Book – The Complete Kritis of Sri Thyagaraja with English Translation



The Complete Kritis of Sri Thyagaraja with English Translation, transliteration and meaning of Thyagaraja’s compositions is compiled Maddali Venkata Subbaya. The book contains a Short History of Sri Tyagaraja, Kritis of Sri Thyagaraja in English script and the original Telugu with the full meaning in English.

Sri Tyagarja (1767 – 1847) was the greatest saint composer of Carnatic music and it is believed that he was an incarnation of Sage Valmiki, composer of the great epic Ramayana.

The main of the book, which is written in simple English and always to the point, is to help appreciate the Kritis of Sri Thyagaraja who are alien or only have limited knowledge of the language used in Kritis.

The Complete Kritis of Sri Thyagaraja is published by The ICFAI University Press. It consists of 717 compositions.

The Complete Kritis of Sri Thyagaraja
By Maddali Venkata Subbaya
Published by The ICFAI University Press
Price: Rupees 625

Those who wish to buy the book can get it online at the ICFAI University Press Website.