Song: jagadaananda kaaraka - Click to listen (Shivkumar Kalyanaraman)!
36 calanaaTTai janya
Aa: S R3 G3 M1 P D3 N3 S
Av: S N3 P M1 R3 S
jagadAnanda kAraka jaya jAnaki prANa nAyaka
gaganAdhipa satkulaja rAja rAjEshvara suguNAkara surasEvya bhavya dAyaka sadA
amara tAraka nicaya kumuda hita paripUrNA naga sura surabhUja
dadhi payOdhi vAsa haraNa sundaratara vadana sudhAmaya vacO
brnda gOvinda sAnanda mA varAjarApta shubhakar A nEka
nigama nirajAmrutaja pOSakA nimiSavairi vArida samIraNa
khaga turanga satkavi hrdAlayA gaNita vAnarAdhipa natAnghri yuga
indra nIlamaNi sannibhApa ghana candra sUrya nayanApramEya vA-
gIndra janaka sakalEsha subhra nAgEndra shayana shamana vairi sannuta
pAda vijita mauni shApa sava paripAla vara mantra grahaNa lOla
parama shAnta citta janakajAdhipa sarOjabhava varadAkhila
shrSTi sthityantakAra kAmita kAmita phaladA samAna gAtra sha-
cIpati nutAbdhi mada harAnurA garAga rAjita kathA sArahita
sajjana mAnasAbdhi sudhAkara kusuma vimAna surasAripu karAbja
lAlita caranAva guNA suragaNa mada haraNa sanAtanA januta
OmkAra panjara kIra pura hara sarOja bhava kEshavAdi rUpa vAsavaripu
dharApta karuNAkara sharaNAgata janapAlana sumanO ramaNa nirvikAra nigama
karadhrta sharajAlA sura madApa haraNa vanIsura surAvana
kavIna bilaja mauni krta caritra sannuta shrI tyAgarAjanuta
purANa puruSa nrvarAtmajA shrita parAdhIna kara virAdha rAvaNa
virAvaNA nagha parAshara manOharA vikrta tyAgarAja sannuta
agaNita guNa kanaka cEla sAla viDalanAruNAbha samAna caraNApAra
mahimAdbhuta su-kavijana hrtsadana sura munigaNa vihita kalasha nIra
nidhijA ramaNa pApa gaja nrsimha vara tyAgarAjAdhinuta
pallavi: The creator of happiness throughout the world ! The beloved of Sita ! Victory be yours !
anupallavi : The inheritor of Suryavamsa ! King of Kings ! You are worshipped by the Devas ! You bestow good things !
caraNam 1: Amidst the Devas, you are like the moon amidst the stars. You are flawless, like the Karpaga Vriksha for the Devas. You steal the pots filled with curd and milk. You have a
beautiful face. You say sweet words. You take care of the cows. You are the Lord of Goddesses Lakshmi. You are filled with happiness. You are ever youthful and you help your
caraNam 2: You were brought up by the amrtham from the lotus flowers which are the Vedas. You are like forceful wind that dispells the clouds, while you dispell the enemies of the Devas.
Garudavahanan. You reside in the hearts of poets. Your feet is worshipped by innumerable kings of the Vanaras (monkeys).
caraNam 3: You have a body that is as bright as Lord Indra's blue gem. You have the Sun and the Moon as your eyes. You are the father of the great Brahma whose greatness cannot even
be imagined. You are all powerful. You rest on the Adisesha. You are worshipped by Lord Siva who humbled Yama.
caraNam 4: You removed the curse of Gowthama Rishi by the greatness of your feet. You guard the rituals of your devotees. You have learnt the two great mantras of Pala and Athipala. You
granted boon to Brahma.
caraNam 5: You do the three jobs of creation, protection and destruction. You fulfill numerous desires of your devotees. You are handsome . There can be none equal to you. You are
worshipped by Indra. You humbled the pride of the ocean king. You are the essence of the Ramayana which shines through its musical & bhakthi content.
caraNam 6: You reside in the hearts of good people like the moon that rises in the sea. You have the Pushpaka Vimanam. Your feet is being touched by Hanuman's lotus hands that won
over the demon Surasai. You control the bad tempered demons. You are eternal. You are worshipped by the four faced Brahma.
caraNam 7: You assume the form of Lord Siva who resides inside the Omkara form, Lord Brahma and Vishnu. You killed Ravana, the father of Indrajith. Lord Siva with the crescent shaped
moon on his head likes you. You show mercy. You protect those who take refuge in you. You create happiness to good people. You are impartial. You are the essence of Vedas.
caraNam 8: You have arrow in your hand. You control the anger of the demons. You protect the Devas and brahmins. You have been praised by Valmiki, who is like a sun among other
poets. You are worshipped by Tyagaraja.
caraNam 9: You are the first person, son of the great king. You become slave to those who worship you. You killed Karan, Viradhan and Ravanan. You are sinless. You stole the heart of
Parasaran. You are worshipped by Tyagaraja.
caraNam 10: You have good qualities. You wear Pithambaram. You split trees. You have red feet. You have innumerable greatness. You reside in the hearts of great poets. You are the
friend of Devas and saints. You are the Lord of Lakshmi who came from the Paarkadal. you are the Narasimha who kills the elephants of sin. You are worshipped by bakthas like
More meaning available here.
Notation available here at Shivkumar Kalyanaraman's Krithi Archive. Also, listen to the music class here.
This song is one of the 5 gems (Pancaratna kritis) of Tyaagaraaja. Lyrics
contributed by Lakshman Ragde.