Karnatik for Kids

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

“kuRai ondRum illai”

MS Amma Centenary Special Song

Lyrics

Composer: C. RAjagOpAlAchAri (RAjAjI)
RAgam : rAgamAlikA

pallavi: (rAgam – Shiva ranjani)

kuRai ondRum illai maRaiMUrtthi kaNNA
kuRai ondRum illai kaNNA
kuRai ondRum illai GOvindhA

anupallavi: (rAgam – Shiva ranjani)

kaNNukku theriyAmal niRkindRAy kaNNA
kaNNukku theriyAmal nindRAlum enakku
kuRai ondRum illai maRaiMUrtthi kaNNA

charanam 1: (rAgam – Shiva ranjani)

vEndiyathai thandhida VaEnkaTEsan endRirukka
vEndiyathu vaErillai maRaiMUrtthi kaNNA
maNivaNNA malaiyappA GOvindhA GOvindhA

charanam 2:(rAgam – kApi)

thiraiyin pin nirkindRAy kaNNA – unnai
maRai Othum gNAniyar mattumae kANbAr
endRAlum kuRai ondRum enakkillai kaNNA

kundRin mael kallAgi niRkindra varadhA
kuRai onRum illai maRaiMUrtthi kaNNA
maNivaNNA malaiyappA GOvindhA GOvindhA

charanam 3: (rAgam – sindhu bhairavI)

kalinALukkirangi kallilae iRangi
nilaiyAga KOvilil niRkindRAy KaEsavA

yArum marukkAtha malaiyappA – un mArbil
yaEthum thara niRkum karuNai kadal annai
endRum irunthida yaEthu kuRai enakku
ondRum kuRai illai maRaiMUrtthi kaNNA
maNivaNNA malaiyappA GOvindhA GOvindhA

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