Karnatik for Kids

For kids to enjoy and appreciate Karnatic music : a South-Indian Art Music Form

“Aditya sOmAya”

Aditya sOmAya (Nithya Slokam)

RAgam : kAnadA

Lyrics:

Aditya sOmAya mangaLAya budhAya cha
guru shukra shanibhyashcha
rAhavae kaethavae namaha

Meaning:

Salutations to the navagrahAs, the Aditya (Sun), Soma (Moon), Mangala (Mars), Budha (Mercury),
Guru (Jupiter), Shukra (Venus), Shani (Saturn), Rahu, and Kaetu.

Note РIn singing line by line, the line repeated has been sung in a gentle voice for kids to follow.