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Bantu riti koluvu – Thyagaraja Keerthana – MS Subbulakshmi

Sri Tyagaraja yearns for the privilege of being a royal guard in the assembly of Sri rama.       Pallavi Bantu riti koluviyyavayya Rama Anu Pallavi tunta vinti vani modalaina madadula kotti nela kula jeyu nija (bantu) Caranam ramancamanu ghana kancukamu Rama bhaktudanu mudra billayu Rama namamanu vara khadgamivi rajillunayya tyagarajunikE (baNTu)   Meaning O […]

Jagadananda karaka – Balamurali Krishna

The famous kirtana that establishes Rama as paramatma       Lyrics in English Pallavi Jagad-ananda karaka Jaya janaki prana nayaka Translation: O Lord who causes joy to the World! Hail You, Consort of jAnakI!   anupallavi Gaganadhipa sat-kulaja raja raj(E)Svara sugunakara sura sevya bhavya dayaka sada sakala (jagad) Translation: O Lord born in the holy […]

Nagumomu kanaleni

Sri Tyagaraja seems to assume the bhava of Vibhishana requesting the Lord to give him refuge. nagu momu kana lEni nA jAli telisi nannu brova rada sri raghuvara nI (nagu) naga raja dhara nidu parivarulella ogi bOdhana jEsE vAralu kArEya Tulundudure ni (nagu)   khaga rAju nI(y)Anati vini vEga cana lEDO gaganAnik(i)laku bahu dUramb(a)ninADO 5jagam(E)lE […]

Who convinced Vibheeshana to perform the last rites of Ravana?

After Rama killed Ravana in the war, Ravana’s army ran towards Lanka city with fear. Sugreeva, Angada, and their army became elated with joy and started celebrating their victory. Vibheeshana reached towards Ravana’s dead body, lying the in the mud and soaked in blood, Vibheeshana became very sad.   With grief, Vibheeshana said to Ravana’s […]