Thirupavai - Verse 16
"Nayakanai nindra Nandagopanudaiya
Kovil kappane kodith thondrum thorana
Vaayil kappane, manikkadavam thall thiravaay
Aayar sirumiyoromukku arai parai
Maayan manivannan nennale vaay nerndhaan
Thooyomay vandhom thuyilezhap paaduvaan
Vayal munnam munnam mattredhe yamma nee
Neya nilaik kadavan neekelor empavai."
Having woken up the ten girls and collected her retinue,
Sri Andal has reached the temple of the Lord, it is either the Temple or the palace of of Krishna’s foster father Nandagopan.
They find that the ornate doors and the festooned doorstep are bolted and guarded by sentries,
So the girls address the gate keeper and ask him to open the bolts and let them in.
The girls plead with the gatekeeper “we are small girls from the cowherd community and we seek the grace of the Lord.
The Magical dark skinned Lord has made promises to us.
We are pure and we come to sing the wake up song for Him.
Please do not refuse entry for us, Please do open the door to enable us to obtain the grace of our Lord.