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Varnam: Vanajakshi – Ragam : Kalyani (Learning Mode)

Varnam: Vanajakshi – Ragam : Kalyani (Learning Mode)


I am going to teach you now a varnam in raaga Kalyani which set to aadhi thala . kalyani or MechaKalyani is 65th maelakartha raaga . It is a Prathi Madhyama Raaga . The moorchana of this raaga comes like this S R G M P D N Ṡ
Ṡ N D P M G R S The swarasthanas are
Shadja S , R2 ( Cha . ri ) , G3 ( an . ga ) , M2 ( pra . ma ) P ( pan ) , D2 ( Cha . Dha ) , N3 ( Kaa . ni ) , Ṡ S R G M P D N Ṡ Ṡ N D P M G R S S R G M P D N Ṡ Ṡ N D P M G R S S R G M P D N Ṡ Ṡ N D P M G R S let us learn all the swaras from Pallavi anupallavi & Chitteswaras . Both the speeds will learn first and we will move on to sahithyam part . First pallavi .1st speed Ṡ Ṡ , Ṡ N D Ṙ Ṡ N N D D P M G M | P D N D , Ṙ Ṡ N | D P M G M P D N || Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṡ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṙ Ṡ N D N D | N , , , , , Ṡ N | D P M G M P D N || Ṡ Ṡ , Ṡ N D Ṙ Ṡ N N D D P M G M | P D N D , Ṙ Ṡ N | D P M G M P D N || Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṡ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṙ Ṡ N D N D | N , , , , , Ṡ N | D P M G M P D N || This is the pallavi . Now I am going to teach Anupallavi part . 1st speed P , M G N D , G D P , M G R S Ṇ | S R G M , , G M | P G , M N D N P || D N Ṡ Ṙ , Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D N | D Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D Ṡ N | D P M G M P D N || P , M G N D , G D P , M G R S Ṇ | S R G M , , G M | P G , M N D N P || D N Ṡ Ṙ , Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D N | D Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D Ṡ N | D P M G M P D N || Chitteswaram / mukthayiswaram – 1st speed
Ṡ Ṙ , N Ṡ N D N , Ṡ N D P M G R | S R S P , M D , | P N D Ṙ Ṡ N D N || D Ġ Ṙ N , Ṙ N , Ṡ D , N P D N Ṡ | Ġ Ṙ Ṡ , N D P , | M G R G M P D N || This is the Chitteswara . Again I am going to teach Ṡ Ṙ , N Ṡ N D N , Ṡ N D P M G R | S R S P , M D , | P N D Ṙ Ṡ N D N || D Ġ Ṙ N , Ṙ N , Ṡ D , N P D N Ṡ | Ġ Ṙ Ṡ , N D P , | M G R G M P D N || Now the same swaras in 2nd speed . This is only for practise purpose pallavi – 2nd speed
Ṡ Ṡ , Ṡ N D Ṙ Ṡ N N D D P M G M P D N D , Ṙ Ṡ N D P M G M P D N Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṡ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṙ Ṡ N D N D N , , , , , Ṡ N D P M G M P D N Ahupallavi – 2nd speed
P , M G N D , G D P , M G R S Ṇ S R G M , , G M P G , M N D N P D N Ṡ Ṙ , Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D N D Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D Ṡ N D P M G M P D N The same thing we will try to sing with thalam
