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vishaya sUchika: janavari 2016

muMdumATa

ImATa janavari 2016 saMchikaku svAgataM!

!!!ImATa rachayitalakU pAThakulakU nUtana saMvatsara SubhAkAMkshalu!!!

ImATa sajIvaMgA sagarvaMgA 17va EDulOki aDugu peTTiMdi. mI sahAyasahakArAlu AdarAbhimAnAlu lEkuMDA idi eMtamAtramU sAdhyamayEdi kAdu. aMduku mI aMdarikI marokkasAri kRtaj~natAbhivaMdanAlu arpistunnAM. ayitE I prayANaM ippuDE modalaiMdi. naDavavalasina dAri aMtA muMdE unnadi. aMduvalla, mArutunna kAlaMtO pATu mArutU kotta tarAla rachayitalanU, pAThakulanU ImATa sAhitIprayANaMlO sahagAmulanu chEyaDAniki, ImATa aMdarikI mariMta chEruva kAvaDAnikI prayatnistunnAM. adE samayaMlO sAhityAnni sAhityaMgAnE mananIyAlanE mA ASayAnni, mEmu nammina sAhityapu viluvalanu kApADukOvaDAniki, sAhityadhOraNula pAtakottala mElu kalayikagA ImATanu naDapaDAnikI kRshi chEstunnAM. sAhityaspaMdana takshaNamU, tAtkAlikamU ayi AvESakAvEshAlu ragiliMchE jAtimatavAda rAjakIyadhOraNula prAbalyAniki panimuTTu kAdanI kArAdanI mA nammakaM. AhlAdAnnI AlOchananI kaligiMchE sRjanAtmaka sAhityaMtO pATu, viSlEshaNAtmaka vimarSAvyAsAlanu prOtsahiMchaDaM dvArA sAhitya charchalaku dOhadaM chEyAlanI, ImATa aMduku oka chakkaTi vEdika kAvAlanI mA kOrika, mA prayatnamU. I diSagA ImATa prayANaM mI tODpATu, prOtsAhaM lEkuMDA ippaTidAkA jaragalEdu. ikamuMdU jaragadu. mI ASIssulu, mI sahakAraM ikamuMdU ImATaku uMTAyani ASistU, uMDAlani prArthistU, ImATa nirvahaNalOnU, ASayAlalOnU EmAtramU rAjI paDamani hAmI istU, mI aMdarikI marokkasAri nUtana saMvatsara SubhAkAMkshalu teliyachEstunnAM.


I saMchikalO:

  • kathalu: dvaitaM – tADikoMDa SivakumAra Sarma; dhIra – Ti. SrIvallI rAdhika; mA AviDa-maMgaLa sUtraM – bulusu subrahmaNyaM; vAraphalAlu – Ar. Sarma daMturti; manushulapai madupu – kOllUri sOmaSaMkar; rAMg naMbar – lakshmIdEvi; saMpAdakuni tiraskaraNa lEkha – gOpAluni gOviMdarAvu; phyUg – lailA yernEni; kOTigAni katalu: vIrabhadruni tala – pAlaparti iMdrANi.
  • kavitalu: phAl – vaidEhi SaSidhar; reMDu kavitalu – pAlaparti iMdrANi; aTTu nA AdarSaM – mAgaMTi vaMSI.
  • vyAsAlu: prAkRta kavanamu: sEtubaMdhakAvyamu – ravi; akkaralu – jejjAla kRshNa mOhana rAvu; sAhityaMlO vESyAvRtti – es.je. kalyANi.
  • itaramulu: mA mahArAjutO dUratIrAlu: pustaka parichayaM – rAjA piDUri. nAku nachchina padyaM: lIlAmOhanuni mugdhasauMdaryaM – bhairavabhaTla kAmESvararAvu; dhUrjaTi kavitvaMlO mAdhurImahima: tenAli rAmakRshNuni madhurapUraNa – ElchEru muraLIdhararAvu.
  • Sabda taraMgAlu: gEyapinavIrabhadrIyamu – tirumala kRshNadESikAchAryulu; ajaMtA reMDu kavitalu, veMparAla sUryanArAyaNa SAstrigAri sAhitIyAtra – samarpaNa: paruchUri SrInivAs.
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kathalu

dhIra

Ame vachchi nA eduTa nilabaDiMdi.

“nanneppuDu parichayaM chEstAru aMdarikI!”

nEnu ibbaMdigA kadilAnu. “appuDE kAdu, iMkoMcheM samayaM kAvAli…” nasigAnu.

Ame mohaM mlAnamaiMdi. “eMduku! eMduku mIriMta taTapaTAyistunnAru?” ani aDigiMdi.

nEnu kaLLu vAlchukuni nA chEtiki vunna gAjulu savariMchukuMTU uMDipOyAnu.

“parichayaM chEyaDaM saMgati alA vuMchaMDi. mIru kanIsaM nEnEM mATlADAli, elA pravartiMchAli, anna vishayAlayinA nAku nErpaDaM lEdu. nAku tarphIdivvaDaM modalu peTTanE lEdu.”

Ame mATalaki nEnu marokasAri ibbaMdigA kadilAnu.

“nuvvu porapATu paDutunnAvammA! nijAniki nEnasalu evarikI tarphIdulu ivvanu. aMdari muMdukI veLLinapuDu kUDA nuvvu mATlADadalchukunnadI nuvvu mATlADagaliginadE nuvvu mATlADAli kAnI nEnu nIku nErpiMchaDamU niyaMtriMchaDamU uMDadu.”

“adEmiTi mari! saMdhya, priya, nitya, aruNa, satyaM, mAdhav… monnaTiki monna mIru velugu lOki techchina A peddAviDa… vALLaMdarU… vALLaki alA aMta chakkagA mATlADaTaM,aMta nibbaraMgA pravartiMchaDaM… adaMtA nErpiMdi mIrE kadA!” Ame AScharyaMgA aDigiMdi.

“lEdu.” nEnu tala aDDaMgA UpAnu.

“vALLevvarikI nEnEmI nErpalEdu. vALLu mATlADinavannI vALLa mATalE. achchaMgA vALLa nOTlOnuMchi vachchinavE. nA pramEyamEmI lEdu.”

nA mATalu vini Ame hatASurAlayinaTlugA nilabaDipOyiMdi.

“nijAniki nIku kUDA nEnEmI nErpanavasaraM lEdammA. nI vAdana nuvvE chEsukOgalavu. nI guriMchi nuvvE chakkagA cheppukOgalavu. nI samasya paTlA nI paristhiti paTlA nIku spashTata vuMdi. nI dRkkONaM nIkuMdi. nuvvainA nEnainA aMdarikI cheppAlsiMdi adE kadA!” annAnu.

Ame alAnE chUstuMTE maLLI nEnE cheppAnu. “nijaM cheppAlaMTE nIlO nannu AkarshiMchinadE nI vyaktitvaM. nI balaM. nI viSishTata. balahInulani aMdari muMdU bayaTapaDEsE pani nEnasalu chEyanE chEyanu.”

“nAku telusu,” aMdi Ame tala UputU.

“aMdukE marokari daggarikI marokari daggarikI veLLakuMDA mI daggariki vachchAnu nEnu. eppaTikainA mIrE nannu aMdarikI parichayaM chEyAlani eduru chUstunnAnu.”

“kAnI bAgA AlasyamavutOMdi kadA!” nEnu mohamATaMgA goNigAnu.

“AlasyamavutuMdani telisE vachchAnaMDi. tvaragA tElipOvAlaMTE mAvUrAyanE okAyana vunnADu. mIku telusu kadA! Ayana daggarikE veLLi vuMDEdAnni.”

Ame mATalu vini nEnu vismayaMgA chUSAnu.

“avunu kadA! Ayanadi mI UrE kadA! marchipOyAnu. AyanakayitE nI bhAshA yAsA kUDA bAgA arthamavutAyi kadA! nIlAnE mATlADatArAyana. paigA Ayana mATa aMTE chAlAmaMdiki guri kUDA. nijAniki Ayana parichayaM chEstE nIkIpATiki chAlA pErochchi vuMDEdi…”

Ame chEsina vyAkhyaki nEnalA vApOtU uMDagAnE “UrukOMDammA,” ani muddugA kasiriMdi Ame nannu.

“Ayana parichayaM chEstE nannilA migalanistADA? nEnu ‘tElipOvAlaMTE’ Ayana daggarikE veLLi vuMDEdAnni ani eMdukannAnO mIku arthaM kAlEdanukuMTA. Ayana daggariki veLLi nA guriMchi cheppukuMTE nA vyaktitvAnnE ‘tElchipArEsEvADu’ ani nA vuddESyaM.”

Ame cheppina tIruki nEnu chinnagA navvAnu.

“nuvvu A mATa annappuDu nAku A bhAvaM spuriMchiMdi. kAnI nuvvu aMta AlOchiMchi ani uMTAvani nEnu anukOlEdu.” oppukunnAnu.

Ame kUDA navviMdi. “AlOchiMchE annAnammA. Ayana ganaka parichayaM chEstE nAku bAgA pErochchi vuMDEdi nijamE. kAnI A pEruki jatachEyabaDina vyaktitvamU, svabhAvamU nAvayyi uMDEvi kAvu.” spashTaMgA cheppiMdi.

“ayinA Ayanaki nAlAMTi vALLaM kanabaDamammA. nAlAMTi sAmAnyulalO kUDA kAsta telivI dhairyaM uMTAyaMTE Ayana oppukODu.” maLLI tanE aMdi koMcheM nirasanagA. aMtaTitO AgakuMDA “asalu Ayana bOTi peddamanushula kadhEMTO cheppamaMTAvA?” ani utkaMTha rEputU O praSna vEsiMdi.

nEnu AsaktigA chUSAnu.

“aMdarU gOtilO paDipOyi gOla peDutunnAranukuMTE Ayana lAMTi vALLaki oka tRpti. janAnni pilchi ‘idigO chUDaMDi. pApaM vIDu gOtilO vunnADu. kashTAllO vunnADu. amAyakuDu. elA bratakAlO kUDA vIDiki teliyadu. nEnE vIDini kanipeTTi chEradIsi jIvitAnni bAguchEsukOvaDamelAgO nErpistunnAnu,’ ani cheppukOvaDaM saradA. aMtEkAnI vADu tanaMtaTa tAnu gOtilOnuMchi bayaTiki vachchE prayatnaM chEstAnaMTE mAtraM Ayana oppukOru. elAgOlA kashTapaDi vADi jIvitAnni vADE bAgu chEsukunnADaMTE ika vADini paTTiMchukOnE paTTiMchukOru. eMdukaMTE bAdhallO balahInatallO vunna vAri guriMchi cheppukuMTEnE kadA AyanalAMTi vALLaki pErU prakhyAti. okaLLani uddaristunnAmaMTEnE kadA vALLaki pratyEkata! aMdukE bAdhallOnE vunnA dhairyaMgA huMdAgA vuMDEvALLa guriMchi vALLu mATlADaru. alAMTi vALLanasalu gurtiMcharu. tama paristhitula paTla AkrOSAnnI asahanAnnI chUpakuMDA, jarigipOyina dAniki chiMtistU AvESapaDutU kUrchOkuMDA, jaragavalasina dAni mIda dRshTi peTTEvALLaMTE vALLaki marI chulakana.”

Ame viSlEshaNaki nEnu AScharyapOyAnu.

nivverapATugA chUstU “nIkA nEnu mATalu nErpAlsiMdi! manushulni… mukhyaMgA ninnu nuvvu eMta bAgA arthaM chEsukunnAvu? nuvvEmiTO nIku kAvalasinadEmiTO eMta chakkagA telusukunnAvu? dAnini eMta spashTaMgA nAku vivaristunnAvu?” annAnu.

“lEdammA, mI daggara mATlADutunnAnu kAnI aMdari muMdU ilA mATlADalEnu. cheppAlsinavannI oka varusalO cheppaDaM chEtakAdu. asalu muMdu avatali vALLa dhyAsani nA vaipu tippukOvaDaM… vALLu nA mATalapai Sraddha peTTETlu chEsukOvaDaM… adE kashTaM kadA! mIru mammalni arthaM chEsukunnaTlu aMdarU arthaM chEsukOrammA. mIru mA mATalu vinnaTlugA aMdarU vinarammA.”

nEnu chinnagA niTTurchAnu. “modaTi vishayaMlO nEnu nIku sahAyaM chEyagalanu. aMTE cheppAlsina vishayAnni varusalO cheppaDaM chEtakAdannAvu chUDu, A vishayaMlO nEnu koMta sahakAraM aMdiMchagalanu. nijAniki nEnu nIku chEyAlsiMdI chEyagaligiMdI A mAtraM sahAyamE! adi chEyaDAniki nAku abhyaMtaraM lEdu. ayitE reMDO vishayaM… aMdarU nI mATalu SraddhagA vinaDaM, nI mIda sAnubhUti chUpaDaM, A vishayaMlO nEnu nIku ekkuva sAyapaDagalananukOnu. nijAniki nEnu ninnu elA arthaM chEsukunnAnO nIlO E viSishTatalu chUSAnO adi nEnu aMdari tOnU cheppagalanu, A kONAlani migatA vAriki kUDA arthaM chEsEMduku prayatniMchagalanu. ayitE nA mATalu vinnavAraMdaru nIpai sAnubhUti chUputArani mAtraM nEnu ninnu mabhyapeTTalEnu…”

“sAnubhUti eMdukammA nAku! sAnubhUti nAkasalu vaddEvaddu.” aMdi Ame nA chivari mATalu pUrtayyI kAkamuMdE.

“nAku kAvalasiMdi aMdarikI nEnEmiTO arthaM avaDaM. A paTTiMpu kUDA lEkuMDA uMDavachchu. evarEmanukuMTE manakEmilE ani vUrukOvachchu. kAnI dAnivalana konni nashTAlu unnAyi. evariki vALLu vALLa vALLa prayOjanAla kOsaM mA vyaktitvAlani vakrIkariMchi balahInaparachi chUputuMTE dAni valana mEmu charitralO alAgE mudra paDipOtAmu. rAbOyE tarAlu mammalni alAgE arthaM chEsukuMTAyi. dAni valana samAjaM nijaMgA nashTapOtuMdi.”

Ame chivari mATallO AvESaM kannA AvEdana ekkuvagA dhvaniMchiMdi. nEnu nidAnaMgA talapaMkiMchAnu.

“iMdAka cheppukunnAmE mA vUrAyana… Ayanni nEnokasAri chUSAnammA.” mellagA cheppiMdAme.

“avunA! eppuDu?” aprayatnaMgA aDigAnu nEnu.

“konnALLa kritaM AyanagAru mATlADE sabhaki veLLAnammA nEnu. A sabhalO mA vUrivALLevarU lEru. ayinA vinEvALLu evaraitE EmiTi… mATlADE Ayana mA kashTasukhAlu telisina manishi kadA. mAvADu kadA. mA guriMchi eMta bAgA cheptADO viMdAmani nEnu vutsAhaMgA kUrchunnAnu. kAnI….” Ame goMtuki EdO aDDupaDDaTlugA AgipOyiMdi.

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dvaitaM

nuvvu veDatAnaMTAvani telusu gAnI iMta tvaragA ani anukOlEdu.

nijaM cheppu. asalu nEnu veDatAnanna AlOchanE nI daridApulaki rAkuMDA ennALlu gaDipAv?

adEmannA paMDaga chEsukunE vishayamA eduruchUstU kUrchODAniki?

aTu nI rAkanI selabrET chEsukOlEdu, iTu nI pOkani niSSabdaMgA chUstU kUrchunEMduku tappa vErE avakASAnnI poMdaTlEdu.

chUDagalanani anukuMTunnAv, aMtE!

eMduku chULlEnu?

phAtimA kUDA ilAnE vAdiMchiMdi.

appuDEM cheppAv?

ippuDu chebutOMdE!

EmiTi, chirnavvA?

nAlO lEnidi akkaDEM dorukutuMdi nIku?

pratI EDAdI kotta AvakAya eMduku tiMTAvu?

nIkEmannA gyAraMTI vunnadA, nA daggara dorakanivi akkaDa dorukutAyani?

ikkaDa dorakanivi akkaDa dorakavachchu. ikkaDa dorikinavi akkaDa koravaDanU vachchu.

ninnu ApaDAniki eMta kashTapaDDAnu! pratIsArI kAnupulO nIkOsaM kAdU yudhdhaM chEsiMdi?

SAMti modaTi kAnupulO reMDrOjula prasavavEdana nAggurtuMdi.

mari? mUDu kAnupulu vijayavaMtaMgA. nAkEmannA avArDu lichchAvA mari?

nEnu nItOnE vuMDaDaM avArDu gAka marEmiTi?

A yAksiDeMTu ayinappuDu – aMta raktaM pOyi, oLlaMtA gAyAlatO – ai.si.yU.lO kaLlu teravakuMDAnE vAraMrOjulu pOrADi tarvAta nelarOjulu iMTlO maMchAniki baMdI ayi – nIkOsaM kAdU?

nIku baMdIni ayina nAkOsamA?

baMdI naMTAv? dEnitO baMdhiMpabaDDAvO cheppu? gAlitOnA, nITitOnA, iMkEvEvO vuMDAli -vATitOnA? ayinA, nuvvu nAku baMdI vayitE nA chera nuMchI viDipiMchukunETaMduku nuvvu kadA yudhdhaM cheyyavalasiMdi? nI prayatna mEmI lEkuMDA nEnu gelistEnE nAtO vuMTA nanaDaM, ODipOtE vIDipOtA nanaDaM – nA kidEmI samaMjasaMgA kanipiMchaDaM lEdu!

I rUls nEnu peTTina vanukunnAvEmiTi? phAtimAki tappanappuDu nIku mAtraM elA tapputuMdi? Ame ayitE oka chinna yudhdhAnikE – phinish!

eMchakkA AnaMdiMchi vuMTAv!

nAkannA nuvvE ekkuva AnaMdiMchAli – aMduvallE nIku nA poMdu dorikinaMduku.

aMdukE – I poMduni kApADukOvaDAnikE – I yudhdhaM!

nI yudhdhAniki nAku riMg^saiD sITichchAvu kadA!

idi nIku alavATaina sITE kadA! nA daggarE nIku I sITu modaTisAri kAdu. paigA, aMtaku muMdu elAgO phAtimA vuMDanE vuMdi.

karakT. kAnI, phAtimAdI oka yudhdhamEnA anipistuMdi nI pOrATAnni chUstuMTE.

yudhdhaM chUDaDaM nIkishTamA?

adi nAku tappani pani.

nuvvu chUsina yudhdhAla gUrchi cheppu.

gAlitO chEsinavALlu koMdaru. nITitO chEsinavALlu koMdaru. agnitO yudhdhaM chEsinavALlu marikoMdaru. bhUmitO yudhdhaM chEsinavALlu iMkoMdaru. marI venakku veDitE – paina cheppina vATillO okadAnitO ani kAkuMDA konniMTitOnU lEka anniMTitOnU kalipi EkakAlaMlO chEsinavALlu kUDA vunnAru.

nA aMtalA yudhdhaM chEsina vALlevarayinA vunnArA?

nA mAnAna nannuMDanivvakuMDA “rA, rA, vachchi chUDu!” aMTU kshaNAni kOsAri vEdhiMchina vALlU vunnAru.

pOnIlE! nEnu ninnu aMtagA vEdhiMchalEdu gadA! EdO appuDappuDU mAtramE ilA. mareMduku veDatAnaMTunnAv?

nItO nAku panayipOyiMdi.

nIkOsamE peTTi pOshiMchina dAnni. vayasochchinA aMdamEM sannagillalEdu. vayasu techchina misimi tappa aMta lAvU kAnu. mugguru pillalni mOsina ChAyalu pottikaDupu mIMchi tIyalEni mATa nijamE. aMtamAtrAna –

pillalani nAkOsaM kannAvA?

nA yavvanAnni nuvvu hariMchAv. nA SarIrAnni nirdAkshiNyaMgA vADukunnAv.

kAdu. nI yavvanAnni nuvvu AnaMdiMchAv. dAnikai nI SarIrAnni nuvvu vADukunnAv. nuvvu lEkuMDA nAku AnaMdaM lEdu. nI pramEyaM lEkuMDA nAku kalagani du@hkhaM lEdu.

nI AnaMdAniki gAnI du@hkhAniki gAnI nannu kAraNaM cheyyaDaM – nIlAMTi vyaktini nEnayyuMTE mAtraM AScharyapaDAlsina vishayaM. nI yudhdhAnni chUstunnaTlE nI AnaMdAnnI, du@hkhAnnI chUSAnu – anniMTikI riMg^saiD sITlEgA mari! kAdulE, A perphArmans^ki sTEjI muMdara modaTi varusalO madhya sITlO kUrchoni –

kEvalaM du@hkhAlakI AnaMdAlakI tappa asalaina kaLA pradarSanalaki vETikI ninnu sTEjI muMdara kUrchObeTTalEkapOyAnani nAku vichAraMgA vunnadi – ippuDE kAdu, eppaTiniMchO! navvaku – nA kharma kAli ilA maMchAniki baMdI nayi kaLlu mUtalu paDinappuDE nAku saMgItamU, nRtyamU EvI rAvu ani gurtukochchi bAgavagAnE IsAri tappakuMDA nErchukOvAlani anipiMchEdi. taruvAta lEstAnA, adEmiTO, vATi vishayamE pUrtigA marchipOtAnu. pOnI, phAtimAki avEmainA vachchA?

maMchi DAnsar. vinasoMpaina goMtu. pratI magADU kAvAlani kOrukunETaMta lAvaNyaM gala SarIraM.

ayitE EdO tappu chEsuMTAv. lEka, koMpadIsi, AmE ninnu veLlagoTTiMdA? lEkapOtE nuvvu nAku dorakaDaM… tanu chEsinaTlu chikenU, maTanU, EvI vaMDipeTTalEkapOyAnu.

tanaki vaMTE rAdu. navAbu cheralO naligiMdi. nachchina vADitO pAripOtunnappuDu navAbu gAri sainikuDu visirina bAku – adippuDeMdukulE. tanu nAkEM vaMDipeTTalEdu.

tinipiMchi vuMTuMdi kadA!

avunanukO. vALlamma chEsinavi tinipichchiMdi. kAnI, AvakAyA, majjigapulusU, bUMdI laDDU Ame daggara dorakalEdu mari.

pOnI, nIku A chikenU, maTanU vaMDipeDitE ninnu ApagalanA?

iMkA nayaM – saMgItamU, DAnsU nErchukOvaDaM modalu peDatAnannAvu kAdu!

kotta vaMTalu nErchukOgalananna nammaka muMdi gAnI kotta kaLalu nErchukO galananna dhImA EmAtraM lEdu. paigA, vaMTa sariggA kudarakapOtE avatala pAreyyochchu. saMgItaM ayitE adEdO koddigA nayinA vaMTa paTTEdAkA apaSRtulanI, laya lEkapOvaDAnnI anukshaNaM bhariMchaka tappadu kadA! alA chEstE ninnu iMkA toMdaragA veLlagoTTinaTlavutuMdEmO! DAns kUDA jIvitakAla sAdhana anE vinnAnu. adi kUDA vachchE avakASamE lEdu – – IsAri kaLlu terichinappuDu gurtuMDi sAdhana chEddA manukunnA gAnI – paigA I vayasulO! pOnI, sAhityaM?

phAtimAki sAhityaMtO parichayaM lEdu.

pOnI, nEnu modalupeDitE ani?

sAhityaMlO mariyA AlbarT leval^tO mAtramE nAku parichayaM.

Amevaru?

oka spAnish vanita.

iMTarnEshanal Tach vunna ninnApaDaM nAkika sAdhyaM kAdanukuMTAnu. saMgItaM aMTE okaLlu pADitE iMkokaLlu vinochchu. DAns okaLlu chEstE iMkokaLlu chUDochchu. A kutUhalaMtO aDugutunnAnu. sAhityaparaMgA – EM chEsEvALliddarUnu?

tanu chaduvutUMDEdi. nEnu arthaMchEsukuMTU kUrchunEvANNi. baMdIlu aMtakannA EM cheyyagalaru?

EM chadivEdi?

spAnish, phreMch, iMglIshu sAhityaM.

nEnEmO, mahA ayitE telugu patrikalu chaduvutU, TIvImuMdu kUrchuni sIriyaLlani chUstU – ninnu bAgA bAdhapeTTAnu kadA?

cheppAgA, evari pratyEkatalu vALlakuMTayyani! nIku vIlavutE evarni peLli chEsukunEdAnivi?

hRtik rOshan^ni. sachin teMdUlkar^ni. sUryArAvuni.

modaTi iddarU aMdarikI telusu. sUryArAvaMTE – kAlEjIlO klAs^mET – atanEnA?

atanE.

mareMduku chEsukOlEdu?

AstipAstullEvu. udyOgamU aMtaMta mAtramE nannAru ammA, nAnnA. alA vALla mATalaki taloggaDaM tappanipiMchiMdi gAnI, taruvAta –

nIku teliyani dEmuMdI? unna ULlOnE appuDappuDu kanipistUnE vuMTADu kadA! atani saMsAraM DabbukOsaM paDE ibbaMdulani chUsina taruvAta A nirNayaM sarayinadEnani okavaipU, DabbukOsamEnA iMkO manishi poMduni kOrEdi ani iMkOvaipU – avunU, idi DrAmA ganuka nEnu ninnu oka perphArmens ArT kayinA eks^pOj chEsinaTlE lekhkha. hammayya! iMkA nIkEmI ivvalEkapOyAnani bAdhapaDutunnAnu. ippaTiki koMchemayinA vUraTa kalugutOMdi.

