Carnatic Musings

Carnatic Musing 37 – aruNAcala nAthaM smarAmi – Ragam sArangA

Composer : Muthuswamy Dikshithar. Pl ref http://musicinfoguide.blogspot.com/2007/08/muthuswami-dikshitar-1775-1835.html Audio Link : Pl. listen to the Hyderabad Brothers at https://www.dropbox.com/s/xbi1q317iamr0hv/Arunachala%20Natham%20-%20Saranga%20-%20Hyderabad%20Brothers-uFmaVReLFi8.mp3?dl=0 Sanskrit Verses : अरुणाचल नाथम् - रागं सारङ्गा - ताळं रूपकं पल्लवि अरुणाचल नाथं स्मरामि अनिशं अपीत कुचाम्बा समेतम् अनुपल्लवि स्मरणात् कैवल्य प्रद चरणारविन्दं तरुणादित्य कोटि संकाश चिदानन्दं (मध्यम काल साहित्यम्) करुणा रसादि कन्दं शरणागत सुर बृन्दम्… Continue reading Carnatic Musing 37 – aruNAcala nAthaM smarAmi – Ragam sArangA

Spirituality

ஆலமரத்தடி ஆசானின் அருள்வாக்கு – Dakshinamurthy Stothram

As I wrote last week, I have commenced my journey in understanding myself. Nothing works without a prayer and I am a strong believer in that life style. So, I will start with a prayer on who else except the one and only Lord Arunachala at Thiruvannamalai who through Bhagwan Ramana Maharishi kindled the enquiry… Continue reading ஆலமரத்தடி ஆசானின் அருள்வாக்கு – Dakshinamurthy Stothram

Narayaneeyam · Spirituality

Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 10

Sanskrit Verse ऐश्वर्यं शङ्करादीश्वरविनियमनं विश्वतेजोहराणांतेजस्संहारि वीर्यं विमलमपि यशो निस्पृहैश्चोपगीतम्।अङ्गासङ्गा सदा श्रीरखिलविदसि न क्वापि ते सङ्गवार्तातद्वातागारवासिन् मुरहर भगवच्छब्दमुख्याश्रयोऽसि॥१०॥ Audio Link https://www.dropbox.com/s/of5xqux33phzhbx/Sloka%2010.mp3?dl=0 - chanting by Sri. Sankararama Sharma Meaning in Tamil Dasakam 1 - Verse 10 Meaning in English O Lord of Guruvaayur! Thy lordliness consists in being the controller of all gods from Lord Shankara onwards.Thy… Continue reading Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 10

Narayaneeyam · Spirituality

Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 9

Sanskrit Verse कारुण्यात्काममन्यं ददति खलु परे स्वात्मदस्त्वं विशेषा-दैश्वर्यादीशतेऽन्ये जगति परजने स्वात्मनोऽपीश्वरस्त्वम्।त्वय्युच्चैरारमन्ति प्रतिपदमधुरे चेतना: स्फीतभाग्या-स्त्वं चात्माराम एवेत्यतुलगुणगणाधार शौरे नमस्ते॥९॥ Audio Link https://www.dropbox.com/s/2k4ty4w5dd8bys6/Sloka%209.mp3?dl=0 - chanting by Sri. Sankararama Sharma Meaning in Tamil Dasakam 1 - Verse 9 Meaning in English O Lord Shri Krishna! while other gods out of compassion, fulfill the desires of their devotees, Thou… Continue reading Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 9

Narayaneeyam · Spirituality

Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 8

Sanskrit Verse नम्राणां सन्निधत्ते सततमपि पुरस्तैरनभ्यर्थितान -प्यर्थान् कामानजस्रं वितरति परमानन्दसान्द्रां गतिं च।इत्थं निश्शेषलभ्यो निरवधिकफल: पारिजातो हरे त्वंक्षुद्रं तं शक्रवाटीद्रुममभिलषति व्यर्थमर्थिव्रजोऽयम्॥८॥ Audio Link https://www.dropbox.com/s/otvgfqct3zmta4q/Sloka%208.mp3?dl=0 - chanting by Sri. Sankararama Sharma Meaning in Tamil Dasakam 1 - Verse 8 Meaning in English O Lord Vishnu! for the devotees who surrender to Thee, Thou always confer, unasked for,… Continue reading Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 8

Narayaneeyam · Spirituality

Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 7

Sanskrit Verse कष्टा ते सृष्टिचेष्टा बहुतरभवखेदावहा जीवभाजा-मित्येवं पूर्वमालोचितमजित मया नैवमद्याभिजाने।नोचेज्जीवा: कथं वा मधुरतरमिदं त्वद्वपुश्चिद्रसार्द्रंनेत्रै: श्रोत्रैश्च पीत्वा परमरससुधाम्भोधिपूरे रमेरन्॥७॥ Audio Link Please listen to the chanting by Sri. Sankararama Sharma - https://www.dropbox.com/s/z2qwoa943eh0cz5/Sloka%207.mp3?dl=0 Meaning in Tamil Dasakam 1 - Verse 7 Meaning in English O Invincible Lord! Thy activity of creation is indeed a tragic sport, as… Continue reading Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 7