Performed by Kum. Likhitha, student of Sri Sai Dance Academy.
The great Tamil composer Sri Koteeswara Iyer composed 72 melakarta kritis in praise of Lord Murugan, This particular kriti, “Arul Seiyya Vendum Ayya,” set in Adi tala and raga Rasikapriya, pleads that Lord Murugan mercifully free the artist from disillusioning worldly attachments. This Kuchipudi item was choreographed by Smt. J. Sarada.