an instance!
Open your red honey dripping lips and utter a few precious verses!

(2)அற்றை திங்கள் அன் நிலவில் நெற்றி தரள நீர் வடிய கொற்ற பொய்கை ஆடியவள் நீயா ?

Attrai thingal annilavil, netrith tharala neervadiya,
Kotrappoigai aadiyaval, neeyaa?

On a full moon night, with water droplets dripping down the forehead
the one bathing…

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Nearer to You (To tune of Nearer, my God, to Thee)

Saba-Thambi:

Beautiful…. and sorrowful too

Originally posted on Mind's Seat:

Blood flowing from the Cross at Calvary
Help these blind eyes to see
Your way planned for me
Oh, draw me to Your love
To thoughts of things above
Praising You each new day
Coming nearer to You

Help me to see my pain as Your sweet gift
That through it other souls I can lift
Oh, give me Your strength to be
Light in another’s agony
Telling Your amazing story
How you set this abused captive free

When I can’t sleep at night
Pain encompassing me
Give me Your heart to see
How much You love me
Guard me in the night
’til Your morning’s light
Give me Your strength to fight
Drawing others nearer to You

Lord, please be with my wife
Watch over her
In her fear help her to see
How much you love her
Be with her as she prays
Give her Your strength each…

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