(Hear this great song sung in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LP2LYwojXV0 / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qb7TNoCydek )
1.Ragathil Sirantha Ragamedhu-Kalyaniya , Khambojiya?
1.Which is thew best among Ragams ?-Is it Kalyani or Khamboji
2.Agathai kulirvikkum azhagaana thodiya, aattathirkku ugandha Nattai Kurinjiya
2.It that Thodi which cools the mind or Nattai Kurinji suitable for a dance?
3.Chinthai kulirvikkum Simhendra madhyamama , Santoshathai tharum Sankarabharanama ,
Cauvery poal odum Saaveriyaa , mana kalaippai neekka valla Kappiyaa
3.Is it Simhendra madhyamam which cools your thoughts or is it Sankarabharanam which leads to joy ,
Or it Saaveri which is like Cauvery or is it Kaapi which can remove tiredness of mind?
4.Pann ishaithu paada Shanmuga priyava , Paduthu uranga seyyum Neelambariyaa ,
Adhikaramai paada Attanava , akhilam yellam mayakkum Ananda Bhairaviya?
4.Is it Shanmuga priya which helps us to compose a song and sing it or is it Neelambari which makes you sleep,
Is it Attana which can be sung with authority or is it Bhairavi which can please the entire world?
5.Tapam akala oru Dhanyasiya, daraniyai kakka nalla Darbaraa ,
Sarasa sallapathirkke Sarangava, shyamalanai ezhuppa boopalama
5.Is it Dhanyasi which helps to drive away worries or is it Darbari which can protect the world,
Or is it Saranga suitable for love talk or Bhoopala used to wake up Lord Krishna?
6.Kalakalappai paada Kharaharapriyavaa , karunai vadivana Kama vardhaniya,
Badhuriya , Shuddha saveriya, Panchamillatha Hindolama , deva manohari , deva Gandhari , theninum inikkum kaanadava
6.Is it Kharahara priya to sing with sociability or is it Kamavardhini, Baadhuri or Shudha Saveri which are mercy personified,
Or is it Hindolam, deva manohari, Deva Gandhari without any wants or Kannada which is sweeter than honey.
7.Manathai mayakkum Maya malava gowlai madhuramanathor Vijayanagari, vasanthavudan , Malaya maruthamo , mandahasam tharum mohanamo , Hamsa dwaniyudan Hamsanadhamo,
Aarabhi manamum vendum bilahari
7.Is it Maya malava Gowla which bewitches the mind or is it the sweet Vijayanagari or Vasantha or Malaya marutha,
Or is it Mohanam which grants you a smile or is it Hamsanadha along with Hamsa Dwani Or Aarabhi or is it Bilahari which is wanted by the mind
8.Pann aaga paada oar bageswariya , shanthamai paada shyamava , Singaramana Sindhu Bhairaviya ,
Mangalam paada oar Madhyamavathiya
Is it Baageswari which can be sung as a poem or is it Shyamaa to sing peacefully ,
Or is it the erotic Sindhu bhairavi or is it Madhyamavathi which is used to sing Mangalam.
9.Sruthi shuddhamagavum swara shuddhgamagavum , sukha bavathudan,
Paadum Ragame Shiranthathu.
9.That Raga sung with impeccable Sruthi , with proper Swara ,
And with pleasant Bhava is the best.