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Learn to sing all time Carnatic classic Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma

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Carnatic music, a genre of music, with a long history boasts a treasure trove of compositions dating back centuries. “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma,” a timeless classic beloved by both musicians and music lovers shines brightly among these treasures.

In this blog post we explore the origins, importance, composer and nuances of mastering this enduring melody providing insights and advice, for those looking to delve into its enchanting world.


In Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma each word sings a tune every line whispers a prayer and each verse shines as a guiding light of reverence, for the grace and blessings of Goddess Lakshmi.

History and Significance

“Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma” stands out as a known Kannada melody crafted by the esteemed 15th century saint Purandara Dasa. Recognized as the pioneer of music Purandara Dasa was not a talented composer but also a key figure, in social reform and an advocate of the Haridasa movement.

His significant contributions to music are widely acknowledged, with “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma” revered as one of his cherished creations.

This composition pays homage to Goddess Lakshmi, the revered Hindu deity symbolizing wealth, prosperity and good fortune.

Traditionally sung to extol the virtues of the goddess and seek her blessings for abundance and well-being the verses of “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma” resonate with devotion and thankfulness reflecting the composers respect, for the divine entity.

Composer of Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma

Purandara Dasa, the composer of “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma”, lived in Karnataka in 15th century. Not only he was a musician but also a poet spiritually. Purandara Dasa music, particularly his devotional song called Devaranamas earned him a special place in the era of Carnatic Music.

His compositions showcase simplicity, beautiful melodies and the spiritual essence that resonates with both listeners and performers.

Throughout history many Carnatic musicians have performed “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma,” including singers and instrumentalists. Iconic artists such, as M.S. Subbulakshmi, Balamuralikrishna and Bombay Jayashri have beautifully rendered this enduring masterpiece captivating listeners with their performances and musical talent.


Did You Know?

Have you ever noticed that the song “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma” not celebrates Goddess Lakshmi, for her generosity in bestowing wealth and prosperity but also carries moral lessons, on living a righteous and virtuous life?

How to Learn Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma?

To excel in performing “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma ” you’ll need commitment, patience and a good grasp of Carnatic music fundamentals. Here’s a helpful guide to steer you through the process:

1. Get Acquainted with the Lyrics

Begin by familiarizing yourself with the song’s lyrics. While “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma” is commonly sung in Kannada there are versions, in languages as well. Understanding the meaning behind each verse will not enhance your rendition. Also deepen your spiritual connection to the song.

2. Master the Tune

Listen to playing of the song by musicians by paying attention to their nuanced delivery. Learn to replicate the tune focusing on pitch, rhythm and embellishments.

3. Understand Musical Notation

If you are comfortable with notation studying the score of “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma” can offer insights into its composition and phrasing. Many resources provide notated versions of the song along with markings and lyrics for practice.

4. Work on Scales and Vocal Exercises

To perfect the patterns and embellishments characteristic of Carnatic music allocate time, for practicing scales, exercises and vocal techniques.

Focus on improving the clarity, accuracy and mastery of your singing by paying attention to embellishments, like slides (meend) oscillations (gamakam) and rapid passages (briga).

5. Seek advice from a Guru

Seek advice from a Carnatic music teacher to learn “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma.” A skilled mentor can provide tailored guidance and feedback to help you rectify errors and enhance your technique for performances.

6. Embrace Interpretation and Expression

As you progress in your skills feel free to incorporate your interpretation and emotions into your performance. Explore variations, in volume, musical phrasing and subtle emotional nuances allowing your individuality to shine in your rendition of the song.

Bhagyada Lakshmi Barmma Lyrics

Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma

Nammamma Nee

Soubhagyada Lakshmi Baramma

Nammamma Nee

Soubhagyada Lakshmi Baramma..


