Hymns of Thayumanavar
"Even as the detachment here
So is it above."
Thou art the Witness present in their hearts.
As the eternal Kalpaka Wishing Tree in the heavens,
Thou will grant all bliss.
Thou art the Sarabha *
That comes to shatter my karmas
That leap on me like the lion.
Oh! The Sun that rises to dispel
The thick darkness of my troubled mind!
Thou art the heavenly ship of Grace
That has come to rescue me
From the waters of excessive desire.
Thou, the God of Compassion Fullness
That dances in rapture in the chit sabha
 Sarabha or Sinbul is a mythical bird with eight legs that overpowers the lion.