Carnatic Musings · Spirituality

Vijayadasami – The closing day of Navarathri – Carnatic Musing 26

Integration of the three Shaktis lead to victory of good over evil

Composer

Harikeshanallur Muthaiah Bhagawathar– Please refer Please refer https://karnatik.com/co1024.shtml for biography and compositions.

Audio Link

MLVhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/anth9dmg5kjigma/VijayAmbike%20vimalAmbike%20-%20vijayanAgari%20-%20%20%20Mutthayya%20bhAgavathar%20-%20ML%20Vasanthakumari-65D9mSi2THc.mp3?dl=0

Dr Nagavalli Nagarajhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/vcbd6yl36ckrhtr/Dr.Nagavalli%20Nagaraj-Vijayambike-vijayanagari-Muttaiah%20Bhagavatar-2sLWmKXn7vM.mp3?dl=0

Meaning in English

Oh Victorious mother, divinely pure mother, the goddess worshipped by Brahma and praised by the king of devas. Oh goddess who does good to devotees and is the essence of the Vedas. Oh goddess decorated by sound, note, method and modulation of music, Oh Goddess who is personification of music originating from notes and filled with nectar like tunes, Oh Gowri protect me, Oh Goddess who makes the mind of Harikesa joyous.

Meaning in Tamil

பல்லவி

விஜய அம்பிகையே விமல அம்பிகையே

அனுபல்லவி

ஆதவன் போற்றும் அமரன் வணங்கும்

அடியார்க்கு அருளும் ஆகம சாரமே….விஜய அம்பிகையே

சரணம்

சுருதி ஸ்வரமுடன் லய தாள ராக நாதமெனும் வடிவமே

சங்கரியே காப்பாய் எமை ஹரிகேசன் மனம் மகிழும் .. விஜய அம்பிகையே

Sanskrit Verses

पल्लवि

विजयाबिकॆ विमलात्मिकॆ

अनुपल्ल्वि

अजवन्दितॆ अमरॆन्द्र्नुतॆ निज भक्तहितॆ नुगमान्दर्गथॆ

चरणम्

श्रुति स्वर ग्राम मूर्चनालन्कार नाद् ज्नुत राग रस भरित

सब्गीत रूपिणि गौरि पालिसौ मातॆ हरिकॆश मनमॊदिनि

English Transliteration

pallavi

vijayAmbikE vimalAtmikE

(vijayAmbikE)

anupallavi

ajavanditE amarEndranutE nija bhaktahitE nigamAndargathE

(vijayAmbikE)

caraNam

shruti svara grAma mUrcanAlankAra nAda janita rAga rasa bharita

sangIta rUpiNi gaurI pAlisau mAtE harikEsha manamOdini

(vijayAmbikE)

Meaning of the Sanskrit Words

पल्लवि

विजयाबिकॆ – विजय अम्बिकॆ – victorious, mother

विमलात्मिकॆ – विमल आत्म्जॆ – pure, mother

अनुपल्ल्वि

अजवन्दितॆ – अज वन्दितॆ – Sun, worshipped

अमरॆन्द्र्नुतॆ – अमरेन्द्र नुतॆ – Lord Indra, meditated

निज – ones own

भक्तहितॆ – भक्त हितॆ – devotees, favor/well disposed

नुगमान्दर्गथॆ – निगम अन्दर्गथॆ – The Veda, अन्तर् गत – inner meaning/secret

चरणम्

श्रुति – Sruti – pitch – அலகு

स्वर – swara – note – கோவை

ग्राम – gramas – a group of tones which form the basis of morcana/scale

मूर्चनालन्कार – मूर्चन अलन्कार – moorchanas, decoration/way of linking

मॊर्चन – scale – கட்டை

अलन्कार – swara pattern – கோவை

नाद् – a combination of all the above (tune)

जनित – born /produced

राग रस – tune, feel

भरित – nourished /filled with

सब्गीत – music

रूपिणि – form / embodiment

गौरि – parvati

पालिसौ – protect

मातॆ – mother

हरिकॆश – harikeshanallur , pen name/mudra of the composer

मनमॊदिनि – मन मॊदिन् – mind, delight means

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