…nAnuMchi pAripOvAlani nuvveMta paTTudalatO vunnAvO, nEnaMta gaTTigA paTTukuni ninnAputunnAnu. nEnu kottagA ivvagaliginadi EmI lEnappuDu kUDA ninnu iMtasEpu ApagalagaDaM nA goppadanaM vallanA, nannu viDichipOlEni nI nIrasaM vallanA?

okkOsAri vErEvALla sahAyaM tIsukOvaDaM tappanisari avutuMdani phAtimA vishayaMlO telusukunnAnu gadA! ippuDalAMTi sahAyaM nAku maLlI avasaramavutOMdi.

ippaTidAkA EvO AlOchanalU, ASayAlU, AvESAlU lEnaTlE mATlADAvu kAnI, nIku nannu vadilEsi E kshaNAna pAripOdAmA ani vuMdi!

nijamE. iMtamaMdi poMdulO ekkaDO okachOTa, eppuDO okappuDu oka ain^sTIn^kO, oka bAlamuraLIkRshNakO, oka latA maMgEshkar^kO, oka SObhAnAyuDikO, oka sTIphen hAkiMg^kO, oka SrISrIkO, oka shEks^piyar^kO, oka sachin teMdUlkar^kO, chivarAkharuki kanIsaM oka hRtik rOshan^kO AlaMbana kAlEkapOtAnA anukunnAnu. kAlEkapOyAnanna phrasTrEshan nAku chikAkuni teppistOMdi. mariyA AlbarT, phAtimA, nuvvU – I sAmAnyulE nAkeMduku tagultUMTAru? nAkeppuDu vimukti?

nI vimukti saMgati nA kanavasaraM. nEnu ninnu vadalanu, aMtE. chUDu – mukkulOki veDutunna I gAli AgE praSna lEdu. alAgE, nILlU, nuvvu cheppina, bhUmI – aMTE, dAnnuMDI molichina mokkalatO chEsina padArthaM – nA vaMTlOki kramabadhdhaMgA veDutUnE vunnAyi. nannodilEsi elA veDatAvO?

pichchidAnA! nA vimukti nI chEtullO vunnadanukuMTunnAvA? riMg saiD sITunnappuDu prEkshakuDu veLlipOvaDaM reMDu vidhAlugA jaragochchu – okaTi tanaMtaTa tAnugA veLlipOvaDaM valla; ayitE, adi nA chEtullO lEdu. reMDavadi, yudhdhaM AgipOvaDaMvalla. A reMDavapani cheyyaDAnikE sahAyAnni tIsukObOtunnAnu. chiTike vEstunnAnu chUDu. bayaTivALlu – nuvvu nIvALlE nanukuMTunna vALlu – nAku sahAyaM chEstAru. nIku chinna kansolEshan. idi nI anumatitOnE jaragabOtOMdi.


“AviDa nelarOjulabaTTI kOmAlO vunnAru. breyin DeD ani mA DAkTarlU, mIru paTTukochchina DAkTarlU aMdarU EkagrIvaMgA oppukunnAru. AviNNi iTlA Aksijan mAskuni mohAniki tagiliMchI, phIDiMg TyUbuni peTTI iMkA laiph sapOrTu mIda vuMchaDaM valla prayOjanamEmI kanipiMchaTlEdu. mA hAspiTal kharchulani bharistU iTlAgE konasAgiMchamaMTE alAgE chEddAM. kAkapOtE, A laiph sapOrTuni tolagiMchaDAniki mEmI kshaNAna reDI!”

“I kuTuMbaMlO evarU – AviDa bhartE gAka kUtuLlu gAnI vALla bhartalu gAnI evarU kUDA – nOru vippi A mATa cheppalEru. ilA maMchaM mIda paDivuMDaDaM tana kishTaM lEdanI, A laiph sapOrTuni tolagiMchaDaM DAkTarla nirNayaM mEraku amalu jarapAlanI AviDa eppuDO villu rASAru. A villulOni vivarAlani teliyajeyyaDaM vALla lAyarugA nA bAdhyata. dAnni amalu jarapaMDi!”

pUrtigA #»

rAMg naMbar!

rAtri oMTigaMTa koTTagAnE tIrthayyaku Thakkuna melakuva vachchiMdi. TeliphOn mrOgutOMdi. ardharAtri phOn gaMTa mrOgitE eMdukiMta bhayaM vEstuMdi?

“halO! Asupatri nuMchi mATlADutunnAmaMDi… mI pEsheMT ippuDE chanipOyAru. halO!”

“mA pEsheMTA? mA pEsheMT AsupatrilO evarU lEraMDi.”

“mI neMbar!?”

“rAMg naMbar! phOn peTTEyaMDi.”

eMdukilA rAMg naMbar^ku chEstArO, EmiTO kharma! tIrthayya phOn peTTESADu. bhayamEstuMdi. chAlA bhayamEstuMdi.

“unnaTTuMDi phOn eMduku mrOgutuMdi? inni rAMg naMbarleMduku vastAyi?” savita aDugutOMdi.

chAlA rOjulanuMchI savita gAnI tIrthaMkaruDu gAnI rAtrulu poddu pOyEdAka nidrapOru. sariggA panneMDiMTiki tIrthaMkaruDu adE tIrthayya oka nidramAtra vEsukuMTADu. vEsukuni, kaLLu mUsukoni paDukuMTADu. chiMtala nuMDI, chIkAkula nuMDI manassunu kAssEpainA tappiMchAlanukuMTADu.

kAnI, kudaranE kudaradu. eMta prayatniMchinA manassulO niMDina vEdanu dUraM chEyalEDu. sushuptI melakuvala madhya porala vaMTi gODalEvO… A gODala mIda aMTiMchabaDina rakarakAla pOsTarlu!

dIpaMkaruni phOTOlu – chinnappaTi dIpaMkaruDu, kshauraM chEsina juTTu. adugO amAyakamaina mukhaM. meTrik chadivE dIpaMkaruDu, grADyuyET dIpaMkaruDu! poDuggA edigina sannaTi SarIraM, bhAvAlennO dAchukunna praSAMtavadanaM!

dIpaMkaruDu, tIrthaMkaruniki okE okka koDuku. saMtAnaM! saMtAnaM! eMduku saMtAnaM paTla iMtaTi mOhaM! saMtAnAnni eMdukiMtagA prEmistAru? tIrthayya Imadhya I praSna rOjU vEsukuMTADu.

tarvAta, kAsEpaTiki nidralOki jArukuMTADu. gADhaMgA… kAnI EdO bhayaM, EdO AdurdA unnaTTE uMTuMdi. savita iMkA nidrapOyinaTTu lEdu. evari phOn ani aDugutOMdi.

“rAMg naMbar.”

“ekkaDi nuMchI?”

“Asupatri nuMchi”

“A@M! AsupatrinuMchA? okavELa manakE chESArEmOnaMDI…!”

“arthaM lEkuMDA mATlADaku savI! dIpU, nIrEn daggarunnADani marichAvA? nIrEn^nu dillIlO chErpiMchaDAniki anni prayatnAlU chEstunnADu, kadA! annI telisE EMTI vAguDu?”

“nIrEn daggaruMTE dIpU uttaraM vrAyakuMDA eMdukuMTADu? nIrEn uttaraM vrAyakuMDA eMdukuMTADu? EMTi, nEnu EDchi gOla chEstAnanukuMTArA mIraMtA? veMTanE nIrEn daggariki bayaldEratAnanukuMTArA?”

“savI! AvESapaDaku.”

“nAkeMdukO dIpU akkaDa… nIrEn daggara lEDanipistuMdi. nIrEn kAvAlanE manatO EmI cheppakuMDA unnADu.”

“iMka chAlu. UrukO savI! EDavaku. jarigEdaMtA maMchikEnaMTAru. dIpU pAripOyEMtagA ikkaDa E samasyA eppuDU lEdani nIkU telusu.”

“mareMdukaMDI… rADu, vADu!”

“savI! nIkI madhya ArOgyaMtO pATu buddhi kUDA cheDinaTTuMdi. kAlAlu bAgulEvu. ikkaDa mana prAMtAlu kUDA ATTE praSAMtamainavi kAvu. aMdukE vADu rADu.”

savita maLLI EDavaDaM modalupeDutuMdi. chinnagA… vinIvinapaDanaTTu… vekkutOMdi. alA EDustU eppaTikO gAni kaLLu mUtalu paDavu. iMka tIrthayya nidra cheDipOyiMdi.

EmaiMdi I dESAniki? rOgaMtO AsupatrilO unnavADu chanipOtE… phOn chEsi telupamaMTunnArA janAlu? rAMg naMbar! rOgi baMdhuvulu.vALLa manaselA opputuMdi?

asalu manasuMDadA, bAdhuMDadA? I madhya kAlaMlO aMdarU kurukshEtraM nATi arjunulai pOyinArA? mRtyuvu paTla aMta bhAvarahitaMgA, vairAgyabhAvanatO uMTunnArA? SavAlu Asupatrula maMchAla mIda alA paDi uMTAyA vALLochchEvarakU?! Dabbulu kharchavutAyani aMdarU alA vadilEsi veLLuMTArA? maLLI vachchuMTArA lEdA asalu? lEka E eyir kaMDishanD mArchurIlO paDi uMTAyA SavAlu! vATini chUDaDAniki vachchEvALLu kUDA uMDarA?

tIrthayyaku manasulO bhayaM! kAraNamE lEkuMDA… EdO bhayaM! I kalakattA, tAnuMDE I paSchima beMgAl lOni I Uru… iMkEdO UrEmOnanipistuMdi. vErE iMkoka kalakattAnEmO anipistuMdi. chUDaDAniki adE Uru, adE pedda maidAnaM, avE bhavanAlu, adE bhavAnI pUr, alIpUr, adE chaD kaDAMgA rODDu. AshADhaMlO avE rathayAtralu, chaitraMlO kALIghATlO adE janaM, mAghaMlO SivarAtri vEDukalu!

kAnI… kAdu! idA Uru kAdu. idEdO tappu Uru! rAMg siTI! tappu baMDekki tappu Uruku vachchEsinaTTu!

lEkapOtE… savitaku cheppina buddhulannI tAnE marachipOyi tIrthayya maLLI AlOchiMchasAgADu. …lEkapOtE, dIpU uttaraM eMduku vrAyaDu? nIrEn eMduku dIpu guriMchi EmI cheppaDu?

eMduku? eMduku manishi saMtAnaM kOrukuMTADu? eMduku koDukuni prEmistADu? kUturni prEmistADu? chastE korivi peDatADanA? rAMg naMbar! bratikunnaMta varakU tIrthayya kUDA saMtAnAnni prEmistUnE uMTADu. nIvu nA daggarE uMDu. nA kaLLa muMdE uMDu. nA bAdha paMchukO, nA tapananu nIvu paMchukO, nA bhAgyaM paMchukO. nA pratirUpaMgA, nA pratibiMbaMgA uMDu.

“rAMg hOp!”

ikkaDekkaDainA TeliphOn eks^ChEMj uMdA EM? unnaTTu, akkaDiniMchI evarO cheptunnaTTu tIrthayyaku anipistOMdi, vinipistOMdi.

“rAMg naMbar! rAMg siTI! rAMg hOp!”

evaru? evaradi? A adRSya AparETar ekkaDa? evarU kanabaDarEM?

teliyakuMDA nidrapaTTEsiMdi. ilAgE jarugutuMdi. pagaTi nuMchi rAtriki, sOmavAraM nuMchi AdivArAniki, podduTniMchi sAyaMkAlAniki poddu jarugutuMdi. tIrthayyaku rAtrulaMTE bhayaM, eMdukaMTE nidralO gODala mIda kanipiMchE gItalu, gItalapaina gItalu!

A gODalamIda dIpaMkaruni mukhaM achchupaDi uMTuMdi. nidralO tIrthayya AlOchistADu… manOj daggariki okasAri veLLivastE! manOj chinnanATi mitruDu. ataDu manastatvavEtta. mAnasikarOgAlaku chikitsa chEstADu. nissaMdEhaMgA tIrthayya pAlumAlinavADE.

“nIku anArOgyaM unnamATa nijamE.”

tIrthaMkaruni pAlipOyina mukhaM, chUpullOni beMga, mATimATikI nuduTi chemaTa tuDuchukonE prayatnaM annI gamaniMchina manOj cheppADu.

“EmanArOgyaM?”

“narAla jabbu”

“nA narAlakEmaiMdi? lakshaNaMgA unnAyigA?”

“nIkunna chiMtalu vichitramainavi.”

“vichitramaina chiMtalA?”

“nIvEmEM cheppAvO, nIvE vinu. idigO.”

manOj TEp An chESADu. eppuDu rOgulu tama guriMchi cheppukuMTArO appuDE manOj A vishayAlannI rikArD chEsi peTTukuMTADu. avi maLLI vini AlOchiMchi chikitsa chEstADu. tIrthayya TEp rikArDar vaMka chUSADu. aMtalOnE lOgoMtukatO tana svaraM vinipiMchiMdi.

“nAkEmanipistuMdaMTE, nA yillu nAdi kAdanipistuMdi. talupu taTTinapuDu evarU talupu teravaranI, eMdukaMTE nEnu rAMg aDras^ku vachchAnanI anipistuMdi. dArlO naDustunnappuDu idi kalakattA kAdanI, alA migalalEdanI anipistuMdi. anni yiLLu vAkiLLu, pedda maidAnAlu, bhavanAlu, smRtimaMTapAlu annI vErE EdO Uri chEtilO peTTi kalakattA ekkaDikO pAripOyiMdanipistuMdi. iT Ij e rAMg siTI ani tarachU anipistOMdi. avasaraM lEkapOyinA kEvaDAtallAku veLLAnu okasAri, idi kalakattAnE ani nammakaM kalugutuMdEmO ani. akkaDa gODala mIda vrAsinadi chadivi nEnu tappu sthalAniki vachchAnani arthamaiMdi. ArOju nAku kala…

manOj TEp Aph chESADu. tIrthayya vaipu chUsi “cheppu, A rOju EM kala vachchiMdi, tIrthA?” ani aDigADu.

“EmO, cheppalEnu.”

pUrtigA #»

phyUg (#Fugue)

Aleks nuMchi Imeyil tana iMTiki Dinnar^ki pilustU. “eMtO maMdi uMDaru. chinna pArTI. nIku parichayaM chESAnu chUDU, TerIsA, AmE nuvvU, mI iddarE DAkTarlu. migatA evarU kAru.”

nisI veMTanE tana saMgItaM TIchar, Aleks rUben Imeyil ku samAdhAnaM ichchiMdi. “nannu pilistE mIku chAlA ibbaMdi avutuMdi. nEnu tinakUDani padArdhAlu chAlA unnay. menyU khachchitaMgA telistE tappa, nEnEM tinalEnu, tAgalEnu.”

“nisI! ninnu pOyijan cheyyAlani pilavaTaM lEdu. bhOjanAniki pilustunnA. nuvvu brAhmin viDO vA?”

“nuvvu vilEj iDiyaT^vA? Aleks! nI sannAsi iMDiyan kalchar parij~nAnaM nA daggara chUpaka. nAku chAlA rakAla phuD elarjIlu unnAyi. A DAkTar TerIsA gAru nI keppaTi nuMchO phreMD kadA. klArineT kUDA vAyistuMdi gadA. Amenu aDugu. koMcheM nI kardhamayE bhAshalO, klArineT vAyistU cheputuMdi.” nisi I meyil.

veMTanE riplai. “nisI! nEnoka prophesar sumA. idi kAlEji vALlu tanikhI chEsE Imeyil. praivET^gA SuMTha, daddamma ani pilustAvanukO. pablik^lO maryAdichchi mATlADalEvA?”

“nOp. nEnu evari udyOgini kAnu. nAku mI rUls akkara lEdu. mI kAlEj kOsaM, nuvvu E gaDDi peDitE adi tini chachchipOTAniki tayArugA lEnu. nI phyunaral mArch, vErE vALla kOsaM, plE cheyyi Aleks!”

“nuvvu rAvAli. puvvulalO peTTi chUstA. help mi! nIkEM kAvAlO cheppavU.”

Ame appuDu navvukuni, tanu Evi asalu tinakUDadO ataniki teliyachEsiMdi. ataDu veMTanE tana iMTi aDras, E rOju, E samayAniki rAvAlO samAchAraM, Ameku paMpADu.


nisi Aleks iMTlO ichchina viMduki chAlA saMtOsha paDiMdi. ataDu aMta bAgA vaMTa cheyyagalaDani Ame anukOlEdu. ArugurE viMduku vachchiMdi. aMdarikI tanE DriMk laMdiMchADu. Ameku EdO nAnA rakAla paLlu, AkulU alamulU unna sAphT DriMk ivvabOtE Ame atani cheyyi tOsEsi, nI kunna vATilO maMchi vain, maMchi vain glAs^lO ivvu aMdi. ataDu reMDu vain bATils terichi, reMDu glAsullO koMcheM, koMcheM vaMpi Ameku aMdiMchADu. Ame ruchi chUsi okaTi eMchukuMdi. Ame glAs niMpi, atidhulanu okari kokarini parichayaM chEsukOmani akkaDi nuMDi kichen lOki veLli pOyADu.

nisiki sOniyA muMdugAnE telusu. myUjik skUllO sOniyA pADitE viMTAniki, eMtO utsAhaMtO veLutuMdi. Ame AhvAniMchina gAtra saMgIta vidvAMsulanu vErE vArini, viMTAniki kUDA ishTapaDi veDutuMdi. ArakaMgA Ameku AperA saMgItaMlO Asakti perigiMdi. nisi saMgItaM pAThaM cheppiMchukunEppuDu, sOniyA appuDappuDU sTUDiyO lOniki vastuMdi. Aleks, sOniyA Ame muMdu eDApeDA pOTlADukuMTAru.

“Aleks! nuvvu kAlEj^lO kachErilu sarigA ErpATu cheyyaTaM lEdu. anni rakAla vAyidyAlaku samamaina prAdhAnyata ivvavu. paigA gAyakulu, pATalu asalu anavasaraM anukuMTAvu. piyAnO okkaTE vAyidyaM anukuMTAvu. saMgItaM aMtA piyAnO okkaTE tayAru cheyyadu. nisi naDugu, maniddari lOevaru goppO.” aMTuMdi.

nisi, “nI gAtraM, A saMgIta vAyidyAlanniTi kannA bAguMTuMdi.” aMTuMdi veMTanE.

Aleks UrukODu. “nuvvu nisi mATalu nammutAvu. nI gAtraM aMtA vAyis bAks, vOkal kArDs nuMDi mAtramE rAdani kUDA teliyadu tanaki. Ame dESaM gAyakulu alA, goMtulOMchi pai paina tIgalu tIstU mAtramE pADatAru. vAru phuD paip, DayAphram, poTTa koMcheM kUDA upayOgiMcharu. ati nAjUku. adI oka pATEnA? DAkTar nisi gAriki kavitvaM pai mOju. aMdukani sAhityaM mIda abhimAnaM chUpiMchi, vAri mATallOni ardhAlanu, imOshansni saMgItaMlOki anuvadiMchukunE shUlman, shUman, shUbarT lanu viMTAniki utsAhaM chUpistuMdi. Ameku A pAta kAlapu lav poyaTrIlu, Ti.vi. skrIn la mIda chaduvukuMTU, ADA magA okaraMTE okaru paDi chachchipOvaTAlu, A romAMTik nAnses mIda AdhArapaDi, vATiki tOkalalAgA vELlADutU, melikalu tirigE saMgItaM ardhaM chEsukOTAniki prayatnistuMdi.

nEnu prEma pichchigANNi kAnu. bhakti pichchigADini kAnu. nAku mATalu utta sOdi. saMgItAniki mATalu anavasaraM. ainA gAni nisiki vOkal ishTamaitE, nAku uttaraM rAsi batimAlukuni, nA daggira piyAnO pAThAniki eMduku jEriMdi?” annADu.

Aleks rUben mATlADEppuDu svaraM chAlA sama sthAyilO uMchutADu. A kaMTrOlD kaMThasvaraM viMTE, nijAniki nisiki, vOkalisT^la ennO hechchu taggula saMgItaM vinnadAni kannA, ekkuva kAMksha rEgutuMdi. A saMgati vAriddarikI cheppadu Ame.

ataDu oka kAnsarT piyAnisT^gA, eMta sTayilish^gA, chakkagA prAraMbhiMchi, prOgrAM madhya bhAgAlannI samardhatatO nirvahiMchi, chivaraku oka klayimAks^ki tIsuku rAvaTaM, A Taim sens – suj~nAnamaMtA A Dinnar sarv cheyyaTaMlO kUDA chUpADu. nisi – tama iMTlO vALlu kalisinapuDu, ippaTikI, okari mIda okaru paDipOtU, kaMgALIgA, arustU, konnisArlu ADavALlu vaMTillu soMtaM chEsEsukuni, magavALlanu baiTiki tOsEsi, rabhasa chEsi, prati Dinnar^nI oka raNaraMgaMlA elA mArustArA, bhOjanaM tinna AnaMdaM iMta kUDA uMDadu kadA, anukuMdi.

Dinnar pArTIlO nisitO muMdugA chorava tIsukuni mATlADiMdi, TerIsA. Ame chanuvugA, Aleks rUben illu nisiki chUpiMdi. gODala mIda bIthoven, lijsT, bommalunnAyi. chEti vrAtalO unna myUjik kAMpojishan lunnayi. avi chadivE parij~nAnaM iMkA nisiki lEdu. eppaTikI rAkapOvachchu. kAni, Aleks iMTlO peyiMTiMgs tanu konipiMchinavani TerIsA cheppinapuDu, illu alaMkaraNalu tanu chEsinaTTU, Aleks EdO myUjik siDi guriMchi, cheppinapuDu TerIsA veMTanE lOpali gadi lOki veLli tIsuku rAvaTaM nisi chUsiMdi. aMduvalla Aleks^kIkI, TerIsAkI, bahuSA guruvu, vidyArdhini kannA ekkuva saMbaMdhaM unnadEmO anukuMdi.

vachchina atidhulalO iddaru bhAryA bhartalu. ataDu soMta iMTarneT bijines unnavADu. atani bhArya, kAlakshEpAniki nyUTrishan kOrsulu tIsukuMTunnadi. vAriddari mATala baTTI, Ame jyUyish vanita anI, ataDu kEdhalik anI, vAriddaridI reMDO peLli anI, vAri illu A daggara lOnE uMdanI nisiki telisiMdi.

aMdarU EvO lOkal kaburlU, vAri yAtrala kaburlU, pAliTiks mATlADukuMTU tiMTunnAru. mATala madhyalO Aleks TerIsAni, “nuvvippuDu Uru mAri, kotta kArDiyak phelOship chEsi sAdhiMchE dEmiTI”? annADu.

nisitO tanu veLlabOyE chOTa unna lETesT peT skAn^lU, em.Ar.ai. ekvip^meMT guriMchi cheputunna TerIsA, muMdu paTTiMchukOlEdu. kAni maLlI egatALigA, “nuvvu ippuDu iMkO UreLli poDichEdEMTI,” ani Aleks reTTistE, okkasArigA TerIsA bElans tappiMdi. Ame gaTTigA arichiMdi.

“nAku emarjensI rUm laMTE ishTaM. akkaDa roppukuMTU, UpirADakuMDA unna vALlanu chUstE nAku kik vastuMdi. vALlaku i.ke.ji.lu tiyyaTaM, ekOlu tiyyaTaM, aTU iTU haDAviDigA parigettaTaM nAku eksayiTiMgA uMTuMdi sarEnA, yu Ar sO sTupiD Aleks!” ani gaTTigA kEkalEsiMdi.

Ame chEtilO vain glAs pagili, erra vainaMtA balla mIda olikipOyiMdi.

okka kshaNaM, A saMbhAshaNa eTu pOtunnadO teliyaka aMdarU ayOmayaMlO paDDAru. nisi, TerIsA, gAju peMkulu ettasAgAru.

sOniyA – gAju pagilitE anarthaM aMdi, koMcheM adEdO jarigitE bAguMTuMdannaTTu. avi alA vadileyyaMDi. mI chEtulu tegutAyi, nEnu tIsEstAnannADu Aleks. glavs istE chAlaMdi nisi. aMdari paLlAlU, glAsulU mArcheyyamani ArDar jArI chEsiMdi, Aleks A pani chEstuMDagA TerIsA bAtrUm lOki mAyaM ayyiMdi. glavs Dabul chEsi vEsukuni, nisi, A gAju peMkulu ettEsi, balla klIn chEsEsiMdi. TerIsA bAtrUm^lO marI ATTE sEpu tIsukOkuMDA tirigi vachchiMdi. nisi pakkana vachchi kUrchuni, tana pharnichar, itara vastuvulu annI paMpiMchi vEsinaTTU, tanU reMDu pags, marusaTi rOju plEn^lO, tana kotta plEs^ku veDutunnaTTu cheppiMdi.

aMdarU sardukuni sherrI tAgutU DisarT tinnAru. kAni nisiki Aleks rUben egatALi nachchalEdu. eMtainA Ame DAkTar. pai chaduvu chadavAlanukunE iMkO DAkTarni, AphTar Al oka piyanisT egatALi cheyyaTaM Ameku nachchalEdu. UrukOkuMDA, “Aleks! nIkeppuDainA, guMDe laya tappiMdA. chAlA ekkuva vEgaMtO eTlA paDitE aTlA koTTukuMdA. nuvvu ati vEgaMtO piyAnO vAyistAvu. kAni nI guMDe eppuDainA pichchi pichchigA koTTukuMdA?” aMdi.

“UhU@M, lEdu. nA keppuDU alA jaragalEdu.”

“nAku jarigiMdi. chAlA an kaMpharTabul^gA uMTuMdi. eMta toMdaragA, evarainA sari aina ritham^ki mArustArA ani allADi pOyAnu. nuvvu myUjik^tO guMDenu laya tappistAvEmO kAni, mAmUlu ritham^ki tElEvu. nIkaMta Sakti lEdu. TerIsA cheyyagaladu. nuvvevarivi oka DAkTarni lETesT TeknAlajI telusukOkuMDA ApEMduku?”

Aleks challAri pOyADu. “adEdO I ULlOnE cheyyagUDadA anE nEnaDigEdi,” annADu.

“annI unna ULlO dorikitE, mari nI daggaraku vErE dESaM nuMchI vachchi eMduku chaduvukuMTunnAru. chainA, koriyA, brejil nuMDi, nuvveMduku vALlanu vidyArdhulugA oppukunnAv. nuvvu prati konni nelalakU vErE dESaM pOyi kAnsarTs eMdukistAv?”

