Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Sri Thyagaraja Sadguru Mangalam

Sri Thyagaraja Sadguru Mangalam

By
Sri  Walajapet  Venkatramana  Bhagawathar

Translated by
P.R.Ramachander

(Sri Walajapet  Venkatramana  BHawathar    was the chief disciple of   Sadguru sri Thyagaraja , He was   the one who took down most of the   compositions of Thyagaraja   and recorded it to the posterity  on palm leaves. I  got the lyrics of this   song in Tamil by the  facebook post of    my friend Sri  Parthasarathy Krishnan  Vanamali.My thanks to him
  You can hear this  prayer sung by  Kum.G.Deepthi   and Kum N.Vyuha  -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZBTO1_ysX4


RAgam – surattii
Talam– Adi

1,Srimath Kakarla   vamasabdhi   chandraya   amala thejase,
Purnaya   punya seelaaya  Thyagarajaya  Mangalam

Auspiciousness  to Thyagaraja who is the moon  from ocean like clan called Kakarala
Who has pure lustre,  , Who is complete and  who had  blessed  character

2.Ramabrahhma suputhraaya Rama nama Shukhatmane,
Ramachandra  swaroopaaya, THyagarajaya  Mangalam.

Auspiciousness  to Thyagaraja who is the great son of  Ramabrahmam,
Who used to get pleasure out of name of Rama, and  who has the form of  Ramachandra

3,Naradacharya karuna paathraaya adbhutha keerthaye,
Dheeraaya nirvikaaraaya Thyagarajaya mangalam

Auspiciousness  to Thyagaraja, who due  tothe mercy  of sage Narada,
Had  wonderful fame , who was  bold and who  was unchangeable  

4.Sri Karunya samudhraaya loka anugraha kaarine,
SAkethadhipa bhakthaya, Thyagarajaya  Mangalam,

Auspiciousness  to Thyagaraja who was  an ocean of kindness ,
Who was the reason for people getting blessed and who was a devotee of king of Ayodhya.

5.Yogi pungava  mithraaya yogaananda  swaroopine,
Raga  lobha vimukthaaya, Thygarajaya  Mangalam,

Auspiciousness  to Thyagaraja  who is a friend of great yogis  ,
Who has the form the joy from yoga  and who  did not have passion or avarice.

6.Gaana  Sasthra praveenaaya, kali kalmasha  Nasine,
SAranagatha  poshaaya THyagarajaya  Mangalam

Auspiciousness  to Thyagaraja, Who was   an expert in science of music,
Who destroyed the ills of Kali age andwho encouraged  people to surrender.

7.Cauvery theera vaasaaya karunyamrutha  varshine  ,
Avanisura  Rajayam Thyagarajaya  Mangalam

Auspiciousness  to Thyagaraja, who lived in the banks   of river Cauvery,
Who rained  the nectar  of mercy and wasa king among  the devas of earth(Brahmins)
8,.Nadha Veda sudhaa pana mathaaya amala  murthaye,
Vijitheendraaya lobhaaya Thyagarajaya  Mangalam.

Auspiciousness  to Thyagaraja, who was intoxicated with the nectar,

Of the  Veda  of music, who won over sense organs and greed.

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