Kirthi:Veenabheri
Raagam:Aabheri
Taalam: Aadi
Composer: Mutthuswami Dikshitar (1776-1835)
Singer: Smt M.S.Subbulakshmi & Smt Radha Viswanathan

(Smt. here means Shreemati .That is something we add before the name of a person (Shreemati for woman and Shreemaan/Sri for man) to show respect
(akin to Mrs. or Mr. in English). Also Sri is used for both man and woman for the same purpose . )

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LYRICS:

pallavi


veeNaabhEri vENuvaadyaadi vinOdini mOdini raksha maam (veeNaabhEri)


caraNam


ghONee vadanaadi vinutacaritE
guNarahitE vidhi guruguha mahitE
eneelOcani paapavimOcani
indirEsha sahOdari talOdari


ciTTai swaram


R,S,NSGGRS,MMGG | RRS, SPMP | MMGG RRS, ||
NDPSS, MMPPSP,S MG | ,MGR S,ND | [M,G RS,N ||
(veeNaabhEri)


MEANING:

Oh Mother! Who is delighted with the music of instruments like veeNaa, bhEri, and vENu. Please protect me.
Who is praised by celestials like GhONeevadanaa - Vaaraahi, etc. for her worshipful conduct. She transcends three guNas - satva, rajas, and tamas and is revered by Brahma and Guruguha. Her eyes are like those of the dove and She absolves sins. She is the sister of the lord of Lakshmi and has a slender waist.

Lyrics source :
http://www.karnatik.com/c1726.shtml


About the composer:
http://www.karnatik.com/co1002.shtml