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AlOchanaamR^itaM

AlochanaamR^itaM Shakti Lacking in India I believe that the main cause of India's weakness is not subjection, nor poverty, nor a lack of spirituality or Dharma, but a dimnution of thought-power, the spread of ignorance in the motherland of Knowledge. Everywhere I see an inability or unwillingness to think - incapacity of thought or "thought-phobia"... It is the one who can fathom and learn the truth of the world by thinking more, searching more, labouring more, who will gain more Shakti.... Look at Europe.
We, however, are not worshippers of Shakti; we are worshippers of the easy way... Our civilization has become ossified, our Dharma a bigotry of externals, our spirituality a faint glimmer of light or a momentary wave of intoxication. So long as this state of things lasts, any permanent resurgence of India is impossible.

We have abandoned the Sadhana of Shakti and so the Shakti has abandoned us. We practise the yoga of love, but where there is no Knowledge or Shakti, love does not stay, narrowness and littleness come in.

- Sri Aurobindo (India's Rebirth, pp. 152)


sa.ngItaM karNATaka hindusthaani lalita (telugu)
telugu purANAlu pravachanAlu sAhityaM toli velugulu
Miscellaneous Articles telugu Recipes sa.nskR^itaM digvijayii bhaarata (blog) padya kaumudi (blog)

Annamacharya Kirtanas (realaudio)

There is a web page that provides lyrics for a huge number of annamayya kirtanas in multiple languages (including telugu). Sree Sistla says, "Please visit my web page and click on `annamAcAri Lyrics in Multiple Languages'. A total of 460 Lyrics are on the web at this time. Some more will be added soon."

Smt. Srirangam Gopalaratnam

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nallani meni nagavu chuupulavaaDu pUrvi kalyANi Adi
emani pogaDudu iTTi nI guNamu aThANa Adi
alamelu manga nii abhinava ruupamu kalyANi Adi
iddari tamakamu iTuvalene suraTi Adi
evvaDerugunu nii ettulu mohana Adi
naalam vaa tava nayavachanam bR^ndaavani Adi
namo naaraayaNa kApi Adi
sakalam he sakhi sindhu bhairavi Adi

Annamayya pada saundaryam

This album of rare annamayya kirtanas beautifully sung by Smt. Srirangam Gopalaratnam is released by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam.
Smt. Aruna Turaga contributed it in Sep 2004.

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Introduction, YEla rADammA intirO bhairavi ?
anarAdu vinarAdu Arabhi Adi
chaluvalu vEnDlu ? Adi
idivO nA bhAgyamu tODi Adi
kalalOnE yiruvuramu mukhAri miSra chApu
manavi cheppitini ? Adi
nAkunjepparE ? tripuTa
OyammA ? Adi
paTTina pantamE bEgaDa Adi
valegA vEsAlu dESi Adi
yevvari vADa gAnu kApi Adi
vEdambulu paurANika vAdambulu (padyam) madhyamAvati -

Smt. R. Vedavati Prabhakar Rao

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paluku tenela talli karNATaka devagAndhAri
paluku tenela talli (sailu.com's version; has extra charaNam) karNATaka devagAndhAri
bhAvayAmi gopAlabAlam yamunA kalyANi
itaDokaDE sarvESvaruDu ?
sandekADa puTTinaTTi ?
jO achyutAnanda ?



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