Songs on Madurai Meenakshi

As a devotee of Madurai Meenakshi Amman and as a music lover, I thought of compiling a list of songs / krithis on Madurai Meenakshi on any genre for my listening. As much as possible I plan to give youtube link to listen the songs, preferring renderings by my favorite M. S. Subbulakshmi. Here it goes.

  1. “Devi Neeyae Thunai” by Papanasam Sivan in Ragam Keeravani – Listen MSS
  2. “Mathe Malaya dwaja pandya sancharthe” varnam by Harikesanallur Muthaiah Bhagavadhar in Ragam Kamas – Listen MSS
  3. “Meenakshi me mudam dehi” krithi by Muthuswamy Dikshitar in Ragam Purvikalyani (Gamakakriya) – Listen MSS
  4. “Mayamma yaninae” krithi by Shyama Sastri in Ragam Aahiri – Listen MSS
  5. “Meena nayana neevu” krithi by Subburaya Sastri in Ragam Darbar – Listen DK Jayaraman
  6. “Nannu brovu Lalitha” by Shyama Sastri in Ragam Lalitha – Listen Nithyasri
  7. “Marivere gathi evaramma” by Shyama Sastri in Ragam Anandhabhairavi – Listen Ranjani Gayathri
  8. “Sarojadhala netri himagiri putri” by Shyama Sastri in Ragam Sankarabharanam – Listen MSS
  9. Meenakshi Navarathinamalika Krithis by Shyama Sastri – Lecture Demonstration by T.N. Seshagopalan — Listen TNS – Actual kritis listed in Carnatica site
  10. There are 8 krithis listed as Madhuramba vibhakthi krithis by Muthuswamy Dikshitar in Wikipedia
  11. There are 5 krithis listed as Meenakshi devi krithis by Muthuswamy Dikshitar in Wikipedia (including one mentioned as 3rd krithi above)
  12. “Meenakshi Pancharatnam” slokam by Adi Shankarar in Ragam Revathi(?) and Kanada – Listen MSS
  13. “Meenakshi Suprabhatam” sung by Sundari Sundaresan – Listen
  14. Collection of Meenakshi Amman Padalgal – sung by L.R.Eshwari and Veeramanidasan – Listen
  15. “En Thaai nee andro Meenakshi” – Listen MSS
  16. “Madurai Arasaalum Meenakshi” sung by Seerkali Govindarajan – Listen
  17. “Kondai mudi alangarithu” – Listen P. Susheela


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