Vishaalaakshim

 

Ragam: Panthuvarali (kAshIrAmakriya; 51st Melakartha Ragam)

                ARO: S R1 G3 M2 P D1 N3 S           ||

AVA: S N3 D1 P M2 G3 R1 S           ||

Talam: Misra Chapu

Composer: Dikshitar

Version: D.K. Jayaraman
Lyrics Courtesy: Todd McComb’s www.medieval.org (http://www.medieval.org/music/world/carnatic/dikshitar.html )

 

Pallavi:

vIshAlAkSIm vishvEshIm bhajarE rE mAnasa sadA

 

Charanam:

kAshIrAjHnIm kapAlinIm vinOda jAlinIm vAriNIm pAshamOcanIm prasiddhinIm IshAnIm guruguha jananIm

 

 

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

P: Oh (“Re”) mind (“manasaa”), constantly worship(“bhajare”)  the Eternal Mother! She has large (“vishaala”) eyes (“akshim”) and she presides over the entire universe (“vishvesheem”).

 

C: She is the goddess (“raagnim”) who resides in Kaashi. She is the wife of Kapaali (the form of Shiva holding skulls – “kapaali”)). She is entranchedjaaliniam”) with music (“vinoda”). She is the one who gives boons (“Vaarinim”). She liberates (“mochanim”) the soul from the noose (“pasha”) of earthly attachments. She is the famous one (“prasidhinim”). She is the wife of Eeshaneeshaaneem”). She is the mother (“jananim”) of lord guru guhaGuruguha”).

 

Pallavi:

vIshAlAkSIm vishvEshIm bhajarE rE mAnasa sadA

 

She has large (“vishaala”) eyes (“akshim”) and she presides over the entire universe (“vishvesheem”).

 

; ; D        |  P  ;       D ;           || dN ; ,   | sn D      d N ,        || S ; ;      |  ; ;         ; ;            ||

-- vI          shA       lA-             kSIm--  vi--       shvE-          shim--     - -          - -

 

 ; ; D       |  P  ,m    D ;           || dN ; ,   | sn D      d N ,        || S ; ;      |  ; ;         ; rs           ||

--  vI         shA       lA-             kSIm--  vi--       shvE-          shim--     - -          - -

 

ndpm- P  |  P  ,m  D ;           || dN ; ,   | sn D      d N ,        || S ; ;      |  ; ;         ; nsrs       ||

-- - -    vI    shA      lA-            kSIm--  vi--       shvE-          shim--     - -          - -

 

… Oh (“Re”) mind (“manasaa”), constantly worship(“bhajare”)  the Eternal Mother!

 

ndpm- P  |  P  ,m  D ;           || dN ; ,   | sn D      d N ,        || S ;    S  |   R S      ; dn         || S rn -  ds | nd pm   ; pm||

-- - -    vI    shA      lA-            kSIm--  vi--       shvE-          shim-bha ja rE   - rE-        mA--  na-  sa - - -   -sa

 

gr gm- P  |  P  ,m  D ;            || dN ; ,   | sn D      d N ,        || S ;    G |   R S      ; dn         || S rn -  ds | ndpm   pmgr||  

dA- -   vI    shA     lA-            kSIm--  vi--       shvE-          shim-bha ja rE   - rE-        mA--  na-  sa - - -  sa - -

 

sr gm- pd  | n-dpm pmgr     || gmpdns | srgm   grsn         || R ;  ds  |   nd-nd pm- gm || pd-pmgr  | gr S   S-nd  || 

dA- -   vI    -  shA  lA-            kSIm--    vi--     shvE-          shim-bha ja   rE   - rE-          mA--     na-sa - sa -

 

ndpm- pd  | n-dpm pmgr    || gmpdns | srgm   grsn         || R ;  ds  |   nd-nd pm- gm || pd-pmgr  | grS   nsrS,-d|| 

dA- -   vI    -  shA  lA-            kSIm--    vi--     shvE-          shim-bha ja  rE   -    rE-          mA--  na-  sa - - -  sa

 

ndpm- P  |  P  ,m  D ;           || N ; ;     | sn D      d N ,        || S ; ;      |  ; ;         ; ;            ||

-- - -    vI    shA      lA-            kSIm-- \ vi--       shvE-         shim--     - -          - -

 

 

Charanam:

 kAshIrAjHnIm kapAlinIm vinOda jAlinIm vAriNIm

pAshamOcanIm prasiddhinIm IshAnIm guruguha jananIm

 

She is the goddess (“raagnim”) who resides in Kaashi. She is the wife of Kapaali (the form of Shiva holding skulls – “kapaali”)).

