yushmanmukhendudaliteshu tamahsu naatha
kaaryam kiyajjaladharairjalabhaaranamraih 
kiM zarvarISu zazinAhni vivasvatA vA
yuSmanmukhendudaliteSu tamaHsu nAtha
kAryam kiyajjaladharairjalabhAranamraiH 
What use is the moon at night or the sun in the day?
For darkness has been dispelled by your moon-like face, o lord.
What use are rain clouds heavy with water?
When the rice crop has ripened already in the fields.