Vidhulaku Mrokkedha

 

Ragam: Mayamalavagowlai {15th Melakartha Ragam}

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayamalavagowla

ARO: S R1 G3 M1 P D1 N3 S ||

AVA: A N3 D1 P M1 G3 R1 S ||

Talam: Adi

Composer: Thyagaraja

Version: M.S. Subbulakshmi (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llsETzsGWzU )
Lyrics Courtesy: www.karnatik.com (Rani) and Lakshman Ragde

http://www.geocities.com/promiserani2/c2933.html

Meaning Courtesy: https://thyagaraja-vaibhavam.blogspot.com/2007/03/thyagaraja-kriti-vidulaku-mrokkeda-raga.html

Youtube Class: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWszTbKSkm0

Audio MP3 Class: http://www.shivkumar.org/music/vidulaku-class.mp3

 

 

Pallavi:

vidulaku mrokkEda sangIta kO

 

Anupallavi:

mudamuna shankara krta sAma nigama vidulaku nAdAtmaka sapta svara

 

Charanam:

kamalA gaurI vAgIshvari vidhi garuDa dhvaja shiva nAradulu amarEsha bharata kashyapa
caNDIsha AnjanEya guha gajamukhulu su-mrkaNDuja kumbhaja tumburu vara sOmEshvara
shArnga dEva nandi pramukhulaku tyAgarAja vandyulaku brahmAnanda sudhAmbudhi marma

 

Meaning Courtesy: https://thyagaraja-vaibhavam.blogspot.com/2007/03/thyagaraja-kriti-vidulaku-mrokkeda-raga.html

 

Pallavi:

Sahityam: vidulaku mrokkEda sangIta kO

Meaning: I salute (mrokkeda) the maestros (kOvidulaku) of music (sangIta).

 

Sahityam: mudamuna shankara krta sAma nigama vidulaku nAdAtmaka sapta svara

Meaning: I joyously (mudamuna) salute -

the masters (vidulaku) of sAma vEda (nigama) created (kRta) by Lord Sankara and

the maestros (vidulaku) of sapta svara nAda embodied (Atmaka) (nAdAtmaka).

 

Sahityam:kamalA gaurI vAgIshvari vidhi garuDa dhvaja shiva nAradulu amarEsha bharata kashyapa
Meaning: I salute these chieftains (pramukhulaku)

lakshmI (kamalA), pArvatI (gaurI), sarasvati Goddess (ISvarI) of speech (vAk) (vAg-ISvarI), brahmA (vidhi), Lord vishNu having garuDa as flag (or banner) (dhvaja), Lord Siva, sage nArada (nAradulu),

indra Lord (ISa) of celestials (amara) (amarESa), sages bharata, kASyapa,

 

Sahityam:caNDIsha AnjanEya guha gajamukhulu su-mrkaNDuja kumbhaja tumburu vara sOmEshvara

Meaning: caNDISa, AnjanEya, subrahmaNya (guha), vinAyaka elephant (gaja) faced (mukhulu),

sages mArkaNDEya son of mRkaNDu (su-mRkaNDuja), agastya pitcher born (kumbhaja), tumburu chief of gandharva celestials musicians, the blessed (vara) sOmESvara,

 

Sahityam:shArnga dEva nandi pramukhulaku tyAgarAja vandyulaku brahmAnanda sudhAmbudhi marma

Meaning: SArnga dEva, nandI the bull carrier of Lord Siva, and

all others worshipped (vandyulaku) by this tyAgarAja - knowers of the secrets (marma) of the Ocean (ambudhi) of nectar (sudhA) (sudhAmbudhi) of Supreme Bliss (brahmAnanda).

 

Pallavi:

vidulaku mrokkEda sangIta kO

 

 

 

 

Sahityam: vidulaku mrokkEda sangIta kO

I salute ("mrokkeda") the enlightened souls ("ko-vidulaku") ...

 

M , m , g- R S,n Srg | rs S S,r G R G ; ||

vi- du -- la ku-- mro-- - - - kkE- da - - -

 

M mp m g- R S,n S rg | rs S S,r G R G ; ||

vi- du -- la ku-- mro-- - - - kkE- da - - -

 

... well versed ("Ko-vidhulaku") in music ("sangita"), which they have used as a vehicle for worshipping and realising the Lord....

 

S M G - M P ; Pdp | Pdm mgR mp M M ; ||

san- - gI - - - - - - - - ta- - kO - - - -

 

M mp m g- R S,n srgr | grsn S , p pm Pdp pm M ||

vi- du -- la ku-- mro-- - - - kkE- da - - -

 

S M G - M P ; dn S | sn D PM gmpd ndpm ||

san- - gI - - - - - - - - ta- - kO - - - -

 

M mp m g- R S,n S rg | rs S ; S r-G r G ; ||

vi- du -- la ku-- mro-- - - - - kkE - da - - -

 

; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; | ; ; ; M g- pmg R ; ||

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

; ; rs S ; ; ; ; | ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ||

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Anupallavi:

mudamuna shankara krta sAma nigama vidulaku nAdAtmaka sapta svara

 

Sahityam: mudamuna shankara krta sAma nigama vidulaku nAdAtmaka sapta svara

Meaning: I joyously (mudamuna) salute -

the masters (vidulaku) of sAma vEda (nigama) created (kRta) by Lord Sankara and

the maestros (vidulaku) of sapta svara nAda embodied (Atmaka) (nAdAtmaka).

