Mariyamman – songs by Sirgali Govindarajan & Madurai Somasundaram


1. Madurai aracalum Minaksi (“She is Minaksi ruling over Madurai”)
Duration: 5:31
Sung by Sirgali Govindarajan; music composed by Kunnakkudi Vaidyanathan.
Kapi raga, Adi tala
Source: movie “Tirumalai Tenkumari” (“From Tirupati to Cape Comorin”)


2. “Maduraikk’ araci Minaksi” (“She is the queen of Madurai, Minaksi”).
1979 version
Duration: 4:36
Ragamalika
Adi tala
Composed and sung by Madurai Somasundaram
Source: live recording


3. “Maduraikk’ araci Minaksi” (“She is the queen of Madurai, Minaksi”)
1977 version
Duration: 5:57
Ragamalika
Adi tala
Composed and sung by Madurai Somasundaram


The songs are discussed in the monograph titled The Goddess Mariyamman in Music and in Sociology of Religion by Pia Srinivasan Buonomo and S.A. Srinivasan.

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