Sl. No. 25; Bansi baalee; Mohanam; Aadi;
Note: This beautiful Hindustani
piece despicts the sweet flute recital of Lord Krishna, which is also
the theme of another composition "Mohanamayi Thava". It
was a favourite of Late Maharajapuram Santhanam, who was a Moahanam
exponent through his famous renderings of 'Nannu palimpa' and 'Rama
By playing flute melodiously, He attracts the mind.
By sweet word, He captivates everybody.
By singing and playing flute He makes GOPIKAs happy all the time-day
Thinking about Him, of His cloud-like tan and handsome figure, GOPIKAs
They stand on the bank of river KALINDI, listening to the captivating
music from the flute of KRISHNA.
Lord PADMANABHA is friend to weaker ones, protect all the people.
(Translation by Dr. T.K Govinda Rao)