[My obeisance ("mrokkeda") to those who are proficient in the Saama Veda ("nigama") which emanated from Lord Shiva ("Mudamuna Shankara"), as a musical outpouring ("krita"). ]

 

G , m ; mdP , D , dn ; | ; ; D- N , S , ; ; ||

muda - mu-- - na- shan- - - - ka - ra- - -

 

; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; | ; ; ; ; ; ; ndpm ||

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

G , m ; mdP , D , dn ; | S rsS D- N , S , ; ; ||

muda - mu-- - na- shan- - - - ka - ra- - -

 

N , s ; - S R S S , n | D N ; N S ; ndpm ||

kr ta - sA - - ma- ni - - ga ma- - - - -

 

G , m ; mdP , D , dn ; | sn rsS nd- N , S , ; ; ||

muda - mu-- - na- shan- - - - ka - ra- - -

 

N , s ; - sg R S S , n | D N ; N S ; ; ; ||

kr ta - sA - - ma- ni - - ga ma- - - - -

 

My salutations to the elevated souls ("vidhulaku") who have realized the seven notes - SAPTA SWARA - as the divine emanations from Omkaara ("Naada-atmaka") -- the primordial eternal sound, Naada, a facet of the transcendental Godhead, BRAHMAN.

 

S , s ; R , S , N S | N D P D N ; nsrs , r ||

vidu - la - ku- nA- - - - - dA- - - - -

 

N , d ; M P ,m mg mg | mp mp mg R gmpd nd pm ||

tma-ka - sa - - pta - - -- - - sva- - ra - - - - - -

Sahityam: vidulaku mrokkEda sangIta kO

I salute ("mrokkeda") the enlightened souls ("ko-vidulaku") ...

 

M mp m g- R S,n srgr | grsn S , p pm Pdp pm M ||

vi- du -- la ku-- mro-- - - - kkE- da - - -

 

S M G - M P ; dn S | sn D PM gmpd ndpm ||

san- - gI - - - - - - - - ta- - kO - - - -

 

M mp m g- R S,n S rg | rs S ; S r-G r G ; ||

vi- du -- la ku-- mro-- - - - - kkE - da - - -

 

; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; | ; ; ; M g- pmg R ; ||

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

; ; rs S ; ; ; ; | ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ||

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Charanam:

kamalA gaurI vAgIshvari vidhi garuDa dhvaja shiva nAradulu amarEsha bharata kashyapa
caNDIsha AnjanEya guha gajamukhulu su-mrkaNDuja kumbhaja tumburu vara sOmEshvara
shArnga dEva nandi pramukhulaku tyAgarAja vandyulaku brahmAnanda sudhAmbudhi marma

 

Sahityam:kamalA gaurI vAgIshvari vidhi garuDa dhvaja shiva nAradulu amarEsha bharata kashyapa
Meaning: I salute these chieftains (pramukhulaku)

lakshmI (kamalA), pArvatI (gaurI), sarasvati Goddess (ISvarI) of speech (vAk) (vAg-ISvarI), brahmA (vidhi), Lord vishNu having garuDa as flag (or banner) (dhvaja), Lord Siva, sage nArada (nAradulu),

indra Lord (ISa) of celestials (amara) (amarESa), sages bharata, kASyapa,

 

Sahityam:caNDIsha AnjanEya guha gajamukhulu su-mrkaNDuja kumbhaja tumburu vara sOmEshvara

Meaning: caNDISa, AnjanEya, subrahmaNya (guha), vinAyaka elephant (gaja) faced (mukhulu),

sages mArkaNDEya son of mRkaNDu (su-mRkaNDuja), agastya pitcher born (kumbhaja), tumburu chief of gandharva celestials musicians, the blessed (vara) sOmESvara,

 

Sahityam:shArnga dEva nandi pramukhulaku tyAgarAja vandyulaku brahmAnanda sudhAmbudhi marma

Meaning: SArnga dEva, nandI the bull carrier of Lord Siva, and

all others worshipped (vandyulaku) by this tyAgarAja - knowers of the secrets (marma) of the Ocean (ambudhi) of nectar (sudhA) (sudhAmbudhi) of Supreme Bliss (brahmAnanda).

 

My salutations ("vandyulaku mrokkeda") to Lakshmi ("kamala"), Paarvati ("gowri"), ...

 

P D P ; ; ; ; M | mg mg Mpd pmM ; ,g ||

kama lA- - - - - gau-- - - - rI - - - -

 

... Sarasvati ("vaagishwari"), Brahma ("vidhi"), ...

