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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 MLV - https://www.dropbox.com/s/anth9dmg5kjigma/VijayAmbike%20vimalAmbike%20-%20vijayanAgari%20-%20%20%20Mutthayya%20bhAgavathar%20-%20ML%20Vasanthakumari-65D9mSi2THc.mp3?dl=0 Dr Nagavalli Nagaraj - https://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… Continue reading Vijayadasami – The closing day of Navarathri – Carnatic Musing 26

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Navarathri – Day 9 – Composition on Goddess Saraswathi – Carnatic Musing 25

Goddess Saraswathi Note about this photo - This photo which is in the Puja Room of our house is nearing its Century. Yes ! it is nearly 100 years old. The work done on the image of Goddess Saraswathi. The silk embroidery with ornamental decorations were done by my mother when she was an young… Continue reading Navarathri – Day 9 – Composition on Goddess Saraswathi – Carnatic Musing 25

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Navarathri – Day 8 – Composition on Goddess Saraswathi – Carnatic Musing 24

Goddess Saraswathi Composer Mysore Vasudevachar – Please refer https://karnatik.com/co1032.shtml for biography and list of compositions Audio Link Mambalam Sisters - https://www.dropbox.com/s/dkj2hy8uby4j6uy/Mamavathu%20Sri%20Saraswathi%20with%20Lyrics%20_%20Hindolam%20Adhi%20_%20Devi%20Krithis%20_%20Mambalam%20Sisters-1sf3QsAFYKI.mp3?dl=0 Meaning in English Let Saraswati, who resides in Kamakoti peetha protect me. She who holds the veena in her soft lotus hands, the one adorned by boundless gift of speech. Your feet are worshipped… Continue reading Navarathri – Day 8 – Composition on Goddess Saraswathi – Carnatic Musing 24

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Navarathri – Day 7 – Composition on Goddess Saraswathi – Carnatic Musing 23

Goddess Saraswathi Composer GN Balasubramanyam GNB - Please refer https://karnatik.com/co1022.shtml Audio Link Ranjani Gayathri - https://www.dropbox.com/s/9m5x38h05q3qkhj/Ranjani%20gayatri%20sri%20saraswathi%20namOsthuthe%20saraswathi%20GNB%20-%20YouTube.flv-vgnFuoEzGQ8.mp3?dl=0 Video Link Child prodigy Rahul Vellal at the Mysore Dasara 2020 https://youtu.be/Yp1n4JUXdfc Meaning in English Salutations to Saraswathi who is Sharadha (seated on white lotus) the giver of learning, who holds in her hands book, Veena and divine rosary… Continue reading Navarathri – Day 7 – Composition on Goddess Saraswathi – Carnatic Musing 23

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Navarathri- Day 6 – Composition on Mahalakshmi – Carnatic Musing 22

Goddess Mahalakshmi Composer Muthuswamy Dikshitar. Pl refer http://musicinfoguide.blogspot.com/2007/08/muthuswami-dikshitar-1775-1835.html for biography and http://guru-guha.blogspot.com for his compositions Audio Link MS Subbulakshmi - https://www.dropbox.com/s/qnb1vnqng6pr4of/M%20S%20Subbulakshmi%20-%20Mahalakshmi%20-%20Madhava%20Manohari%20-%20Muttuswami%20Dikshitar-o2va-uQu4JI.mp3?dl=0 Meaning in English O Mahalakshmi, flood of compassion! Protect me, O one who captivates the heart of Vishnu(Madhava), O dweller in the chest of Mahavishnu, trusted by Shiva and Guruguha, extinguisher of evengreat sins!… Continue reading Navarathri- Day 6 – Composition on Mahalakshmi – Carnatic Musing 22

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Navarathri – Day 5 – Composition on Mahalakshmi – Carnatic Musing – 21

Goddess Mahalakshmi Composer Muthuswamy Dikshitar. Pl refer http://musicinfoguide.blogspot.com/2007/08/muthuswami-dikshitar-1775-1835.html for biography and http://guru-guha.blogspot.com for his compositions Audio Link Nithyashree Mahadevan - https://www.dropbox.com/s/fpw7p3kxgr37zdm/Hiranmayeem%20Lakshmim-%20Nithyasree%20Mahadevan-OnzqdRJm6iU.mp3?dl=0 Meaning in English I worship the golden colored Lakshmi and I give up depending on inferior mortals. The one who provides long term prosperity, the daughter of milky ocean, who has her dwelling place… Continue reading Navarathri – Day 5 – Composition on Mahalakshmi – Carnatic Musing – 21

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Navarathri – Day 4 – Composition on Goddess Varalakshmi – Carnatic Musing 20

Goddess Varalakshmi Composer Mysore Vasudevachar - Please refer https://karnatik.com/co1032.shtml for biography and list of compositions Audio Link ML Vasanthakumari - Please refer https://www.dropbox.com/s/eyb6im4jgl5edya/Varalakshmi%20Namosthuthe%20-%20MLV%20dvw83ghYz1M.mp3?dl=0. Kindly note that there is a sloka on Lakshmi preceding the audio. Meaning in English Sri Varalakshmi, my prayers to you, oh granter of boons, the better half of Narahari (Vishnu). You… Continue reading Navarathri – Day 4 – Composition on Goddess Varalakshmi – Carnatic Musing 20