Karnatik for Kids

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

“chitthirai mAdham”

tamizh new year song

Lyrics

charanam 1:

chitthirai mAdham azhagiya madhuraiyil chitthirai thirunAlAm
vaigAsi mAdham thiruchendhUril visAga thirunAlAm
Ani mAdham thirumanjanamAm anEga kOyilgalil
Adi mAdham thirutthaniyile Adi kritthigayAm

charanam 2:

Avani mAdham vinAyagar chathurthi kozhakkattai thindridalAm
purattAsi mAdham saraswathi pUjai kalaimagal arul peruvOm
Ippasi mAdham dEpAvaliyAm pattAsu kolutthidalAm
kArthigai mAdham kArthigai dEpam thiruvannAmalayil

charanam 3:

mArgazhi mAdham chidhambaratthil thiruvAdhirai Agum
thai mAdhatthil pongal thirunal tamizhar thirunAlAm
mAsi mAdham kumbakOnatthil mAsi magam undu
panguni mAdham panguni utthiram pazhaniyil thirunAlAm

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