Vaageesha Kalaanidhi Ki.Va.Ja’s songs – sung by Sri. T.M.Krishna

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“Vaakeesha Kalaanidhi” Kee. Vaa. Jagannathan, a student of Tamil Taattaa (Grandfather of Tamil Language) U.Ve.Saaminaata Iyer, was himself a very famous Tamil Poet. Ki.Va.Ja had the Darshan of Yogi Ramsuratkumar for the first time when he went to Tiruvannamalai to participate in the Kumbhabhishekam of the Arunachaleshwarar Temple in 1976. He was very much attracted by Yogi Ramsuratkumar and he started visiting Yogi Ramsuratkumar often. During such visits, the emotion of devotion reached its peak and transformed itself into extempore poems, which would simply burst out. He started composing many poems in this way in the Divine presence of Yogi Ramsuratkumar. The people around him were struggling to capture those continuous flow of poems which were forceful and uncontrollable, like the water gushing out of a dam. As they were too precious to be lost, audio recorders were arranged to capture these extempore poems. There were numerous such songs (1024 to be precise) that were composed by Ki.Va.Ja on Yogi Ramsuratkumar. They were all set to music and were repeatedly sung in the presence of Yogi Ramsuratkumar. Yogi Ramsuratkumar enjoyed and encouraged the singing of Ki.Va.Ja’s songs. In these songs, Ki.Va.Ja has expressed his mystical experiences on seeing Yogi Ramsuratkumar and has described both the physical form of Yogi Ramsuratkumar and the indescribable Spiritual Power that Yogi Ramsuratkumar represents.

Some of the songs were published in the Souvenir released on the occasion of  Yogi Ramsuratkumar’s Jayanthi Celebrations held on 1-Dec-1978. Yogi Ramsuratkumar Trust has brought out an Audio CD based on a collection of songs from that book. These songs have been rendered by the famous Carnatic Musician Sri. T.M. Krishna. He is accompanied by Sri. S. Varadarajan on the Violin, Sri K. Arun Prakash on the Mrudangam and Sri P.S. Purushottam on the Kanjira. Copies of this CD can be obtained from Yogi Ramsuratkumar Ashram,  Agrahara kollai, 1833/1, Chengam Road, Thiruvannamalai – 606603, Phone: 04175-237567, Mobile: +91 94433 83557, E-mail: yrskttvm@gmail.com. http://www.yogiramsuratkumarashram.org/

This post has the lyrics for all the songs included in the Audio CD. The video included in this post has one of the songs from this Audio CD.

திருவண்ணாமலை யோகி ராம்சுரத்குமார் அவர்களின் ஜெயந்தி பாடல்கள் – இயற்றியவர் வாகீச கலாநிதி கீ. வா. ஜகந்நாதன் அவர்கள் ; பாடியவர் திரு. T. M. கிருஷ்ணா ; வெளியீடு – யோகி ராம்சுரத்குமார் ஆஸ்ரமம்

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Video Courtesy – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLm4yKuDMx2mTxs6KqlmDJ-U66EVGzvOz_

Surata Kavacham by Sri Visiri Shankar

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Surata Kavacham or Surata Kavasam is a Hymn in Tamil language written in praise of Yogi Ramsuratkumar, Godchild, Tiruvannamalai. It was recited by the author Sri Visiri Shankar in the Divine presence of Yogi Ramsuratkumar on 16th August 1995. The audio of this song was released by Yogi Ramsuratkumar Gurukshetram, Jaihindpuram, Madurai 625 011 in the year 2014. In this audio, the kavasam has been sung by Sow. K. Maathangi for the music composed by Sri. Nanda. Interested people may approach Sri Visiri Shankar / Yogi Ramsuratkumar Gurukshetram (cell: 99527 25753, 76672 12221, 93441 07298) to get the Audio CD.

The tune of this song, is similar to the famous Skanda Shashti Kavacham by Sri Bala Devaraya Swamigal on Lord Muruga. Like the Skanda Shashti Kavacham, this Surata Kavacham is also a mantra to replace the negative energies with positive energies, for succeeding in our worldly and spiritual pursuits.

Suratha Kavasam Audio can be downloaded from : https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=174EB7233AF3CE7%21345

சுரத கவசம் – திருவண்ணாமலை தெய்வகுழந்தை யோகி ராமசுரதகுமார் அவர்களை குறித்து திரு விசிறி சங்கர் இயற்றியது.

Audio Courtesy – Yogi Ramsuratkumar Gurukshetram.
Video Courtesy – Sri Visiri Shankar https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5B2QUng2Q7d_Fn-ubWJ5KA

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