bhaja rE raghuvIram - keerthana
bhaja rE raghuvIram shara bharita dasharatha kumAram
nIvu durAsala rOsi para nindala nellanu bAsi
pancEndriyamula naNacu prapanca sukhamu visamanucu
anniyu panikodigEnA iu au tirigina telisEnA
vErupanulaku bOka gOmukha vyAghramu candamu gAka
tappu taNTalanu mAni bhava taraAamunanu matipUni
karmamu hariki nosangi satkAryamulanduppongi
bhakti mArgamunu telisi nija-bhAgavatula jata galasi
mAyArahituni golici nI-manasuna rAmuni dalaci
kAmAdula nEginci nI kAryamulanu sAdhinci
rAjAdhipugA velasi tyAgarAja varaduDani telisi
Pallavi: O Mortal! Worship only Raghuvira! He is a doughty warrior wielding the Kodanda, Son of Dasharatha.
1: Erase your unworthy desires and desist from maliciously slandering others. 2: Control your senses and regard temporal pleasures as deadly poison. 3: Fulfil your duties ridding yourself of passion, attachment and anger. Judge your thoughts are consistent with your duties. Mere wandering here and there and indiscriminate association cannot bring you wisdom. 4: Eschew undesirable ways. Do not become a tiger in cow's skin. 5: Avoid dissembling and imposing on others and concentrate on transcending the ocean of the Samskara. 6: Dedecate all your actions to Shrihari and delight in performing worthy actions. 7: Seek to know the path of devotion and associate only with exalted devotees. 8,9: Worship the Lord who dispels illusions and meditate on him with profound involvement. 10: Know that this Supreme God incarnated as the king of the kings, who bestows boons on Tyagaraja. O Mortal worship...