is the gist of a soulful supplication of a certain devotee to Bhagavan Balaji to
extend His long, soft, yet sturdy hand to him to crossing samsarasagara into
which he is hurled by prarabdha karma, and without His nectarine look, he could
neither reach the shore, nor be freed from the awful aquatic creatures ready to
gulp him down instantly sans mastication even.
O Bhagawan Sreenivaasa, dweller of the sacred Seashaachala, possessor of
enchanting immutable body, destroyer of the sins of adorers and lotus-eyed Lord
protector of the worlds, kindly extend your compassionate hand tome.
O Lord Sreenivaasa, thy holy feet is adored by Brahma along with all celestials,
adorned thou with potent Sudarsana and Panchajanya in thy hands, ever protecting
us thou with thy compassion, comparable to ocean, please extend your begin hand
to me for peaceful existence.
O Lord Sreenivaasa thou could be known only by the sacred Vedas, thou art the
rower of family boat, endowed with holy feet, worshipped by Mother Mahalakshmi
sanctifier of the worlds thou art the adorer highest and emancipator of
abominable of sins, kindly take my trembling hands into thy mighty hand for
happy sojourn in the world.
O Lord Venkatessa, thou art the worshipful spouse of Sreemahalakshmi and known
by the Vedas; annihilator of lust and its sinister allies, bestowed of
knowledge; destructor of demons and their wicked brood; keeping all the words in
your stomach, kindly lead me by your benevolent hand for peaceful life.
O Lord Sreenivaasa, thou art endowed with lotus eyes; the remover of all sins of
both terrestrial and celestial; dwelling in animate and inanimate creatures; and
inveterate enemy of the formidable demon Mura; kindly protect me and my