mARan paNindha thamizh maRaikku mangaiyarkOn
Arangam kooRa avadhariththa – veeRudaiya
kArthigaiyil kArthigainAL indRendRu kAdhalippAr
vAiththa malarth thAlgaL nenjE vAzhththu
O’ my heart! Sing the glory of the lotus feet of those who celebrate this auspicious day associated with the birth of thirumangai AzhwAr (kArthigai month, kArthikai nakshatrA); the one who incarnated in this world to supplement the dravida vedAs composed by nammAzhwAr with his six compositions – periya thirumozhi, thirukurunthAndakam, thirunedunthAndakam, thiruvEzhukooRRirukkai, siRiya thirumadal and periya thirumadal.
Tamil translation available here.