Omkara Nada.. Shankarabharanamu
Omkaara Nada.. When music describes the magic of music..
This song is from the Telugu movie Shankarabharanam and composed by Veturi Sundararama Murthy.
In the garden of heavenly music, elegant descriptions are packed into compound words. The diction of this song is all in Sanskrit and yet it sounds so familiar. For Telugu lends its simple forms of expression.
With this perspective, let us dive in and uncover this Jewel..
Resonating from the Sounds of the OmkAra..
is indeed the Song of
SankarAbharaNam.. the Jewel of Shankara..
Adorning Shankara’s neck..
Adorning Shree Hari’s lotus feet..
and Shining in the Garland of raagas..
is the jewel SankarAbharaNamu
gamakita SrAvaNa geetamu
The Moonlight like Nectar flowing from the Veena of Goddess Saraswati amidst the magic of the Autumnal Full-moon..
The Mighty sounds from Narada’s Veena.. The roaring sounds of the water-bearing-clouds in the Monsoons..
rasikulaku anurAgamai rasa-gangalO taanamai
This song is dear to the music-loving rasikaas who are enchanted in the river of ecstasy..
This song is springing from the mantra of Saama-Veda..
This song is SankarAbharaNamu
advaita-siddhiki.. amaratva labdhiki
For mastering advaita.. for obtaining immortality,..
Music is indeed the pathway and ladder..
For attaining sattva.. For seeking the highest Truth.. Music is the lifeline
It fills the heartland of Tyagaraja..
It fills the abode of the music lover..
It is the key to mukti..
It is the pathway to bhakti..
It is timeless and immortal without any limits.. It is heavenly nectar of Alaap..
It is SankarAbharaNamu