maarubalka kunna - Click to listen (Shivkumar Kalyanaraman)!
maaru balka kunna
raagam: shree ranjani
22 kharaharapriya janya
Aa: S R2 G2 M1 D2 N2 S
Av: S N2 D2 M1 G2 R2 S
mArubalka kunna vEmirA mA manOramaNa
jAracOra bhajana jEsitinA sAkEta sadana
dUra bhAramandu nA hrdayAravinda mandu nelakonna
dAri nerigi santasilli naTTi tyAgarAjanuta
One who adorns the heart of Sita! Why should you not condescend to give me a reply to my persistent appeal? O Lord of Ayodhya! Tell me if I have not been meditating on you, worshipping you and praying to you only. Have I sung praises of rich unworthy men?
I have realized that you are everywhere just as you are in my heart. The path is now clear to me and I shall follow it gladly. A gentle word from you will however buttress my faith in you and in the path I propose to follow unwaveringly.
Notation available here at Shivkumar Kalyanaraman's Krithi Archive.
Lyrics contributed by Lakshman Ragde. Meaning from Compositions of Tyagaraja by TK Govinda Rao.