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Tallapaka Annamacharya (1424-1503)

Padakavita pitamaha Annamacharya was born in 1424 in the village of Tallapaka in Andhra Pradesh. As the legend goes, Annamayya, at the age of 16, had a vision of Lord Venkateswara which prompted him to write about 32,000 kirtanas and padams in praise of Lord Venkateswara and his consort Alamelu Manga. He composed devotional padams, keertanas, folk songs, etc. in pure Telugu and Sanskrit.

Many of his songs are not available now. A good number of songs lived from generations on the tongues of devotees. Due to the untiring efforts of researchers like Sri Veturi Prabhakara Sastri, Sri Rallapalli Ananta Krishna Sarma, and other scholars, a good number of songs were deciphered from the copper plates under the auspices of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam. Many lyricists are now setting notation to the compositions because the copper plates only mentioned the ragas of songs. The immense popularity of these immortal songs is due to their spiritual strength.


Annamacharya Keertanas

  • alarulu
  • adivO alladivO
  • AkaTi
  • alamElu manga nee
  • ade chooDarE
  • anta ranga mella
  • anni mantramulu
  • antaryAmi
  • anni chOTla
  • arasi nannu
  • Adi moola
  • AroopamunakE
  • ataDE parabrahma
  • angana leerE Aratulu
  • ani Anatichche
  • alara chanchala
  • Adi purusha
  • antayu neeve hari
  • ade chooDarayya
  • Araginchi
  • ADaramma
  • appuDu choochEdi
  • appu lEni
  • ataDu lakshmi kAntuDu
  • andukE pO neepai
  • andukE summee
  • Adimapurushu
  • ADaro pADarO
  • Adi dEva paramAtma
  • ahObalESwaruDu
  • alamElumanga
  • amarAngana
  • anni vibhavamula
  • abhayadAyakuDa
  • anarAdu
  • andukEmi
  • AdidEva
  • anta siggupaDaka
  • atani pADedanu
  • anniTiki moolam
  • AnjanEya
  • ananta mahimuDavu
  • anniTA nA pAliTi
  • anniTA nErupari
  • anniTikinidi
  • ati sulabhambide
  • Alinchu pAlichu
  • AhA namO namO
  • andarikAdhAra
  • andariki nekkuDaina
  • alivENini
  • avadharinchagadayya
  • AtaDevvADu chooparE
  • anganaku virahamE
  • avadhAru chittaginchu
  • anjana tanayuDaina
  • aNu rENu
  • ADarO pADarO
  • ataDevvaDo chooparE
  • anniTA intaTA

  • bhAvamu lOna
  • brahma kaDigina
  • bhakti koladi
  • bhAvayAmi
  • bhakti nee pai
  • bhakta sulabhuDanu
  • bhAramaina
  • bhAvinchi chooDarE

  • chAladA brahmamidi
  • chAladA hari nAma
  • chEri koluvaro
  • chEri yaSOda ku
  • chooDa chooDa
  • chakramA hari
  • chakkani talliki
  • chEpatti mamu gAvu
  • chelulAra chooDarE
  • choodaramma
  • chinni SiSuvu
  • chandamAma rAvO
  • chAlu nidE
  • chAlu chAlu
  • chooDuDindariki
  • chooDavamma
  • chittaja guruDA
  • chooDavayya nee sudati
  • chooDa pinna vADu
  • chAladA mA janmamu
  • chadiviti tolli
  • chellabO eejeevulila
  • cheppa narudAyagada

  • dAchukO
  • dEva dEvam
  • dEva namO dEva
  • deenuDa nEnu
  • dEva Sikha maNivi
  • dAsOhamanu buddhi
  • dEhi nityuDu
  • dorakunA itani
  • DOlAyAnchala
  • daivamu dooraganEla
  • daivamA neeku
  • dEvadundubhula
  • dhruva varadA
  • dEvatalu sEvinchagA

  • eduTa nunnADu
  • ekkaDi mAnusha
  • enta mAtramuna
  • evari bhAgyamu
  • Eti sukhamu
  • ekkaDi narakamu
  • ennaDu teeravu
  • enta sOdhinchi
  • ettu nErchiti
  • E daivamu
  • Emani pogaDudume
  • eduTa nunnADu
  • ennaDu vijnAna mika
  • evvarevvari vADo
  • enta vibhavamu
  • eetadu vO rAmuDu
  • eetaDE haruDu
  • E kulajudEmi
  • Edi tuda
  • E purANamulu
  • Emani pogaDudu
  • Emoko chiguru
  • eeDagu penDli
  • enta puNyamO
  • enta chadivina
  • ettare Aratulu
  • evvari bhAgya
  • evvaDokAni
  • Emani varNinchunu
  • ennaDu teeravu
  • ekkuva kulajuDaina
  • enta chadivi
  • Emi valasina
  • Emaraka
  • ee pAdamE kadA
  • eetaDu tAraka
  • eetani moolamE pO
  • ekkuva kulajuDaina
  • ee mATA vini
  • eetaDE haruDu
  • ee vilAsambulunu
  • edurEdi inka
  • E tapamulu nEla
  • Emani pogaDavachchu
  • Emani varNinchu nokO
  • Edi nijambani
  • EmisEtuninduku
  • Etadakhilambunaku
  • EdupAyamu
  • ekkaDa nunnA
  • enni sEtalu
  • Emani pogaDa vachchu

