Pillayarappa, Pillayarappa is a wonderful poem which was written in praise of Lord Vinayaka, and this beautiful poem was mentioned in the Holy Sri Vinayaka Purana, and it was written by the great King Kasi Rajan, a staunch devotee of Lord Vinayaka, who ruled the present day Kasi City before several lakhs of years ago.
This beautiful poem contains 12 praises of Lord Vinayaka, and by reciting this 12 praises, obstacles would be removed in our life, and we would be able to lead a happy, peaceful and a stress free life, through the grace of our dear Pillayarappa. This poem would be in the form of questions raised to Vinayaka, admiring about his divine features, and this wonderful poem was written by Kasirajan due to his great devotion on the first god Vinayaka.
12 Excellent praises on Lord Vinayaka
1.Oh my Dear Pillayarappa, you are our beloved elephant headed god, who contains fat belly, and I wonder, how you are able to ride on your small mouse!
2.Oh my Dear Pillayarappa, you look very short, and looks like a small boy, and I really wonder that how you could keep the entire universe on your belly!
3.Oh my Dear Pillayarappa, you are very fond of Mothakams, and you used to always prefer eating Mothakams only, and would avoid even the tasty dishes, I really wonder that how you could consider only the Mothakams as your favourite food!
4.Oh my Dear Pillayarappa, I really wonder that how you have granted salvation even to the dreaded demons such as Sindurasura and Gajamukhasura!
5.Oh my Dear Pillayarappa, I really wonder, that how do you have won in the mango game cunningly held with your brother Lord Muruga!
6.Oh my Dear Pillayarappa, I really wonder, that how you have changed a thief into a great Sage Purushundi, and also given salvation to him!
7.Oh my Dear Pillayarappa, I really wonder, that how you are showing much lenience, love and affection towards your devotees!
8.Oh My Dear Pillayarappa, I really wonder, that how you are so simple and so nice, and you used to make your earthly abodes even under the Holy Trees like Vanni and Arasa!
9.Oh my Dear Pillayarappa, I really wonder, that how you are granting innumerable boons to your devotees, even if they chant your name just for one time!
10.Oh my Dear Pillayarappa, you are a mischievous boy, who used to grab the Mothakams immediately from the hands of your mother Shakti Devi, whenever she offers it to you!
11.Oh my Dear Pillayarappa, I really wonder, how you are able to wear this many golden ornaments on your neck, and I really worry whether you might feel uncomfortable to wear it!
12.Oh my Dear Pillayarappa, I really wonder, that how you are able to wear a big snake on your stomach. Don’t you have the fear of biting you?
“OM SRI PILLAYARAPPA NAMAHA”