Meaning of Madhava mamava deva krishna

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jana
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Post by jana » 01 Feb 2006, 00:51

Hello,

I have been trying to get the meaning of the kriti by Narayana theerthar in Neelambari ragam: Madhava mamava deva krishna for my daughter's dance teacher who wants to choreograph the steps to this song.

Attached are the lyrics. If anyone can help, i would be delighted. Thank you

pallavi

maadhava maamava dEvaa krishNaa
yaadava krishNaa yadukula krishNaa
(maadhava)

anupallavi

saadujanaadhaara sarvabhaava
maadhava maamava dEvaa krishNaa
(maadhava)

caraNam 1

ambuja lOcana kambu shubhagreeva
bimbaadharaa candra bimbaananaa
caampEya naasaagra sarva sumowdhika
taaraka candrajanita madana
(maadhava)

caraNam 2

aagama girishiga rOthitha satya
chidhadvaya laskhana sugabanO
bogi kuLOthama boga sayana
dhugthasagaraja lakshyana dhyathano

caraNam 3

indiraayasaha sundarakrishNa
purandaraadi vandyapadakamala
nandanandanayOgi varyadurantara
naaraayaNateerta mativahara
(maadhava)
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Post by srkris » 16 Feb 2006, 18:48

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#3 Re: Meaning of Madhava mamava deva krishna

Post by sravanthi517 » 23 Sep 2017, 14:31

Hi I am looking for notation, if any one has please do send to [email protected]. Thanks in advance
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Post by HarishankarK » 26 Jun 2018, 07:44

srkris wrote:
16 Feb 2006, 18:48
It's available at http://freepgs.com/carnatic/viewtopic.php?id=262
The link is not working - can someone post the meaning please = thanks,
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#5 Re: Meaning of Madhava mamava deva krishna

Post by Rajani » 27 Jun 2018, 07:56

please see this discussion

viewtopic.php?t=262
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#6 Re: Meaning of Madhava mamava deva krishna

Post by Rajani » 27 Jun 2018, 08:19

Am posting again with some additions

maadhava - O husband of Lakshmi (mA)
maamava - protect me!
dEvaa krishNaa - Lord Krishna
yaadava krishNaa yadukula krishNaa - you of the Yadu family

saadujanaadhaara - support of the good people!
sarvabhaava - one who has become all objects!

ambuja lOcana - lotus-eyed
kambu shubhagreeva - having an auspicious conch-like neck
bimbaadharaa - having red lips like a bimba fruit ( kovvai pazham)
candra bimbaananaa - and a face like the moon
caampEya naasaagra "lagna sumouktika" - wearing a nice pearl at the tip of the nose (bullaakku)
which(nose) resembles the Champaka flower
shaarada candra - one lovely as the autumnal moon
janita madana - father of Manmatha

indiraayasaha - Along with Lakshmi(Indiraa)
sundarakrishNa - handsome Krishna
purandaraadi vandyapadakamala - one whose lotus feet are adored by Purandara(Indra) and others
nandanandana - joy of Nanda
yOgi varyadurantara - foremost of the Yogis
naaraayaNateerta mativihaara - playing in the mind of Narayana Teertha
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