  • gOvindAsrita
  • ghummani ye Di
  • guruterigina
  • gOvinda
  • garuDAdri vEdAdri
  • garuDa gamana
  • garuDa dhwajam
  • gOvindAdi
  • gatulanni
  • gelichiti bhavamulu
  • gOvinda gOvindayani
  • gOvindAdi nAmOchchArENa

  • hari neevE
  • hari nAmamu
  • hari ninnu
  • hari hari nee mAya
  • hari rasama
  • harinerugani janma
  • hari yEmanenO
  • heenAdhikamulinka `
  • iTTi muddu lADi
  • ita DokkaDE sarvESwaruDu
  • indariki abhayammu
  • idi gAka
  • innirasula
  • ippu DiTu
  • itaDe parabrahma
  • inni jaduva
  • inta kanTE
  • idiye sAdhana
  • iha mE gAni
  • idiyE nAku
  • inniTa nintaTa
  • itani kanTE mari
  • itani kanTE ghanulika
  • indirA ramaNu
  • indulO
  • ihapara sAdhana
  • itaramu
  • indira nAma
  • inniyu mugisenu
  • iTu garuDani
  • itarameruga
  • iTTi jeevulakinka
  • idiyE vEdAnta
  • induku dhruvAdulu
  • itarulaku ninu
  • ivi sEyaga
  • iTTi pratApamu
  • itara chintala
  • iTTi pratApamu
  • itara chintala
  • itara dEvatala
  • inni mahimala vADe
  • indulOnagala sukhamu
  • ila vElpitaDe
  • ihaparamula
  • itara dEvatala
  • inni mahimala vADe
  • indulOnagala sukhamu
  • ila vElpitaDe
  • ihaparamula
  • indaru neekokkasari
  • inni chEtalaku

  • jaya lakshmi vara lakshmi
  • jO atchyu tAnanda
  • jaya mangaLamu
  • jayamu jayamu
  • jANatanAlADE
  • jagaDapu chanavula
  • jaya jaya nrusimha
  • jaya jaya rAma
  • jaganmOhanAkArA

  • kaTTedurA
  • konDala lO
  • ksheerAbdi
  • kanTirA vinTirA
  • kaladintE mATa
  • kalalOni sukhamE
  • kAnaraTE pencharaTE
  • kannuledutide
  • koluvudee
  • kadiri nrusimhuDu
  • kalige mAku nidi kaivalyam
  • kolichina vAri kongu
  • kaDaluDipi
  • kaDupenta
  • koladi puNya pApAlE
  • kanTi SukravAramu
  • kandarpa janaka
  • karuNAnidhim
  • kalige mAkide
  • kulukaka naDavaro
  • konarO konarO
  • kolani dOpariki
  • kAmadhEnuvidE
  • konDa vEla
  • kODekADu veeDe
  • kalaSApuramu
  • kanna vinna vArella
  • kalige mAku
  • kaladande pO sarvamu
  • kanTimi nEDidE
  • kadiri nrusimhuDu
  • kaligenidi nAku
  • kommaku neeviTTE
  • kanTimi nEDidE
  • kanTinakhilAnDa
  • kannula panDugalAya
  • kEvala krishNAvatAra
  • kOrudu nAmadi naniSamu

  • lAvaNya SringAra
  • lakshmi kaLyanam
  • lAlanuchu

  • manuju Dai
  • moosina
  • muddu gAre
  • mangAm budhi
  • merugu vanTidi
  • mandara dhAra
  • minnaka vEsAlu
  • mElukO SrungArarAya
  • marali marali
  • marachiti
  • manasija guru
  • mandulu mAkulu
  • mAdhavunaku
  • marda marda
  • mAdhava kESava
  • mokkETi gOpAnganala
  • mangaLamu gOvindunaku
  • mEdini jeevula
  • muddula mOmuna
  • mikkili nErpari
  • munula tapamu
  • mahi nudyOgi
  • mA duritamulu
  • muddugAree choDaramma
  • munula tapamu
  • mokkarO mokkarO meeru