 

P , d N- D P ; ; M | mpmg R ; M M M mg M ||

vA- - gI - - - shva ri- - - - - vi dhi- - - -

 

P D P ; ; ; ; M | G M gm P P ; ; ; ||

kama lA- - - - - gau-- - - - rI - - - -

 

P , d ns- D P ; ; M | mpmg R ; M M M ; ; ||

vA- - - gI - - - shva ri- - - - - vi dhi- - - -

 

... Vishnu ("garuda Dhwaja"), Shiva, ...

 

G M P , d dPm M ; | mpmg R ; mg rsS ; ; ; ||

ga ru Da - - - - dhva- ja - - - - - shi- va - - - -

 

... Naarada, ...

 

; S ; rm M, r M ; | M ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ||

- nA - ra- du-- - - lu - - - - - - -

 

... Indra ("amara-eesha"), Bharata, ...

 

P , dp m - P G M M P | ; pm D P D ; ; ; ||

a- ma - rE - - sha- - bha ra- ta - - -

 

... Kaashyapa, Chandikeshwara ("chandisha"), ...

 

DN ; D P ; M ,m | M P,d pmM ; G ; ; ; ||

kaa- - shya pa caN- - - - DI- - - sha- - -

 

... Anjaneya, Subrahmanya ("Guha"), ...

 

G - gp mg - R , S , sr G | R G ; mg M P ; ; ||

A - - - - nja - nE ya- - - - - gu- ha - - -

 

... Vighneshwara ("gajamukhulu"), ...

 

; D N D P ; pM, ,g | mp mp mgR S ; ; ; ||

ga ja mu khu- lu - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

...Maarkandeya ("su-mrukanduja"), ...

 

 

N , r ; mg R G M ; | M ; gmpm ,p pmM ; ; ; ||

su-mr - kaN - - Du- ja - kum- - - - - - - - -

 

 

... Agastya ("kumbhaja"), Tumburu, ...

 

S R ; M G M P ; | pp mg M - M P ; ; ; ||

bhaja - tum - - bu- ru- - - va ra- - -

 

... Someshwara, Sarngadeva, ...

 

D N ; D P ; pmM , d | pmM ; ; P ; G M ||

sO- - mE - - - shva- raa- - - - shA - rnga

 

...Nandi ...

 

G M P D D N D ; | D N S gr rs S ; ; ||

dE- va- - - - - nan- - - di - - - -

 

 

 

... and others ("pramukhulaku") who know the secret ("marma") of the Bliss Supreme ("sudhaambudhi") -- Brahmaananda.

 

S n- s rn- D P , d pmM , d | pmM ; D P D ; ; ; ||

pra- mu - - khu la- - ku - - - - - - tyA- ga - - -

 

P D D N N D ; dn | ; S ; R r s S ; ; ||

rA- ja - - - - van- - dyu - la ku- - - -

 

S ; R- G ; ; M ,g | pmgr sn D S ; nsrs ,r ||

brah- mA- - - nan-- - - - - da- - su- - - - - -

 

sn Srs S - D P ; M ,g | mp mp mg R gmpd ndpm ||

dhA- - - mbu dhi ma- - - - - - - - - rma- - - - - -

Sahityam: vidulaku mrokkEda sangIta kO

I salute ("mrokkeda") the enlightened souls ("ko-vidulaku") ...

 

M mp m g- R S,n srgr | grsn S , p pm Pdp pm M ||

vi- du -- la ku-- mro-- - - - kkE- da - - -

 

S M G - M P ; dn S | sn D PM gmpd ndpm ||

san- - gI - - - - - - - - ta- - kO - - - -

 

M mp m g- R S,n S rg | rs S ; S r-G r G ; ||

vi- du -- la ku-- mro-- - - - - kkE - da - - -

 

; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; | ; ; ; M g- pmg R ; ||

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

; ; rs S ; ; ; ; | ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ||

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

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Meaning: (From T.K. Govinda Rao's book)

I salute ("mrokkeda") the enlightened souls ("vidulaku") well versed ("Ko-vidhulaku") in music ("sangita"), which they have used as a vehicle for worshipping and realising the Lord.

My obeisance ("mrokkeda") to those who are proficient in the Saama Veda ("nigama") which emanated from Lord Shiva ("Mudamuna Shankara"), as a musical outpouring ("krita"). My salutations to the elevated souls ("vidhulaku") who have realized the seven notes - SAPTA SWARA - as the divine emanations from Omkaara ("Naada-atmaka") -- the primordial eternal sound, Naada, a facet of the transcendental Godhead, BRAHMAN.

My salutations ("vandyulaku mrokkeda") to Lakshmi ("kamala"), Paarvati ("gowri"), Sarasvati ("vaagishwari"), Brahma ("vidhi"), Vishnu ("garuda Dhwaja"), Shiva, Naarada, Indra ("amara-eesha"), Bharata, Kaashyapa, Chandikeshwara ("chandisha"), Anjaneya, Subrahmanya ("Guha"), Vighneshwara ("gajamukhulu"), Maarkandeya ("su-mrukanduja"), Agastya ("kumbhaja"), Tumburu, Someshwara, Sarngadeva, Nandi and others ("pramukhulaku") who know the secret ("marma") of the Bliss Supreme ("sudhaambudhi") -- Brahmaananda.