Karnatik for Kids

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

“vAmadevam mahAdevam”

vAmadevam mahAdevam (Nithya Slokam)

RAgam : saraswatI

Lyrics:

vAmadevam mahAdevam
lOkanAtham jagatgurum
namAmi shirasA devam
kim-no-mrityu karishyantha

Meaning:

(O Lord Shiva) What can death do to the one,
Who salutes with his head that god,
Who judges according to merit,
Who is the greatest god,
Who is the lord of the universe,
And who is the teacher of the world.

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