Ṡ Ṡ , Ṡ N D Ṙ Ṡ N N D D P M G M P D N D , Ṙ Ṡ N D P M G M P D N | Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṡ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṙ Ṡ N D N D | N , , , , , Ṡ N D P M G M P D N || P , M G N D , G D P , M G R S Ṇ S R G M , , G M P G , M N D N P | D N Ṡ Ṙ , Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D N | D Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D Ṡ N D P M G M P D N || Ṡ Ṡ , Ṡ N D Ṙ Ṡ N N D D P M G M P D N D , Ṙ Ṡ N D P M G M P D N | Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṡ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṙ Ṡ N D N D | N , , , , , Ṡ N D P M G M P D N || P , M G N D , G D P , M G R S Ṇ S R G M , , G M P G , M N D N P | D N Ṡ Ṙ , Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D N | D Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D Ṡ N D P M G M P D N || Chitteswaram – 2nd speed
Ṡ Ṙ , N Ṡ N D N , Ṡ N D P M G R S R S P , M D , P N D Ṙ Ṡ N D N | D Ġ Ṙ N , Ṙ N , Ṡ D , N P D N Ṡ | Ġ Ṙ Ṡ , N D P , M G R G M P D N || Now I will teach you the sahithyam part pallavi Anupallavi & we wil follow up with Chitteswara Sahithyam -1st speed
Ṡ Ṡ , Ṡ N D Ṙ Ṡ N N
va na – ja – – kshi – – – D D P M G M |
ro – – – ee – | P D N D , Ṙ Ṡ N |
vi – – ra – ha – – | D P M G M P D N ||
mo – – rva – – – ne || Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṡ Ṙ
va – – – – su – – Ṡ N Ṙ Ṡ N D N D |
– – de – – vu – – | N , , , , , Ṡ N |
ni – – – – – tho – | D P M G M P D N ||
di – – de – – – ve || Ṡ Ṡ , Ṡ N D Ṙ Ṡ N N
va na – ja – – kshi – – – D D P M G M |
ro – – – ee – | P D N D , Ṙ Ṡ N |
vi – – ra – ha – – | D P M G M P D N ||
mo – – rva – – – ne || Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṡ Ṙ
va – – – – su – – Ṡ N Ṙ Ṡ N D N D |
– – de – – vu – – | N , , , , , Ṡ N |
ni – – – – – tho – | D P M G M P D N ||
di – – de – – – ve || Anupallavi
P , M G N D ,
vi – – – – na – G D P , M G R S N |
– – ve – – na – ga – | P , M G N D , G D P , M G R S N |
vi – – – – na – – – ve – – na – ga – | S R G M , , G M |
pu – – ra – – mu – | P G , M N D N P ||
– na – – – – – – || D N Ṡ Ṙ , Ṡ Ṙ Ġ |
ve – – la – yu – – | Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D N |
sou – – – nda – – – | D Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D Ṡ N |
ya – – – – – ra – | D P M G M P D N ||
– – – ju – – – ni || P , M G N D ,
vi – – – – na _ G D P , M G R S N |
– – ve – – na – ga – | P , M G N D , G D P , M G R S N |
vi – – – – na – – – ve – – na – ga – | S R G M , , G M |
pu – – ra – – mu – | P G , M N D N P ||
– na – – – – – – || D N Ṡ Ṙ , Ṡ Ṙ Ġ |
ve – – la – yu – – | Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D N |
sou – – – nda – – – | D Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D Ṡ N |
ya – – – – – ra – | D P M G M P D N |
– – – ju – – – ni | Chitteswaram
Ṡ Ṙ , N Ṡ N D N , Ṡ N D P M G R | S R S P , M D , | P N D Ṙ Ṡ N D N || D Ġ Ṙ N , Ṙ N , Ṡ D , N P D N Ṡ | Ġ Ṙ Ṡ , N D P , | M G R G M P D N || Now we will move on to 2nd speed .First you have to sing 1st speed pallavi ,anupallavi & chitteswara & then you have to sing the 2nd speed Ṡ Ṡ , Ṡ N D Ṙ Ṡ N N D D P M G M
va na – ja – – kshi – – – ro – – – ee – P D N D , Ṙ Ṡ N
vi – – ra – ha – – D P M G M P D N
mo – – rva – – – ne Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṡ Ṙ Ṡ N
va – – – – su – – – – Ṙ Ṡ N D N D
de – – vu – – N , , , , , Ṡ N
ni – – – – – tho – D P M G M P D N
di – – de – – – ve Ṡ Ṡ , Ṡ N D Ṙ Ṡ N N
va na – ja – – kshi – – – D D P M G M
ro – – – ee – P D N D , Ṙ Ṡ N
vi – – ra – ha – – D P M G M P D N
mo – – rva – – – ne Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṡ Ṙ Ṡ N
