Skip to main content

Sevimparo Janulala Cheri Mokkaro

This Keertana is one of the best compositions of Sri Tallapaka Annamayya in which he glorifies Lord Venkateswara of Tirumala. The song is sung in Hindola Ragam which one of the melodious Carnatic Ragas. In the song, Saint Annamayya calls the devotees to worship the Lord which is in fact a fortune for them. The 1st and 2nd stanzas describe the eternal beauty of Lord Venkateswara who is enjoying a swim in the lake like the lily flower and whose body odors like the camphor, is precious like the silver hill. He, who is beautifully bedecked with ornaments and is too handsome with his body fragrant like 'punugu' (civet) perfume is like the fountain-head of all wealth.

He, who wedded the beautiful Alamelu Manga who shines like the golden lotus and sitting with his consorts, is the most valuable treasure for all his devotees.

Lyrics of the Keertana

Pallavi
Sevimparo Janulala Cheri Mokkaro
Bhavimpa Nunnadindari Bhagyamu Valenu

Charanam 1
Jalakamadi Vunnadu Sarweswarudu
Niggu Galigina Manchi Nalla Kaluva Valenu
Elami Kappurakapu Ide Chatukunnavadu
Velaleniyatti Pedda Vendi Konda Valenu

Charanam 2
Andamuga Tattu Punugu Aladuka Nunnavadu
Kanduva Indra Neelalagani Valenu
Mundati Valene Ta Sommulu Ninchu Kunnavadu
Pondina Sampadalaku Puttinillu Valenu

Charanam 3
Minchi Alamelmanga MedaGattu Konnavadu
Manchi Bangaru Tamara Puvvu Valenu
Enchagga Sree Venkatesudide Koluvai Vunnavadu
Ninchina Dasula Pali Nidhanamu Valenu

Listen the melodious Keertana

Popular posts from this blog

How to perform Ksheerabdi Dwadasi Pooja / Vratam

Ksheerabdi Dwadasi falls on the 12th day after Deepavali Amavasya in the Hindu month of Kaartika Maasam. It is an auspicious day for the Hindus, particularly the married women. On Ksheerabdi Dwadasi day, married women, mostly in the Southern states perform Tulasi Pooja in the evening. Holy Basil plant is worshiped by the married women on this auspicious day for a happy and blissful married life.

Recommended for reading: Significance of Ksheerabdi Dwadasi. Mostly, married women observe fasting in the daytime on this auspicious day, though it is not compulsory.
Procedure for performing Tulasi poojaRefresh yourself with a shower in the evening and dress in a traditional way as per your family customClean the potted plant and smear turmeric paste around the pot i.e Tulsi kota.Decorate the pot with dots of kumkuma and rice flour. Draw 'Kalyanam bottu' (special way of putting bindi to the brides during wedding) at the center of the dots.Decorate the plant and the pot (Tulasi kota) …

Lyrics and meaning of Brahmamokkate Parabrahmamokkate

This Keertana is one of the best and most popular compositions of Saint Annamayya in which he describes the universal truth of oneness and omnipresence of God in all the creatures alike. The Keertana is sung in Bouli / Mayamalava Goula Ragam.

Pallavi
Tandanana Ahi Tandanana Pure Tandanana Bhala Tandanana
Brahmamokkate Parabrahma Mokkate Prabrahmamokkate Prabrahmamokkate

Meaning:
The word 'tandanana' is a slang used in the local folklore to give a rhythmic punch to the folk music. While the words 'ahi' 'pure' and 'bhala' are words of appreciation in the local language (different dialects of Telugu). The second line describes the oneness of God.

Charanam
Kanduvagu Heenadhikamu Lindu Levu Andariki Srihare Antaratma
Indulo Jantu Kulaminta Nokkate Andariki Srihare Antaratma

Meaning:
There is no class distinction like high or low and it is Sri Hari (the Supreme God) who dwells in all the beings. There is even no distinction among the creatures as it is He who dw…

Traditional Telugu Wedding

"Dharmecha, ardhecha, kamecha, nati charitavyeti, data vadet, nati charatavya - Nati Charami"
"Mangalyam tantunanena mama jeevana hetuna, kanthe badhnami subhage tvam jeeva sarada satam"


These are the two most important chanting in Indian Hindu weddings.

Wedding (Vivah / Vivaham in Sanskrit), is a highly sacred event in Hindu culture. It is a life long commitment between a man and a woman. Vivaham is one of the 16 samskaras. Brahmacharya (youth) of a man ends with marriage and his Grihastasramam (family life) begins.

Hindu weddings involve various ceremonial / procedural events which are almost similar in all regions with slight variations. The events take place in the form of prayers, invocations and vows that are recited in Sanskrit. The prayers are power-packed with in-depth meaning and describe the strong bondage between husband and wife who are united in the presence of Panch Bhoota i.e the five elements of Earth, in a ritualistic manner. According to Hinduism…