Category Archives: Annamacharya

A Meta-physical Way Forward For the Discerning

Here is a meta-physical road-map from Annamayya for the discerning. It is set to music by Sri Nedunuri Krishna Murthy in Vakulabharanam ragam in Jhampe taalam ( Ten beat cycle). First my attempt at translation into English. Refrain: Why study … Continue reading

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Annamacharya songs by GBKP

Here is a link to a big bunch of mellifluous Annamacharya songs rendered by Garmella..sure, you will find it enjoyable and useful. http://www.myandhramp3.in/2009/09/annamaacharya-keerthanas-by-sweet-voice.html

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A scout’s succint report.

The scout has returned in style. The graceful simian has accomplished his critical mission. He has traced his lord’s spouse to the inaccessible island where she is incarcerated by the devious demon. And he has prevented her from laying down … Continue reading

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The scout brings good tidings to his anxious master.

Here is a fascinating Annamacharya lyric, in the form of a poignant dialogue between Hanuman and his forlorn Lord Sri Rama. The lyric is set to music in Raga Aabhogi in Adi Talam (Eight beat cycle), Hanuman has returned after … Continue reading

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The Melody That Is Pleasant To The Lord.

Siva Ranjani is a pathos-laden raaga. It delineates a sense of despair over the shape of things and of a hope-ful surrender to a bigger, greater, benign, loving or beloved entity. The raaga’s name naturally connotes that this raaga is … Continue reading

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The lord’s two consorts play the spring festival with him.,

Here is another picturesque lyric ‘Jagadapu Chanavula Jajara’ of Annamacharya (set to music aptly in Hidola Vasantham by Garmella), describing vividly the festival of spring. Jajaraa means the red color.It could also mean playful cunningness. Springing a surprise.. The scented … Continue reading

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The festival of colors. The festival of scents. The festival of spring.

The festival of colors, the festival of spring. The festival of no-holds-barred, revelry, the festival of Holi is just over.And we made a bonfire of The God of Lust, well ostensibly, he lurks hidden just from sight. Beneath your skin. … Continue reading

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