Karnatik for Kids

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

“mAvaeli nAdu”

Malayalam Onam Song

Lyrics

pallavi:

MAvaeli nAdu vANidum kAlam
manushyar ellarum onnu polae
AmOdhatthodae vasikkum kAlam
ApatthangArkum-ottilla thAnum

charanam 1:

AdhikaL vyAdhikaL onnumillA
BAlamaranangaL kaelkkAnillA
dushtarae kankondu kAnNmanillA
nallavarallathae illa pAril… illa pAril

charanam 2:

kaLLavumillA chathIyumillA
eLLOlamillA polivachanam…
veLLikolAdikaL nAzhikaLum
ellAm kanakkinu thulyamAyI… thulyamAyI

charanam 3:

kaLLapparayum cherunAzhiyum
kaLLatharangaL mattonnumillA
kaLLavumillA chathIyumillA
eLLOLamillA polivachanam… polivachanam

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