Hejjaya Mele Hejjeyanikkutha

Gejjeya Kaalina Naadhava Thorutha

Sajjana Saadhu Poojeya Velege

Majjigeyolagina Benneyanthe


Bhagyada Lakshmi Baaramma

Nammamma Nee Soubhagyada Lakshmi Baaramma


Kanaka Vrushtiya Kareyutha Baare

Manake Maanava Siddhiya Thore

Dinakara Koti Tejadi Holeva

Janakarayana Kumari Bega


Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma

Nammamma Nee

Soubhagyada Lakshmi Baramma


Attittagalade Bhakthara Maneyali

Nithya Mahothsava Nithya Sumangala

Sathyava Thoruva Saadhu Sajjanara

Chittadi Holeva Putthali Bombe


Bhagyada Lakshmi Baaramma

Nammamma Nee Soubhagyada Lakshmi Baaramma


Sankhye Illada Bhagyava Kottu

Kankana Kayya Tiruvuta Bare

Kunkumankithe Pankaja Lochane

Venkataramanana Binkada Rani


Bhagyada Lakshmi Baaramma

Nammamma Nee Soubhagyada Lakshmi Baaramma


Sakkare Thuppada Kaaluve Harisi

Shukravaaradha Poojaya Velage

Akkareyulla Alagiri Rangana

Chokka Purandara Vittalana Rani


Bhagyada Lakshmi Baaramma

Nammamma Nee

Soubhagyada Lakshmi Baaramma

Nammamma Nee

Soubhagyada Lakshmi Baaramma..

பாக்யாத லக்ஷ்மி பாரம்மா..

நம்மம்மா நீ சௌ பாக்யாத லக்ஷ்மி பாரம்மா..


கெஜ்ஜெ கல்களா த்வனிய தொருத்த

ஹெஜ்ஜேமேலே ஹெஜ்ஜேயனிகுட..

சஜ்ஸன சாது பூஜய வேளகே


பாக்யாத லக்ஷ்மி பாரம்மா..

நம்மம்மா நீ சௌபாக்யாத லக்ஷ்மி பாரம்மா..


கனக வ்ருஷ்டியா கரேயுத பாரே

மன காமநய சித்தியா டோரி..

தினக்கர கோடி தேஜதி ஹோலுவ

ஜனகராயண குமாரி பேக..


பாக்யாத லக்ஷ்மி பாரம்மா..

நம்மம்மா நீ சௌபாக்யாத லக்ஷ்மி பாரம்மா..


அட்டிதகலத பக்தர மனயளி

நித்ய மஹோத்ஸ்வ நித்ய சுமங்கல..

சத்யவடோருவ சாது சஜ்ஜன

சிட்டடி ஹோளுவ புட்டலி மொம்பே..


பாக்யாத லக்ஷ்மி பாரம்மா..

நம்மம்மா நீ சௌபாக்யாத லக்ஷ்மி பாரம்மா..


சங்கியே இல்லாத பாக்யாவா கொட்டு

கங்கனா கைய திருவுட பாரே..

குங்குமாங்கிதே பங்கஜ லோசன

வெங்கடரமணன பட்டத ராணி..


பாக்யாத லக்ஷ்மி பாரம்மா..

நம்மம்மா நீ சௌபாக்யாத லக்ஷ்மி பாரம்மா..


சக்கரே துப்பட காழுவே அரிசி

ஷூக்ரவாரத புஜய வெலகே..

அக்கரேயுள்ள அழகிரி ரங்கன

சொக்க புரந்தர விடடல ராணி..


பாக்யாத லக்ஷ்மி பாரம்மா..


நம்மம்மா நீ சௌபாக்யாத லக்ஷ்மி பாரம்மா..!


“Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma” stands as an enduring tribute, to the allure and spiritual essence of music. Crafted by the revered Purandara Dasa, this soul stirring creation continues to captivate and uplift listeners through its verses and harmonious melody. By delving into the rooted tradition of music and committing to dedicated practice one can uncover the profound impact of “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma” and revel in the pure delight of musical expression, at its most exquisite.

Uncover the charm of the verses, in “Venkatachala Nilayam” featured in our recent blog entry. Immerse yourself in the spirituality of this piece as we delve into its interpretation and importance.


1. In which language lyrics of “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma” is written?

Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma is written in Kannada language.

2. Who authored the lyrics of “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma”?

The lyrics of Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma was written by Purandara Dasa.

3. What is the English translation of “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma”?

The English translation of Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma is “Welcome to Goddess Lakshmi”.

4. Where can I access the lyrics of “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma”?

You can access the lyrics on youtube or online platforms like MUSIC MASTER.

5. Are there versions of the lyrics of “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma”?

There may be versions of the lyrics of Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma depending on various performances.

6. What is the significance behind the lyrics of “Bhagyada Lakshmi Baramma”?

Their heartfelt praise to Goddess Lakshmi, seeking blessings of prosperity and well-being.

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