Taaraka Bindige Lyrics

Attached below is the lyrics for Taaraka bindige song composed by Shri Purandara Dasaru. The song was translated and given by Mr. Pramod Vittal Rao. Thanks so much for providing the same. The lyrics in Kannada is also posted courtesy haridasa.org.

Song: taaraka bindige
Composer: Purandara Daasa
Language: Kannada


tArakka bindige nA nIrighOguve tArE bindigeye bindige oDedare ondE kAsu tArE bindigeye

caraNam 1

rAma nAmavembo rasavuLLa nIrige tArE bindigeye kAminiyara kUDe EkAntavADEnu tArE bindigeye

caraNam 2

gOvinda embo guNavuLLa nIrige tArE bindigeye AvAva pariyali amrtada pAnake tArE bindigeye

caraNam 3

bindu mAdhavana ghaTTakke hOguve tArE bindigeye purandara viTTalage abhiSEka mADuve tArE bindigeye


13 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by sowmya on September 9, 2009 at 5:13 am

    kannadalli e tara website nodi tumba kushiaithu. danyawadagalu abinandanegalu.


  2. Posted by swetha on September 10, 2009 at 7:52 am

    hi Ms Meera,M frm a telugu family married 2 a Kannadiga…hav lrnt a lot abt d Kannada customs n traditions thru ur site…thnks a lot …keep up d gud wrk….it wud b really nice if u cud also place d meaning of each song ..especially dis one…thnks once again


  3. Posted by vishwas nadig on November 5, 2010 at 1:56 pm

    Meaning: O my sister(akka) bring the pot(bindige=small pot either of metal or of mud), will go(hOguve) to (fetch) water(nIrige), do bring the pot.
    A: if the pot breaks, it only costs a paise(kAsu – the smallest portion of a rupee), do bring the pot.

    C1:bring the pot for (fetching) water which has the rasa(taste) called rAmanAma; bring the pot so that I can spend some private time (ekAnta) with attractive girls.

    C2:bring the pot for (fetching) water which has the quality(guna) called govinda; bring the pot for (fetching) water which has many(aVava) qualities of elixir (amrtava)

    C3:bring the pot – I will go to the abode(ghatta) of bindumAdhava; I will perform abhisheka of purandaravithala – bring the pot.
    (Note: Perhaps the song refers to the pot as the human body)

    (courtesy : http://rasikas.org/forum/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=529&sid=c1b861f45074a56bd55699642e4dd3a4 )


  4. Posted by H.S.Keshava Kumar on October 3, 2011 at 11:11 pm

    There are many mistakes in the lyrics. Correct the following :
    2nd line “Bindige Odedare” and not”Bindige Odidare”
    5th line “Govinda Embo” and not”Govinda Neerige”
    6th line “Amruta Paanakke” and not”Amrutada Neerige”
    7th line “Bindumaadhavana” and not “Bindumoodhavana ” Remove “Pu”


  5. Posted by Bhavana on September 23, 2013 at 12:57 am

  6. Posted by Bhavana on September 23, 2013 at 12:58 am

  7. Thanks for posting . It is very usefull .


  8. Posted by H.S.Keshava Kumar on April 6, 2015 at 2:15 am

    There are mistakes both in English script and Kannada script


  9. Posted by murugesan on January 6, 2016 at 2:01 am

    Good work madam,
    thanks a lot for these lirics.


    • Posted by Keshav on January 7, 2016 at 12:12 am

      In stanza 2 it should be “Govinda embo gunaulla neerige” and not “Govinda neerige gunaulla neerige”

      In stanza 3 it should be “Bindumaadhavana” and not “Bindumoodhavana”


  10. Posted by Anu on April 9, 2016 at 4:34 pm

    I thank you loads for such a great help.what all I could not learn during college days,after marriage I could learn.rite now am in usa.in a temple management ,they requested me to sing song for lord ekaantha seva.feeling blessed,credit goes to you


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