Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Musical masterpiece on Lord Rama


Musical masterpiece  on Lord Rama – Janaki  Janee   from Film  Dhwani

Sung by  Yesudas , music by Naushad  And lyrics  by  Yusuf Ali Kecheri (none of them are Hindus and late  Yusufali Kechery   was my class mate  in Sri Kerala Varma   college  , Trichur. Many of you might not have understood    the greatness  of the lyrics .Read the translation , hear  the song and  be prepared   to shed   tears  of devotion  -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NenKsQB2N5w

Translation  dedicated  to my classmate  Yusuf


By
P.R.Ramachander

raama raama
raamaa raamaa raamaaa

Oh Rama, Oh Rama,
Oh Rama, Oh Rama . Oh Rama

jaanakiii jaanee raamaaa jaanakiii jaanee
kadhana nidhaanam naaham jaaneee
moksha kavaadam naaham jaaneee
jaanakiii jaanee raamaaa raaamaa raamaaa jaanakiii jaanee raamaaa

Sita  knew  , Oh Rama , Sita  knew  ,
The cause  of   her sufferings  , we  do not know,
The gate   for salvation  , we do not know.
Sita knew oh Rama, oh Rama oh Rama, Sita  knew Oh Rama

vishaaadha kaale sakhaathwameva
bhayaandha kaaree prabbaathwameva
vishaaadha kaale sakaathwameva
bhayaandha kaaree prabathwameva
bhavathbi noukaa thwaumeva devaaa
bhavathbi noukaa thwaumeva devaaa
bhaje bhavantham remaabhi raamaaa
bhaje bhavantham remaabhi raamaaa
jaanaki jaane raama raamaa rama rama jaanaki jaane rama

At the time of  our suffering  , you only  are  the friend,
The one who ends  our fear  , oh Lord  , it is only yourself
At the time of suffering  , you only  are  theafriend,
The one who ends  our fear  , oh Lord  , it is only yourself
In the ocean of  SAmsara , Oh God   you are the only boat,
In the ocean of  SAmsara , Oh God   you are the only boat,
I   sing   about   you  , Oh Rama  of Sita
I   sing   about   you  , Oh Rama  of Sita
Sita knew oh Rama, oh Rama oh Rama, Sita  knew Oh Rama

dhayaasametha sudhaa niketha
chin makharanthaa nathamuni vrinndhaa
dhayaasametha sudhaaniketha
chinmakharanthaa nathamuni vrinnthaa
aagama saara jitha samsaara
aaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
aagama saara jitha samsaara
bhajee bhavam tham manoobhi raamaaa
bhajee bhavam tham manoobhi raamaaa

Along with mercy , he  is the store house  of nectar,
The divine  pollen on the   crowd  of devotees and sages
He is the essence  of religion  who has  won over  life
aaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
He is the essence  of religion  who has  won over  life ,
I   sing   about   you  , Oh Rama  of  human beings
I   sing   about   you  , Oh Rama  of  human beings

jaanaki jaane raamaa jaanaki jaane
kadhana nidhaanam naaham jaaneee
moksha kavaadam naaham jaaneee
jaanaki jaane raama raamaa rama rama jaanaki jaane rama

Sita  knew  , Oh Rama , Sita  knew  ,
The cause  of   her sufferings  , we  do not know,
The gate   for salvation  , we do not know.
Sita knew oh Rama, oh Rama oh Rama, Sita  knew Oh Rama


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