“O.kE. ai yAm rAMg, ven ai yAm rAMg!” ani, Aleks TerIsA vaipu chUstU, “TerrI! chaduvu chakkagA sAgAlani nE ASistunnA. gata konnELlugA saMgItaM kAlEjiki ichchina virALAlakU, mukhyaMgA nA sTUDeMTla AlanA pAlanA chUstU, vAriki chaduvulOnU, vaidya sahAyaM avasaramainappuDu, A help aMdiMchinaMdukU thEMks!” annADu. aMdarU chappaTlu koTTi ChIrs annAru. DisarT, kAphI mugiMchukuni, mellagA okari daggara okaru selavu puchchukuni, atani illu viDichi veLli pOyAru.

A saMghaTana tarvAta, appaTiki, idivaraku Aleks, TerIsA saMbhAshaNalannI kalupukuni nisiki dAdApu vishayaM ardhaM ayiMdi. TerIsA aMDar grADyuyET^gA, shikAgOlO, myUjik kOrsulu muMdu tIsukuMdi. Ame modaTi moguDiki pillalni kaMTU, atani eMkarEj^meMT^tO meDikal skUl veLliMdi. atanitO A paina eMdukO saripaDalEdu. viDAkulu tIsukuMdi. cheDina vivAhaM vEdana nuMDi baiTa paDaTAniki, Ame chuTTAlaku daggarlO uMTAniki phlAriDA vachchiMdi. Ameku kottagA DayAgnOj chEsina vAskyulAr DisIj mUlAna kUDA, Ame chali pradESaM nuMDi baiTa paDAlanukuMdi. anniTikI therapIgA maLlI, myUjik^ni ASrayiMchiMdi. tadvArA myUjik skUllO DAkTar rUben^ni kalisi, atani mIda AkarshaNa kaligi atanitO parichayaM peMchukOTAniki piyAnO modaleTTiMdi. Aleks, TerIsAlu okaraMTE okaru AkarshitulauTaMlO AScharyaM lEdu. Aleks^ki strIla mIda purushula chelAyiMpu asalu giTTadu. tanu aMdari magavALLalA kAdu ani ataniki nammakaM. evarainA strI itara magavALlanu guriMchi tana daggara EDusukuMTE atani guMDe karigi pOtuMdi. TerIsA A pani bAgA cheyyagaladu.

pUrtigA #»

saMpAdakuni tiraskaraNa lEkha

DiseMbar 31, 1937.

SrI SrIraMgaM SrInivAsarAvu (uraph SrISrI) gAriki,

mIru paMpina rAyalasIma chAMtADaMta poDugATi navya kavita, kavitA! O kavitA! mAku aMdinadi. mIru mI uttarAniki saripaDinanni sTAMpulu aMTiMchalEdu; sarigadA, tirigi paMpaTAniki saripaDa tapAlA biLLalu aMTiMchina kavaru kUDA paMpalEdu.

oka viSEshaM. mI kavitalO akkaDakkaDa asAdhAraNa pratibha kanipistunnadi sumA ani bhrama kaligiMchE merupulu konni unnAyani mA sahasaMpAdakulu okariddaru bhAviMchi nAku nammika kaligiMchaTaM valana mIku javAbu rAyavalasina bAdhyata nApai paDinadi.

I madhyakAlaMlO vastunna telugu kavitala guriMchi mIku oka vishayaM gurtu chEyavalasina avasaraM unnadi. ‘idi telugu padyaM’ ani pErupeTTi, kEvalaM saMskRtaMlO rAsi pArEsE janaM puTTagoDugullA perigi pOtunnAru. aTuvaMTi kavitalu mAku rOjU taMbalutaMbalugA vastunnAyani mIku telusu. mIkU vArikI nalusaMta kUDA bhEdaM lEdani cheppaTAniki nAku EmAtramU saMkOchamu lEdu. mEmu sAdhAraNamugA mA patrikalO iravai-iravai aidu lainulaku miMchina kavitalani achchu veyyamu. mA patrikalO modaTi pEjIlO kavita achchayitE, A kavitaki, rAsina kavikI paddhenimidi kyAreTla baMgAru patakAlu ichchi sanmAniMchE saMsthalu, svAmulu, pIThAdhipatulU, unnArani mIku telusu.

ika mI kavitA! kavitA! anna makuTaMtO mAku pOsTEjI DyUtO vachchina kavita guriMchi:

I kavitalO mIru sumAru nAlugu vaMdala mATalu vADAru. kalagA pulagaMgA samAsaMlO kalipEsina mATalani oka mATa gAnE lekka peTTAmu. udAharaNaki, layAtItaM, nikhilagAnaM, raNanninAdaM, SaMkhArAvaM, rAkshasarati, puMkhAnupuMkhaM, vagairA, vagairA. A samAsAlani viDadIsi reMDu gAnO, konni chOTla mUDu gAnO lekkistE mI kavitalO mATala mottaM daridApugA AruvaMdala paichilukE! ikapOtE, I nAlugu vaMdala mATalalO sumAru reMDuvaMdala mATalu prAchIna saMskRta bhAsha lOnivi. migilina dEvabhAsha mATalaki mIru, nA, nI, nU, lA, ani konni pollu aksharAlu (vITini vibhaktulanAlani chinnayasUri EnADO cheppADu!) tagiliMchi, avi telugu mATalE sumA anE bhrama kaligiMchAru. mIku SrInAthuni SrIharshacharitra ‘anuvAdaM’ guriMchina katha telisE vuMTuMdi. saMskRta paMDitulu, ‘ayyA! mI Du,mu, vu,lu, mIru mI daggirE uMchukoni mA saMskRtaM mAku vadileyyaMDi,’ annAraTa! sariggA, mI kavitA! O kavitA! kavitalO, mI nA, nI, nU, lA lannI tIsEstE mI kavita pUrtigA saMskRta kavita ani cheppavalasi vastuMdi. nijaM cheppAlaMTE adi appuDu kavitagA parigaNiMpa baDadu. reMDava taragati saMskRta vachanamugA lAkshaNikulu aMgIkariMchavachchunEmO!

mIru vADina saMskRtapadAlaki khachchitamayina arthaM telisE vADArA? lEkapOtE, janAniki maskA koTTaTAniki vADArA? machchuki konni udAharaNalu istAnu.

navapESalaM aMTE mIuddESaMlO kotta kOkilA, kotta rOkalA?

gItAvaraNaM aMTE pATala mUta anA?

syaMdanamu aMTE kAraTaM anA lEka rathamu anA?

sinIvAlI aMTE mIku saraina arthaM mIku telusA? chaMdrakaLakanipiMchE amAvAsyani sinIvAlI aMTAru. lEdA mIru pArvati anna arthaMlO vADArA?

lOhaSyEnamA? aMTE inupa DEga anA? aMTE arthaM EmiTi?

nimishAlaMdu, nishAlaMdu aMTE EmiTi?

phiraMgilO jvaraM EmiTi?

idi rAstunnappuDu mIru E E pAnIyAlu puchchukuMTunnAru? ani mA upasaMpAdakuDu okaDu (kovvUru saMskRta pAThaSAlalO Aru saMvatsarAlu saMskRtaM abhyasiMchina kurrADu) AScharya paDutunnADu. ilA rAsukOpOtE, mI kavita mottaM AkshEpiMchavalasi vastuMdi.

mIku jhaDipiMchE mATalu arthaM parthaM lEkaMDA vADaTaMlO chAkachakyaM unnadani rujuvavutunnadi. udAharaNaki chUDaMDi:

dIkshA SikshA tapassamIkshA — guhalO, kuTilO, chIkaTilO — SaMkhA rAvaM, DhaMkA dhvAnaM, ghUkaM kEkA, bhEkaM bAkA
— hAhAkAraM! ArtArAvaM! — balavat jharavat,– amOgha, magAdha, machiMtya, mamEyaM,
— prakshALita mAmaka pApaparaMpara — tArA nivahapu prEma samAgaM — nAnuDi, nIguDigA
— nAgItaM naivEdyaMgA, hRdyaMgA — kavanaghRNI! ramaNI!– anupamitA! aparimitA!
— visarina rasa visRmara — rasadhuni! maNi khani!

ilAga prAsalu, anuprAsalu, aMtyAnuprAsalu, yamakAlu, gamakAlu, chamakAlu kOkollalu, mIkavita niMDA!

rAsina taruvAta kanIsaM okkasArainA chaduvukoni chUsukunnArA? EmiTi, vikAraMgA I mATala gaDabiDa? rakarakAla SabdAla allikatO Sayya chEsi evarini bhayapeDadAmanukunnAru? evarini mOsagiddAmanukunnAru? daya chEsi cheppaMDi. mIru kavitani, oka adhishTAna dEvatagA (pASchAtyula bhAshalO #Muse# ani arthaM) okkokkatUri daivAMSasaMbhUtastrIgA saMbOdhiMchAru. mIru parama nAstikulani mA sahasaMpAdakuDu okaDu vALLa amma mIda oTTEsi nokki cheputunnADu. idi nijamEnA?

ika pOtE ChaMdassu vishayaM. idi chAlA mukhyaM. mIku ChaMdassu sarpaparishvaMgaMlA aDDupaDinadani aMTunnAru. mA kovvUru paMDituDu, ChaMdassulO kAkalu tIrina srashTha. mI kavitalO daggira daggira aravainAlugu ChaMdassulu nibiDIkRtaMgA unnAyani savAlu chEstunnADu. okaTi kAdu, reMDukAdu, aravainAlugu! chatushshashTi kaLallA!

mIkavitalO konni merupulu kanipiMchAyani nEnu muMdugA cheppAnu. A vishayaM prastAvistAnu. mIku, mI svAnubhavaMlO, tAgubOtu vyaktAvyaktAlApana, paDupukatte rAkshasarati, uritIyabaDDa Sirassu cheppina rahasyaM, sammekaTTina kUlIla bhAryala biDDala AkaTi chichchula hAhAkAraM, ArtArAvaM — vATiki tODugA oka lakshanakshatrAla mATalu, oka kOTijalapAtAla pATalu, vinipiMchAyi, kanipiMchinAyi ani aMTunnAru. I kannavI vinnavI padyaMlO peDadAmanukuMTE, mIku SmaSAnAla vaMTi nighaMTuvulu, vyAkaraNAla saMkeLLu aDDaM vachchAyi. adi kadA, kluptaMgA asalu vishayaM. SabAsh! avannI kalipi, oka chakkani vachana padyaM telugubhAshalO iravai aidu – mupphai lainulaki miMchakUDA rAsi, tirigi paMpiMchaMDi. (lEdA Apani mA upasaMpAdakulu chEstE, mIku abhyaMtaraM EmAtramU lEdani oka pOsT kArD paMpaMDi!) ika migilina saMskRta bhEshajaM gaMdaragOLAniki SASvataMgA bai bai cheppaMDi. kAvAlaMTE ADiyOs, amIgOs anaMDi. appuDu, mIjAti janulu (vILLevvaLLO mA saMpAdakavargAniki iMtavarakU aMtubaTTalEdu!) maMtraMlA mrOgiMchi pADukunE avakASaM uMTuMdani bhAvistunnAnu.

mI kavitA! O kavitA! kavitani yadhAtathaMgA mA patrikalO prachuriMchalEmani mIku teliya parustunnAnu.

AkharigA oka salahA. mIku jaMtuSAstraMlO paTTA unnadani telisinadi. mIkavitalO sadaru pratibha pratibiMbistunnadi. I rakamayina kavitvaM rAyaTaM mAnukoni, mI paTTAni sadviniyOgaparachukonaMDi.

Salavu.

gOpAluni gOviMda rAvu ( gOgOrA)
mukhya saMpAdakuDu,
bai-rati.
telugu sAhitya mAsa patrika.

pUrtigA #»

kOTigAni katalu: vIra bhadruDi tala

poddunnE nidra lEchADu kOTi.

kAnuga pullani nOTlO peTTukuni doDlO gODa mIdekki tApIgA namalaDaM modalu peTTADu.

mUlana araTi cheTlu gelalatO chaMTi biDDalanettukunna paDuchu tallullA unnAyi.

dAnimma cheTTu, vEpa cheTTu, kari vEpa cheTTu, nimma cheTTu, kAnuga cheTTu pakkannE mUDu kobbari cheTlu unnAyi.

A pakkanE mudda maMdAraM, oMTi rekka maMdAraM, naMdi vardhanaM, garuDa vardhanaM unnAyi.

kiMdana chEtikaMdE, geDakaMdE ettulO unna pUlannI poddunnE vALLamma pUjalOki veLLipOtAyi kAbaTTi Apaina ekkaDO AkASaMlO iMchumiMchugA mabbulani tAkutunnaTlunnavi mAtraM prastutaM migili unnAyi.

rakarakAla kanakAMbarAlu, E chinna gAlikI vaMgi vaMgi daNNameTTE baMti, chAmaMtulunnAyi.

tummedalu, tUnIgalu, sItAkOka chilukalu puvvula mIda egurutunnAyi.

tummedalannA, avi chEsE rodannA kOTiki chirAku.

tEliggA egiripOyE bulli bulli tUnIgalannA, raMgu raMgula sItAkOka chilukalannA pichchishTaM.

ivi rAtraMtA ekkaDa paDukuMTAyO ani AScharya paDDADu.

cheTla mIda paDukuMTAyEmO anukunnADu.

mettagA boMtallAgAnO, silku duppaTlalAgAnO uMDE pUla rekkala mIda babbuMTAyEmO, akkaDa chOTu dorakkapOtE mettani siri chApallAgA uMDE Aku pachcha Akula mIda kunuku tIstAyEmOnani anEsukunnADu.

tulasi kOTa muMdu amma kaDigi muggu vEsi pUja kUDA chEsEsiMdi.

nattalu appuDE A piMDi mugguni tinaDaM modalu peTTAyi.

kOTi A nattalani, cheTTu mIda kAkulani chUstU paLLu tOmaDaM tIrubaDigA pUrti chEsEsi iMTOki vachchADu.

vADikippuDu panneMDELLu.

nIkennELLurA? ani evarainA aDigitE mAtraM O padEnEskO anEsi pOtADu.

vaMTiTlOkeLLi gODaki jAgilapaDi vALLamma glAsuniMDA pOsichchina kAphI tAgaDaM modalu peTTADu.

pAlu tAgamani vALLamma eMta batimilADinA, vADiki iMTlO pedda vALLalAgA kAphIyE kAvAli.

ippuDu eMDAkAlaM selavalu modalayyAyi kAbaTTi vADu hAyigA vADi ishTaM vachchinaTTu snEhitulani veMTEsukuni gaTla veMTA, puTla veMTA tiragaDAniki plAnlu vEsukuni amalu chEstunnADu.

vADi snEhitulu yathA prakAraM iMTimuMdukochchi Ila vEsi kOTi kOsaM eduru chUstU nilabaDDAru. kOTigADu amma ichchina kAphI pUrti chEsi oka tuvvAlu tIsukuni snEhitulu pakkiMTi malligADu, eduriMTi veMkigADu aTupakkA iTu pakkA veMTa naDustuMDagA kAlava daggariki bayaludErADu.

vALLu Ita koTTEMduku reMDu chOTlunnAyi. okaTi, mallanna bAvi. reMDu, paMTa kAluva.

paMTa kAluvakE bayaludErAru aMdarU. appaTikE akkaDa ULLO unna iMkoddimaMdi sAvAsagALLu Italu koDutunnAru.

tuvvALLu oDDuna peTTukuni nILLallOki digi vALLatO kalisi hAyigA Italu koTTEru.

iMka chAllErA, iMka pOdAM, ani malligADaMTE,

gaMgamma gaMgamma
nA pEru kOTI
nI pEru gaMgamma
nuvvu vaMkAyalu testE
nEnu TeMkAyalu testA
nuvvu vaMDi peDitE
nEnu mekki tiMTA!

ani kOTi gADu pADitE, alAgE evaLLa pErlu vALLu cheppukuni mUDu munakala pATa pADutU mUDu munakalEsi, nILLODutU bayaTikochchi tuvvALLatO talalu, oLLU tuDuchukoni iLLaki bayaludErAru.

dOvalO rEy, guja guja bellaM chEddAMrA annADu malligADu.

sarE rA ani aMdarU okE mATagA mallanna bAvi daggara chiMta cheTTu kiMdaki chErAru. A chiMta cheTTu ekkE suluvu vALLaMdarikI telusu.

chakachakA ekkipOyi koMcheM tellagA, koddigA erragA unna chiMta pUtani SraddhagA kommalu virakkuMDA chiMta chiguru nalakkuMDA kAyalu rAlakuMDA guppeLLa niMDA kOsukunnAru.

aMtA O tuvvAlulO vEsi mUTa kaTTi taDi baTTalatOnE kOTi gADi iMTiki bayalu dErAru.

vALLiMTlO vEpa cheTTu ekki paMDu vEpa paLLani amita SraddhagA kOSAru. konni mAMchi mAMchi paMDu vEpa paLLu cheTTu kiMda rAlipaDi uMTE chUsi ayyO anukunnAru.

talA oka rAyi tIsukuni,SubhraMgA tuDichi chiMta pUtani bAgA daMchEru.

cheTTu kiMda baMDani OsAri tuDichi dAni mIda chiMta chigurutO guMDraMgA gaTTu kaTTAru.

vEpakAyalanu nokkutU pichak pichakmani giMjalu,gujju madhyalO paDETaTTu vEstU tokkalu mAtraM vALLa venakki paDEstU bhalE ushArugA A pani mugiMchAru.

appuDu malli gADu tappa aMdarU A gujjutO kUDina giMjala mIda okaLLa arachEtulni iMkOLLa arachEtula mIda peTTi arachEtula koMDa tayAru chEstE – dAnimIda malli gADu piDikilitO koDutU,

“guja guja bellaM
gujAru bellaM
… …” ani pATa pATa pADDaM modalu peTTEDu.

O ayidu nimishAlu alA pATa pADutU koTTaDaM.

pUrtayyAka chEtulu tIsEsi, chiMta pUta, vEpa kAyAla gujjuni bAgA OsAri kalipi, bhAgAlu chEsukuni paMchukunnAru.

aMdarU paMchukOgA koMcheM baMDa mIda migilitE dAnni chinni chinni muddalu chEsi, idi pilli mudda, idi kAki mudda, idi pichchika mudda, idi kukka mudda ani nAlugu vaipulA visirEsi A tarvAta tinaDaM modalu peTTAru.

tiMTU uMDagA unnaTTuMDi nAnna I pUTa aDaviniMchi vastArani gurtochchiMdi kOTiki.

naDavadATi muMdu gadilOki veLLEDu. akkaDa nAnna nijaMgAnE vachchEDu. nAnnatObATu nAnna snEhitulU unnAru. aDaviniMchi appuDE vachchEru. naTTillaMtA mATalatO mahA saMdaDigA uMdi.

kOTI nAnnaki, grAmaM pakkana unna aDavi koTTina piMDi.

appuDappuDU tana snEhitulatO kalisi, veMTa gOtAllO biyyaM,uppu,pappulu,iMkA avi mOsE manishini kUDA tIsukuni aDaviki veLLi reMDu mUDu rOjulu gaDipi vastU uMTAru. Ayanaki charitra annA, purAvastu pariSOdhana annA eMtO ishTaM. A pani mIdE aDaviki veLLEdi. aDavilO cheMchulni kUDA veMTa beTTuku veLutuMTAru.

IsAri vALLaki EvO nANElu dorikAyi. vATiguriMchE mATlADukuMTunnAru. kOTI nAnna vATini purAvastu SAkha vAriki ichchEstAraTa.

aDavilOnE cheTTu kiMda SidhilAvasthalO dorikiMdi O vigrahaM tala.

vIrabhadruDaTa. gOtAMlO unnADu. ATavikulevarO pUjalu chEyaDaM mAnEsi vadilipeTTipOyina virigipOyina vigrahaM tAlUkU tala ani nirNayiMchAru vALLu. chivariki vALLiMTilOnE pUja gadilO uMchAlani anukunnAru. anukunnadE taDavugA nalugurU kalisi mOsuku veLLi pUjagadi muMdu uMchi iMka veLLostAmani veLLipOyAru.

vIrabhadruDA? pErE bhayaMkaraMgA uMdE anukunnADu kOTi. vIrabhadruDu Sivuni pramatha gaNAlaku adhipati ani, SivuDu vIrabhadruni paMpi daksha yaj~nAnni dhvaMsaM chEyiMchADani nAnna chebutuMTE vIra tAMDavaM chEstunna ugrarUpaM rUpukaTTiMdi vADi kaLLa muMdu.

vAmmO anukunnADu.

pUrtigA #»

mA AviDa – maMgaLasUtraM

baddhakaMgA nidralEchi mohaM kaDukkoni kurchIlO kUchuni Taimu chUSAnu. pAvu takkuva Aru avavastOMdi. vAkiMguki veLLE Taimu ayiMdi.

“EmaMDI” aMdi mA AviDa mRduvugA, udayamE modaTi kAphI kappu istU.

mRduvugA mATlADaM aMTE nAku ardhaM kAdu. mellagA, nemmadigA, takkuva SRtilO mATlADaDAnni mRduvugA mATlADaDaM ani ardhaM cheppukuMTAnu. prastutaM prabhAvati alAgE mATlADiMdi. ilA mATlADaDaM AviDa naijaM kAdu. AviDa alA mATlADinappuDallA nEnu ibbaMdi paDDa saMdArbhAlE gurtuku vastAyi. aMdukanE nEnu gaMbhIraMgA annAnu.

“EmiTaMDI” ani.

“ninna rAtri maMgaLasUtraM maLLI perigiMdi. poddunnE pasuputADu vEsukunnAnu.”

nA guMDellO rAyi paDiMdi.

“idivaralO mUDu mATlu sUtraM perigiMdi. idi nAlugOmATu. I mATainA, mATu peTTakuMDA kottadi chEyiMchaMDi!” mA AviDa konasAgiMchiMdi mRduvugAnE.

periginappuDallA mA iMTlO chinna saiju yuddhaM jarigEdi. kottadi chEyiMchamani AviDa, atikistE saripOtuMdani nEnu vAdiMchukunE vALLaM. ippaTidAkA nEnE gelichAnu.

“nA daggara Dabbu lEnappuDE adi eMduku perugutuMdi? nA mIda adi kaksha sAdhistOMdA?” annAnu navvutUnE.

“mI daggara Dabbu eppuDuMdi kanuka?” mATallO SRti perigiMdi.

nijamE, nalabhainAlugu ELlaku paigA udyOgaM chEsinA svaMta illu lEdu. bEMk bElans, DipAjiTs kalipi kUDA reMDu, mUDu mATlu hAspiTaluki veLLi rAgaliginaMta mAtramE uMdi. saMpAdiMchinadi kharchu peTTaDamE mA iddarikI alavATu. AdA chEyAlanE sadbuddhi mA iddarikI eppuDU kalagalEdu. nEnu mATlADalEdu.

“I maMgaLa sUtraM eppuDu chEyiMchAmO gurtuMdA?” mATallO SRti madhyama sthAyiki chErukuMdi.

“mana peLLiki chEyiMchAmu kadA!” ani annAnu mRduvugA.

“mana peLlayi enni ELlu ayiMdi?” SRti mAralEdu.

“nalabhai nAlugu ELlu ayiMdi kadA!” mRduvugAnE annAnu.

“enni tulAlatO chEyiMchArO gurtu uMdA?” SRti madhyama sthAyi dATEsiMdi.

“nAlugu tulAlani anukuMTunnAnu.” nA goMtulO kUDA SRti perigiMdi. (I pakkiMTlO TivilO pravachanAlu AgipOyAyi. A pakkiMTlO graiMDar AgipOyiMdi.)

“mI mohaM, tulAlu kAdu kAsulu. mUDu kAsula kannA reMDu mUDu chinnAlu takkuvE.”

“chinnaM aMTE eMta?”

“nAkU teliyadu. appuDu mAvALLu alAgE annAru.”

“mI vALLu annadE satyamA?” SRti iMkA perigiMdi.

“ULLO vALLu kUDA alAgE annAru mari. abaddhaM cheppAlsina avasaraM vALlakEmuMdi? mArchi iMkOTi chEyiMchukuMdAmani aMTE mIru oppukOlEdu ippaTi dAkA!”

“pichchidAnA, maMgaLa sUtramu mArcharAdu. sUtraM perigiMdi aMTAru kAnI tegiMdi anakUDadu. pasupu tADu mAtramE uttamaM. avi dhariMchE anasUya, sAvitri lAMTi vALLu parama pativrata layyAru.” SRti mArchi mRduvugAnE anunayiMchAnu anukunnAnu.

“nEnu pativratanu ayinA, vALLa kOvalOki veLLanu kAnI I sUtraM eppuDu mArpistArO cheppaMDi?” kharAkhaMDigA vinipiMchiMdi svaraM.

“mArchanu. peLLinADu vEsukunna maMgaLa sUtraM tana kaDadAkA kAnI bharta gatiMchina taruvAta kAnI mAtramE tIyavalenu ani vEdAllO vrASAru. adi pativratA lakshaNaM!” kaThinaMgAnE annAnu SRti peMchi. (pakkiMTi vALLu mA iLLa madhya gODa daggaraki vachchina chappuLLu vinipiMchAyi.)

“mIru vEdAllO chadivArA?” niladIsiMdi mA AviDa.

“vij~nulu selavistE nEnu vinnAnu!” nEnU taggalEdu.

“tamari mukhAraviMdaM. I maMgaLa sUtraMlO ippuDu eMta baMgAraM uMTuMdO cheppagalarA?” (gODa daggara navvulu vinipiMchAyi.)

“mUDu kAsulu uMTuMdi gadA reMDu chinnAlu takkuvagA.” javAbichchAnu.

“idivaralO mUDu mATlu perigiMdi. periginappuDallA oka seMTimITaru taggiMdi. mUDu mATlu merugu peTTiMchAM. merugu peTTiMchinappuDu pAvu tulaM taggutuMdiTa. verasi ippuDu oka tulaM mIda reMDu,
mUDu grAmulu uMTuMdEmO.”

