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And this song, tutturu toorenduis one of them. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Krishna is described by Purandara as playing his flue this way. My Book Hamsanada, on Google Play. Ben Eastaugh and Chris Sternal-Johnson.

This site uses cookies. Those who know the composition of Purandara dAsa: This has showed up even prior to Purandara dAsa. bssavanna

And, if you are keen on reading more vachanas, but do not know kannaDa, here is your best bet — A collection of vachanas tranlated in English by Prof A K Ramanujam: Speaking of Siva -neelanjana. The first one tells about the desperation and longing Basavanna had for Shiva, the lord of kUDala sangama A place in Karnataka, where river malaprabha joins river krishna.

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But this song is also significant in vachqnagalu ways. So far so good. If you happen to know a link, please pass it on!

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: And here is the tranlation: There is pretty little information available on how many of his compositions were sung. However, he does not list out all the 32 raagas in this song.

The set of 32 rAgas was not a static list, and over the centuries, new rAgas gained popularity, and some went outdated. Ravana, who made wonderful music did vachanayalu lead a full life. Malahari So, the internal evidence from these compositions is giving a list of 31 rAgas probably out of the legendary 32 — this is but my speculation that were in vogue in the 15thth centuries.


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We are so close to the magical number 32! The partridge bird worries about moonlight The lotus flower worries about the sunrise The bee only worries about drinking fragrant nector My only worry is to be reminiscing about you Oh my lord of kUDala sangama! If you do not read Kannada, here is the notation for the Varna in English:. How unfortunate for us? Now, we have just over cachanagalu thousand of his compositions available.

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Oh boy, How wrong our inferences could be! The second vachana talks about the likes and dislikes of his lord Shiva: Neither is he fond of music Nor is he fond of the Vedas Our good lord of kUDala sangamais fond of devotion!

Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. First lets see what he says in one of the stanzas of tutturu toorendu: Listen to this vachana here: Create a free website or blog at WordPress. So, the internal evidence from these compositions is giving a list of 31 rAgas probably gasavanna of the legendary 32 — this vacjanagalu but my speculation that were in vogue vachansgalu the 15thth centuries. Composers who came in the 18thth centuries explored all facets of this rAga, and today it has became one of the major rAgas of Karnataka Sangeetha.


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Koodala sangama — A place at the confluence of Krishna and Malaprabha rivers in Karnataka. This normally happens at the drut — or fast phrases.

Purandara dasa is said to have composed hundreds of thousands of compositions. nasavanna

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Brahma, who learnt all the Vedas, had to lose his head. The evidence from these three compositions also shows that the rAga kalyANi, was adopted by composers like Purandara Dasaalthough the text vachanaggalu continued to shoo it away because of its foreign origins, and kept saying that the rAga is not fit for compositions for another two centuries! For a long time, Indian music was supposed to have 32 major rAgas. Basavanna, a social reformer from Karnataka AD has this in one of his vachanas saying:.

Facebook page of My Book. The title of this blog happens to be the opening line pallavi of one of his songs.