RERE SRI RAMACHANDRA

Ragam: Arabhi (29th melakartha janyam)

Talam: Triputa Talam, Thisra Jathi

 

Arohanam : S R2M1 PD2 S

Avarohanam: S N2D2 PM1 G2 R2 S

 

Sahityam:

Rere Shree Raamachandra Raghuvamsha Tilakaa Raaghavendraa...

Sritajana Poshakure ! Seetha Manoranjana Rere Dheeraa!

Ravanaasura Antakure!

[Aa Iyaa Iyaa ! Aa Iyaa Iyaa ! Aa Iyaa Re!]

Dheena Jana Mandaara Maamava!

 

 

Meaning: (Adapted From: Perfecting Carnatic Music, Level 1 by Chitraveena Ravikiran)

O ("rere") Sri Ramachandra! You are the beacon ("tilakaa") of the solar ("raghu") dynasty ("vamsha")!

You watch over the devas ("raghavendra") !

You take care of ("poshakure") ordinary mortals ("srita-jana")!

You give pleasure ("manoranjana") to Seetha!

You are the brave one ("dheeraa")!

You have vanquished ("antakure") Ravana!

You fulfill the desires ("mandhaara") of your devotees ("dheena jana")!

Lord, please protect me ("maamava").

 

Geetham:

 

O ("rere") Sri Ramachandra!

 

P - P | M M | P - || M G R | S R | M G ||

Re - re | Shree - | ra - || - - ma | chan - | - - ||

 

 

 

R R S | S D | R S || R - - | R - | S R ||

- - - | - - | - - || ndra - - | - - | Ra ghu ||

 

You are the beacon ("tilakaa") of the solar ("raghu") dynasty ("vamsha")!

You watch over the devas ("raghavendra") !

 

M G R | R S | S - || P M M | P - | P - ||

Vam - sha | Ti la | ka - || Ra - gha | ven - | dra ||

 

 

 

P M P | M G | R R || M G R | S R | S S ||

A - - | - - | - - || a - - | - - | - - ||

 

You take care of ("poshakure") ordinary mortals ("srita-jana")!

 

S d R | S R | S S || d S - | d d | d p ||

A - - | - - | - - || a - - | Sri tha | ja na ||

 

 

You give pleasure ("manoranjana") to Seetha!

 

p m p | d S | S - || R S R | M G | R R ||

Po - sha | ku - | re - || See - - | tha - | - Ma ||

 

You give pleasure ("manoranjana") to Seetha!

You are the brave one ("dheeraa")!

 

M G R | M M | P M || P - P | P - | P - ||

no - - | ran - | ja nu || Re - re | Dhee - | ra - ||

 

 

You have vanquished ("antakure") Ravana!

 

P M P | D S | S R || M G R | S R | S S ||

Ra - va | na - | su ra || An - tha | ku - | re - ||

 

 

S D R | S R | S S || D S - | D D | D P ||

A - - | yi ya | yi ya || a - | yi ya | yi ya ||

 

You fulfill the desires ("mandhaara") of your devotees ("dheena jana")!

 

P M P | D S | S - || S - S | D D | D P ||

A - - | yi ya | re - || Dhee - na | Ja na | Man - ||

 

Lord, please protect me ("maamava").

 

P M P | M G | R R ||

daa - ru | Maa - | ma va ||