va – – – – su – – – – Ṙ Ṡ N D N D
de – – vu – – N , , , , ,
ni – – – – – Ṡ N D P M G M P D N
tho – di – – de – – – ve P , M G N D ,
vi – – – – na _ G D P , M G R S N
– – ve – – na – ga – S R G M , , G M P G ,
pu – – ra – – mu – – na – M N D N P
– – – – – D N Ṡ Ṙ , Ṡ Ṙ Ġ
ve – – la – yu – – Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D N
sou – – – nda – – – D Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D
ya – – – – – Ṡ N D P M G M P D N
ra – – – – ju – – – ni We will try to sing with thalam now Ṡ Ṡ , Ṡ N D Ṙ Ṡ N N D D P M G M
va na – ja – – kshi – – – ro – – – ee – P D N D , Ṙ Ṡ N D P M G M P D N |
vi – – ra – ha – – mo – – rva – – – ne | Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṡ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṙ Ṡ N D N D |
va – – – – su – – – – de – – vu – – | N , , , , , Ṡ N D P M G M P D N ||
ni – – – – – tho – di – – de – – – ve || P , M G N D , G D P , M G R S N |
vi – – – – na – – – ve – – na – ga – | S R G M , , G M P G , M N D N P |
pu – – ra – – mu – – na – – – – – – | D N Ṡ Ṙ , Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṡ Ṙ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D N |
ve – – la – yu – – sou – – – nda – – – | D Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N D Ṡ N D P M G M P D N ||
ya – – – – – ra – – – – ju – – – ni || Chitteswaram — 2nd speed
Ṡ Ṙ , N Ṡ N D N , Ṡ N D P M G R S R S P , M D , P N D Ṙ Ṡ N D N | D Ġ Ṙ N , Ṙ N , Ṡ D , N P D N Ṡ | Ġ Ṙ Ṡ , N D P , M G R G M P D N || Ṡ Ṡ , Ṡ N D Ṙ Ṡ N N D D P M G M |
va na – ja – – kshi – – – ro – – – ee – | P D N D , Ṙ Ṡ N | D P M G M P D N ||
vi – – ra – ha – – | mo – – rva – – – ne || Ṡ Ṡ , Ṡ N D Ṙ Ṡ N N |
va na – ja – – kshi – – – – – |
– – – – – – – – – – || You can stop like this , because it gives the full meaning vanajakshi . Then we will move on to Uthranga that is Charana & Eathukada swaras charanam 1st speed
N , , , , , Ṡ D Ṡ N D P M G M , | P , , , , , M P | D N P D N D Ṙ Ṡ N , , , , , Ṡ D Ṡ N D P M G M , | P , , , , , M P | D N P D N D Ṙ Ṡ Sahithyam
N , , , , , Ṡ D
Ni – – – – – lu – Ṡ N D P M G M , |
– – pa – – ra – – | P , , , , , M P |
ni – – – – – mo – | D N P D N D Ṙ Ṡ ||
ha – – ma – – – ye || Now I am going to teach 1st Eathukada swara P , , , M , G , R , D , M , G , | R , Ṇ , S , R , | G , M , , P , D || Charanam – 2nd speed
N , , , , , Ṡ D Ṡ N D P M G M ,
Ni – – – – – lu – – – pa – – ra – – P , , , , , M P D N P D N D Ṙ Ṡ |
ni – – – – – mo – ha – – ma – – – ye | P , , , M , G , R , D , M , G , | R , Ṇ , S , R , G , M , , P , D || P , , , M , G , R , D , M , G , R , Ṇ , S , R , G , M , , P , D | P , , , M , G , R , D , M , G , | R , Ṇ , S , R , G , M , , P , D || N , , , , , Ṡ D
Ni – – – – – lu – Ṡ N D P M G M , |
– – pa – – ra – – | P , , , , , M P |
ni – – – – – mo – | D N P D N D Ṙ Ṡ ||
ha – – ma – – – ye || 2nd Eathukadaswara – 1st speed
P , D P , M G M P , M G , R S Ṇ | S , R Ṇ , S Ḍ Ṇ | S , R G , M P D || P , D P , M G M P , M G , R S Ṇ | S , R Ṇ , S Ḍ Ṇ | S , R G , M P D || 2nd speed
N , , , , , Ṡ D Ṡ N D P M G M ,
Ni – – – – – lu – – – pa – – ra – – P , , , , , M P D N P D N D Ṙ Ṡ |
