Vocal: K. Dharini, violin: Akkarai Sornalatha, mridangam: Arjun Ganesh. For each corresponding day of Navaratri, The Hindu brings you kritis of Muttuswami Dikshitar and Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi, performed by remarkable Carnatic artistes during the Navavarana Mahotsavam. Click here for the lyrics and notes. Camera: Srii Communication, stage: V.V. Ramani
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