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Namo Pramatha patye, Namste Stu Lambodaraya Ekdantaya, Vighna Nashine Shiva Sutaya,
Sri Varad Murtiye Namo Namah
Vaikom Vijayalakshmi did not let blindness come in the way. Fate, she thought, could always be changed, spirit willing.
THERE are so many who do not make full use of the five senses. It is only when you see the many unfortunate ones, fighting to survive, even scaling great heights, despite their disability, that we pause to think of our blessings and also of our lack of drive, perhaps.
This is a story of a young girl’s triumph over her disability, of her innate musical talent and most of all, a story of coping graciously with a cruel life. Vaikom Vijaylakshmi was blessed with the gift of voice but deprived of the pleasures of vision. She is also a renowned veena artist .
01 Ohm Kara – Varnam – Shanmughapriya – Adi
02 Prasidha Gananadham – Preyasi – Adi
03 Hiranmayi – Lalitha – Rupakam
02_Maha Ganapathim-Nattai-Ekam-Carnatica Brothers
03_Intro for Shri Mahaganapathim-Dr.V.V.Srivastava
1. Maha Ganapathe Namo Namo – Hamsadhwani
2. Shankar Mahadevan Speaks
3. Rama Ni Pai Thanku – Kedhara – Adi – Thyagaraja
01-Abhogi-Varnam-Adi-Pattanam Subramania Iyer
04-Sudhaamayi-Amrithavarshini-Rupakam- Muthaiah Bhagavathar
Here are two video clippings of the songs Mahaganapathim-Raga- Naata set to Adi Thalam and Harivarasanam – a song on Lord Ayyappa.
I couldn’t record audio due to frequent power disruptions except for a couple of songs. The recording quality is not very good here too. Here is one..