“adEmiTi? kAsulanuMchi tulAlaki vachchAvu.”

“I kAlaMlO tulAlalOnE lekhkhistunnAru.”

annaTTu baMgAraM lekhkhalu anagAnE gurtuku vachchiMdi. mA AviDaku nagalu oka chEtivELLatO lekhkhiMchadaggavi mAtramE unnAyiTa. reMDu vELLu migilipOtunnAyi ani kUDA bahuvidhAla palumArlu vichAriMchiMdi. kanIsaM oka chEti vELLanainA saMtRpti parachamani anEka mArlu abhyardhiMchiMdi. dhanAbhAva paristhitula valla baMgAraMtO mA AviDa baMdhaM peMpoMdiMcha lEkapOyAnu. nagalu lekhkhiMchaDaMlO kUDA mA madhya vibhEdAlu tArasthAyilO unnAyi. mA peLLilO vALLa vALLu nAku peTTina uMgaraM, nA chiTikina vElikE saripOvaDaM valla nEnu upayOgiMchalEkapOyAnu. koMtakAlaM taruvAta A uMgarAniki, nA chevi pOgulu jErchi tana madhyavEliki amarchukuMdi. idi lekhkhalOki rAduTa. adi nA akauMT lOkE veLLutuMdaTa. mutyAlahAraMlO baMgAraM lekhkhiMcha sthAyilO uMDadu kAbaTTi adi baMgAru nagala lekhkhalOki rAduTa. I kAraNaM vallE chevi duddulu, mukku puDaka lekhkhiMcha rAduTa. gAjulu ADavALLa hakku alAgE maMgaLa sUtraM, nallapUsalu peLLaina ADavALLa hakku kAbaTTi avi lekhkhiMcha kUDaduTa. mA iMTi chuTTupakkala vALLu evarainA EdainA naga chEyiMchukuMTE mA iMTlO vibEdhAlu vijRMbhistAyi. reMDu mUDu rOjulu eDategani charchalu uchChasthAyilO sAgutAyi. A reMDu rOjulu mA iMTi pakkavALLu Tivi kaTTEstAru kUDAnu. nA AlOchanalalO nEnuMDagA mA AviDa tana manasulO mATa bayaTa peTTiMdi.

“iMkO mUDu tulAlu kalipitE gaTTi sUtraM maMchigA chEyiMchukOvachchu!” utsAhaMgA aMdi.

“nI golusu uMdi kadA mUDunnara kAsuludi. adi, idi kalipitE baMgAraM konakhkharlEdu. mArchi chEsinaMduku majUri oka padihEnu, iravai vElallO vachchEstuMdaMTE chEyiMchukO.” saumyaMgAnE annAnu.

“A golusu mA ammadi. adi mana ammAyikE cheMdutuMdi nA tadanaMtaraM. adi mArchaDAniki oppukOnu. EM? mUDu tulAla baMgAraM konalErA?” kOpaMgAnE aMdi.

nAkU kOpaM vachchiMdi.

“iMkA eMta kAlaM nI meDalO uMTuMdO teliyani A maMgaLasUtrAniki ippuDu oka laksha rUpAyalu peTTE uddESaM nAku lEdu. nuvveMta aDiginA lAbhaM lEdu.” nA goMtu nAkE karkaSaMgA vinipiMchiMdi.

I mATa aMTUnE nEnU talupu tIsukoni vIdhilOki vachchAnu. pakkiMTi vALLu haDAvaDigA tama iLLalOki veLlaDaM gamaniMchAnu. sAdhAraNaMgA iddarU kalisi vAkiMguki veLatAmu. I vELa kOpaMgA nEnu okkaDinE veLlAnu.

challaTi gAli mohAniki tagulutOMdi. ayinA kOpaM iMkA challAralEdu. prasannAMjanEya svAmi guDi vIdhi dATi nAlugu aDugulu vESAnu. dATutU svAmi vAriki O namaskArabANaM kUDA vESAnu, eMdukainA maMchidani. koMcheM dUraMlO oka SunakarAju rODDu madhya aDDaMgA paDukkoni viSramistunnADu. chinnappaTinuMchi kUDA nAku kukkalaMTE bhayaM. bhayaMtO kUDina bhakti kUDA. kukka bhau bhau aMTE nEnu dEvuDiki daMDaM peTTukuMTAnu, nannu karavakuMDA chEyamani. vAriki nidrAbhaMgaM kaligiMcharAdanE saduddESaMtO rODDu pakkagA veLLaDAniki prayatnaM chESAnu. ayidAru aDugula dUraMlO uMDagAnE grAmasiMhaM gAru lEchAru. bhau bhau aMTU nannu palakariMchAru. nAku vAri bhAsha teliyakapOvaDaM valla kaMgAru paDDAnu. adi SRti peMchiMdi. nEnu AgipOyAnu. nannu chUsi adi saradAgAnO, kOpaMgAnO tana bhAshalO bhau bhau aMTU vAdaM modalu peTTiMdi ani ardhaM ayiMdi. dAniki nannu chUsi kOpaM vachchiMdO lEka asahyaM vEsiMdO ardhaM kAlEdu, kAnI nEnu aMTE dAniki ishTaM lEdu ani ardhaM ayiMdi. dAnitO nEnu saMbhAshaNa modalu peTTAnu.

“snUpI” ani pilichAnu. “kUl kUl” ani kUDA annAnu.

adi paTTiMchukOlEdu, maLLI bhau bhau aMdi iMkoMcheM ghaTTigA. nEnu vivaraNa ichchukunnAnu.

“nEnu mI vIdhiki reMDu vIdhula avatala uMTAnu. rOjU I dOvanE veLutuMTAnu kadA. plIj dOva vadulu.”

A vELa A sAramEyamunaku tana rOju vachchiMdani grahiMchalEkapOyAnu. adi iMkoMcheM ghaTTigA bhau bhau aMTU utsAhaMgA reMDu aDugulu muMduku vEsiMdi. aprayatnaMgA nEnu reMDu aDugulu venakki vESAnu.

“nO nO, nEnu phreMDunE!” ani saMjAyishI ichchukunnAnu. adi vinalEdu. vaDi vaDigA iMkO nAlugu aDugulu muMduku vEsiMdi, bhau bhau rAgAlApana chEstUnE. iMtalO dAni mitrulu okaTi reMDu vachchi avi kUDA vATi bhAshalO, dorakunA iTuvaMTi kaMDa! ani rAgAlApanalO jatakaluputU nA kAlu vAsana chUSAyi.

kiMkartavyaM ani kaMgAru paDDAnu. aMtA midhya, palAyanamE satyaM ani j~nAnOdayaM ayiMdi. venakki tirigi nA kaMDa vATiki aMdakuMDA pikkabalaM chUpiMchAnu.

dInnE bhau bhau vAdaM aMTAraTa, mA Sarma cheppADu. manaM cheppEdi eduTivADiki ardhaM kAdu, ardhaM chEsukOvaDAniki prayatniMchaDu. vADu cheppEdi manaki DiTO. mA iMTlO kUDA idE jarigiMdi kadA anukunnAnu. oka gaMTa sEpu vAkiMgu chEsi iMTiki tirigi vachchAnu.

tirigi vachchETappaTiki mA AviDa TeliphOnulO evaritOnO mATlADutOMdi. nEnu baTTalu mArchukoni vachchETappaTiki prabhAvati phOn peTTEsiMdi. oka padihEnu nimushAlu niSSabdaMgAnE gaDichiMdi. okkokkappuDu niSSabdaM bhariMchaDaM kUDA kashTamE. toMdara paDDAnEmOnani anipiMchiMdi. oka laksha peTTi chEyistE prabhAvati kOrika tIrutuMdEmO nanipiMchiMdi kUDAnu. I bhAvaM oka nimushaM kannA niluvalEdu. unna nAlugU lAkarlOnE unnAyi. reMDu jatala gAjulu kUDA. maMgaLasUtraM, nallapUsalu, reMDu jatala gAjulu mAtramE oMTi mIda uMTAyi. lAkarlOni golusu mArchi chEyiMchukuMTE nashTaM EmiTi? AlOchana tegaTaM lEdu. vAtAvaraNaM tElika parachAlani,

“I vELa Tiphin EM chEstunnAvu?” ani aDigAnu.

“alpAhAramA? ugrANini sEya saMkalpiMchitini!” ani kOpaMgAnE aMdi.

nAku navvu vachchinA ApukunnAnu. I ugrANi prayOgaM peLLaina kottalO modalu peTTiMdi.

pUrtigA #»

vAraphalAlu

‘mIrOju’ patrikAphIsu. lOpala aMtA gaMdaragOLaMgA uMdi – yuddhaMlO kshatagAtrullA ekkaDapaDitE akkaDa visirEsinaTTu chettakAyitAlU, avi aMta mukhyaM kAnaTTu kaMgArugA vATimIdanuMchE ikkaDnuMchi akkaDaki akkaDnuMchi ikkaDakI tirigE priMTarlU, ripOrTarlatO. iMtaTi kaMgArlO kUDA tamakEM paTTadannaTTu lOpala O gadilO patrikAdhipati kam ChIph eDiTar kam Onar lakhan rAvu mukhyulaMdartOnU mITiMgulO kUrchununnADu. asalu lakhan rAvuki tallitaMDrulu peTTina pEru lakshmaNa rAvu. kAnI pEpar sarkulEshan perigE koddI ULLu paTTi tirugutU modaTa nErchukunna vishayaM EmiTaMTE tana pEru aMdarU sulabhaMgA palaka galigEdigA uMDAli. vIra veMkaTa sUrya bhAskara lakshmaNa rAvu aMTE evariki nOru tirigEdi? aMdulOnU – pEru subbArAvu ani cheppagAnE iMTipEru DabbArEkula ani ATOmETiggA telisipOyE – AMdhrA vALLa pErlaMTE eMta nAmardA? alA O DhillI TrippU, kalakattA TrippU vEsochchEsariki lakshmaNa rAvu lakhan rAvu ayipOyEDu. adalA uMchitE, mITiMgulO mukhya vishayaM EmiTaMTE eppaTlAgAnE mI rOju patrika sarkulEshan peMchAli. ippaTikE telugulO atyadhika sarkulEshan unna patrika, mIrOju; kAnI Dabbu yAva aMta sulabhaMgA tIrEdi kAdu kadA? eMdukayyA aMta taMTA aMTE cheppaDAniki samAdhAnaM siddhaMgAnE uMdi: “mA patrika valla eMtamaMdiki upAdhi labhistOMdO chUDavOy!”

gaMTa gaDichinA E okka sab eDiTarki kAnI, lakhan rAvukkAnI aiDiyA taTTanappuDO kurra ripOrTar cheyyettEDu mATlADDAniki. lakhan rAvu ku.ri. kEsi O tIskAraM paDEsi “A cheppu, EmiTaMTAv?” anaDigEDu visuggA.

“adEM lEdsAr, mana patrikalO modaTnuMchI asalu dina phalAlu kAnI vAra phalAlu kAnI prachuriMchiMdi lEdu. migatA patrikallO nEnu chUsinaMta varakU prati okkarU dina, vAraphalAlu chUsukuMTU uMTAru. aMdulOnU mana hiMduvulaki bhayaM bhaktI ekkuva gadA? aMchEta manaM kUDA vAraphalAlu rAyistE…”

“ThATh, evaDayyA cheppiMdi? mIrOju patrikalO vAra phalAlA? prachuriMchaDamA? avi nijaM avutAyA? iMka nOru mUsukO!” karuggA cheppEDu lakhan rAvu.

kAsta sIniyar eDiTar okAyana cheppEDu pakkanuMchi nemmadigA, “ku.ri. cheptOMdi vAra phalAlu prachuriMchaDaM valla vachchE sarkulEshan guriMchi sAr. avi nijaM avutAyA pOtAyA anE dAni guriMchi kAdu.”

lakhan rAvu kAsta churuggA chUsEDu I sAri, “dinaphalAlu vEsE A pEjIlO A reMDu mUDu kAlam^la niDivi oka eDvarTayijmeMTuki istE Dabbulu vachchEvuTayyA?”

“mIrE AlOchiMchaMDi, eDvarTayijmeMTu istE vArAnikO aiduvElu rAvochchu mahA. kAnI pEpar sarkulEshan muphphaivElu perigitE vArAniki eMtalEdannA aravaivElostAyi, pEpar reMDu rUpAyalaki ammitE.” sIniyar eDiTar maMTani egadOstU cheppEDu.

“ayinA sarE, mIrOju patrikalO vAra phalAlu rAyalEdippaTidAkA manaM.”

“dAMdEvuMdi leMDi. mArpu anEdi sahajamE kadA?”

kAsta mettabaDDaTTu kanipiMchina lakhan rAvu annADu anumAnaMgA, “mari avi rAyaDAniki DabbulivvoddU O siddAMti gAriki?”

sIniyar eDiTar chirnavvu navvEDu, “avi rAsE vALLaMtA siddhAMtulani mIru nammutunnArA?”

peThElmani navvEDu lakhan rAvu, “mottaM mIda asAdhyuDivayyA; sarE alAgE kAnIyaMDi kAnI dinaphalAlu vaddu. vArAnikO sAri vAraphalAlu rAddAM. sarkulEshan peragaka pOtE tIsEyaDaM aMta kashTaM kAkUDadu mari.”

mITiMg mugisipOyiMdi. sIniyar eDiTarlaMdarU SebhAsh aMTU kurra ripOrTar bhujaM charichi panullOki veLLipOyEru.


vAraphalAlu rAyaDAnikO pEru kOsaM sIniyar eDiTar prayatnaM modalu peTTEDu. bAgA AlOchiMchi iMTikeLLAka, gata padihEnELLugA amerikAlO uMTunna tana mEnalluDu paramESvara SAstriki phOn chEsEDu. vOnEj vachchAka amerikA iMDiyAlaki aTnuMchiTU, iTnuMchaTU phOnlu uchitaM kadA? ubhayakuSalOpari ayyEka asalu vishayaM cheppEDu, “orE paraM, nI pEru vADukuni vAraphalAlu rAddAM anukuMTunnAnu mA pEparlO. nIkishTavEnA?”

“EviTI? nEneppuDO nAnna daggira kAsta jAtakaM nErchukunna mATa nijamE kAnI ippuDu iravai EDu nakshatrAla pErlu kUDA gurtu lEvu. ayinA amerikA vachchiMdi nyUkliyAr sains^lO DAkTarET kOsaM. nAku vAraphalAlu rAyaDaM vachchi EDistEgA?”

“Ori nI duMpa tegA, ninnevaDu rAyamannADrA, nI pEru vADukuMTAM annAnu kAnI.”

“marevaru rAstAru?”

“nEnu lEnA ikkaDa?”

“nI pErE peTTukOvachchugA ayitE?”

“nAku DAkTarET lEdugA? DAkTar paramESvara SAstri aMTE sarkulEshan amAMtaMgA peragadU?”

“amerikA ani kUDA rAstAvA?” anumAnaMgA aDigEDu paraM.

“lEdulE. aMtalEdu katha.”

“rEppoddunna evarainA kEsu vEstE?” amerikAlO lAyarla taDhAkhA telsina mEnalluDu aDigEDu kutUhalaMgA.

“Emani vEstAru kEsu?” navvEDu iMDiyA janaM nADi bAgA telsina mAvayya, “ayinA nuvvokkaDivEnA DAkTar paramESvara SAstrivi iMDiyAlO?”

“sarE ayitE,” navvutU phOn peTTEsEDu mEnalluDu.


A paivAraM nuMchi mIrOju patrikalO pratI AdivAraM vAraphalaM rAvaDaM prAraMbhamaiMdi. modaTi vAraMlO huMdAgA I vAraphalAlu rAsEdi DAkTar pAnugaMTi paramESvara SAstri anI pedda aksharAltO pEru kUDA vEsEru. vachchina vAraphalAllO machchukki makara lagnAniki ilA rAsEru mIrOju patrika vAru.

kOpatApAltO kuTuMba saukhyaM pADuchEsukOkaMDi. itarulaki ichchE appulu aMta sulabhaMgA vasUlu kAkapOvachchu. kharchulu adupulO uMchukuMTE saulabhyaM. bhagavadanugraM uMdi. navagraha stOtraM paThiMchAli.

nAlugu vArAllO mIrOju AdivAraM patrika sarkulEshan amAMtaMgA padivElu perigiMdi. darimilA I vAraphalAlu mI rOju priMT eDishan lOnU iMTarneT lOnU rAvaDaM modalaipOyiMdi.

ikkaDE evarU UhiMchani malupu tirigiMdi kadha.

I nAlugu vArAlU viDavakuMDA kshuNNaMgA vAraphalAlu chadivina nyUkliyAr saiMTisTu DAkTar pAnugaMTi paramESvara SAstri uraph paraM tIriggA O reMDu gaMTalu AlOchiMchi sAyaMkAlaM bEs bAl prAkTIs nuMchi vachchina koDuku sudhIr^tO charchiMchEDu kathA kamAmIshU.

sudhIr haiskUllOMchi yUnivarsiTI lOki dUkaDAniki siddhaMgA unnADu. paraM eMta cheppinA amerikAlO puTTina pratI reMDO jenarEshan pillallA DAkTar girI chEyaDAniki ishTapaDakapOvaDaM, aTu taMDri eM.Di. chEsi tIrAlanaDaM, iTu koDuku nAkishTaM lEdu, nEnu chEyanani maMku paTTu paTTaDaM jarugutUnE uMdi. I vAdOpavAdanaltO visigipOyina paraM vALLAviDa, ‘pOnI vADikishTaM vachchina kOrsu chEyanIyarAduTaMDI,’ anEsiMdi kUDA. sudhIr appuDE yUnivarsiTIlaki aplikEshanlu peDutunnADu kaMpyUTar sainsulO chEraDAniki. iTunuMchi tanu vADE aiphOnu lOMchi sTIv jAbs, aTunuMchi viMDOs bil gETsU, marO vaipu phEsbuk jUkar bargU poDustUMTE sudhIr^ki taMDri cheppE DAkTar girI, SavAlu kOyaDaM rOtagA anipiMchiMdi mari. prastutAnikO briliyaMT aiDiyAtO oka prAjekT chEsinaTTu yUnivarsiTIlaki chUpiMchagalgitE sITU, dAnitOpATu rUmU, bOrDU anniMTikI skAlar^ship saMpAdiMchochchu.

paraM ippuDochchina briliyaMT aiDiyA koDukutO cheppEsariki sudhIr egiri gaMtEsEDu. modaTi kAraNaM taMDri iMka tanani eM.Di. chEyamani rOjU chaMpuku tinaDu. reMDOdi, I prOjakT chEstE taMDri mIda AdhArapaDakuMDA E phEsbuk tarahAlOnO miliyanIr aipOvachchu. taMDrI koDukulu veMThanE kAryAcharaNa lOki digipOyEru.

reMDu, mUDu vArAlAgi panaMtA dAdApu pUrtayyEka paraM mAvayyaki phOn chEsi kluptaMgA cheppEDu, “mAvayyA nuvvu rAsE vAraphalAlu nEnu chaduvutunnAnu. bAgunnAyi. I madhyana pani aMtagA lEka kAsta khALI dorukutOMdi. vachchE vAraM nuMchI nEnE A vAraphalAlu rAstE nIkEmainA abhyaMtaramA?”

mAvayya hAyigA navvESADu, “asalu modaTa ninnE rAyamaMdAnukunnAnrA. ippuDu nuvvu rAstAnaMTE nAku bOlDu TaiM migultuMdi. tappakuMDA rAyi. pratI SukravAraM rAtri lOpula nuvvu panneMDu rASula vAraphalAlu paMpiMchAvaMTE chAlu. yUnIkODlO paMpiMchAvaMTE marI sulabhaM. avi alAgE priMTlOkI, iMTarneT grUp vALlakI ichchEstAnu. EM mArpullEkuMDA priMTaipOtuMdi.”

“tappakuMDA!”


melligA patrika sarkulEshan puMjukuMTUMTE lakhan rAvu maLLI vAraphalAla vUsettalEdu. mI rOju patrika veb^saiT vALLu kUDA vAraM vAraM, nelakO sAri aMdiMchE ripOrTs chUstU lakhan rAvu saMtOshiMchEDu kUDA. eMdukaMTE I vAraphalAlu iMTarneTlO chUsEdAniki amerikA, AsTrEliyA lAMTi dESAlniMchi vEla saMkhyalO hiTlu vastunnAyi. I vAraphalAla pEjIlO pakkanE O kAlam^lO veb^saiT eDvarTayijmeMTlu Dabbulu rAlustunnAyi kUDA. priMT eDishan saMgati cheppEdEmuMdi? aMtA savyaMgA jarigipOtOMdi.

paraM vArAnikO aragaMTO, gaMTO kaMpyUTar mIda gaDipi ThaMchan tappakuMDA pratI vAraM vAraphalAlu yUnIkODlO mAvayyaki paMpistUnE unnADu. panilO panigA saradAkO mareMdukO gAnI pratI rAsi phalitaMlOnU chivari vyAkyaMgA EdO dEvuNNi ArAdhiMchamanO, EdO dEvuDi japaM chEyamanO, marO dEvuNNi darSiMchamanO rAyaDaM alavATu chEsukunnADu. adi kUDA janAla mIda TAnik^lA panichEsiMdi. mEnalluDu rAyaDaM modalu peTTEka sIniyar eDiTaraina mAvayya I kAlam paTTiMchukOvaDaM mAnESADu. pratI SukravAraM vachchE ImeyillO yUnIkOD aMtA ilA kApI chEsi alA priMTarlakI veb saiT vALlakI ichchEyaDamE. kadha ilA sajAvugA uMDagA O vAraM vAraphalAllO reMDu rAsulaki ilA paDiMdi mI rOju pEparlO.

mInaM: vAhanaM naDapaDaMlO jAgratta vahiMchAli. prayANaMlO appulivvaDaM maMchidi kAdu. vachchE amAvASya nuMchI reMDu vArAlu bhOjana sUchanalunnAyi. vAtAvaraNaM bAguMTE prayANaM chEyavaddu. durgAshTakaM chadavaMDi.

karkATakaM: adhikArulatO jAgratta gA uMTE debbalATalu. bhavishyattu pharavAlEdu. baMdhuvula sahAyaM ASistE bhaMgapATu tapputuMdi.asaMtRpti peMpoMdiMchukOMDi. ibbaMdulunnA ATaMkamE. nammakaM, dhairyaM mimmalni kUrchObeTTEstAyi. adhairyamE mI lakshyaM. tirupati darSanaM balAnni istuMdi.

talA tOkA lEni I phalitAlu chUsi koMdaru mI rOju pAThakulu navvukunnAru. koMtamaMdi ivi apputachchulanukunnAru. marikoMtamaMdi, mI rOju pEparlO ippaTi varakU achchu tappulu lEvanukunnAM gAnI vILLU iMtE?! anukunnAru. kAnI amerikA lAMTi dESAlanuMchi mI rOju patrikaki puMkhAnupuMkhAlugA I meyils vachchAyi. mEnamAva eDiTar kUDA kAsta kaMgAru paDinaTTu kanipiMchEDu. kAnI marusaTi vAraM vAraphalAlu adbhutaMgA vachchEyi maLLI. iravai muphphai ELlalO dAdApu okkasAri kUDA appu tachchullEni mI rOju patrikalO okasAri tappanagA eMta? samudraMlO kAkireTTa kAdU? dAMtO evarikI I gOla paTTalEdu.

ayitE paraM mAtraM I tappula taDaka chUsi, telugu mATlADitE ardhaM chEsukunE j~nAnaM mAtramE unna koDukutO charchiMchEDu. iddarU navvukunnAru. idi jarugutunnappuDE sudhIr^ki pensilvEniyA nuMchi kAlEjIlO sITU, skAlar^shippU vachchinaTTu uttaraM vachchiMdi. kurrANNi tIsukeLLAli kanaka I vAraphalAla vishayaM tarvAta chUDochchulE ani paraM I vishayaM akkaDitO alA vadilEsi rAbOyE yUnivarsiTI Aph pensilvEniyA iMTarvyUki kurrANNi siddhaM chEyaDaM modalupeTTADu. modaTlO aplikEshan peTTinappuDu paMpiMchina DiTails, kurrADu svaMtaMgA jAvA bhAshalO rAsina prOgrAmU, adi elA panichEstuMdO chUpiMchaDAnikO lAp^TAp, migatA kAyitAlu annI veMTabeTTukuni kulAsAgA Draiv chEstU yUnivarsiTIki jErAru O rOju muMdu.

