Isha ninna charaNa bhajane
Asheyinda mADu venu
dOsharAshi nAshamADu shreesha kEshava ||
Meaning : O keshava, I will pray your feet with love. Remove all paapa that I have done immensely.
sharaNu hokkenayya yenna
maraNa samayadalli ninna
carana smaraNe karuNisayya nArAyaNa ||
Meaning : O nArAyaNa, I pray you to remind me of your name at the time of my death.
shOdhisenna bhavada kalusha
bAdhisuva yamana bAdhe biDisu mAdhavA ||
Meaning : O mAdhava, filter out my earthly sufferings, teach me (divine) knowledge, remove distress (caused) from yama.
bandu bandu nondenayya
indu bhavada bandha biDisu tande gOvindA ||
Meaning : O gOvindA, I have suffered by coming (on this earth) through many wombs. Today, you free me from this (earthly) sufferings.
bhrashTanenisa bEDa krishNa
ishTu mAtra bEDikombe
shishTaroDane ishTu kashTa biDisu vishNuvE ||
Meaning : O vishNu, I pray you only to make me not to be called selfish. Free the difficulties from good people.
madananayya ninna mahime
hrudayadoLage hudugisayya madhusUdhanA ||
Meaning : O madhusudhana, father of Madana, make me always praise your qualities and keep them in my heart.
kavidukonDu iruva pApa
savidu pOguvante mADo
javana bAdheyannu biDisu trivikramA ||
Meaning : O trivikrama, Deplete the pApa which surrounds me (because of previous janumas) and give freedom from yama (ie., give mukti).
kAmajanaka ninna nAma
nEmavenage pAlisayya swAmi vAmanA ||
Meaning : O vAmana, father of kAma, make me recite your name with affection as a routine.
modalu ninna pAda pUje
odaguvante mADO yenna
hrudayalli sadana mADo mudadi shriidara ||
Meaning : O sridhara, make me to pray your feet first (in a day) and be there in my heart always.
husiyanADi hoTTe horeva
husige hAkadiirayya hrushiikEshanE ||
Meaning : O hrushikEsha, Do not neglect me by considering me the one who is interested only in feeding his stomach by telling lies.
biddu bhavadanEka januma
geddupOpa buddhi tOrO padmanAbhane ||
Meaning : O padmanAbha, I have done pApa again and again, in all previous januma. and I am caught in that cycle. Show me knowledge to win over this.
kAma krOdha biDisi ninna
nAma jihveyoLage nuDiso
shrii mahAnubhAvanAda dAmOdarA ||
Meaning : O great dAmodara, put your name on my tongue and free me from lust and anger.
pankajAksha nEnu yenna
manku buddhyannu biDisi
kinkaranna mADikoLLo sankarushaNA ||
Meaning : O sankarshaNa, who has eyes resembling lotus, make me your servant by removing idiotic (in me).
yEsu januma bandarEnu
dAsanalla vEno nAnu
ghAsi mADadiru yenna vAsudEvanE ||
Meaning : O vAsudeva, Do not hurt me because, after all I am your servant however times may I take birth on this earth.
buddhi shOnyanAgi yenna
paddha kArya kuhakamanava
tiddi hrudaya shuddhi mADo pradyumnanE ||
Meaning : O pradyumna, Cleanse my heart by removing the bad thoughts which come from bad deeds which I have done without proper knowledge.
jananijanaka nIne yendu
nenevenayya diina bandhu
yenage mukti pAlisayya aniruddhanE ||
Meaning : O aniruddha, I remember always that you are my both my parents, and that you lift the downtrodden, give me Mukti.
harushadinda ninna nAma
smarisuvate mADu nEma
virisu caraNa dalli pushOttamA ||
Meaning : O purushottama, Make me to recite your name sincerely, and with pleasure.
sAdhusanga koTTu ninna
bhEdamAdi nODadirO shri adhOkshajA ||
Meaning : O adhOkshaja, do not treat me as different (not your son), give me good company and give me your service.
cAru caraNa tOri yenage
bhAra hAkutiruve ninage nArasimhanE ||
Meaning : O narasimha, I depend on you to show me the right path which will lead me (eventually) to the goal (Mukti).
muncitavAgi kaLedu poreyo swAmi accyutA ||
Meaning : O accyuta, you have to take care of me by removing the accumulated pApa and sufferings first.
gyAna bhakti koTTu ninna
dhyAnadalli yiTTu sadA
hiina buddhi biDisu munna shrii janArdhana ||
Meaning : O janArdhana, give me (divine) knowledge, keep me in your dhyAna, remove bad thoughts.
krupeyamADi kshamisabEku upEndranE ||
Meaning : O upEndra, you have to please forgive me for I have tread in wrong paths without japas or anusTAnas.
moreya iDuvenayya ninage
sharadhi shayana shubhamatIya
irisu bhaktanendu paramapurusha shri harI ||
Meaning : O shri hari, paramapurusha, one who lies on ocean, I pray you to give me divine knowledge by considering me as your bhakta.
ishTu mAtra bEDikombe shrii krishNanE ||
Meaning : O shri krishNa, My only request you is not give me birth anymore, but since you have given this birth you have to bring me up.
arthiyinda salahuvanu kartru kEshavA ||
Meaning : keshava will protect the one who recites His name (this deveranAma) always.
baredu Odi kELidavage
karedu mukti koDuva neleyAdikEshavA ||
Meaning : neleyAdikEshava (Ankitanama of Shri Kanakadasa) will call and gives Mukti to the one who writes, reads His name (always) without fail.