Karnatik for Kids

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

“Vaiyathu VAzhvIrgAL (thiruppAvai pAsuram-2)”

ThiruppAvai

RAgam : gowLai
TAlam : Ekam (for simplicity)

Lyrics:

Vaiyathu VAzhvIrgAL! nAmum nam pAvaikku
seyyum kirIsaigaL keLIro pArkkadaluL
Payya thuyindra paramanadi pAdi
neiyuNNOm pAl uNNOm! nAtkAle nErAdi
Mayiittu – ezhuthOm, malar ittu nAm mudiyOm
seyyAdana seyyOm; thE kuraLai sendrOdhOm
aiyamum picchayyum Anthanayum kaikAtti
uyyUmAr eNNi uganthael oar empAvAi

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