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manushulapai madupu

nAkaMtA timakamagA uMdi. kOpaMgA uMdi, chikAkugA uMdi. mIrEmayinA anukOvachchu. ekkaDa tappu jarigiMdi? nEnu Edi missayyAnu…?

nAku teliyaDaM lEdu lEdA arthaM kAvaDaM lEdu. mA bAlkanI lOMchi kanipistunna hOrDiMg^lOni prakaTana – nAlOni agniki AjyaM pOstOMdi.

nA pEru SArada. nAku 55 saMvatsarAlu. mAvAri pEru veMkaTES. Ayanaki 60 ELLu. pAtikELLa kritaM konukkunna Dabul beDrUm phlAT^lO uMTAM mEmu. pAtikELLa kritaM madrAsu mahAnagaraMlO Dabul beDrUm phlATaMTE chAlAmaMdiki O lagjarI vaMTidi. appaTlO mAdi paikostunna kuTuMbaM. mEmippaTikI adE phlAT^lO uMTunnAM, I illE mAku bhAraM ayipOyiMdi. marikkaDE eMduku uMDaDaM aMTE, iMkekkaDiki veLLalEM kanuka… vAstavaM cheppAlaMTE prastutaM mAku peddagA Asakti kUDA lEdu.

parimaLani kalavaDaM nAku bAgA chirAku kaligiMchiMdi. parimaLa kuTuMbaM padELLa kritaM mA pakkiMTlO uMDEvAru. tarvAta konnALLaki TriplikEn^ki veLLipOyAru. parimaLa I rOju iMta saMtOshaMgA uMTuMdani nEnennaDU UhiMchalEdu. parimaLa chEsE mUrkhapu panula valla bhavishyattulO tAneMtO bAdhapaDutuMdanI, nA telivaina charyala valla nEneMtO saMtOshaMgA uMTAnani anukunnAnu. nEnu mEdhAvinanI, nannu nEnu kApADukOgalananI bhAviMchAnu.
kAnI nEnu parimaLa chEtilO parAjayaM poMdAnu. pUrtigA ODipOyAnu.


nAku peLLayyE samayAniki sumArugA 30 ELLu. mAvAridi ummaDi kuTuMbaM. Ayana annadammulu, akkachelleLLu, amma… vILLE kAkuMDA Ayana bAbAyi pillalu kUDA uMDEvAru. ika rOjU vachchi pOyE baMdhuvula mATa cheppanE akkarlEdu. iMta pedda kuTuMbaMlO uMDAlani nEnu EnADU anukOlEdu. nAkunnadi okE oka jIvitaM. dAnni nEnu kOrukunnaTlugA jIviMchAlani anukunnAnu. vEru kApuraM peDadAmani mAvArini ottiDi chESAnu. kuTuMba pOshaNa kOsaM kAvAlaMTE DabbiddAmani nachchajeppAnu. Ayana oppukOlEdu. nEnEM chinnapillani kAdugA… aMta suluvugA OTamini oppukODAniki. nAkU, mA attamAmalaki posigEdi kAdu. rOjU iMTlO goDavalE. chivariki vALLE mammalni vEru uMDamani aDigAru. mA Ayana vALLa kuTuMbAniki dOchi peTTakuMDA jAgrattapaDDAnu. nEnu kUDA udyOgaMlO chErAnu. I illu konukkunnAM. mA attamAmalatO mAku peddagA mATalu lEvu. mA ADapaDuchuki peLLi chEsi, unnaMtalO mA marudulani sthiraparichAru mA mAvagAru. appuDappuDu veLLi vALLani chUsochchEvALLaM. koMtakAlAniki nEnu tallinayyAnu.

I samayaMlOnE parimaLa vALLu mA pakkiMTlOki addeki digAru. vALLadI pedda kuTuMbamE. attagArU, mAvagAru, marudulu, ADapaDuchulu, iMkA pinamAvagAri pillalu… ilA chAlAmaMdE uMDEvArA iMTlO. nAku nA peLLayina kottalO mA attagArillu unna paddhati gurtochchEdi.

ayitE parimaLa nAlA gaDusudi kAdu. amAyakurAlu. nemmadigA mATlADEdi, evaritOnU goDava peTTukunEdi kAdu. chirunavvutO kuTuMbaMlOni aMdarikI sEvalu chEsEdi. eMtO maMdi baMdhuvulu. peda mAvagAru, peda attagAru, pinamAvagAru, pinattagAru… vALLa pillalu, manavalu… vachchi pOtuMDEvAru. vILLaMdariki vinayaMgA vaMDi vaDDiMchEdi parimaLa.

I tAbEdAru paddhati mArchukOmani nEnu parimaLaki ennOsArlu cheppAnu. vEru kApuraM peTTukuni tana bratuku tanani bratakamani salahA ichchAnu. bharta techchEdaMtA baMdhuvulaki dhArapOstU idE iMTlO uMTE tana kOsaM, tana pillala kOsaM EmI migulchukOlEdani hechchariMchAnu. kuTuMbaM nuMchi viDivaDi tana bAgu tanani chUsukOmannAnu. Ame O chirunavvu navvEsEdi, nA mATalu paTTiMchukunEdi kAdu. konnALLaki nEnU cheppaDaM mAnESAnu.

Ameki salahAlivvaDaM eMduku mAnESAnaMTE, nAkU AmetO avasaraM uMdi. nAkeMtO sAyaM chEstuMdi. dAnni nEnu kOlpOvAlani anukOlEdu. mA pillalu baDi nuMchi rAgAnE tanu pillalni vALLiMTlO kUrchObeTTi, sAyaMtraM nEnu iMTiki vachchEvarakU jAgrattagA chUsukunEdi.

parimaLa lEkapOtE, nEnasalu udyOgaM chEyagaligEdAnnE kAdu. nEnu rOjU toMdaragA iMTiki rAvAlsi vachchEdi. mA Ayana nagarAniki dUraMgA udyOgaM chEsEvAru. vALLa attAmAmallAnE, nEnU kUDA parimaLani vADukunnAnu.


mEmu, mA pillalu rAjAllA jIviMchAM. nAkO abbAyi, O ammAyi. parimaLaki kUDA aMtE. O koDuku, O kUturu. mEmu pratI vArAMtaM hOTal^ki veLLEvALLaM. pratI nelAkharu lOnU O vinOda kAryakramAniki, pratI EDAdi chivarlO kotta pradESAlaku vihArayAtralaku veLLEvALLaM. parimaLA, vALLa pillalu ilAMTivATiki nOchukOlEdu. vALLu hOTaLLaki gAni sinimAlaki gAnu veLLaDaM chAlA arudu. okavELa ekkaDikainA veLLAlanukuMTE maMdaMtA kadalAlsiMdE.

parimaLa vALLa Ayana tana soMta kuTuMbaM mIda kannA ummaDi kuTuMbaM mIda ekkuva kharchu peDatADu. dUrapu baMdhuvulaki saitaM sAyaM chEstADu. adaMtA dubArA ani nA uddESaM. nijAniki Ayana mAvArikannA ekkuvE saMpAdistADu. kAni Ayanaki gAni parimaLaki gAni tama bhavishyattu kOsaM Dabbu dAchukOvaDaM teliyanE teliyadu.

mEmu shErlu, sTAkulu, myUchuval phaMDs, byAMk DipAjiTlu, baMgAraM, bhUmulalOnU madupu chESAM. vITi sAyaMtOnE nEnu mA abbAyini iMjanIruni, ammAyini DAkTar chEyagAligAnu. vILLa kAlEji chaduvulakE mEmu sumArugA yAbhai lakshala rUpAyalu kharchu peTTAM. mAvAri tarapu baMdhuvula baruvu bAdhyatalu mEM mOyalEdu kAbaTTE idi sAdhyamaiMdi.

parimaLa pillalu mAmulu chaduvulu chadivAru. koDuku biessI kemisTrI chadivADu, ammAyi bi.kAm chEsiMdi. I mAtraM chaduvulakE vALLeMtO kashTapaDDAru. vidESAllO chaduvukODAniki mA abbAyini nEnu spAnsar chEsAnu. akkaDE eMes chESADu. maikrOsAphT^lO udyOgaM techchukunnADu. pai chaduvulaku mA ammAyi yu.ke. veLLiMdi.

parimaLa koDuku meDikal riprajeMTETiv ayyADu. kUturu bi.kAm tarvAta EdO narsarI skUl^lO TIchar^gA chEriMdi. parimaLa mUrkhatvaM paTla nAku vichAraM kaligEdi. mA pillalni tana pillalatO pOlchi chUsi, Ame tana jIvitAnni, pillala jIvitAnni elA pADu chEsukuMdO chebutUMTAnu. pApaM parimaLa, I mATalni kUDA navvutUnE vinEdi. eppuDu pratispaMdiMchEdi kAdu.

parimaLa paTla jAli kaligEdi.


amerikAlO nA koDuku kulAMtara vivAhaM chEsukunnADu. mAkishTaM lEkapOyinA A peLLiki mEmu aMgIkariMchAlsi vachchiMdi. A vishayaMlO mEmEmI chEyalEkapOyAM. nA koDuku kODalu grIn^kArD saMpAdiMchukuni akkaDE sthirapaDDAru. konnALLaki mA kODalu garbhavatani telisiMdi. tommidi nelalu gaDichAka mAku manavaDu puTTADani telisiMdi. nEnU mA Ayana vachchi sAyaMgA uMTAmani mA abbAyitO annAmu. mAku ‘ibbaMdi’ kaligiMchakUDadanukunnADu mA abbAyi. A ibbaMdEdO vALLa attagArU, mAvagArlanE peTTADu. konni rOjula tarvAta mAvADi attagAru, mAvagAru amerikA veLLi akkaDE sthirapaDDAru.

mA ammAyini yu.ke. lOnE marO bhAratIya vaidyuDikichchi peLLi chESAM. tanU akkaDE sthirapaDipOyiMdi. mEmu appuDappuDU phOnlO mATlADukuMTUMTAM. rOjUvAri panulu, attAmAmalu, pillalu, bharta… vILLaMdaritOnU ammAyi tIrubaDi lEkuMDA uMTuMdi.

sumArugA padELLa kritaM, parimaLa vALLa kuTuMbaM TriplikEn^ki veLLipOyAru. kramaMgA mA madhya saMbaMdhAlu tegipOyAyi.


mAvAru riTairaipOyAru. nEnU udyOgaM mAnESAnu. rOjU poddunnE lEstAM. nAlugu vaipulA unna raMgu velasina gODalani chUstAM. avi okappaTi mA tIrikalEni jIvitAlaki pratIkalani anukuMTAnu. paikappu kEsi, nEla gachchu kEsi, gODala kEsi chUsukuMTAM. mA pillalatO gaDipina rOjulani gurtu chEsukuMTAM. kAsEpu alA naDichi vaddAmani guDiki gAni, pArk^ki gAni bayaldEradIstAnu mA vArini. okkOsAri mEmiddaraM chAlAsEpu mATlADukuMTAM… okkOsAri assalu mATlADukOM.

kAlakshEpaM kOsaM okadAni tarvAta marokaTigA Tivi sIriyaLLu chUstAM. kuTuMbAlani viDadIsE kODaLLanu TIvI sIriyaLLalO chUsinappuDu nAkEdO ayipOtuMdi. alAMTappuDu mAvAru nannu A pAtradhArulatO manasulO pOlchukuMTAru, chAlAsEpaTi varakU nAtO mATlADaru. Ayanaki marO mArgaM lEdu mari. Ayana saMtOshAnni pOgoTTiMdi nEnEnani anukuMTUMTAru. nEnE lEkapOtE, Ayana kuTuMbaM I pATiki Ayanni pIlchi pippi chEsi naDirODDu mIda paDEsi uMDEdani grahiMcharu.

mEmu evariLLakI veLLaM. evaritOnU peddagA saMbaMdhAlu ErparuchukOnaMduku nEnEM bAdhapaDanu. mA attAmAmalu eppuDO chanipOyAru. nA tarapu vALLatO gAni, Ayana taraphuvALlatO gAni mAku evaritOnU rAkapOkallEvu, mATAmaMtI lEvu. ayinA kottagA maLLI modalupeTTAlaMTE eMtO kashTaM. aMdukE mEM oMTarigAnE uMTAM. ArthikaMgA mAkEmI ibbaMdulu lEvu. mA pillalapai kharchu chEyagA migilina sommu mAkiMkO 15-20 ELLa varakU saripOtuMdi. annELLu elAgU bratakaM kAbaTTi ibbaMdi uMDadu.

I samayaMlOnE, O rOju TriplikEn pArthasArathi AlayaMlO parimaLa kalisiMdi.


parimaLa alAgE uMdi. peddagA mAralEdu. kAni nEnu mArAnu. musalidAnilA kanipistunnAnu. tanu nA chEtulani ApyAyaMgA spRSiMchiMdi. mEmu chAlA sEpu mATlADukunnAM. TriplikEn^lOni vALLiMTiki tIsukuveLLiMdi. vALLillu aMta peddadA ani nAku AScharyaM kaligiMdi. nAku gurtunnaMta varakU vALLu TriplikEn^lO O chinniMTlO digAru.

“nijAnikidi mA vAri bAbayigAri illu. Ayana mAku ammESAru. mA pinamAvagAru kashTAllO unnappuDu vALLa abbAyiki mA Ayana sAyaM chESAru. mA pinamAvagArU, vALLa abbAyi ippuDu vyApArAllO sthirapaDDAru. aMdukani mAkI illu takkuva dharakE ammESAru.” cheppiMdi parimaLa.

“E pinamAvagAru? mIku chAlAmaMdi baMdhuvulunnArugA…” aDigAnu nEnu.

“rAjA mAvayyagAru. nIkU telisE uMTuMdi. vALLabbAyi ekkuva rOjulu mA iMTlOnE uMDEvADu. A kurrADu naiT kAlEjIlO chadivEvADu. kAlEjIki daggara ani mA iMTlO uMDEvADu…” aMTU gurtu chEyaDAniki prayatniMchiMdi parimaLa.

“avunA… iMtakI mI pillalEM chEstunnAru?” aDigAnu.

“mA vADu meDikal riprajeMTETiv^gAnE nIku telusu. kAni mA suMdaraM unnADu chUSAvu… mA abbAyi chEta muMbayilO eMessI kemisTrI chadiviMchADu. A tarvAta mA vADu aiaiTi, DhillI nuMchi pihech^Di chESADu. aiaiTilO lekcharar^gA panichEstunnADu. prastutaM pOsT-DAkTaral rIserch chEstunnADu. mA ammAyi narsarI skUl^lO TIchar^gA uMDEdi. kAni mUrti UrukOlEdu. tanatO pATu tIsukuveLLi si.e. chadiviMchAru. ippuDu ammAyi tana bhartatO kalasi muMbayilO ADiTar^gA prAkTIs chEstOMdi…” ani chebutU-

“nuvvu mA pillala peLLiLLaki rAnE rAlEdu!” aMdi parimaLa.

“avunu. appaTlO EvO samasyala valla peLLiLLaki rAlEkapOyAnu…” ani cheppi, “I suMdaraM, mUrti evaru? nAku gurtu rAvaDaM lEdu,” annAnu.

“suMdaraM mA baMdhuvula kurrADE. tellagA, sannagA uMDEvADu. nuvvU chUSAvu. OsAri ataniki pedda yAksiDeMT ayi TrIT^meMT^ki bAgA Dabbu kharchayiMdi. mA mAvagAru attagArivi nAvi nagalu, mA illu tanakhA peTTi A kurrADiki chikitsa chEyiMchAru. dEvuDi daya. A abbAyi kOlukunnADu. tarvAta bArk^lO saiMTisT ayyADu. mEmaMTE A kurrADiki bAgA abhimAnaM.” ani cheppi, “mUrti vALLu mana kAMpauMD^lOnE uMDEvALLu gurtulEdA?” ani aDigiMdi parimaLa.

“mUrti aMTE… grauMD phlOr‍lO uMDE mUrtigArA? Ayana mIkeMduku sAyaM chESADu?” aDigAnu AScharyaMgA.

“nijamE. sAyaM chEyaDAniki pedda kAraNaM kUDA EmI lEdu. mEmu Ayanaki eTuvaMTi mElu chEyalEdu. okasAri vALLa AviDaki ArOgyaM bAlEkapOtE… nela rOjula pATu vALLaki mA iMTi nuMchE bhOjanaM paMpAnu. aMtE. migatAdaMtA dEvuDi daya…” cheppiMdi parimaLa.

iMTlO evarU kanapaDakapOyEsariki, “iMTlO nuvvU, mI AyanEnA uMDEdi?” annAnu.

“lEdu. abbAyi kODalu mAtOnE uMTAru. vILLaMtA bayaTaki veLLAru. ippuDu nEnu, mAvAru mA attamAmala pAtra dharistunnAM. rOjU mA iMTiki eMtOmaMdi vachchi pOtUMTAru. pani aMtA kODali mIdE vadilEsi tanani ibbaMdi peTTanu. nAku chEtanaina sAyaM chEstAnu. ekkuva samayaM iMTlOnE gaDichipOtuMdi nAku. bayaTaki vachchEdi chAlA takkuva. nAku peddagA TaiM dorakadu…” ani chebutU,

“IsAri mIvArini tIsukuni rA. mimmalni chUstE mA Ayana eMtO saMtOshistAru…” ani cheppiMdi.

tanaki nijaMgAnE samayaM takkuvani grahiMchAnu. I vayasulO kUDA iMta pani chEyAlsi vastunnaMduku nAku tanamIda jAlEsiMdi. ‘pApaM, parimaLa’ anukunnAnu.


vIDkOlu cheppi akkaDniMchi bayaldErAnu. mA iMTi samIpaMlOki vachchAka, nA mUD mAripOyiMdi. nAkannA parimaLa eMtO saMtOshaMgA uMdani anipiMchiMdi.

elA…?

nEnekkaDa tappu chESAnu? jIvitaMlOni pratI aMSaMlOnU parimaLa kaMTE nEnE merugu. nEnu telivaina dAnni. parimaLa telivitakkuvadi. nEnu udyOgaM chESAnu. parimaLa gRhiNigA migilipOyiMdi. nEnennO praNALikalatO jIvitAnni naDupukochchAnu. parimaLaki elAMTi praNALikalu lEvu. nA pillalni nEnu propheshanals^gA tIrchididdAnu. parimaLa EmI chEyalEdu. Ame pillalu vALLaMtaTa vALLE propheshanals^ ayyAru. nAku illu uMdi. parimaLaki lEdu. kAni adRshTavaSAttu… prastutaM AmekO illuMdi. ayinA eMdukO… tanE nAkannA saMtOshaMgA unnaTlanipistOMdi.

nEnu chEsinanni invesT^meMTlu tanu chEyalEdu. nA pillala kOsaM nEnu kharchu chEsinaTlugA tanu tana pillala kOsaM kharchu chEyalEdu. mari Ame dEMTlO invesT chEsiMdi? I rOju iMta saMtOshaMgA uMDagalugutOMdi?

sariggA, I AlOchanallO unnappuDE nEnu mA bAlkanI lOMchi A hOrDiMg^lOni prakaTanani chUSAnu. aMdulO “vuy invesT in pIpul!” ani tATikAyaMta aksharAlatO rAsuMdi.

dAMtO nAku verrettipOyiMdi. A vAkyaM eMta mUrkhapu AlOchanO, eMta asaMbaddhamO, eMta avivEkapu bhAvanO… ani anipiMchiMdi. ‘manushulapai madupu’ anEdi ekkaDainA uMdA? mUrkhatvaM kadU…!

(AMgla mUlaM: #Invest-men-ts, 2007.)

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mA mahArAjutO dUratIrAlu – pustaka parichayaM

piThApuraM – veMkaTrAvula prapaMcha paryaTana

telugu sAhityaMtO parichayaM unna pAta taraM vArilO koddimaMdikainA kurumeLLa veMkaTrAvugAri pEru telisE uMTuMdi. dEvulapalli kRshNaSAstrigAri kavitAparivAraMlO Ayanaki oka mukhya anuyAyuDigA, brahmasAmAjikuDigA Iyana prasiddhuDu. aMtaku miMchi chAlA maMdiki teliyani vishayaM – chalaMgAri jIvitaMlO, AdarSa strI anvEshaNa anE adhyAyaMlO – O rakamaina lAMg sAgA – pramukha pAtra pOshiMchina lIlagAriki chalaM rachanalu parichayaM chEsina vAru IyanE. Iyana lIlagAriki bAlyamitruDu. chalaM rachanalu chadivi vinipiMchi – ilAMTi rachanalu chEsE vyakti bhUmmIda okaDu nijaMgA uMTADA anna bhAvAlu Ameki kalagaDAniki dOhadapaDinavAru. oka rakaMgA chalaM jIvitaMlO IviDa pravESiMchaDAniki IyanE kArakulu.

sAhitya, vidyA raMgAlalO piThApuraM rAjA (sUryArAvu bahaddUr) gAri kRshi, vitaraNa guriMchi chAlA maMdi vinE uMDavachchu. sUryarAyAMdhra nighaMTuvu nirmANaMlO, moTTamodaTi telugu TaipuraiTar^ni kamishan chEyiMchaDaMlO, kAkinADalO vIri nAnnagAru (gaMgAdhara rAmArAvu bahaddUr) sthApiMchina kaLASAlanu abhivRddhi chEyaDaMlO Iyana pradhAnapAtra pOshiMchAru. (19va SatAbdaMlO prachuriMpabaDina anEka arudaina pratulatO sahA I kAlEjI laibrarIlO enabhaivElaki paigA pustakAlu unnAyanI, nirvahaNa chAlA bAguMTuMdanI I madhyanE chadivAnu).

kurumeLLa veMkaTrAvugAru 1930lO jaripina prapaMchayAtra guriMchina, mA mahArAjutO dUratIrAlu lEkhala pustakAnni parichayaM chEyaDaM I vyAsaM uddESaM.

telugu sAhityaMlO TrAvelAgs, lEkhAsAhityaM chAlAnE unnA I pustakAniki koMta pratyEkata uMdi. appuDappuDE mana telugu samAjaMlO vELLUnukuMTunna iMglIshu chaduvulU, pASchAtya saMskRtula (sinimAlu, alavATlu, saukaryAlu vagairA) prabhAvaM unna vidyAvidhAnaMlO chaduvukunna oka yuvakuDu (bahuSA eguva madhyataragatiki cheMdinavAru) kurumeLLa veMkaTrAvugAru. Iyanaki haThAttugA prapaMchaM chuTTE avakASaM labhiMchaDaM, yAtralO jarigina anubhavAlananniMTinI Ayana saraLamaina telugulO piThApuraMlO unna tana mitruDu pemmarAju veMkaTrAvugAriki AyA dESAla nuMDE lEkhalugA rAyaDaM – ivannI cheppukOdagga viSEshAlu. pemmarAjugAru vATinanniMTinI bhadraMgA dAchi peTTaDaM valana mUDunnara daSAbdAla tarvAta A lEkhalanniMTinI kurumeLLavAru pustakaMgA prachuriMchAru.

piThApuraM mahArAjAvAru tama kuTuMba samEtaMgA prapaMchayAtraki veLutU, mahArANi, yuvarAjAvArlu siphArasu chEyaDaM valla kurumeLLa veMkaTrAvugArini kUDA tamatO pATu 1930 mE nuMchi navaMbaru dAkA prapaMchayAtraki tIsukuveLLAru. iMglAMDu, airlAMDu, skATlAMDu, amerikA iMkA yUrap lOni itara mukhya dESAlananniMTinI chUsi vachchAru. tanu gamaniMchina AnATi saMgatulannI kurumeLLa veMkaTrAvugAru AsaktikaraMgA, koMDokachO sAhitI viluvalu kaligina varNanalatO rikArDu chEsi peTTAru. I lEkhalu aMdukunna mitruDu pemmarAju veMkaTrAvugAru I pustakaM lOni muMdumATalO vrAsinaTlu, manamU ivi chaduvutU prapaMcha pradakshiNa chEstunnaTlu bhAvistAmu. ‘ivi kEvalaM ubusupOkaku vrAsukunna lEkhalu kAvu; sAhityapu viluvaliMdulO imiDi unnAyanE abhiprAyaMtOnE vITini bhadraMgA dAchi uMchi ichchAnu,’ anna pemmarAjugAri pAtra kUDA I pustakaM venaka uMdi.

InATi Adhunika (prapaMchaMlOni anni dESAla viSEshAlU okka klik^tO manamuMdu nilabeTTE sAMkEtikata unna) samAjaMlO perigina I taraM telugu vALLaki I pustakaM chadavaDaM AsaktikaraMgA uMTuMdi. vRtti rItyA ennO dESAlu tirugutU eMtOkoMta eks^pOjar unna vALLu kUDA telusukOdagina vishayAlU unnaTTunnAyi I pustakaMlO. sarE, chAritrika viluva – AnATi vyAvahArikabhAshAdhOraNi, pradESa viSEshAlu vagairA – elAnU uMdi.

tanu chUsina viSEshAlanniMTinI AsaktikaraMgA, koMta chamatkAraMtO varNistAru kurumeLLavAru – AnATi telugu samAjapu madhyataragati yuvakuDiki kaligina adbhutAScharyabhAvAlanu mELavistU. tanu 1930 mE 2na boMbAyilO, vaisrAy Aph iMDiyA anE sTImar ekki prayANaM prAraMbhiMchi, prayANaMlOnE uttarAlu vrAyanAraMbhiMchAru. modaTi uttaraMlO – ODalO jIvitAnnI, akkaDi vinOdAlU kAlakshEpAla guriMchI – vivaraMgA cheppAru. paMtommidivEla Tannula baruvu, enimidi aMtastulu, iMkA tanu uMTunna phasT klAs kyAbin lOni spriMg maMchAlu, mettani parupulu, tUlikalatO niMpina taladiMDlu, raggulu – A saukaryAlu, Subhrata, aMdaM, vaibhavaM ‘iMdruDi vaijayaMtAnikainA’ uMTAyA anipiMchiMdiTa. tana sI sik^nes guriMchi vrAstU magavALLu vEviLLu paDaTaM lAguMdannAru. ODalO uMDE laiph bOTlU, inpharmEshan byUrO, pOsTAphIsU, rOju rOjukI paSchimAniki prayANistU uMDaTaM valla eMta Taim mArchukOvAlO ODalO bOrDu mIda nOTIsu peTTaDaM, mukhya vArtalannI vairles dvArA telusukOvaDaM (uppu satyAgrahaM vArtalu rOjU chUstUnE unnAM) – ilA annI vivaraMgA vrASAru.

sUyaj kenAlni dATutunnappuDu chinnappuDu baDilO chaduvukunna pAThAlanu snEhituDiki gurtu chEstU tanu ippuDu chUstunna dAnini varNiMchAru. pakkanE AphrikA tIraMlO kanabaDE pedda mEDalu, isaka eDArulu, rODDu mIda akkaDakkaDA kanapaDE mOTAru kArlu, nITi alala tAkiDiki gaTlu kOsukupOtAyani ODalu vEgaM taggiMchukOvaDaM, kAluva poDavu vaMda maiLLu ayinA konni chOTla veDalpu reMDu vaMdala aDugulaki takkuvagA uMDaTaM (mana niDadavOlu kAluva aMta uMTuMdi), veDalpu takkuva kAvaDaM valla pedda naukalu edurupaDitE pakkanE kAluvatO kaluputU tavvina uppunITi sarassula daggara krAsiMg cheyyaDaM lAMTi vivarAlannI eMtO AsaktikaraMgA poMduparichAru.

