Carnatic Musings

Carnatic Musing 21 – Composition on Lord Subramanya – Nattakurinji Ragam

Lord Subramanya- Om Sa Ra Va Na Bha Va
Margabandeeshwara Temple, Virinchipuram, Tamil Nadu

Composer – Sri Muthuswamy Dikshithar- Refer https://karnatik.com/co1002.shtml and http://guru-guha.blogspot.com

Background Information on the Raga – Please refer https://sujamusic.wordpress.com/nattakurinji/

Audio Link:

Maharajapuram Santhanam – https://www.dropbox.com/s/mckh0npsdrv92c2/Maharajapuram%20Santhanam-Parvathi-kumaram-Natakurunji-Rupakam-Dikshitar-h8uwI-iyBTE.mp3?dl=0

Jayamangala Krishnamani – https://www.dropbox.com/s/twx17y8fxw6hp31/Jayamangala%20Krishnamani%2001%20pArvati%20kumAram%20bhAvayE-GaoWErPl4bo.mp3?dl=0

Background Information on the temple :

In English – https://drlsravi.blogspot.com/2014/07/sri-margabandheeshwarar-temple-at.html

In Tamil – https://www.maalaimalar.com/devotional/devotionaltopnews/2016/05/30100743/1015241/Virinchipuram-Margabandheeswarar-temple.vpf

Meaning in English

I meditate always upon Guruguhan, the son of Goddess Parvati whose six letter mantra is Sa ra va na bha va.

I meditate upon The dear son of Shiva (Marga-sahayeshwara), the one praised by Devas led by Vishnu, and other celestial beings, the one dazzling with a ruby(-studded) crown, the one who is venerated for the glory of his qualities

Meaning in Tamil

பல்லவி

பார்வதி குமாரனை பணிந்திடு என்றும்

சரவணபவ குரு குகனை, அருள்மிகு

சமஷ்டி சரணம்

மாரக்கபந்தீஸ்வரனின் (வழித்துணை நாதனின்) நேசமிகு குமரன்

மாயவனும் இந்திரனும் மற்றோரும் போற்றும்

மத்யம கால சாகித்யம்

மின்னும் மாணிக்க மகுடம் அணியும்

மதிப்புமிகு நற்குண அருள்வடிவாம் ……… பார்வதி

The Sanskrit Verses

पल्लवि

पार्वती कुमारं भावये सततं

शरवण भव गुरु गुहं श्री

समष्टि चरणम्

मार्ग सहाय प्रिय सुतं

माधवाद्यमरादि नुतं

(मध्यम काल साहित्यम्)

माणिक्य मकुट शोभित –

मानित गुण वैभवम्

English Transliteration

pallavi

pArvatI kumAraM bhAvayE satataM

SaravaNa bhava guru guhaM SrI

samashTi caraNam

mArga sahAya priya sutaM

mAdhavAdyamarAdi nutaM

(madhyama kAla sAhityam)

mANikya makuTa SObhita –

mAnita guNa vaibhavam

Meaning of the Sanskrit Words

Pl refer http://guru-guha.blogspot.com/2008/02/dikshitar-kriti-parvathi-kumaram-raga.html

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