ni – – – – – mo – ha – – ma – – – ye | P , D P , M G M P , M G , R S Ṇ | S , R Ṇ , S Ḍ Ṇ S , R G , M P D || P , D P , M G M P , M G , R S Ṇ S , R Ṇ , S Ḍ Ṇ S , R G , M P D | P , D P , M G M P , M G , R S Ṇ | S , R Ṇ , S Ḍ Ṇ S , R G , M P D || 2nd speed of the charanam once & then 2nd eathukadaswra once . next we will move on 3rd Eathukadaswara N , , , , , Ṡ Ṙ N Ṡ N D N D P M | P , , D N D P D | P M P M G M P D || N Ṡ N Ġ Ṙ Ġ Ṡ Ṙ N Ṡ , Ṙ Ṡ Ṙ N Ṡ | D N , Ṡ N D P M | G M P D , N Ġ Ṙ || N , , , , , Ṡ Ṙ N Ṡ N D N D P M | P , , D N D P D | P M P M G M P D || N Ṡ N Ġ Ṙ Ġ Ṡ Ṙ N Ṡ , Ṙ Ṡ Ṙ N Ṡ | D N , Ṡ N D P M | G M P D , N Ġ Ṙ || 2nd speed
N , , , , , Ṡ D Ṡ N D P M G M ,
Ni – – – – – lu – – – pa – – ra – – P , , , , , M P D N P D N D Ṙ Ṡ |
ni – – – – – mo – ha – – ma – – – ye | N , , , , , Ṡ D Ṡ N D P M G M , |
Ni – – – – – lu – – – pa – – ra – – | P , , , , , M P D N P D N D Ṙ Ṡ |
ni – – – – – mo – ha – – ma – – – ye | N , , , , , Ṡ Ṙ N Ṡ N D N D P M P , , D N D P D P M P M G M P D | N Ṡ N Ġ Ṙ Ġ Ṡ Ṙ N Ṡ , Ṙ Ṡ Ṙ N Ṡ | D N , Ṡ N D P M G M P D , N Ġ Ṙ || N , , , , , Ṡ Ṙ N Ṡ N D N D P M P , , D N D P D P M P M G M P D | N Ṡ N Ġ Ṙ Ġ Ṡ Ṙ N Ṡ , Ṙ Ṡ Ṙ N Ṡ | D N , Ṡ N D P M G M P D , N Ġ Ṙ || 1st speed
N , , , , , Ṡ D Ṡ N D P M G M , |
Ni – – – – – lu – – – pa – – ra – – | P , , , , , M P D N P D N D Ṙ Ṡ |
ni – – – – – mo – ha – – ma – – – ye | 4th eathukadaswra – 1st speed
Ṙ , , , , , D Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N P D N Ṡ Ṙ | Ṙ , , , , , D Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N P D N Ṡ Ṙ | Ṡ , , , , , Ṡ N | D P M G , M P D || M , P D N P , D N Ṡ Ṙ , Ṡ N D N | Ṡ N , D P M G M | P D P N D , , , || D N Ṡ Ṙ Ṙ Ġ Ġ Ṁ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṡ Ṙ Ṡ N | D Ṡ N D P N D P | M G , M , P , D || Ṙ , , , , , D Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N P D N Ṡ Ṙ | Ṡ , , , , , Ṡ N | D P M G , M P D || M , P D N P , D N Ṡ Ṙ , Ṡ N D N | Ṡ N , D P M G M | P D P N D , , , || D N Ṡ Ṙ Ṙ Ġ Ġ Ṁ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṡ Ṙ Ṡ N | D Ṡ N D P N D P | M G , M , P , D || For this Eathukadaswra you have to sing Charanam only once in the 2nd speed N , , , , , Ṡ D Ṡ N D P M G M ,
Ni – – – – – lu – – – pa – – ra – –
P , , , , , M P D N P D N D Ṙ Ṡ |
ni – – – – – mo – ha – – ma – – – ye | Ṙ , , , , , D Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N P D N Ṡ Ṙ | Ṡ , , , , , Ṡ N D P M G , M P D || M , P D N P , D N Ṡ Ṙ , Ṡ N D N Ṡ N , D P M G M P D P N D , , , | D N Ṡ Ṙ Ṙ Ġ Ġ Ṁ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṡ Ṙ Ṡ N | D Ṡ N D P N D P M G , M , P , D || N , , , , , Ṡ D Ṡ N D P M G M ,
Ni – – – – – lu – – – pa – – ra – –
P , , , , , M P D N P D N D Ṙ Ṡ |
ni – – – – – mo – ha – – ma – – – ye | Ṙ , , , , , D Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N P D N Ṡ Ṙ | Ṡ , , , , , Ṡ N D P M G , M P D || M , P D N P , D N Ṡ Ṙ , Ṡ N D N Ṡ N , D P M G M P D P N D , , , | D N Ṡ Ṙ Ṙ Ġ Ġ Ṁ Ġ Ṙ Ṡ N Ṡ Ṙ Ṡ N | D Ṡ N D P N D P M G , M , P , D || 1st speed
N , , , , , Ṡ D Ṡ N D P M G M , |
Ni – – – – – lu – – – pa – – ra – – | P , , , , , M P | D N P D N D Ṙ Ṡ |
ni – – – – – mo – | ha – – ma – – – ye | —- — —- — — — — — — — — — — — — –||