  • nagavulu nijamani
  • nAnATi
  • nallani mEni
  • nArAyaNa te
  • naTa nala
  • nitya pooja
  • neevu sarva
  • nigama
  • namO namO raghukula
  • nArAyaNAtchyuta
  • nanda nandana
  • nava neeta chOra
  • namO namO lakshmi
  • namO nArayaNAya
  • ninDi manasE
  • nEne pO ghanuDanu
  • neenAmame
  • nee dAsula bhangamulu
  • nArayana nee nAmamE
  • nArAyaNuDeetaDu
  • navarasamula
  • namO namO daSaradha
  • nagumOmu
  • nanda nandana
  • nagadhara narasimha
  • narulAra
  • nATiki nADE
  • nee kadhAmrutamu
  • neevu nEravugAni
  • nEmu brahmamanu
  • nEnokkaDa lEkunDitE
  • namO nArAyaNAya
  • namO namO jagadEka
  • navaneeta chOra namO
  • nimishameDategaka
  • nApAli ghana
  • nArAyaNa ninu
  • nityAnanda
  • nEla minnu
  • neekE SaraNanTi
  • nEnEmi jEyagalEnu
  • ninDu manasE
  • niddirinchi
  • neevanTi daivAlu
  • nEnEmi chEyagalEnu
  • nArAyaNuDeetaDu
  • neevE mAku dikku

  • okapari
  • O pavana
  • oorakE dorakunA

  • paluku
  • poDaganTi
  • piDi kiTa
  • parama purusha
  • paTTina della
  • parama purushuDu
  • purushOttamuDa
  • palikeDi vEdamE
  • parama yogeeswarula
  • paramAtmuDaina
  • padiyAru vannela
  • pasiDi yakshintalivi
  • perigi nADu
  • paramAtmuni
  • pOyangAlam
  • panchEndriyamu
  • palumaru vuTla
  • pAla jalanidhilO
  • pulaka molakala
  • pAladonga
  • palu vichAramulEla
  • politi javvanamuna
  • purushOttamuDa
  • prapannulaku
  • parama sujNAnulaku
  • paratatvambagu
  • piluvarE krishNuni
  • pratilEni pooja
  • pasiDi cheera
  • paratatvambagu bAluDu

  • rAmuDu rAghavuDu
  • rAma chandru DitaDu
  • rAma bhadra
  • rAmuDu lOkAbhirAmuDu
  • rArA chinnanna
  • rAjeeva nEtrAya
  • rAma rAmakrishNa
  • rAmabhadra
  • rAmamindeevara
  • ramaNuDu pilicheeni

  • sakala SAnti
  • saraNam bitaDe
  • sarvOpAyamula
  • SreemannArAyaNa
  • ShODaSa kaLA
  • SObhanamE
  • sakala lOkESwaruDu
  • Saranu Saranu
  • sakala sangrahamu
  • SaraNanti
  • satulAla
  • siruta navvula
  • suvvi suvvi
  • sAmAnyamA
  • sEvimparO janulAla
  • sAdi beTTe
  • siri dolankeDi
  • sommu gala vADu
  • suvvi suvvi suvvani
  • sakalOpAsakulaku
  • satatam SreeSam
  • sakalam hE sakhi
  • Sri vEnkaTESwaruni singAramu
  • sakalambulu neevE
  • sanke lEka talachina
  • Sripati eetaDunDaga
  • SaraNanTi mAtani
  • singAra moortivi
  • sugreeva narasimha
  • SaraNanTi mAtani

  • tandanAna
  • tolli yunu marrAku
  • telisina
  • telisiTE
  • tAnE tAnE indari
  • taruNi nee yaluka
  • trikaraNa Suddhiga
  • teliya jeekaTiki
  • talamEla
  • twamEva Saranam
  • tiruveedhula merasee
  • taguduvammA
  • tappulenchaka
  • teravaku
  • talapulOnanE
  • telupagarAnidi
  • telisina vAriki A
  • tirumalagiri rAya
  • trivikrama moortiyaina

  • uyyAla bAlu
  • uggu veTTarE
  • udayAdri telupAye

  • vinna pAlu vinavale
  • viSwa roopa midivO
  • vADE vEnkatAdri
  • vandE vAsudEvam
  • vinarO bhAgyamu
  • vedikina
  • vEDu kondAmA
  • valachi vachchiti nEnu
  • vachchenu alamElu manga
  • viSwaprakASunaku
  • vEvEla chandAla vADu
  • venakEdO mundEdO
  • vishNuDokkaDE
  • vijAtulanniyu
  • vandEham
  • veedhula veedhula
  • vEdambevvani
  • vibhuni vinayamulu
  • valapula solapula
  • vAdulEla
  • vinTimi nee kadhalu
  • vichchEyavammA
  • valenanu vAridE
  • veDa mantramika
  • viDuvarAdentainA
  • veravaku manasA
  • vADala vADala venTa
  • vADevO prahlAda
  • vishNu dEvu pAdamulE
  • veeDevO ala vijaya rAghavuDu
  • vAsivantu viDachina vADE
  • vinuDide raghupati
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