Carnatic Musings

Carnatic Musing – 8 – Lord Ram – Thyagaraja Kriti- Raga Pantuvarali – Part 1

Thygaraja

Link to the Audio:

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/5hb64srd7my5c3q/Maharajapuram%20Santhanam%20-%20%20Sundarathara%20-%20Panthuvarali%20-%20adi-F5pDpB5Ls30.mp3?dl=0

Sanskrit Verses of the Composition

. सुन्दरतर देहं वन्देऽहं रामं

. कुन्द रदनं आप्त कुमुद शशांङ्क

कन्दर्प शत कोटि कान्तिं अति निष्कळंकं (सु)

1. पतित जन पावनं परिपालित भुवनं

श्रुति निकर सदनं शुभ कर वदनं

यति वर जीवनं इभ राज पालनं

दितिज मद दमनं दीन (ना)वनं (सु)

2. नव दूर्व दळ नीलं नन्दि(ता)मर जालं

अवनत सुर पालं अद्भुत लीलं

भव भय हरण कालं भक्त जन वत्सलं

शिवं अद्वैतं अमलं श्रीमत्कन(का) चेलं (सु)

3. आगम सञ्चारं अखिल लो(का)धारं

वा()धिप कुमारं वर वीर वीरं

रा(गा)दि संहारं राघवं उदारं

त्यागराज हृत्सञ्चारं कारुण्य पारावारं (सु)

English Transliteration

pallavi (the thematic one)

sundara-tara dEhaM vand(E)haM rAmaM

anupallavi (the little add to the thematic line)

kunda radanaM Apta 1kumuda SaS(A)nkaM

kandarpa Sata kOTi kAntiM ati nish-kaLankaM (sundara)

caraNam 1 ( stanza 1)

patita jana pAvanaM paripAlita bhuvanaM

2Sruti nikara sadanaM Subha-kara vadanaM

yati vara jIvanaM ibha rAja pAlanaM

ditija mada damanaM dIna jan(A)vanaM (sundara)

caraNam 2 (stanza 2)

nava 3dUrva daLa nIlaM nandit(A)mara jAlaM

4avanata sura pAlaM adbhuta lIlaM

bhava bhaya haraNa kAlaM bhakta jana vatsalaM

SivaM advaitaM amalaM SrImat-kanak(A)bha cElaM (sundara)

caraNam 3 (stanza 3)

Agama sancAraM akhila lOk(A)dhAraM

vAg-adhipa kumAraM vara vIra vIraM

rAg(A)di saMhAraM rAghavaM udAraM

tyAgarAja hRt-sancAraM kAruNya pArAvAraM (sundara)

Continued in Part 2 for meaning of the words, meaning of the composition & translation in Tamil ……. in the blog that follows

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