#22 राधा वदन (Radha Vadana or Harimeka Rasam) *

Alternate names

Radhaa vadana, Raadhaa vadana, Radhaavadana, Raadhaavadana
Harim ekarasam, Harim eka rasam

Updated Apr 2013


Context and Meaning

To be added shortly


Lyrics 

rādhā-vadana-vilokana-vikasita-vividha-vikāra-vibhaṅgam |
jala-nidhim iva vidhu-maṇḍala-darśana-taralita-tuṅga-taraṅgam ||1||

harim eka-rasaṃ ciram abhilaṣita-vilāsam |
sā dadarśa guru-harṣa-vaśaṃvada-vadanam anaṅga-nivāsaṃ || dhruvapādam||

hāram amalatara-tāram urasi dadhataṃ parilambya vidūram |
sphuṭatara-phena-kadamba-karambitam iva yamunā-jala-pūram ||2||

śyāmala-mṛdula-kalevara-maṇḍalam adhigata-gaura-dukūlam |
nīla-nalinam iva pita-parāga-paṭala-bhara-valayita-mūlam ||3||

tarala-dṛg-añcala-calana-manohara-vadana-janita-rati-rāgam |
sphuṭa-kamalodara-khelita-khañjana-yugam iva śaradi taḍāgam ||4||

vadana-kamala-pariśīlana-milita-mihira-sama-kuṇḍala-śobham |
smita-ruci-rucira-samullasitādhara-pallava-kṛta-rati-lobham ||5||

śaśi-kiraṇa-cchuritodara-jaladhara-sundara-sakusuma-keśam |
timirodita-vidhu-maṇḍala-nirmala-malayaja-tilaka-niveśam ||6||

vīpula-pulaka-bhara-danturitaṃ rati-keli-kalābhiradhīraṃ |
maṇi-gaṇa-kiraṇa-samūha-samujjvala-bhūṣaṇa-subhaga-śarīram ||7||

śrī-jayadeva-bhaṇita-vibhava-dviguṇīkṛta-bhūṣaṇa-bhāram |
praṇamata hṛdi vinidhāya hariṃ suciraṃ sukṛtodaya-sāram ||8||

Renditions 

Carnatic 

  1. Vijay Siva; Madhyamavati Raga; ??? Tala
    Individual Carnatic style;
  2. Bombay Sisters; ??? Raga; ??? Tala
    Word-splits are poor
    Raaga.com — Bombay Sisters, Radha Vadana

Sopana Sangeetham 

We haven’t yet found a Sopanam version of this song. Please help!

Hindustani

We haven’t yet found a Hindustani version of this song. Please help!

Pop 

We haven’t yet found a Pop version of this song. Please help!

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3 Responses to #22 राधा वदन (Radha Vadana or Harimeka Rasam) *

  1. Subramanian P R says:

    A great and popular ashtapathi – however , the singer has jumped straight to tha last stanza than singing the astapathi in full – perhaps, the time is limited .i am searching for this ashtapathi singing for quite some time but not yet succeeded .

  2. Ramanathan Ramasubbu says:


    Here is the Video from Shri Udalyalur..

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