Comments (38)

  1. thanku mam very useful learning session

  2. Superb! very easy to learn

  3. Tq mam…. it's very useful…..

  4. very useful learning lessons for beginners.

  5. Very very good teacher. Thank you so much.kalyani brought out very beautifully.

  6. supper .mam keep it up

  7. Thank you so much mam… I loved it…

  8. Great Madam.YOu are a great teacher. Easy to learn music from you . Thank you

  9. Thank you mam. It's very useful for my flute learning and practice.

  10. Thank you very much madam. Very easy to learn and your teaching method is very simple and easy. My namaskarams to you.. I am practicing flute with your teachings.

  11. hope Bhagini takes up ata tala varnam in Kalyani too. It will be splendidly useful.

  12. very very superb just I joined flute class I need geetham Thank you very much

  13. Can you provide guidelines on approaching tisra gathi

  14. Very good.. You are A great teacher.. Highly dedicated

  15. Thank you Madam. Very well taught. Made my practice easier.

  16. Excellent voice and good teaching

  17. Very nice, to get a teacher online ..

  18. I like very much your teaching

  19. What sruthi or pitch did you use?

  20. Liked all ur music classes very much Mam pranamas ji

  21. Please all varnams teach me.you r my saraswathi god

  22. It’s a composition of nagamatnam veeraswami Pillai !!

  23. It's very good learning

  24. Excellent teaching Ma'am… very useful 🙏

  25. Thank you madam… very easy to learn… I like ur step by step teaching method… very very useful…

  26. very helpful👍👍👍

  27. This is very useful.

  28. Thanks mam .. we are not getting this kind of teacher for my daughter.. it’s very useful..

  29. Nice voice and excellent teaching

  30. Mam thank you so much. U r vedios r really very help full to me. One request mam pls upload NATAKURANJI VARNAM.

  31. U should sing all at a time

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