 

; P  ,g  | M      D ;   || dN , ;   |  S S       ,d N         || ; S   ;    | ; ;          ; ; || ; ; ;    | ; ;         ; ,s           || 

  kA – shI      rAjH                  nIm- -    ka pA  -- li           nIm--         - -          - -   - - -      --           - -  

 

ndpm- P | ,g M      D ;          || dN , ;   |  S S       ,d N         || S ;  ;     | ; ;          ; ,s ||

 -- - -   kA –shI      rAjH         nIm- -    ka pA  -- li           nIm--         - -          - -  

 

ndpm- P | ,g M      D ;          || dN , ;   |  S S       ,d N         || S ;  ;     | ; ;          nsrs nsrs  ||

 -- - -  kA – shI      rAjH         nIm- -    kapA    -- li         nIm--          - -          - - -   - - -

  

She is entranchedjaaliniam”) with music (“vinoda”). She is the one who gives boons (“Vaarinim”).

 

ndpm- P | ,g M      D ;          || dN , ;   |  S S       ,d N         || S ;  sr  | G ;         gr  G         || ; pm gr | ; srss    , Sd ||

 -- - -  kA – shI      rAjH         nIm- -    kapA    -- li         nIm vi   nO       da- jA          li- nIm-  vA   -- ri

 

N ; -  P | ,g M      D ;              || dN , ;   |  S S       ,d N         || S ;  sr  | G ;         gr  G         || ; pm gr | ; srss    , Sd ||

NIm kA – shI      rAjH          nIm- -    kapA    -- li         nIm vi   nO       da- jA          li- nIm-  vA   --   ri

 

She liberates (“mochanim”) the soul from the noose (“pasha”) of earthly attachments.

She is the famous one (“prasidhinim”).

She is the wife of Eeshaneeshaaneem”).

She is the mother (“jananim”) of lord guru guhaGuruguha”).

 

N ; -  dn | s-  N d    P-   m g  || , r   S  –  mg |  pm  D     g  r  s  n  ||  dp M   -

NIm pA-shamOca nIm prasi  -ddhinIm I -    shA-nIm guruguha    jananIm  [repeat]

 

dp M  -  dd  | p-  n  d  p   ndpm  || gm    pd P  |  ; ;           ; , s  || 

jananIm Thaiya Thakita  ndpm   Thimi pd P     - -       - - s

 

ndpm  -  dd  | p-  n  d  p   ndpm  || gm    pd P   |  ; s        P , s  || 

ndpm     Thaiya Thakita  ndpm    Thimi pd P     s         P , s 

 

P , s -  dd  | p-  n  d  p   ndpm  || gm    pd P   |  ; s             D , s  || 

P,  s    Thaiya Thakita  ndpm    Thimi pd P     - s           D , s 

 

P , s -  dd  | p-  n  d  p   ndpm  || gm    pd P   |  ; ;             ;  , s  || 

P,  s    Thaiya Thakita  ndpm    Thimi pd P     - -        - - s 

 

ndpm  -  dd  | p-  n  d  p   ndpm  || gm    pd  ns   |  g r – g m    g    R    s  || 

ndpm     Thaiya Thakita  ndpm    Thimi pd  ns    Jam- Thari ThaThin gi

 

nd        P     dd  | p-  n  d  p   ndpm  || gm    pd  ns   |  g r – g m    g    R    s  || 

nathom P   Thaiya Thakita  ndpm    Thimi pd  ns    Jam- Thari ThaThin gi

 

nd        pm    g m  | p d p   -  g   m p-mp  || d- p d n – d n   | s – nr s     N ,    s  ||   

nathom pm   Dhimi Thakita  g   m p-mp    d-Tajanu  d n     s – nrTha Jam  Tha 

 

nd        pm    g m  | p d p   -  g   m p-mp  || d- p d n – d n   | s – nr s      N    s    s  ||    n d  p   m

digi  na thom Dhimi Thakita  g   m p-mp    d-Tajanu  d n     s – nrTha Jamta   Tha  di gina thom

 

(Vishalakshim)