ODalO Dek mIdaku veLLi chUsina dRSyAlani – nallaTi nITi nuMchi lEchi tellagA virigipaDE keraTAla mIda sUryakiraNAlu paDinappuDu baMgAraM poMginaTluMDaDaM, chuTTU AkASaM vaMgipOyi samudraMlO dUraMgA kalisipOvaDaM, viSAlamaina samudraM mIda brahmAMDamaina veMDi kappu bOrliMchinaTluMDaDaM, rAtruLLu chaMdrakiraNAlu paDinachOTa nITilOni veluturu bATa, samudrAnni chIlchukuni vEgaMgA pOtunna sTImaru nITi madhyalO tellani rODDu vEstunnaTluMDaTaM – lAMTi vAkyAlatO varNiMchAru.

boMbAyi nuMchi padi rOjulaki paigA prayANiMchi mArsElsu chEri akkaDa nuMchi ‘phrAns dESAniki aDDaMbaDi’ iMglAMDuni chEri laMDanlO sevAy hOTallO basa chESAraTa. idi kOTISvarulaina arisTOkrATs, bhAratadESaMlO unna chinna svataMtra rAjyAla mahArAjulalAMTi vAru mAtramE basa chEyagala kharIdaina viDidiTa. A vaibhavAniki marI ‘adiripaDipOkuMDA’ laMDan boTAnikal gArDens^lO tanu chUsina gulAbIla sauMdaryaM, Aks^pharD kAlEjIlO ravIMdranAth ThAgUr gAri lekchar vinaDaM, AMDrUs iMkA sar rAdhAkRshNan gArla darSanaM chEyaDaM lAMTi viSEshAlu vrASAru.

konnALLu sevAy hOTallO unnAka laMDan^ki padihEnu maiLLa dUraMlO unna mOrDan anE ULLO pratyEkaMgA oka baMgaLA adDeki tIsukunnAraTa piThApuraM rAjAvAru. chelDen^hAm lOni viMTar gArDens^lO jarigina oka pOTIlO (prapaMchaMlO unna smUt phAks Teriyar anE jAti kukkallO mElimi kukkani nirNayiMchaDAniki jarigiMdaTa I pOTI!) piThApuraM mahArAjA vAri kukkaki prapaMcha pradhama bahumati – baMgAru kappu labhiMchiMdaTa! akkaDa unnappuDE briTIsh chakravarti koMdaru atithulanu pilichi vALLaki darSanaM ichchATTa. dIni pEru kiMgs levI. mahArAjAvAru, yuvarAjAvAru veLLAru. kurumeLLa veMkaTrAvugAru kUDA veLLAru – kAni gETudAkA mAtramE!

ilA svAtaMtryAniki pUrvaM mana dESaMlO unna bulli rAjula vaibhavaM, vAri saMgatulU parOkshaMgA koMta telusukOvachchu I pustakaM valla.

laMDan nagarAnni guriMchi vrAstU – oka darIdApU lEni mEDala samudraM lAgA uMDaDaM, siTIlO pogachUri pAtabaDinaTlunna mEDalU gODalU, prati panI toMdaragA jarugutunnaTluMDaDaM, naDichEvALLu sAvakASaMgA nemmadigA padilaMgA naDavakuMDA avatala EdO miMchipOtunnaTlu parugulettaDaM – lAMTi varNanalu chESAru. ayitE okkaTi mAtraM uMdiTa; evarainA mATlADistE mAtraM eMtO sogasugA, maryAdagA, AdaraMgA mATlADatAruTa aMdarU.

mADam TussADs egjibishan^lO ‘prinses in da DArk ChAMbar’ TAblOni chUsinappuDu, tAmu tharD phAram^lO hisTarI pustakaMlO chaduvukunnavishayAlu gurtochchi kaligina du@hkhaM, jIvaM uTTipaDE anEka mainapu bommalani chUsinappuDu kaligina vibhramaM guriMchi eMtO hRdyaMgA vrASAru. briTIsh myUjiyaMlOki pravESiMchaDaM tOnE Ayana kaMTabaDinavi mana guMTUru jillAlOni amarAvati nuMchi techchina apurUpa pAlarAti SilpAlu. vITini chUsi ‘koMcheM garvapaDDAnu. kAni amUlyamaina vITini mana dESaM eppaTikainA venakki rappiMchukuMTuMdA?’ ani vEdana paDDAru.

Tavar Aph laMDan^ni chUstU – eMdarO rAjulni, vAri anuyAyulnI chaMpEsina pAta charitra j~nApakAllO paDi mahArAjAvAri pArTI nuMchi kurumeLLavAru tappipOyAraTa. janaM raddI valla vALLani kalusukOlEkapOyAru. tana daggara koMcheM Dabbu uMDaTaM valana O pOlIs kAnisTEbul sahAyaMtO daggaralO unna aMDar grauMD Train sTEshan^ki veLLaDamU, A sTEshan lO unna viSEshAlu, dAni ‘SRMgAramu’ aMtA varNiMchAru. kAnisTEbul guriMchi cheptU, ‘vILLu manavALLalAgA kAdulE, eMtO maryAdagA mATlADamE kAka chAlA sahAyakArulugA kUDA uMTAru,’ ani vrAsukochchAru – chaduvutunna vALLaki ‘kanyASulkaM’ gurtochchElA… laMDan bhUgarbhaMlO vala lAgA I TyUb raiLLu allukupOvaDamU, railu kammIlakE kareMT uMDaTamU, railu peTTela talupulu vATaMtaTa avE teruchukuni mUsukupOvaDamU vagairAlannI saMbhramAScharyAlatO vivariMchAru.

piThApuraM rAjAvAru tana mitruDaina oka pArlameMT meMbar^ki EdO kaburu paMpavalasina avasaraM vachchi kurumeLLagArini Ayana daggaraki paMpAraTa. appuDA pArlameMT meMbaru kurumeLLagAriki haus Aph kAmans^nU, lArDs^nU svayaMgA chUpiMchAraTa. (appuDu samAvESAlu jaragaDaM lEdu.) ‘EmaMDI, I sITlu chAlA pAtabaDi mAsipOyinaTlu, sAvakASaMgA kUrchOvaDAniki vIlu lEnaTlu unnAyE! kottavi chEyiMcharA?’ ani aDigitE ‘EvO chinna chinna ripErlu chEyistAM kAni mEM pUrva saMpradAyAlani pATiMchE vALLamani teliyadA!?’ annATTAyana. mUDhAchArAlalO, saMpradAyAlanu paTTukuni vrELLADaTaMlO vILLU manaki daggara vALLE aMTU vyAkhyAniMchAru kurumeLLavAru.

laMDan shApullO asalu saruku kannA velupali pyAkEjiMg ekkuva AkarshaNIyaMgA uMDaTaM, DiskauMT bErAlu, Tips (saMbhAvana anna padaM vADArikkaDa) kOsaM vaMgi vaMgi salAmulu koTTaDaM ivannI chAlA vivaraMgA tama lEkhallO vAru vrASAru.

rAcharikapu manushulatO veLLinA koddO goppO kurumeLLa vArikunna sAmAjika pariSIlana kUDA akkaDakkaDA I lEkhallO kanipistuMdi. laMDan^lO sAdhAraNa janajIvanaM elA uMTuMdO chUddAmani akkaDa rAjAvAru ErpATu chEsukunna mOTAru kAru Draivaru iMTiki veLLi A kuTuMba vAtAvaraNaM guriMchi vrASAru. nelaki padi paunulu – aMTE AnATi bhAratIya karensIlO nUTayAbhai rUpAyalu – techchukunE vADu kUDA laMDanlO elA dAridryaM anubhaviMchAlO – akkaDunna bIdarikaM, chAlIchAlakapOvaDaM, pEda prajala iLLU oLLU apariSubhraMgA uMDaTaM modalainavannI vrASAru.

I lEkhalalO gAMdhIgAri prabhAvaM, 1930la lOni svAtaMtryOdyamapu prastAvanalu kUDA kanipistAyi. eDinbarOki daggaragA unna glAsgO paTTaNAniki mahArAjAvAru veLutunnA- ‘glAsgO baTTalani bahishkariMchamani gAMdhIgAru chebutunnappuDu A Uru manaM veLLaDaM bhAvyaM kAdani mAnESA’raTa kurumeLLavAru! alAgE vALLu jAtIya jeMDAki ichchE gauravAnni chUsi ‘manakI oka jAtIya patAkaM uMDakUDadA, mahAtmuDi kAMgres jeMDA mana jAtIyajeMDAgA eppaTikainA mArutuMdA’ anna bhAvaM kaligiMdaTa. eDinbarOni darSistU bArishTar pArvatISaM rAsina mokkapATi vArinI, iMkA piThApuraMlO unna evarO oka ‘pappu vArinI’ gurtuchEsukunnAru – vAriddarU ikkaDE chaduvukunnAru kadA! ani rAstU…

pramukha vyaktulu tanaki tArasapaDina saMdarbhAla guriMchi kUDA vrASAru. laMDan^lO uMTunna bArishTar narasiMhaMgAru vALliMTiki pilchi pITa vEsi kUrchOpeTTi usiri AvakAyatO annaM vaDDiMchaDaM, raiT Anarabul SrInivAsaSAstri kanapaDitE ATOgrAph tIsukOvaDaM, tAmu iMglaMD nuMchi nyUyArk^ki veLLE ODa prayANIkula lisT^lO henrI phOrD pEru chUsi kutUhalapaDaDaM lAMTivi aMdulO unnAyi. (ODalO aMdaritOnU henrI phOrD kaliviDi gAnE tirigADaTa)

amitAScharyaM kolipE iMkO vishayaM EmiTaMTE piThApuraM rAjAvAru vAri parivAraMtO kAliphOrniyAlO diggAnE oka svAmIjI, vAri bhaktulu vIriki svAgataM palkaDaM! (‘mana tOTapalli SAMti ASramaM OMkAra svAmulavArE!’) dInivalla mana lOkal svAmIjIlu appaTikE vidESI bhaktulani saMpAdiMchukOvaDamE kAkuMDA, amerikA paryaTanalu chEyaDaM kUDA prAraMbhamaiMdani telustuMdi, 1930 llOnE! svAmIjI, Ayana Sishyulu, SishyurALLu kAliphOrniyAlO unnanni rOjulU mahArAjAvArini viDavakuMDA uMDaTaM, pyAlas lani taladannE oka iMTlO (bevarlI hils lOni oka bhakturAli illaTa) Uduvattula madhyalO silku diMDula mIda ASInulai unna I svAmula vArini akkaDi vALLaMtA oka dEvuDini chUsinaTlu chUDaTaM, A bhakturAli iMTlO pani chEsE oka nalla ammAyi chEta svAmIjI harErAma harEkRshNa bhajana palikiMchaDaM, ‘kRshNa’ anaDAniki A ammAyi satamatamaipOvaDaM lAMTi vishayAlani AsaktikaraMgA vrASAru.

nyUyArk^lO vILLu unna hOTallO klark^gA panichEsE ammAyi kurumeLLavAriki oka vIDkOlu bahumati ichchiMdiTa. adi oka uppu poTlaM. ‘iMDiyAlO mIru ippuDu uppu kOsamE kadA pOrATaM chEstunnAru! mI dESaMlO uppu karuvu kadA, aMdukE ichchA’naMdaTa A ammAyi. I udyamaM venaka unna pannula vyavahArAnnaMtA vivariMchi, uppu satyAgrahaM guriMchi AmelO unna tappu abhiprAyAlani koMtavarakU taggiMchagaligAraTa kurumeLLavAru.

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padya sAhityaM

nAku nachchina padyaM: lIlAmOhanuni mugdha sauMdaryaM

ennaTikI vasivADani sauMdaryaM aMTE adi pasipApaladE. vAru navvinA EDchinA aMdaMgAnE uMTAru. aMdulOnU chinnikRshNuDayitE yiha cheppAlA! bAlakRshNuni muripAla muchchaTlu anagAnE teluguvALLaki gurtukochchE kavi pOtana. pOtana bhAgavataMlO SrIkRshNuni bAlalIlalu ApAtamadhurAlu. ‘ammA mannu tinaMga nE SiSuvunO AkoMTinO ve~r~rinO’ aMTU chinnAri kRshNuDu palikE muddu muddu mATalu manOharAlu. ayitE, kRshNalIlalanu varNiMchE graMthaM marokaTi kUDA uMdi. adi e~r~rana rachiMchina harivaMSaM. oka rakaMgA pOtanaku e~r~rana mArgadarSi ani anukOvachchu. e~r~rana rachiMchina nRsiMhapurANa, harivaMSAlalO konni padyAlaki nagishIlu diddi mariMta aMdaMgA pOtana tana bhAgavataMlO prayOgiMchADu. e~r~rana araNyaparvaSEshaMlOni ‘aMba navAMbujOjvala karAMbuja’ anE sarasvatIstuti tana bhAgavata avatArikalO poMduparachaDaM, pOtanaki e~r~ranapainunna gauravAniki sUchanagA bhAviMchavachchu. ayinA katha naDipE tIrulOnU, chEsE varNanalalOnU evari pratyEkata vAridE!

harivaMSamu bhAratAniki pariSishTa graMthaM. aMTE harivaMSamutOnE bhAratAniki saMpUrti. kAbaTTi e~r~rana araNyaparvaSEshAnni pUriMchaDamE kAkuMDA, harivaMSa rachanatO telugulO bhAratAniki pUrNatvAnni chEkUrchADanna mATa. e~r~rana yitara rachanalu nRsiMhapurANamu, rAmAyaNamUnu. vITilO rAmAyaNaM mAtraM labhiMchalEdu. bhArata harivaMSAla dvArA itihAsAnni, nRsiMhapurANaM dvArA purANAnnI, rAmAyaNaM dvArA kAvyAnnI – yilA mutteraMgula sArasvatAnni modaTa tenigiMchina ghanata kUDA e~r~ranaki dakkutuMdi. tikkana lAganO pOtana lAganO, e~r~rana kavitAmArgaM yidI ani nirNayiMchaDaM aMta sulabhaM kAdu. nEnu chadivinaMtalO nAku kanipiMchina pratyEka guNAlu reMDu. okaTi – varNanalalO SabdaMpai kannA arthaM painA, chitrAnni rUpukaTTiMchaDaM painA ataniki dRshTi yekkuva. reMDu – sAmAnyula jIvitAlalO kanipiMchE sAdhAraNa dRSyAlU saMghaTanalU saMbhAshaNalU e~r~rana kavitvaMlO akkaDakkaDa toMgichUstU, mana manasulni kaTTipaDEstU uMTAyi. alA kaTTipaDEsE oka apurUpa varNana yippuDu chUddAM.

nOran jEtulu reMDu grukkukonuchunmOmella bAshpAMjana
smEraMbai tilakiMpanErchuchu, borin mIjEtulan gannuliM
pAraM dOmuchu, chEvabUni pi~rudoyyan mIdi kallArchuchun
SrIramyAMghriyugaMbu giMjukonuchun jelvaMbu reTTiMpagan

pApaM I pasivADini E bUchADO bhayapeTTADu kAbOlu. gukkapeTTi EDavaDaM modalupeTTADu! nOTilO reMDu chEtulu kukkukoMTU marI EDustunnADu. A EDupuki atani mogamaMtA ‘bAshpAMjana smEraMbu’ ayyiMdi. kannITiki karigina kATuka A pApAyi mukhamaMtA alamukonnadi. eMta chikkani padamO aMta chakkani padachitraM! mATimATikI mIjEtulatO (aMTE chEtula paibhAgaM) kannulu nulumukoMTunnADu. chEvabUni – aMTE kAsta balaM techchukoni, pi~rudu melligA paiki lEpE prayatnaM chEstunnADu. A pasivAni pAdAlu SrIramyaMgA unnAyi. aMTE eMtO SObhatO manOharaMgA unnAyi. A lElEta pAdAlanu giMjutU taMtU uMTE atani aMdaM reTTiMpavutOMdi!

amma dUraMgA veLLEsariki uMgA uMgA aMTU gukkapaTTi EDchE pasivAni rUpaM I padyaMlO mana kaLLamuMduMchADu e~r~rana. ‘chAluMjAlu kavitvamul nilachunE satyaMbu varNiMchuchO’ annADu dhUrjaTi, daivasvarUpAnni guriMchi cheputU. sariggA pasipApala vishayaMlO kUDA adE vartistuMdEmO anipistuMdi yI padyaM chadivitE. ekkaDA SabdADaMbaraM kAnI, alaMkAra atiSayaM kAnI lEkuMDA, sahajasuMdaraMgA rUpudiddukonna yI chitraM lIlAmOhanaM. idi achchaMgA A lIlAmOhanuni rUpamE! kathAsaMdarbhAnni baTTi A vishayaM bOdhapaDutuMdi. ayitE, viDigA padyAnni padyaMgA chadivinA kUDA yiMdulOni pApaDu chinnikRshNuDE ani pOlchukOnETTugA oka padAnni prayOgiMchADu e~r~rana. ilAMTi sArthaka padaprayOgAlu bhAshapai kaviki unna paTTuni paTTistAyi. kavitvAnikoka kotta merupuni chEkUrustAyi. iMtakI A padAnni mIrIpATiki pOlchukonE uMTAru. avunu, adi ‘SrIramyAMghriyugamu.’ I padAnikunna maroka arthaM – SrIki ramyamaina aMghriyugamu, aMTE lakshmIdEviki prItinigUrchE pAdayugaM. ‘prEmapu SrIsati pisikETi pAdamu’lu A SrIharivE kadA!

e~r~rana kavitvaMlOni gaDusudanaM teliyAlaMTE, harivaMSaMlO yI padyaM vachchE sannivESaM teliyAli. kaMsuDu paMpina rAkshasulalO reMDavavADaina SakaTAsuruni kRshNuDu saMhariMchE sannivESaMlO vachchE padyamidi. yaSOda snAnAnikani gOpasatulatO nadItIrAniki vastuMdi. tAmu vachchina baMDi kriMda pakkavEsi kRshNayyanu paDukObeTTi, nadi daggaraki veLutuMdi. A baMDini SakaTAsuruDu AvahistADu. iMtalO kRshNuDu mElukoMTADu. talli daggara lEkapOyEsariki EDupu laMkiMchukoMTADu. appuDA bAlakRshNuni mugdhasvarUpAnni varNiMchE padyaM idi. bahuSA SakaTAsuruniki kUDA alAgE kanipiMchi uMTADu. aMdukE avalIlagA atani paibaDi prANAlu tiyyaDAniki pUnukoMTADu. kAlitO okka tApu tannutADu SrIkRshNuDu. A debbatO asuruni asuvulu gAlilO kalasipOtAyi. iMta chEsI maLLI EmI eraganaTlu chaMTipApalA yaSOdAdEvi oDilO odigipOtADu SrIkRshNasvAmi. A mugdhamOhana sauMdaryAnni maroka aMdamaina padyaMlO yilA murtikaTTADu e~r~rana.

stanadugdhAmRta mAragiMchuchu boriM jArusmitOllAsa mA
nanabiMbaMbu nalaMkariMpa vikasannALIkapatrAbhalO
chanadIptul jananImukhEMduvu payin saMprIti barvaMga no
ppu nijAbhIpsitakalpaSAkhi ganiyen butruM bavitrOdayun

A naMdanaMdanuDu naMdagOpuniki kanipiMchina tIridi. stanyamanE amRtAnni AsvAdistunnADu. aMdamaina chirunavvokaTi Atani mOmunu veligistOMdi. vichchukunna tAmarAkullAMTi kannula kAMtulu ammavaipu prItitO prasaristunnAyi. dAnivalla Ame mukhaM chaMdrabiMbaMlA prasannaMgA uMdi. iMtaTi pasibAluDu, prasannamUrti, koddi kshaNAla muMdoka pedda rakkasuNNi saMhariMchADaMTE evaru nammagalaru!

SakaTAsuravadha vaMTi amOghakAryAnni yI reMDu aMdamaina padyAla naDumA bigiMchaDaM dvArA, kRshNuDu chEsE kAryAlakU atanu paiki kanipiMchE tIrukI eMtaTi vyatyAsamunnadO manaki spashTaMgA AkaLiMpu chESADu e~r~rana. kRshNuDeMtaTi lIlAmAnushasvarUpuDO manakI sannivESaM chakkagA nirUpistuMdi. eMta amAyakaMgA kanipistADO aMta mAyagADu kadA mari kRshNuDu!

tana mAyAjAlaMbula
munigi sakalalOkamulunu mugdhaMbulugA
danareDu prauDhuDu, lOkamu
tana maugdhyaMbunaku bramuditaMbaguchuMDan

idi kUDA A saMdarbhaMlO e~r~rana rachiMchina padyamE. nijAniki tana mAyalO munigina lOkulaMdarU amAyakulu. kAnI Atani mugdhatvAnni chUsi lOkamaMtA murisipOtuMdi, adE paramachitraM!

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dhUrjaTi kavitvaMlO mAdhurImahima: tenAli rAmakRshNuni madhurapUraNa

telugu sAhityaMlO suprasiddhamaina udaMtaM idi: okarOju SrIkRshNadEvarAyala niMDusabhalO mahAkavi dhUrjaTi kAvyagAnaM jarigiMdaTa. nistulamaina A kAvyamAdhuriki vistupOyina rAyalavAriki A kavitva rasabhAvAla kUrpulOni tIyadanAniki kAraNaM EmiTO telusukOvAlani kutUhalaM kaligiMdi. vidyAparishattulOni vidvatsabhyulanu uddESiMchi I padyaparipraSnanu aDigADaTa:

“stutamatiyaina yAMdhrakavi dhUrjaTi palkula kEla kalge nI
yatulitamAdhurImahima?”

ani. rAyala vArichchinadi chaMpakamAla padyaMlO okaTinnara pAdAlaku vyApiMchi, samasya vale kanupiMchaTaMtO Ayana manOgatAniki anuguNamaina samAdhAnaM Emani chebitE Ayanaku nachchutuMdO sadya@hkRtaMgA tOchaka parishattulOni paMDitulu maunaMgA uMDipOyAraTa.

appuDu tenAli rAmakRshNuDu lEchi, ‘rAjA! nAkoka pakshaM rOjulu vyavadhinistE I praSnaku tagina samAdhAnaM dEvara vAri chittAniki vinnaviMchukoMTAnu,’ ani, mottAniki rAyalavArini sammatiMpajESADaTa.

A rOjunuMchi rAmakRshNuDu koluvuku veLLaTaM mAnivESADu. tellavArujAmunanE mAruvEshaM vEsukoni dhUrjaTi gAriMTiki bayaludEraTaM, Ayana dinacharyanu kanipeTTaTaM modalupeTTADu. dhUrjaTigAru pratinityaM paMchapaMcha usha@hkAlAna lEchi, kAlakRtyAlanu mugiMchukoni, SivadIkshaku kUrchoni okaTokaTigA stOtranivEdanaM, bhasmasnAnaM, bhasmadhAraNaM, rudrAkshadhAraNaM, saMdhyAvaMdanaM, liMgArchanaM, ishTadEvatArAdhanaM, naivEdyaM, pUjAvidhAnamaMtA pUrtikAgAnE koddisEpu viSramiMchi, A tarvAta bhOjanabhAjanAdulanu mugiMchukoni, AsthAnapravESAniki AvaSyakamaina tIruna paMDitavEshAnni dhariMchi koluvuku veLLi vastuMDaTaM, iMTiki rAgAnE marusaTinADu sabhalO vinipiMchavalasina graMthabhAgAniki samAyattamavutuMDaTaM mUlAna rAmakRshNuDiki peddagA tanaku panikivachchE AchUkIlEvI poDachUpalEdu.

pakshAMtaM kAvachchE samayAniki – annALLugA paDutunna SramaMtA bUDidalO pOsina pannIrai, rAjugArikichchina mATa tappETlunnadani bhayapaDutunna taruNaMlO rAmakRshNuDu eduruchUstunna samayaM rAnE vachchiMdi. dhUrjaTi koluvu nuMchi tirigirAgAnE koMtasEpu sEdatIri, munimApu vELayEsariki DAbu, darpaM mIrina bhOgarAyavEshAnni dhariMchi, iMTinuMchi baiTapaDi, padE padE aTu chUsukoMTU iTu chUsukoMTU – rahasyaMgA nAgavAsaM dAri paTTADaTa. rAmakRshNuDu Ayananu anusaristU Ayana oka iMTilOki veLLAka, bayaTa A iMTi arugumIdE chEtini talakriMda diMDugA amarchukoni rAtraMtA akkaDE tIrikagA viSramiMchADaTa. dhUrjaTi tellavArujAmuna talupu teruchukoni bayaTiki vachchi, arugumIdunna rAmakRshNuNNi chUsi guTTu raTTayiMdani grahiMchi, ika chEsEdEmI lEka, daivaMmIda bhAraMvEsi illu chErukonnADaTa.

