Harivarasanam

Harivarasanam is written by Kumbhakudi Kulathur Iyer in the year of 1955. The song is originally composed in "Madhyamavathi" ragam which is considered as very auspicious in Carnatic music. It is the magic of the Madhyamavathi ragam which makes us feel relaxed and sleepy while hearing the song. "Shyama", "Neelambari", "Mohanam", "Kalyani" ragams are also used to sing this song.

The song describes about Lord Sri Dharmasasathavu (Lord Ayyappa) which consists of 8 paragraphs, each paragraph contains 4 lines and each line contains 11 lettes, giving a total of 352 letters. The song having toal 108 words which can be interprets asd "1" denotes Brahmam, "0" denotes Maaya, "8" denotes Nature

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The Harivarasanam Song - Malayalam


Harivarasanam Viswamohanam
Haridadhiswaram Aaradhyapadhukam
Arivimardhanam Nithyanarthanam
Hariharatmajam Devamashreye

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa

Saranakirtanam Bakhtamanasam
Bharanalolupam Narthanalasam
Arunabhasuram Bhoothanayakam
Hariharatmajam Devamashreye

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa

Pranayasathyakam Praananayakam
Pranathakalpakam Suprabhanjitham
Pranavamanidram Keerthanapriyam
Hariharatmajam Devamashreye

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa

Thuragavahanam Sundarananam
Varagadhayudham Vedavavarnitham
Gurukrupakaram Keerthanapriyam
Hariharatmajam Devamashreye

sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa

Tribuvanarchitam Devathathmakam
Trinayanam Prabhum Divyadeshikam
Tridashapoojitham Chinthithapradam
Hariharatmajam Devamashreye

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa

Bhavabhayapaham Bhavukavaham
Bhuvanamohanam Bhoothibhooshanam
Dhavalavahanam Divyavaranam
Hariharatmajam Devamashreye

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa

Kalamrudusmitham Sundarananam
Kalabhakomalam Gathramohanam
Kalabhakesari Vajivahanam
Hariharatmajam Devamashreye

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa

Srithajanapriyam Chinthithapradam
Sruthivibhushanam Sadhujeevanam
Sruthimanoharam Geethalalasam
Hariharatmajam Devamashreye

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa

Meaning of Harivarasanam



Harivarasanam Viswamohanam
Repository of Hari’s boons, Enchanter of universe,

Haridadheeswaram Aaradhyapadukam
Essence of Hari’s grace, He whose holy feet is worshipped,

Arivimarddanam Nithyanarthanam
He who kills enemies by good thought, He who daily dances the cosmic dance,

Hariharathmajam Devamashraye
Son of Hari and Hara, I take refuge in thee God

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa,

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa

Sharanakirthanam Bhakthamanasam
He who likes song of refuge, He who is in the mind of devotees,

Bharanalolupam Narthanalasam
He who is the great ruler, He who loves to dance,

Arunabhasuram Bhoothanayakam
He who shines like the rising sun, He who is king of all beings,

Hariharathmajam Devamashraye
Son of Hari and Hara, I take refuge in thee God

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa,

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa

Pranayasathyakam Praananayakam
He whose soul is truth, He who is the darling of all souls,

Pranathakalpakam Suprabhanchitham
He who created universe, He who shines with a glittering Halo,

Pranavamandiram Keerthanapriyam
He who is the temple of “OM”, He who loves songs,

Hariharathmajam Devamashraye
Son of Hari and Hara, I take refuge in thee God

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa,

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa

Thuragavahanam Sundarananam
He who rides a horse, He who has a pretty face,

Varagadayudham Vedavavarnitham
He who has the blessed mace as weapon,

Gurukrupakaram Keerthanapriyam
He who bestows grace like a teacher, He who loves songs,

Hariharathmajam Devamashraye
Son of Hari and Hara, I take refuge in thee God

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa,

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa

Thribhuvanarchitham Devathathmakam
He who is worshiped by the three worlds, He who is the soul of all gods,

Thrinayanam Prabhum Divyadeshikam
He who is lord Shiva, He who is worshipped by devas,

Thridashapoojitham Chinthithapradam
He who is who is worshipped three times a day, He whose thought is fulfilling,

Hariharathmajam Devamashraye
Son of Hari and Hara, I take refuge in thee God

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa,

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa

Bhavabhayapaham Bhavukavaham
He who destroys fear, He who brings prosperity,

Bhuvanamohanam Bhoothibhooshanam
He who is enchanter of universe, He who wears holy ash as ornament,

Dhavalavahanam Divyavaranam
He who rides a white elephant,

Hariharathmajam Devamashraye
Son of Hari and Hara, I take refuge in thee God

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa,

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa

Kalamridusmitham Sundarananam
He who blesses with enchanting smile, He who has is very pretty,

Kalabhakomalam Gathramohanam
He who is adorned by sandal paste, He who has a pretty mien,

Kalabhakesari Vaajivahanam
He who is a like a lion to the elephants, He who rides on a tiger,

Hariharathmajam Devamashraye
Son of Hari and Hara, I take refuge in thee God

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa,

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa

Shrithajanapriyam Chinthithapradam
He who is dear to his devotees, He who fulfills wishes,

Shruthivibhushanam Sadhujeevanam
He who is praised by Vedas, He who blesses life of ascetics,

Shruthimanoharam Geethalalasam
He who is the essence of Vedas, He who enjoys divine music,

Hariharathmajam Devamashraye
Son of Hari and Hara, I take refuge in thee God

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa,

Sharanam Ayyappa Swamy Sharanam Ayyappa
My refuge is in you Ayyappa