All joys that senses five- sight, hearing, taste, smell, touch- can give,
In this resplendent armlets-bearing damsel live
The (simultaneous) enjoyment of the five senses of sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch can only be found with bright braceleted (women).
Kantukettu Untuyirththu Utrariyum Aimpulanum
Ondhoti Kanne Ula.
Disease and medicine antagonists we surely see;
This maid, to pain she gives, herself is remedy
The remedy for a disease is always something different (from it); but for the disease caused by this jewelled maid, she is herself the cure.
Pinikku Marundhu Piraman Aniyizhai
Thannoikkuth Thaane Marundhu.
Than rest in her soft arms to whom the soul is giv'n,
Is any sweeter joy in his, the Lotus-eyed-one's heaven
Can the lotus-eyed Vishnu's heaven be indeed as sweet to those who delight to sleep in the delicate arms of their beloved ?.
Thaamveezhvaar Mendrol Thuyilin Inidhukol
Thaamaraik Kannaan Ulaku.
Withdraw, it burns; approach, it soothes the pain;
Whence did the maid this wondrous fire obtain
From whence has she got this fire that burns when I withdraw and cools when I approach ?.
Neengin Theru?um Kurukungaal Thannennum
Theeyaantup Petraal Ival?.
In her embrace, whose locks with flowery wreaths are bound,
Each varied form of joy the soul can wish is found
Each varied form of joy the soul can wish is found.
Vetta Pozhudhin Avaiyavai Polume
Thottaar Kadhuppinaal Thol.
Ambrosia are the simple maiden's arms; when I attain
Their touch, my withered life puts forth its buds again
The shoulders of this fair one are made of ambrosia, for they revive me with pleasure every time I embrace them.
Urudhoru Uyirdhalirppath Theentalaal Pedhaikku
Amizhdhin Iyandrana Thol.
As when one eats from household store, with kindly grace
Sharing his meal: such is this golden maid's embrace
The embraces of a gold-complexioned beautiful female are as pleasant as to dwell in one's own house and live by one's own (earnings) after distributing (a portion of it in charity).
Thammil Irundhu Thamadhupaaththu Untatraal
Ammaa Arivai Muyakku.
Sweet is the strict embrace of those whom fond affection binds,
Where no dissevering breath of discord entrance finds
To ardent lovers sweet is the embrace that cannot be penetrated even by a breath of breeze.
Veezhum Iruvarkku Inidhe Valiyitai
Pozhap Pataaa Muyakku.
The jealous variance, the healing of the strife, reunion gained:
These are the fruits from wedded love obtained
Love quarrel, reconciliation and intercourse - these are the advantages reaped by those who marry for lust.
Ootal Unardhal Punardhal Ivaikaamam
Kootiyaar Petra Payan.
The more men learn, the more their lack of learning they detect;
'Tis so when I approach the maid with gleaming jewels decked
As (one's) ignorance is discovered the more one learns, so does repeated intercourse with a welladorned female (only create a desire for more).
Aridhoru Ariyaamai Kantatraal Kaamam
Seridhorum Seyizhai Maattu.