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AlOchanaamR^itaM

AlochanaamR^itaM Man's Quest and Hinduism Brahmajnana, Yoga and Dharma are the three essentialities of Hinduism; wherever it travels, these three must spread. Shankara's philosophy may compel the homage of the intellectual, Sankhya attract the admiration of the analytical mind, Buddha capture the rationalist in search of a less material synthesis than the modern scientist's continual Annam Brahma [Matter is Supreme], but these are only grandiose intellectualities. The world at large does not live by the pure intellect...

A goal of life, a practice of perfection and a rational, yet binding law of conduct, - these are man's continual quest, and in none of these demands is modern Science able to satisfy humanity. In reply to all such wants Science can only cry, Society and again Society and always Society. But the nature of man knows that Society is not the whole of life. Yajnavalkya's universal dictum stands: a man loves and serves Society for the sake of the Self and not for the sake of Society.

What Science could not provide, India offers
: Brahman for the eternal goal, Yoga for the means of perfection, dharma (swabhava-niyatam karma) for the rational yet binding law of conduct. Therefore, because it has something by which humanity can be satisfied and on which it can found itself, the victory of the Indian mind is assured.

- Sri Aurobindo (Excerpts from The Psychology of Yoga, from his notebook of 1911).


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)

Tyagaraja kirtanas (realaudio)

A plea to rasikas

Contents

M. Balamurali Krishna
M. Balamurali Krishna: Tyagaraja Tattvabodha kritis
Doraiswami Iyengar (Veena)
K. J. Yesudas
An archive of tyAgarAja kR^itis

M. Balamurali Krishna (Vocal)

Select rm Select mp3 Title Raaga Taala
play, rm play, mp3 tulasIdaLamulachE mAyAmALavagauLa rUpakam
play, rm play, mp3 evarani nirNayinchEdirA dEvAmR^itavarShiNi deSAdi
play, rm play, mp3 rArA mAyinTi dAkA asAveri Adi
play, rm play, mp3 toli nEnu chEyu pUja kOkila varALi Adi
play, rm play, mp3 EmichEsitEnEmi - AlApana tODi -
play, rm play, mp3 EmichEsitEnEmi tODi chApu
play, rm play, mp3 rAgasudhArasa - AlApana AndOLika -
play, rm play, mp3 rAgasudhArasa AndOLika Adi
play, rm play, mp3 evarimATa - AlApana kAmbhOji -
play, rm play, mp3 evarimATa kAmbhOji Adi
play, rm play, mp3 kAlaharaNamElarA - AlApana Suddha sAvEri -
play, rm play, mp3 kAlaharaNamElarA Suddha sAvEri rUpakam
play, rm play, mp3 paralOka - AlApana mandAri -
play, rm play, mp3 paralOka mandAri Adi
play, rm play, mp3 varanArada vijayaSrI Adi
play, rm play, mp3 varanArada vijayaSrI Adi
play, rm play, mp3 niravadhi sukhadA ravi chandrika AlApana
play, rm play, mp3 niravadhi sukhadA ravi chandrika Adi

M. Balamurali Krishna: Tyagaraja Tattvabodha Kritis

Select rm Select mp3 Title Raaga Taala
play, rm play, mp3 manasu svAdhIna SankarAbharaNam miSra chApu
play, rm play, mp3 rAnidi rAdu - AlApana maNirangu -
play, rm play, mp3 rAnidi rAdu maNirangu Adi
play, rm play, mp3 yaj~nAdulu - AlApana jayamanohari -
play, rm play, mp3 yaj~nAdulu jayamanohari Adi
play, rm play, mp3 samayamu telisi - AlApana asAveri -
play, rm play, mp3 samayamu telisi asAveri miSra chApu
play, rm play, mp3 paramAtmuDu - AlApana vAgadhISvari -
play, rm play, mp3 paramAtmuDu vAgadhISvari Adi

Doraiswami Iyengar (Veena) D. Balakrishna (Veena support)
Vellore Ramabhadran (Mridangam)

Select rm Select mp3 Title Raaga Taala
play, rm play, mp3 vAchAmagOcharamE kaikavaSi deSAdi
play, rm play, mp3 nAdOpAsana begaDa deSAdi
play, rm play, mp3 padavi nI sadbhakti sALaga bhairavi Adi
play, rm play, mp3 rAga ratna mAlikachE rItigaula rUpakam
play, rm play, mp3 ii vasudha SahAna Adi

K. J. Yesudas (Vocal)

Select rm Select mp3 Title Raaga Taala
play, rm play, mp3 abhimAnamennaDu galgurA kunjari/vivardhini Adi

A plea to rasikas

One of my cherished goals for putting up this website is to collect and make available online some of those old (pre-1975) concerts by stalwarts which are so precious and rare to obtain. They are all locked up in the private music collections of a few individuals, who are not willing to share them with others for fear of loss.

That's precisely where the Internet helps, isn't it, to house music in an indestructible but widely shareable form?

Hence I request rasikas to come forward and share with me copies of those rare concerts so I can put them online to give everybody an oppurtunity to share the sangItAmR^itaM ! You'll be duly recognized on the website for your contribution. And rest assured that it will not be used for profit.

For starters, I am looking for the following:

I am especially looking for any clear and well-pronounced renditions of rare tyAgarAja kR^itis.

I am NOT interested in hosting contemporary artists' works on my website as there are umpteen other sites for that (e.g., musicindiaonline.com).

If you have anything interesting, please email to sai@cs.utah.edu .

Transfer methods

You can send your collection to me in several ways: I'll put them on my website for everybody's benefit soon after receiving them.



- Sarada and Sai Susarla (sai.susarla@gmail.com)