A madhyAhnaM rAmakRshNakavi pErOlagaMlO aDugupeTTi, rAyala vArichchina samasyanu pUrtichESADaTa:

“stutamatiyaina yAMdhrakavi dhUrjaTi palkula kEla kalge nI
yatulitamAdhurImahima?” “hA! telisen; bhuvanaikamOhanO
ddhatasukumAravAravanitAjanatAghanatApahAri saM
tatamadhurAdharOditasudhArasadhAralu grOluTaM jumI.”

ani. A pUraNalOni aMtarArthaM eMtO koMta nalugurikI telisinadE kanuka rAyalavAru, rAyalavArini chUsi sadasyulu navvAraTa. chEsEdEmI lEka dhUrjaTi kUDA navvi talavaMchukonnADaTa.

samasyalOni pariSIlanIyAMSAlu

smaraNOtsavaMgA unna I kathAnakAnni prakhyAta vimarSakulu SrI gurajADa SrIrAmamUrti gAru moTTamodaTa 1876lO prabaMdhakalpavalli patrikalOnU, A tarvAta 1893lO vAviLLa vAru achchuvEsina tama kavijIvitamulu saMpuTaMlO koddipATi mArputOnU prakaTiMchAru. okAnoka rOjuna kALahastimAhAtmyAnni tenigiMchina dhUrjaTi anE kavISvaruDokaDu rAjAsthAnAniki vichchEsi, kRshNarAyalatO tana graMthAnni guriMchina praSaMsa kAviMchADani, appuDu rAyalu A graMthAnni teppiMchi sAvadhAnaMgA pariSIliMchADani, A kavi vAkchamatkRtiki mugdhuDai paMDitulanu, stutamatiyaina yAMdhrakavi dhUrjaTi palkula kEla kalge nI, yatulitamAdhurImahima? ani aDigADani, Ayana pAThaM. nEnu chinnappuDu vinna kathArUpAnni nEnu udAhariMchAnu.

pai vidhaMgA, stutamatiyaina yAMdhrakavi dhUrjaTi palkula kEla kalge nI, yatulitamAdhurImahima? ani padyaMlOni oka pAdAnnO, okaTinnara pAdAnnO; lEka reMDu, mUDu pAdAlanu saitamO pRchChakuDu anvayarahitaMgAnO, ardhOktigAnO, praSnArthakaMgAnO nilipi, pariSishTabhAgAnni arthavaMtaMgA pUriMchamani ichchina asamApakavAkyAnni ‘samasya’ aMTAru. sAdhAraNaMgA nAlugava pAdAnni samasyagA ivvaTaM uMTuMdi kAni, nijAniki pRchChakuDu E pAdAnnainA, padyaMlOni eMta bhAgAnnainA ivvavachchunu.

paini SrIkRshNadEvarAyalu ichchinadi ‘samasya’ anukoMTE, dAniki lAkshaNika paribhAshalO, prathamapAdAdigata kavijana prativachanIyamu ani pEru. padyaMlOni tolibhAgAnni pRchChakuDu ivvagA pUrayita A migilina bhAgAnni konasAgiMchi, dattArthAnni yathOchitaMgA paripUrNiMchAlannamATa.

‘stutamati yaina AMdhrakavi’ anna viSEshaNaM

samasyanu vinagAnE mana manassulanu AkarshiMchE mummodaTi vishayaM dhUrjaTigArini uddESiMchi kRshNarAyala nOTa veluvaDina ‘stutamati yaina AMdhrakavi’ anna viSEshaNaM. mati SabdAniki – manyatE anayA iti mati@h ani vyutpatti. mana aMTE j~nAnaM. j~nAnamu aMTE jIvuDu, ISvaruDu, jagattu anE bhEdabhrAMtiki adhishThAnamai nityamu, svayaMprakASamu, sachchidAnaMdasvarUpamu, advitIyamu ayina brahmachaitanyaM. A brahmachaitanyamu yokka eruka dEni mUlAna kalugutuMdO – aMTE, A j~nAnasAdhakamainadi mati. satyAsatyAla, tattvApatattvAla vivEkAnni kaligiMchE niSchayAtmakamaina vRtti adi. evari mUlAna A j~nAnamu manaku kalugutunnadani grahiMchi kRtaj~natatO smaristunnAmO, j~nAnamUluDani sannutistunnAmO, A mahanIyuDE stutamati.

stutamati annADu sarE, AMdhrakavi anaTaM dEniki? EmI, dhUrjaTiki saMskRtabhAshAniraMkuSamahAprabhutvaM alavaDalEdA? rAyalu Ayana saMskRtabhAshAniraMkuSamahAprauDhini gurtiMchanE lEdA? telugu kavulaku sAmAnyamaina ashTabhAshAviSAradatvaM Ayanaku lEdanE prabhuvu abhiprAyamA? SrIkALahastimAhAtmyamulO saMskRtAMdhrAlatOpATu kannaDapadAlu saitaM chOTuchEsukonnAyi kadA, bahubhAshAkOviduDanEMduku A nUtanasaMvidhAnaM nachchakapOyiMdA? sakalavAgviSAraduDu anaka, vaTTi telugukavi anna viSEshaNaMtO saripeTTivESADA? saMskRta tamiLa kannaDAdibhAshAkavula madhya kEvalaM saMj~nApanakOsaM AMdhrakavi annADA? ani saMdEhiMchEvAru tappaka gurtiMpavalasina vishayaM idi.

AMdhrakavi annadi rAyala dRshTilO oka apurUpamaina gauravaM. puTTinappaTi nuMchi nErchukonna saMskRta bhAratini kAdani, aMdulO enni kAvyAlanO cheppinappuDu cheMdina saMtRptini kAdani, AmUlachUDaMgA abhyasiMchina prAkRtAlanu kAdani, taratarAlugA iMTilO nelakonna tuLu vAktatini kAdani, kamanIyamaina kannaDa kastUrini kAdani, vishNuchittIya tamiLAnni kAdani, tanakeMtO AbhimAnikamaina AMdhrabhAshaku paTTAbhishEkaM chEsi, bhagavadichChAnusAraM A bhAshalO AmuktamAlyadA mahAprabaMdhAnni virachiMchina rAyala nOTa veluvaDina anarghamaina gauravavAchakaM adi. kaLiMga jaitrayAtraku bayaludEri SrIkAkuLaMlO viDiditIrinappuDu Ayanaku rAtri kalalO sAkshAtkariMchina SrImahAvishNuvu saitaM Ayana paluku nuDikAraMlO, aMdhra jalajAkshu@MDu kadA. A aMdhrajalajAkshuDE svayaMgA ‘aMdhrabhAsha yasAdhyaMbe! yaMdu nokka, kRti vinirmiMpu miMka mAku@M briyaMbu gA@Mga’ annADu kadA. aMtE kAka,

“telu@M ga dEla? yanna, dESaMbu telu@M; gEnu
telu@Mgu vallabhuMDa; telu@Mgo kaMDa;
yella nRpulu goluva ne~ru@MgavE bAsADi,
dESabhAshalaMdu@M delu@Mgu lessa.”

ani – (1) nEnunnadi telugu dESaM, (2) nEnu telugudESaMlO velasi, teluguvArini abhimAniMchi, vAri abhimAnAnni poMdina telugu vallabhuNNi, (3) telugu bhAsha madhurAtimadhuraM, (4) nA mATa sarE, nI koluvulOni sarvarAjanyulu nAnA bhAshAbhaNitulanu bhAshistuMDagA – A dESabhAshalalO telugu lessa ani nIku mAtraM teliyalEdA? ani svayaMgA A bhagavaMtuDE nAtO annADu – ani cheppukonnADu kadA, svapnagatamaina A bhagavadvAkyAnni amita prItipAtraMgA tana AmuktamAlyadalO nilupukonnADu kadA, Ayana dRshTilO AMdhrakavi annadi aMtaTi mahanIyamaina viSEshaM annamATa. aMtE kAdu. AyanE okappuDu niMDusabhalO allasAni peddana gArini pilichi, peddanu chEsi, svArOchisha manusaMbhavAniki kRtipatitvAnni arthiMchinapuDu A mahAkavini guriMchi okadAnikaMTe okaTi uttarOttarabalIyaMgA viSEshaNAlanu pErkoMTU, ‘(1) hitu@MDavu (2) chaturavachOnidhivi, (3) atulapurANAgamEtihAsakathArtha, smRtiyutu@MDavu (4) AMdhrakavitA, pitAmahu@MDavu – evva rIDu? pErkona nIkun’ ani, tanayeDa Ayanaku gala AptabhAvAnikaMTe, A mahAmahuni chaturavacha@hkauSalikaMTe, nikhilapurANaSAstrakOvidatvAnikaMTe balIyastaraMgA AMdhrakavitApitAmahatvAnni sAhitImEruSikharAgrAna adhivasiMpajESADu kadA. naMdi timmana gAru tanaku pArijAtApaharaNamu kAvyakusumAnni ‘pArijAta, haraNa manu kAvya monariMche naMdhrabhAsha, nAdivAkaratArAsudhAkaramuga’ ani samarpiMchinapuDu eMtO saMtOshaMgA aMdukonnADu kadA. stutamati yaina yAMdhrakavi dhUrjaTi – anna birudAMkanaMlO rAyalaku telugu bhAsha aMTEnU, dhUrjaTi gAraMTEnU aMtaTi gauravaM imiDi unnadannamATa.

pAThAMtarAla klishTasamasya

mudritapratulalO kRshNarAyalu aDigina praSnaku reMDu mUDu pAThAMtarAlu kanabaDutunnAyi. vATi arthachChAyalalO koMta vyatyAsaM unnadi:

“stutamatiyaina yAMdhrakavi dhUrjaTi palkula kEla kalge nI
yatulitamAdhurImahima?”

annadi gurajADa SrIrAmamUrti gAru chUpina tolinATi pAThaM.

“stutamatiyaina yAMdhrakavi dhUrjaTi palkula kEla kalgenO
yatulitamAdhurImahima?”

ani dInikE koddipATi mArputO pAThAMtaraM unnadi.

“stutamatiyaina yAMdhrakavi dhUrjaTi palkula keTlu kalge nI
yatulitamAdhurImahima?”

ani maroka pAThaM.

“stutamatiyaina yAMdhrakavi dhUrjaTi palkula keTlu kalgenO
yatulitamAdhurImahima?”

ani iMkokaTi. I nAlugu pAThAlalO arthasannivESAnni baTTi modaTidi, reMDavadi oka tIruna; mUDavadi, nAlugavadi oka tIruna unnAyi. reMDava dAnilO ‘atulitamAdhurImahima Ela kalgenO?’ annappuDu nijAniki dhUrjaTi rAjasabhalO pratyakshaMgA uMDavalasina avasaraM lEdu. Ayana parOkshaMlO kUDA rAju, dhUrjaTi gAri kavitvAniki iMtaTi tiyyadanaM eMduku vachchiMdO? ani prasaMgavaSAna aDagaTAniki avakASaM unnadi. modaTi pAThaM prakAraM, stutamatiyaina yAMdhrakavi dhUrjaTi palkula kEla kalge – I, yatulitamAdhurImahima? ani praSniMchinapuDu, ‘I’ anna nirdESArthakaM appuDE chaduvabaDina madhuramaina sannivESaMlOni rasapratItiki sphOrakaM. bhuvanavijaya mahAsabhalO kAvyagAnaM jariginappuDu dhUrjaTi kavi samakshaMlOnE A saMbhAshaNa sAginadanukOvAli. aMduvalla ‘Ela kalgenO, yatulitamAdhurImahima’ anna pAThAnikaMTe, ‘Ela kalge nI, yatulitamAdhurImahima’ anna pAThaM merugu.

pAThAnni marikoMta sUkshmaMgA vimarSiMchi chUddAmu. ‘dhUrjaTigAri kavitvAniki iMtaTi tiyyadanaM elA vachchiMdi?’ ani kRshNarAyalu praSaMsApUrvakaMgA aDagaTaM vidvajjanulunna parishattulO adi saMdarbhOchitamaina praSna. stutamatiyaina yAMdhrakavi dhUrjaTi palkula keTlu kalgenO, yatulitamAdhurImahima? lEdA, stutamatiyaina yAMdhrakavi dhUrjaTi palkula keTlu kalge nI, yatulitamAdhurImahima? anaTaMlO rAjuku kaligina gauravAtiSayaM dhvanistunnadi. A vidhaMgA dAnini prathamapAdAdigataMgA praSniMchinappuDu dhUrjaTigAri kavitvaMlO aMtaTi tIyadanaM E saMskAraM valla uppatilliMdO kavulu sArthakaMgA vivariMpavalasi uMTuMdi.

kAni, aMduku viparItaMgA, dhUrjaTigAri kavitvAniki iMtaTi tiyyadanaM eMduku vachchiMdO? ani kRshNarAyalu aDagaTaM vidvajjanulunna parishattulO mechchukOlukaina praSna anipiMchadu. ‘elA vachchiMdO?’ ani gAka, kavulu ‘eMduku vachchiMdO?’ samAdhAnaM cheppAli. ‘stutamatiyaina yAMdhrakavi dhUrjaTi palkula kEla kalge nI, yatulitamAdhurImahima?’ anna praSnalOnE parihAsAniki tagina punAdi unnadi. aTuvaMTi sUchana akkaDa lEdani anukOvaTaM sAdhyaM kAdu. ‘eMduku vachchiMdi?’ anna praSnalO unna Akshipti dhUrjaTi vyaktigatajIvitAnni koMta spRSiMchEdigAnE kanabaDutuMdi. aMdarikI telisina A vidhamaina svAbhAvikOdaMtAnni prasaktiMchaTaM dEnikani kavulu niruttaraMgA uMDipOvaTaM sahajamE. paigA rAju A vyaktigatavimarSaku eTuvaMTi samAdhAnAnni eMtavaraku anumatiMchEdI UhiMchaTaM kashTaM. A SaMkAsaMkOchaM lEni rAmakRshNuDu kavi SRMgAravartananu velipeTTaDaM rAju praSnaku pariNAmasvarUpamE. anumati tIsikoni padihEnu rOjulu Agi cheppinA, appaTikappuDE sadya@hsphuritaMgA ASugatini cheppinA – rAju sUchyaMgA sUchiMchinadE kanuka, vyaktigatajIvitAnni vellaDiMchE pUraNanu veliki cheppaTaM bhAvyamE. kAnappuDu adi niMDusabhalO mahAkavini nishkAraNaMgA avamAniMchinaTlE avutuMdi. rAjuku eMta mAtramU sammatilEni kalpananu pravESapeTTinaMduku tadAgrahAniki gurikAkanU tappadu.

aMduvalla kRshNadEvarAyalu dhUrjaTiki avamAnAspadaM kAgala vidhaMgA samasyanu rUpoMdiMchi, stutamatiyaina yAMdhrakavi dhUrjaTi palkula kEla kalgenO, yatulitamAdhurImahima? ani bhuvanavijaya mahAsabhalO aDigi uMDaTaM nijamai uMDadu. stutamatiyaina yAMdhrakavi dhUrjaTi palkula keTlu kalge nI, yatulitamAdhurImahima? anE aDigi uMTADu.

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muni chIkaTi
kATuka aladina
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mATalu dAchina
sarasulani

gElaM vEsE
chEpalani

chEpala chikki
gaMTaniMchi
koTTukulADE
telimabbu
kalalannI

chakrAl
gAllO tElE
pachcha bassulO
vadilEsi

digipOyAnu

kaLASAlaku
vELayiMdani.

2. ​A mATa

dAraMtO puvvu kuDutOMTE
chikku muDi paDDaTTu
egurukuMTU veLutOMTE
kaLLallO nalusu paDDaTTu
shikArugA pOtOMTE
jODu okaTi teginaTTu
appuDu gabukkuna
nuvvanna A mATa
nI goMtulO visuru
maisUru pAkulAMTi
nA manasu​nu ​
​kasukkuna kOstuMdi.

pUrtigA #»

phAl

akTObar lO aDugu peTTEsariki
chuTTU vunna cheTlannI
muduru raMgu kAshAyAlni dhariMchaTaM modaleDatAyi

aMtaku munupu daTTamaina Akulani
niluvellA chuTTukunna prati cheTTU
j~nApakAla patraharitAnni paMDina AlOchanalugA mArchEsi
kalala pUguttulni chappuDu kAkuMDA rAlchEsi
rAbOyE SiSirAniki dIkshagA sannaddhamavutuMdi

rAjOchita lAMChanAlanu, AbharaNAlanu
okkaTokkaTigA tIsivEsinaTlu
prEmani, saukhyAnni, sauMdaryAnni
liptalO tyajiMchina siddArdhuDilA
niralaMkAraMgA niSchalaMgA nilabaDiMdi cheTTu

tAtvikatanu vairAgyAnni vibhUdi rEkalugA
SarIramaMtA alamukunna j~nAnilA, yOgilA.

pUrtigA #»

aTTu nA AdarSaM

1. svEchChAgAnaM

rubbu~rAyilO UgE kAchakAnni
nITilO nAnina pappu baMdhistuMdi
gaDiyEni Agani penAnni
chitukupullala bAhuvulu baMdhistAyi
pItaDekkala gADipoyyini
chEtulettE jvalanaM baMdhistuMdi
galagalalADE nUneboTTulni
salasalakAgE aMchulu baMdhistAyi
tana chuTTU tAnu tirigE piMDini
malupulu tirigE gariTe baMdhistuMdi
tegavAgE jalapAtapu jihvani
segalegisE mirapa baMdhistuMdi
muDatalupaDDa musali aTTuni
mATalurAni nAlika baMdhistuMdi
tEli vachchina appachchi vAsanani
mukkuna dAgina graMthulu baMdhistAyi
gurimarachina nAlkabANAnni,
tiragamOgina allapuchaTnI baMdhistuMdi
I manishi A manishini baMdhistADu
iddarnI kalipi baMdhistuMdi aTTudOSa.

(aTTunADa, DisaMbaru 2010.)

2. manishI manishI!

manishI manishI,
ettugA AkASaMlO
egirE DEgani chUDu
sarihaddullEvu dAniki
girigIsukuni kUchOdu
bhUchakrAnni guMDraMgA
chUchukAgraMpai tipputuMdi
sphuTaMgA tIkshaNaMgA vIkshiMchE
sUryanEtraM dAni AdarSaM.

manishI manishI,
piTTalaku egaraTaM nErpina
cheTTuni chUDu
E bhAshalO pushpistuMdadi?
UDala nIDallO mApaTi vELallO
UDallA kAvaliMchukunE
priyula hastAlu
E bhAshalO taDumukuMTAyi?

manishI manishI,
varimaLLallO IdE
chiru AkASAlnI chiTTi parigalnI chUDu
AnaMdapu raMgulu
cheinA viyatnAM japAn^ polAllO
ekkaDeinA
avE kada,

manishI manishI,
aTTu E penammIdainA
aTTugAnE uMTuMdi.

(aTTunADa, 12-12-10.)

3. aTTu nA AdarSaM

jalachApamu vIDipOyi
gurimarachina bANaMlA
tirugADunu piMDi.

penaM guTTu teravabOyi
biraDAlO iskrUlA
irukkunna aTTu.

piMDi sagaM, sagaM pappu
tiragalichochchi, penammIdavichchi
virulu tAlchu appachchi

(aTTunADa, 2010.)

4. aTTu vEsina madhyAhnaM

baruvekkina sUryuDu
batakanIDu maMchAnni
udayammodalu
UpirADanIDu
kaMThAnni adimipaTTi
dOSalani kukkADu.

AkallATalu.
E karuvu eragani
Ekaruvu jaTharaM.

iMtalO haTAttugA
Dokkaku kaligiMdi kshuttukaDupu.
Akali gAlulu
gADipoyyini vUpAyi.
penapuchUchukAlu nallapaDDAyi.
nUneboTla cheMpalu tellapaDDAyi.

avALa madhyAhnaM
akasmAttugA digina aTTupora
UraMtaTinI AvaluMchi
oMTarigA nannu mUsiMdi.

prapaMchaMtO tegipOyAyi
paMchataMtrulU,
nAlukapai raMgulu
vistariMchAyi muMdugA,

svarAlU suvAsanalU
atiSayiMchAyi taruvAta.
ASalU ASayAlU
dvEshAlU rAgAlU
rechchakoTTE smRtulU
rekkalu muDichAyi pidapa

vippukunna batukaMtA venakki chuTTukupOyi
ippuDu nEnEmI kAnu tatata
rEpaTi tiragaligarbhaMlO
vardhillE dOSapiMDAnni.

(DiseMbar^ 2010.)

pUrtigA #»

vyAsAlu

sAhityaMlO vESyA vRtti

naLinI jamIlA anE seks varkar vESyala samasyalapai samAjapu dRshTi prasariMchE nimittaM, tamaku nyAyaM kAvAlaMTU konnELLa kritaM tana Atma kathanu prachuriMchAru. samakAlIna samAjaMlO Ame edurkonna kashTanashTAlu, sAgiMchina pOrATAlu kEvalaM Ame okkarivE kAvu. vESyA vyavasthalO bhAgAlaina anEka maMdi strIlu Ame kathalOni chEdu anubhavAlaku pratyaksha sAkshulu. vyaktigata anubhavAla nEpadhyaMtO Ame tana AtmakathalO velibuchchina abhiprAyAlapai charchagA kAka, vESyAvRtti samasya sAmAjika samasya ani bhAviMchi, vAri jIvita chitraNa mana sAhityaMlO EvidhaMgA jarugutU vachchiMdO jaripE viSlEshaNa diSagA I vyAsarachanaku pUnukuMTunnAnu.

iMduku kAraNaM EmiTaMTE, evari katha vArE cheppukOvaDaM svAgatiMchavalasina pariNAmamE kAnI adE atyaMta prAmANikaM ani pUrtigA nammalEM. I saMdarbhaMlO kuTuMbarAvugAri muDi saruku anE katha lOni oka vAkyaM gurtostOMdi. oka pAtra, ‘nannuguriMchi nEnu cheppukOgaligitE nuvvu dEniki!’ ani rachayitatO aMTuMdi. aMTE samasyalO chikkukuni unna vAru, tama paristhiti guriMchi vastunishTatatO viSlEshiMchukODaM pUrtigA sAdhyaM kAdu ani ko.ku. abhiprAyaM kAvachchu. dAniki kaLa sahayakAri kAgaladu. jIvitaM kannA kaLalu oka meTTu muMduMDi, bhAviki saMkEtAlugA uMTAyi. kaLAkArulu sAmAnyula jIvitAlanu vAri kaMTE lOtugA gamaniMchi kaLAsRshTi cheyyagalarani prajala nammakaM. aMdukE tana AtmakathalO naLinI lEvanettina praSnala mUlAlanu, mana Adhunika telugu sAhityapu puTallO pariSIlana chEsEMdukU, A rachayitala sAmAjika dRkpathAla velugulO charchiMchEMdukU prayatniMchAlannadi I vyAsAniki saMkalpaM ayyiMdi.

samAjAnni chUsE vidhAnaM, samAjAnni guriMchi uMDE avagAhana – vITini manaM sAmAjika dRkpathaM ani nirvachiMchukuni, A nirvachanaMtO vErvEru kAlAlaku cheMdina rachayitala sAmAjika dRkpathAlanu A samAja paristhitula nEpadhyaMlO viSlEshaNa chEsukOvachchu. taTastha charitra lAgE taTastha sAhityaM kUDA uMDadu. jIvitaM lOni pratI saMghaTana, chUsEvArini baTTi vEru vEru aMtarArdhaMtO kanipistuMdi. I vaividhyAnni – sAhityakAruDu kAchi, vaDapOsi, niggu dElchi E dRkpathaM lOMchi A saMghaTanallOni satyAnni lOkAniki vyaktaM cheyyAlO nirNayiMchukuMTADu. adi atani sAmAjika dRkpathaM autuMdi. Adhunika navalakU, nATakAnikI, kathakU, kavitakU mUlapurushulaina vIrESaliMgaM, gurajADalu oka niSchitamaina sAmAjika dRkpathaM tOnE kalaM paTTAru. alAgE taruvAti tarAlalOnU rachayitalu, samAjapu nammakAlakU, jIvita satyAlakU uMDE aMtarAlanu vAri sAhityaMlO etti chUpiMchAru, vAri dRkpathAlu vAru jIviMchina samAjAla viSvAsAlakaMTE eMta bhinnaMgA unnavO gamanistE manaku AScharyaM kalugutuMdi. anni tarAla lOnU, samAjaMlO vESyala sthAnaM paTla oka spashTamaina avagAhana kaligi, oka vilakshaNakONaMlO vESyalanu darSiMchi vAri pAtrapOshaNa kAviMchina rachayita lunnAru. vAri rachanalalO vellaDayyE vAri dRkpathAnni pariSIlistE vESyAvyavasthanu mariMta vivaraMgA ardhaM chEsukOvachchu.

prAchIna sAhityaMlO, vESyalatO sahavAsaM dOshamanI, dharmArdhAlaku hAni kalugutuMdanI, adi manishini patanaM chEstuMdanI mana pUrvulu EkakaMThaMtO cheptU vachchAru. ‘manudharma SAstrakartalu, vESyApriyulu paMkti bAhyulanI, vAriki rAjasabha laMdu koluvu lIyarAdanI vidhiMchi yunnAru,’ ani vIrESaliMgaM manaku gurtu chEstAru. 1890la tarvAta bhAratIya samAjaMlO dEvadAsIlanu nishEdhiMchAlaMTU EMTi nAch udyamaM modalayyiMdi. dAni AvaSyakatanu, telugu samAjapu nEpadhyaMlO kaMdukUri tana prahasanAllO chitriMchAru. ‘pUrvakAlaMlO musugu vEsukuni reMDO kaMTi vADiki teliyakuMDA vESya iMTiki veLLEvArU, I kAlaMlO aMdarU chUstE mariMta gauravamani bhAviMchi, bAhATaMgA paTTapagalE padimaMdini veMTapeTTukuni marI vESyala iMTiki veLtunnAru. vESyA sAMgatyaM samAjaMlO pratishTAkAraNamautOMdi’ aMTU graMdhAlalO rAsi unna AdarSAlakU, vAstavaMgA samAjaM lO prachAramautunna bhAvAlakU kanipistunna I vyatyAsAnni vIrESaliMgaM tIvraMgA khaMDiMchAru. AnATi samAjaM pATistunna – kanyASulkaM, vRddhulaku chinnapillalanu kaTTabeTTaDaM vaMTi anEka durAchArAlatO bATu, vESyalanU, vAri pOshakulanU, vESyAvRtti samardhakulanU Ayana chIlchi cheMDADAru.

kaMdukUri vIrESaliMgaM EMTI nAch. kAnI vArini vESyala SrEyassuku virOdhigA kAka vAriki merugaina jIvitaM kOrina saMskartagA manaM ardhaM chEsukOvAli. ‘vivAhamADi pativratalu kAdagina vESyalanu jAriNulanugA cheyyaDamauTa chEta adi vESyalaku kUDA drOhamE,’ ani A vRtti lOni dOshAnni Ayana sariggA gurtiMchAru; vESya dayanIya jIvitAnni sAnubhUtitO pariSIliMchAru. ‘koMchemu vayasu jArina tODanE viTapurushulu tammu viDichi yavalaku jAragA, gaDiMchina sommu vyAdhula kiMda vyayapaDagA, venukaTi saMgItanAda mippuDu rOdananinAdamugA mAragA, muppadi saMvatsaramula prAyamunanE dEhamu cheDipOyi tiMDiki lEka tama pApaphalama nubhaviMchuchU, rOgamula chEta bAdha paDuchU – iTTi kulavRtti naMgIkariMchina yI dESamu yokka yapakIrti mUrtIbhaviMchi yI rItini bahurUpamula meluguchunnadO yana abhAgyadEvatala vale nelleDa diruguchuMduru.’ ani vAri dusthitini kaLLaku kaTTinaTTu samAjAniki chUpiMchAru.

vESyalanu vinOda sAdhanAlugA AmOdiMchE rivAju samAjaMlO anAdigA uMDEdi. rUpakAla lOni strI pAtralanu pOshiMchaDAniki brahmadEvuDu apsarasalanu sRshTiMchinaTlu nATyaSAstraMlO (200#BC -200AD) # bharatuDu pErkoMTADu. alATi taratarAla samAjapu nammakAlanu ediriMchi, vIrESaliMgaM telugu sAhityaMlO moTTamodaTi sAri vESyajAtini bhagavaMtuDi sRshTilO bhAgaMgA kAka, samAjaMlOni oka jADyAniki rUpaMgA chUpAru. Ayana dRkpathaM samakAlIna samAjasvabhAvAniki bhinnaMgA, pragatiSIlakaMgA uMDaDaM gamaniMchAlsina vishayaM. adi taruvAta vAraMdarikI kotta velugu chUpiMdi.

