Karnatik for Kids

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

KabIr ke dOhe (Guru Poornima Special)

“KabIr ke dOhe”

KabIr ke dOhe (Guru Poornima Special)

Doha#1:

Guru gObind dOnO khadae, kAke lAgUn pAiny
balihAri guru Apne gObind diyO batAi

Meaning:
Here Kabir says Teacher is even greater than God. He says, if teacher and God are both in front of me, who will I greet first. He then says, it is only because of teacher’s teaching that I am able to see God.

Doha#2:

kabirA thE nar andh hai , jO guru kehte aur
hari rUthae guru thaur hai, guru rUthae nahin thaur

Meaning:

People who do not understand the teacher are blind.
There is teacher if God is displeased. But if teacher displeased, no one is there.

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

subrahmaNyam subrahmaNyam (murugan bhajan)

“subrahmaNyam subrahmaNyam (murugan bhajan)”

Murugan Bhajan

RAgam : sankarAbharaNam

Lyrics:

subrahmaNyam subrahmaNyam
shanmukha nAtha subrahmaNyam
shiva shiva shiva shiva subrahmaNyam
hara hara hara hara subrahmaNyam
shiva shiva hara hara subrahmaNyam
hara hara shiva shiva subrahmaNyam
shiva hara shiva hara subrahmaNyam
hara shiva hara shiva subrahmaNyam

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

srI rAma charaNam

“srI rAma charaNam”

Rama Bhajan (Rama Navami special)

Lyrics:

srI rAma charaNam (thrice) bhajae
vaidaehi rAmam vaikunta rAmam
bhUpALa choodamaNim (twice)
Athmabhi rAmam prabhu [sAi/sree] rAmam
srI rAma charaNam bhajae
[sathya sAi/ Hari srI] rAmam bhajae

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

garuda vAhanA

“garuda vAhanA”

Hari Bhajan

Lyrics:

Garuda vAhanA nArAyaNA
hey sesha shayanA nArAyaNA
srI lakshmi ramaNA nArAyaNA (2)
hari om hari om nArAyaNA (2)

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

jai jai bhavani ma

“jai jai bhavAni mA (sAi bhajan)”

sAi bhajan

Lyrics:

jai jai bhavAni mA
ambae bhavAni mA

ambae bhavAni mA
sAyI bhavAni mA

shirdi nivAsi mA
parthi nivAsi mA

Atma nivAsi mA
sAyI bhavAni mA

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

gurubrahmA (sAi bhajan)

“gurubrahmA (sAi bhajan)”

sAi Bhajan

Lyrics:

guru brahmA gurur vishnU
guru daevO mahaeshwarA
jaya daevA priya daevA
jaya sathya sAyEshwarA

jaya jaya jaya karunAkarA
jaya jaya jaya akhilaeshwarA
jaya jaya jaya shiradEshwarA
jaya jaya jaya parthEshwarA

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

giridhAri murAri

“giridhAri murAri”

Krishna Bhajan

rAgam: hamIr kalyANi

Lyrics:

giridhAri murAri gOvindA
ghana shyAma murAri gOpAlA
rAdhe krishna murAri gOvindA
srI hari murAri gOpAlA

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

jaya Guru OmkArA

“jaya Guru OmkArA”

Guru Bhajan

Lyrics

jaya Guru OmkArA jaya jaya
sadguru OmkArA Om
BrahmA vishnU sadAshivA
hara hara hara hara mahAdhaevA

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

Vel MurugayyA

“Vel MurugayyA”

Murugan Bhajan

RAgam : shiva ranjani
TAlam : Thisra ekam

Lyrics

vel murugayyA vel murugayyA
vaedanai neekkidum vel murugayyA
valvinai soozhvadai paar murugayyA
naerAga vandenai aazh murugayyA
sodhanai podhume vel murugayya
sei yenai kaatthida vaa murugayyA

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

mAthanga vadanA

“mAthanga vadanA”

Ganapathy Bhajan

Lyrics

mAthanga vadanA Ananda sadanA
mahAdhaeva shiva shambhO nandana
mAya vinAshaka mUshika vAhana
mAtha mahaeshwari bhavAni nandhana
mahA Ganapathe mangala charanA

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