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AlOchanaamR^itaM

AlochanaamR^itaM Love in Politics Love has a place in politics, but it is the love for one's country, for one's countrymen, for the glory, greatness and happiness of the race, the divine aananda of self-immolation for one's fellows, the ecstacy of relieving their sufferings, the joy of seeing one's blood flow for country and freedom, the bliss of union in death with the fathers of the race.

The feeling of almost physical delight in the touch of the mother soil, of the winds that blow from Indian seas, of the rivers that stream from Indian hills, in the sight of Indian surroundings, Indian men, Indian women, Indian children, in the hearing of Indian speech, music, poetry, in the familiar sights, sounds, habits, dress, manners of our Indian life, this is the physical root of that love [of Mother India].
The pride in our past, the pain of our present, the passion for the future are its trunk and branches.
Self-sacrifice, self-forgetfulness, great service and high endurance for the country are its fruit.
And the sap which keeps it alive is the realisation of the Motherhood of God in the country, the vision of the Mother, the knowledge of the Mother, the perpetual contemplation, adoration and service of the Mother.

- Sri Aurobindo (On Nationalism, pp.  360-364)
Read more of this article entitled The Morality of Boycott.


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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)

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

M. Balamurali Krishna: Tyagaraja Tattvabodha Kritis

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manasu svAdhIna SankarAbharaNam miSra chApu
rAnidi rAdu - AlApana maNirangu -
rAnidi rAdu maNirangu Adi
yaj~nAdulu - AlApana jayamanohari -
yaj~nAdulu jayamanohari Adi
samayamu telisi - AlApana asAveri -
samayamu telisi asAveri miSra chApu
paramAtmuDu - AlApana vAgadhISvari -
paramAtmuDu vAgadhISvari Adi

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

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vAchAmagOcharamE kaikavaSi deSAdi
nAdOpAsana begaDa deSAdi
padavi nI sadbhakti sALaga bhairavi Adi
rAga ratna mAlikachE rItigaula rUpakam
ii vasudha SahAna Adi

K. J. Yesudas (Vocal)

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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)