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Geetham

Geetham, the simplest music form in Carnatic music, was created by Purandara Dasa in order to introduce talas with sahithya (lyrics). Features: * No defined divisions like pallavi, anupallavi and charanas. * Sung without repetition from beginning to end. * Medium tempo. * Contain no Sangathis or variations. * The flow of the music is natural.

Geetham 1
Ragam : Malahari Arohana s r m p d S || m p || Sree Thala : Rupakam Avarohana S d p m g r s

| d S | S R || R S | d p | m p || | Ga na | na tha || sin dhu | ra -- | var na ||

|| r m | p d | m p || d p | m g | r s || || Ka ru | na Sa | ga ra || ka ri | va dha | na - || || s r | m , | g r || s r | g r | s || Lam - | bo - | dha ra || la ku | mi ka | ra || r m || Am || Sa ka || Sar || Lam || Am || Lam || ||

| p d | m p || d p | m g | r s || | ba - | su tha || A ma | ra vi | nu tha || | | | | | la Vi vo bo ba bo | | | | | dya - || tha ma || dha ra || su tha || dha ra || a di The la ku A ma la ku | Poo - | ji tha | Na mo | Na mo | mi ka | ra | ra vi | nu tha | mi ka | ra || || || || ||

|| Si dha | cha - | ra na || ga na | se - | vi tha || || Si dhi | vi na | ya ka || the - | na mo | na mo|| || Lambodara || Lakumikara || Ambasutha || Amaravinutha|| || Lambodara || |Lakumikara||

Ragam : Malahari
Arohana s r m p d S

Thala : Rupakam
Avarohana S d p m g r s

shree gaNanaatha sindoora varNa karuNa saagara karivadana lambOdara lakumikara ambaasuta amaravinuta Meaning: Oh! Lord of all things, colored red, on an ocean of mercy, sporting an ample belly. Oh Bestower of auspiciousness and son of Paarvati. siddha chaaraNa gaNa sEvita siddhi vinaayaka tE namO namO lambOdara lakumikara ambaasuta amaravinuta You are worshipped by celestials like the dEvas, siddhas, and

Meaning: charaNas.

sakala vidyaadi poojita sarvOttama tE namO namO lambOdara lakumikara ambaasuta amaravinuta Meaning : . You are hailed as the root of all arts. My obeisance to you, oh Siddhi Vinaayaka!