1910lO gurajADa appArAvu kanyASulkaM lOni madhuravANi pAtra vESya ayi uMDI tAnu EMTI nAch nani cheppukOvaDaM oka viSEshaM. vIrESaliMgaMgAri bhAvajAlAnni anubhavasAraMgA grahiMchi, AmOdiMchina vyaktigA madhuravANi pAtranu ardhaM chEsukOvachchu. ‘nEnu aksharAlA yAMTI nAch^nE, vivEkalESaM vunnavAru evaru yAMTI nAch kAraMDi?’ ani madhuravANi anaDamE dAniki sAkshyaM. kAnI gurajADaku vESyala paTla uMDE dRkpathAnni mariMta tarachi chUDavalasina avasaramuMdi. saMskaraNa vAdamaMTE gauravamunnA, ‘vESyalanu chUDamanI, mATlADamanI, tAkamanI’ prakaTiMchE saMskartala paTla gurajADaku abhyaMtarAlunnaTTu manaku Ayana rachanallO teliyavastuMdi. vESyalanu peLli pEraMTAlaku pilavakuMTE vAreTlA batakAlanI, vAru girISaM vaMTi kukkala pottukE tagudurA, saujanyArAvu vaMTi satpurushulanu chUDaDAniki kUDA vIlavadA anI, vAru vidyAbuddhulu nEristE saujanyArAvu vaMTi vAru vArini peLlADudurA, anI madhuravANi anEka saMdEhAlu vyaktaM cheyyaDaM dIniki tArkANaM.

vESyala dhanadAhAnnI, vAri valla kaligina kuTuMba saMtApAlanU chitriMchina chiMtAmaNi vaMTi anEka nATakAlu telugu vAriki chira parichitAlE. vESyalanE kAdu, vESyAmAtalanu kasidIrA tiTTi prEkshakulaku AnaMdaM kaligiMchina sannivESAlu A nATakAlalO uMDEvi. kAnI A durmArgaM vRttilO uMdanI, vyaktullO kAdanI gurtiMchi, vESyalalO ArAdhyulunnArani cheppagaligina krAMtadarSi gurajADa. vRtti dharmAnikI, tana pravRttikI unna vairudhyaM karaTakaSAstri snEhituDai uMDi kUDA gurtiMchanaMduku madhuravANi nochchukuMTuMdi. ‘vRtti chEta vESyani ganaka cheyyavalasina chOTla dravyAkarshaNa chEstAnu gAnI, madhuravANiki dayAdAkshiNyAlu sunna ani talachArA? mI tODabuTTuki pramAdaM vachchinappuDu nEnu Dabbuki ASistAnA?’ ani Ame aMTuMdi.

svArdhavartanaM mariMtagA samAjaMlO perigi, anni raMgAllOnU vachchina naitika patanamai, SrIpAda subrahmaNya SAstri gAri kalupumokkalu (1935) kathalO durgaMdhaMgA manaku paDutuMdi. A kathalO, sab kalekTarU, presiDeMTU, presiDeMTu gumastA, brAhmaDU modalaina maryAdastula pAtralaMdarU kalupu mokkalE. bahuSA aMdarU kalupumokka ani bhAviMchE vESya SEshAchalaM mAtramE I kathalO kalupumokka kAni pAtra.

SrIpAda vAridE maroka rachana vaDlagiMjalu anE katha. chadaraMgaM ATalO asamAnapratibhAvaMtuDu SaMkarappa rAjugAritO ADi gelavaDaM kathAMSaM. dAni rachanAkAlaM 1941 ayinA kathA kAlaM mariMta venakki jariginaTTu Ayana nEpadhyaM dvArA sUchistAru. I kathalO SAstrigAri chinnachinna vyAkhyAnAlatO vESyala jIvitAlalOni kaLA vaidagdhyAnni UhiMchE prayatnaM cheyyavachchu. tana gatAnni rAju vadda prastAvistU svayaMgA SaMkarappa ilA cheppukuMTADu. chaMdravadana ani mA vULLO voka vESya, Ame mA nAyanagAri daggira kAvya nATakAlaMkAra graMdhAlu nAtO pATU kshuNNaMgA chadiviMdi. bhrAtR prEmatO peMchi nannAme chadaraMgaMlO pravESapeTTi diddiMdi, ani tana chellelu aMTU chaMdravadanaku kRtaj~nata cheppukuMTADu.

taravAti pAtra alivENidi. Ame tana nRtya pATavaMtO peddApurapu saMsthAnAniki pratishTa chEkUrchina kaLAkAriNi. SaMkarappa praj~na annA, atani vyaktitvamannA Ameku aMtulEni ArAdhana. rAjasabhalO, SaMkarappa samakshaMlO alivENi adbhuta nATya pradarSanaku aMdarU sthANuvulaipOtAru. ‘eduTa kUchuni mahA vidvAMsuDu chUstunnADanna utsAhaMtO alivENi ivALa voLLu marichipOyiMdi’ ani okaraMTE, ‘adI saMgati, kOTlichchinA kaLASIlika lAMTi AvESaM kalagadu mari!’ ani maroka ranukuMTAru. ‘vESyala kaLaku prEraNa DabbE’ anna lOkapu nammakapu nEpadhyaMlO, kaLAkArulaku mAtramE ardhamayyE A kaLAvESAnni, maimarupunU vESya alivENilO darSiMchina rachayita chUpu manaku kotta kONAlanu parichayaM chEstuMdi.

DabbutO konalEni aMSAlanu chitriMchE aTuvaMTidE marO prayatnaM 1940lalO vachchina kuTuMbarAvugAri katha, nIkEM kAvAli? lOni kastUri pAtra. vESya ayi uMDI, Dabbuku ASa paDani AmelO oka maMchitanAnni UhistADu kathakuDu. Amenu, A gATlOMchi etti iMkO gATlO vEsi, saMskariMchAlanI, prEma mIdA, nIti mIdA abhimAnaM puTTiMchAlanI atani prayatnaM. madhuravANi charchiMchina vESyA vivAhapu sAdhyAsAdhyAlanu manaM I kathalO chUDavachchu. eTuvaMTi ADadainA, tana Ardhika samasyala bhAraM mOsE magavANni – eTuvaMTi vADainA sarE, prEmiMchakuMDA uMDalEdu ani kathakuDi dhairyaM. adi samAjaM lOni chAlA maMdi nammakaM kUDA. kAnI kastUri prEma ammakAniki dorakanidani rachayita manaku spashTaM chEstAru. tananu adupu chEsE vArini, baMgAramichchinA kastUri tana gaDapa tokkanIdu. tOTi strI latO pOlchukuni tananu tAnu takkuva chEsukOdu. ‘evari goppa vAridI’ aMTuMdi. tanani gAni, tana vRttini gAni hELana chEstE sahistuMdi niMdistE sahiMchadu – Ame AtmAbhimAnaM aTuvaMTidi. AmetO sAnnihityaM perigAka, atani durabhimAnaM paTApaMchalai pOtuMdi. eTTakElaku Ame prEmanu saMpAdiMchukuMTADu. tana yiMTiki vachchi uMDamani AhvAnistADu. Ame tiraskaristuMdi. prEmabaMdhAniki kaTTupaDutuMdi kAnI dAni kOsaM tana AtmAbhimAnAnni tAkaTTu peTTadu. vRtti mAnEsETaMduku manasphUrti gA sammatistuMdi. tana iMTlO tAnuMTAnanI, atannE vachchi tana iMTlO uMDamanI kOrutuMdi. nIkEM kAvAli? anna praSnaku samAdhAnaMgA, ‘nI mIda prEma uMDi, nEnaMTE ishTaM lEnivALLanu techchi peTTaku, aMta kaMTE nA kiMkEmI akkarlEdu,’ ani cheptuMdi. dhana pralObhAlakI, saMskaraNa vAdAlakI prEma atItamainadanI, A prEma kaMTE kUDA apurUpamainadi AtmagauravamanI I kadhalO manaku spashTaMgA telustuMdi. AdarSAlu manasunu moddu bArchaDaM bahuSA gurajADa lAgE ko.ku. kUDA tana kAlapu samAjaMlO gamaniMchAranukOvachchu.

saMskArAllO maulikamaina mArpu rAni vAriki AdarSaM vaTTi nOTi mATagA migulutuMdanI, aTuvaMTi vAri manasu samAjapu dvaMdvanItinE anusaristuMdanI, vAru pErukE viSAla hRdayulanI manaku chUpiMchE katha patitulu (1949.) saMskaraNa vAdaM vELLUniMdani nammE kAlaMlO vachchina gOpIchaMd^gAri I katha, AraMbhaSUrulu vESyAkulaMlO janmiMchina vArini vivAhamADi vAriki chEsE mElu kaMTE kIDE ekkuvani hechcharistuMdi. iMdulO nAyika, ‘okari kOsaM nItigA uMDaM, mana kOsaM manamE uMDAla’ni nammE vivEkaM galigina strI. bhOgaM kulaMlO janmiMchina kAraNaM chEta saMghaM Ame paTla avalaMbiMchina bhEdabhAvamU, naDisamudraMlO vadilEsina bharta mOsamU, dAniki kuMgipOka kuTTupani chEsukuni tana kALLa mIda tAnu nilabaDAlanukunna Ame dhIraguNamU manaku I kathalO AnATi samAjapu vAstavAlugA gOpIchaMd chitriMchAru. kathAnAyika akka pAtra nIkEM kAvAli? katha lOni kastUri pAtra lAgAnE saMsAra strIla atiSayAniki chirAku paDutuMdi, samAjaM paTla dhikkArasvarAnni vinipistuMdi.

Ardhika svAtaMtryaM strIki lEkapOvaDAnni kuTuMbarAvu, gOpIchaMdula kaMTE muMdE kalaM paTTina chalaM gurtiMchAru. paigA A asvataMtratanU, dAsya bhAvAlanU chUsi murisE vArini Ayana garhiMchADu. 1925 lOnE chalaM tana strI anna pustakaMlO ilA aMTAru: ‘tanu prati dinamU, nAlgaNAlu saMpAyiMchukunE strI, dEhamammukunE vESya – samastAbharaNAlatO banArasu chIrelatO, kulukutU dharma bharta pakkana padimaMdi biDDalatO, gurrapu baMDilO pOyE puNyastrI kanna pavitrurAlU, svataMtrurAlU.’ lOkaM AmOdiMchanidI, lOkaM jAgrattagA kappipeTTukunnadI bayaTa peTTaDaM Ayana rachanala lakshyaM.

saMsAra strI kaMTE nayamanE mATa koMta varakU nijamE kAnI chalaM UhiMchinaMta svataMtrata vESyA vRttilO kUDA lEdEmO anipistuMdi. vESyala jIvanAlanU, nirvahaNanU samAjaMlO peddamanushulugA chelAmaNI ayyE koMdaru naDuputU uMDEvAru. kaMdukUri kAlaMlO samAjaM prOnAch, EMTi nAch lugA chIli pOyiMdi. prOnAch lani manaM gurtiMchE vArilO konni vAdAlanu kluptaMgA ilA cheppukOvachchu.

dEvadAsIlu dEvuni sEvaku aMkitamaina kaLAkArulanI, vAri jIvanOpAdhini tolagiMchi vArini vyabhichArulugA mArchavaddanI vAdiMchi, vIrESaliMgaM gArini pratighaTiMchina vArini prOnAch lalO muMdu pErkonAlsi uMTuMdi. vArilO karnATaka saMgIta vidvAMsurAlaina beMguLUru nAgaratnamma vaMTi prasiddhulu kUDA unnAru. kAnI EMTi nAch udyamAniki rAjya sahakAraM kUDA tODavaDaM chEta prOnAch vAri I vAdaM niladokkukO lEkapOyiMdi ani manaku telustOMdi. mallAdi rAmakRshNaSAstrigAri kathallO dEvadAsIla guriMchI, vESyAvRtti guriMchI oka bhinnamaina dRkpathaM kanipistuMdi. SaMkaramaMchi satyaM tama amarAvati kathalalO dEvadAsIla prAbhavAlanU, jIvitAlanU mana kaLLa muMduMchAru. paMdiripaTTimaMchaM kathalO china mutteM nisvArdha praNayaM kathAMSaM.

vESyala jAti anAdigA nRtyagAnAlatO alariMchaDAnikE unnadanI, adi kulavRttigA kalavAru dAninE avalaMbiMchAlanI, peLlipEraMTAlalO vESyalu tirugADitE SubhamanI, vArini AdariMchaDaM kaLApOshaNa anI koMdaru abhiprAya paDEvAru. iMkoMdaru ‘bOgaM vAru lEkapOtE saMsArlu aMdarU cheDipOtAru’ aMTArani kaMdukUri vAri vESyAbhimAnapu baMDAraM tama prahasanAllO bayaTapeTTAru. vESyA vRttini aMTi peTTukuni bratakaDaM – vESyalatO mEjuvANI lanu chEyiMchaDaM, A bRMdAlanu naDapaDaM vaMTi panulu chEsE vAri guriMchina chitraNa kUDA kaMdukUri sAhityaMlO manaku labhistuMdi. ‘vESyalaku yeMta janavaSyaM unnadO vESyala mUlaMgA AyanakU aMta janavaSyaM unnadi,’ ani aTuvaMTi vAriki samAjaMlO uMDE palukubaDiki kAraNAlanu viSadIkaristAru. vESyAvRtti samardhakulaku oka udAharaNa manaku karaTaka SAstri vaMTi vAri rUpaMlO kanyASulkaMlO kUDA kanipistuMdi. kApu manishinai puTTinA bAguMDunani anukuMTunna madhuravANi virakti ardhaM kAni karaTaka SAstri Ame vaMTi ‘vESyA SikhAmaNi lEkapOtE bhagavaMtuDi sRshTikE lOpa’maMTU meramechchu mATalu cheptADu. alATi mATalu vini vini prANaM visigi uMTuMdi, sRshTi saMgatikEM gAnI chikkulalO mIku lOpaM vastuMdi lemmani atani svArdha prayOjanAlanu madhuravANi bayaTa peDutuMdi.

kanyASulkaM nATakaMlO gurajADa madhuravANini strIjAtiki makuTAyamAnaMgA tIrchididdinadi eMta vAstavamO, A pAtralO aMtarlInaMgA vRtti paTla Ameku kalugutunna viraktI, kuTuMba jIvanaM sAgiMchAlanna Ame kAMkshanU aMtE ArtitO chitriMchArannadi vAstavaM. SrIpAda vAri vaDlagiMjalu kathalO kaLAkOvidula jIvitAlatO pATU, SaMkarappa manasu kalichEsi atani ATanu pADu jEyaDAniki mugguru vESyalu niyAmakaM kAvaDaM manaM chUDavalasina chEdu vAstavaM. vESyala pATi svataMtrata kuTuMba strIlaku lEdani chalaM, kuTuMbarAvu AvEdana vyaktaM chEsina mATa nijamE kAnI prEma baMdhamE strI purusha SarIra saMparkAniki prAtipadika kAvAlani vAru kUDA spashTaM chEsi unnAru. ‘bhAryalU uMDAli, vESyalU uMDAli’ ani kOrE purushula saMskArAnni asahyiMchukuMTAru gOpIchaMd.

1947lO dEvadAsi AkT vachchi A kulavRtti raddayina tarvAta, pEdarikaMtO pATU, tOTi strIla asUyA dvEshAlakU, pOlIsula juluMkI, Uri peddala nirasanakU gurai dEvadAsIla jIvitAlelA astavyastamayyAyO teliyajEsE umAmahESvararAvu gAri katha – nOru galla ADadi (2010) prOnAch vAru hechchariMchina vidhaMgAnE AnADu dEvadAsIla punarAvAsAllO anyAyaM jarigiMdani manaku teliyajEstuMdi.

pUrtigA #»

prAkRtakavanamu: sEtu baMdha kAvyamu

upOdghAtamu: konni varNanalu

poddu. nIlAMbaramu manOharaMgA kanipistOMdi. dikchakramu sudIptamai bhAsistOMdi. bhAvukuDaina oka prAkRtakavi A prakRtilO SubhakaruDu, sarvabhUtakshEmaMkaruDu ayina Sivuni darSiMchi prArthistunnADu.

Namaha a jassa phuDaravaM kaNThachChAA ghaDanta NaaNaggisiham|
phurai phuriaTTahAsaM uddhapaDittatimiraM via disAakkam||

saMskRtaChAya:

namata cha yasya sphuTaravaM kaNThachChAyAghaTamAna nayanAgniSikham|
sphurati sphuritATTahAsamUrdhapradIpta timiramiva dikchakram||

evani nayanAgni SikhalatO kUDina kaMThapu nIli kAMti, evani aTTahAsamuchEta Siramuna dagdhamaina chIkaTi, A aTTahAsamutO ragilina nippu ravvalunU, dikchakramunu sphuriMpajEyuchunnadO aTTi Sivunaku jOta.

vichitramaina bhAvana yidi. kaLLeduTa kanipiMchE AkASamu, dikchakramanE kavittva vastuvulanu oka dEvatAmUrti yokka vilAsamulatO utprEkshiMchinADu. kAnI, A mUrti vilAsamulatO pratIyamAnamayyE vastuvu anaMtaMgA, atyaMta suMdaraMgA uMdi. Sivuni kaMThachChAya nIlamu. A nIlamu digaMtAlalO vyApiMchiMdi. aMTE bhavuDu naTarAjamUrtigA AnaMdatAMDavamu chEstunnaTTugA, (maMDala) nRtyasamayamulO vEgaMgA bhramistunna kAraNAna A mahESvaruni kaMThavarNamaina nIlamu sarvadiSAvyAptamainadani, viSAlAMbaramainadaninnI vyaMgyamu. ISvaruni talapai timiramu dagdhamai – mahESvaruDu bhAskaruDai bhAsiMchuTa maroka chamatkAramu.

SivEtara kshatamu (amaMgaLa vinASamu) ko~rakai Sivuni prArthiMchina prAkRtakAvyaSlOkamidi.

anaMtamai, aparimitamaina vastuvunu mUrtimaMtamaina parimitamaina vastuvutO nutprEkshiMchuTa, niSchalamaina, nirjIvamaina vastuvunu jIvantamaina vastuvutO samanvayiMchuTa, okka SlOkamuna nokka gAthanu yimuDchuTa, sauMdaryanidhini pOlina vastuvuku sAmAnyavastuvutO nupamiMchi oppiMchuTa, sUkshmamaina vastuSakalamunu digaMtaramula vyApiMchina mahOnnatavastuvutO kalpiMchuTa, bhAvagaMbhIryamu, koMDokachO bhAvanA^ऽgamyamulu (#Abstract ideas),# niSitadRshTi, Adhunikata, svataMtramaina bhAvanAbalamu, dAniki tagina Uha, Uhanu kaTTeduTa nilupagala kavanachAturyamu, aDugaDugunA rasaparipOshaNa, anAyAsamaina bhAsha, sunAyAsamaina ChaMdassu – ivannI prAkRtakavittva lakshaNAlu.

poddu varNana adi. poddu kruMgE samayamulO ravimaMDala varNana idi.

dIsai viddumaamvaM sindUrAhaagaindakumbhachchAam|
mandaradhAukala~mkiavAsuimanDalaniakkalaM raivimvam||

ChAya:

dRSyatE vidrumAtAmraM sindUrAhatagajEndrakuMbhachChAyAm|
mandaradhAtukala~mkitavAsukimaMDalaniSchakralaM ravibimbam||

paDamara dikku aMbarAna astamiMchE ravibiMbamu pagaDamu vale e~r~ragA prakASistOMdi. A sUryabiMbamu siMdUramu dAlchina gajEMdruni kuMbhachChAya vale kanipistOMdi. maMdaraparvatamunu rApADi, A parvatapu dhAtuvulavalana errabArina vAsuki, tananu valayamugA chuTTukuMdA annaTTu A gOLaM merustOMdi.

ravibiMbamu pagaDaMlA kanipiMchuTa – sAdhAraNaMgA saMskRtakavula varNanAsAmAgri lOni vastuvE. pedda viSEshamu kAkapOvachchunu. Enugu kuMbhamunalaMkariMchina nAgasaMbhava dravyaviSEshamaina sindUramu viDDUramu kAdu. bhAravi kirAtArjunIya kAvyaMlO dEvagajamulanu “sindUrai@h kRtaruchaya@h…” (ki. 7-8) ani varNiMchinADu. asalaina viSEshamu A tarvAti samAsamulO – mandaradhAukala~mkiavAsuimanDalaniakkalaM – (mandaradhAtukala~mkitavAsukimaMDalaniSchakralaM) unnadi.

mandara = maMdaraparvatamu yokka; dhAtu = mUlikala chEta; kalaMkita = malinamaina; vAsuki maMDala = vAsuki anu dEvasarpamuchEta valayamugA; niSchakrilaM = chuTTukonabaDinadi.

sAgaramathanamuna sarparAju vAsukini kavvaMgA chEsi, maMdaraparvatAnni UtamugA peTTi pAlakaDalini chilikina purANakatha nichchaTa anvayiMchukOvAli. niakkalaM anna prayOgaMlO yunnadi Asaktikaramaina, balIyamaina bhAvanAbalaM mottamunnU. pagaDaMlA merisipOtunna sUryagOLAnni erraTicharmamu gala vAsuki sarpaM valayamugA chuTTukuMdaTa! vAsuki charmameMduku e~r~rabAriMdi? maMdaraparvatAniki kavvamugA chEsina Sramaki labhiMchina phalitamadi. A panilO bhAgaMgA gairikAdi dhAtuvulanu rAchukuni sarpamu tAlUku charmamu e~r~rabaDipOyiMdaTa!

ravibiMbaM chUSAM kadA, SaSibiMbAnni chUddAM. iMdAka Enugu tilakapu upamatO ravibiMbAnni tIrchina kavi, I sAri Enugu padachihnaMtO astamistunna SaSibiMbAnni utprEkshistunnADu.

tAva a atthaNiamvaM NavasalilAuNNagaapaachChavikalusO|
pattO aruNuNNAmiapAsallantagaaNOsarantO vva sasI||

ChAya:

tAvachchAstanitambaM navasalilApUrNagajapadachChavikalusha@h|
prAptO aruNOnnamita pArSvAyamAnagaganApasaranniva SaSI||

chaMdruDu paSchimAdrini kruMgipOtunnADu. A biMbamu oka chinna kottanITi kuMTapai yEnugu kAlu mOpitE ErpaDina guMDrani mudralAgA, tUrpuna udayistOnna bAlabhAnuni aruNarEkhalu tananu dUramugA paSchimamu vaipuku neTTEsinaTTuMdani utprEksha.

aDusulO ErpaDina Enugu kAlimudra – idi prAkRtakavana mudra. idi vilakshaNaM, vichitraM, asAdhAraNamunnU. I mudra svataMtramu, kAnI yE mUlanO pai varNana venaka Adikavi vAlmIki prEraNamu uMdA anipistuMdi.

saMdhyArAgOtthitaistAmrai rantEshvadhikapANDarai@h |
snigdhairabhrapaTachChEdai@h baddhavraNamivAMbaram|| (vAlmIkirAmAyaNamu, kishkiMdhAkAMDa. 28.5)

varshamu velasina tarvAta alpajalasaMchayaMtO tellagA nunna mEghAlatO kUDina yaMbaramu saMdhyArAgAMchitamai – SarIraMpai ErpaDina puMDuku baTTatO kaTTina tellaTi kaTTulAgA, madhyabhAgaMlO e~r~ragA. chivarala lEtaraMgulOnU uMdaTa. mEghamu ‘puMDu’lA uMdanEdi I SlOkalO unna asAdhAraNattvamu, vilakshaNattvamunnU. prAkRta kavulainA, saMskRtakavulainA nATi kAlaMlO E kavittvamainA Adikavi vAlmIki kavittvaMlO EdO okka pArSvaMlO saMgatamu kAvalasinadE. A maharshi kavittva mahattvamadi. maharshini prEraNa svIkariMchaTaM marE kavikainanU gauravamE kadA.

saMskRtaprabaMdhasAhityaMlO yilAMTi viparIta, asAdhAraNamaina varNalu ekkaDO tappa kanabaDavu. telugulO AmuktamAlyadakAruDi dhOraNi ilAMTidE. koMtalO koMta naMdi timmanagAru. astamistunna niSAkaruni ‘bAgA yeMDaku kAlina kAmadhEnuvu pEDamukka’gA UhiMchi, A bhAvAnni saMskRtIkariMchi, charamAdri dAvAgni saMplushTa surasaurabhEyI karIshaikapiMDamani, telugu prabaMdhaM pArijAtApaharaNaMlO chaMdruNNi aMdaMgA tiTTEDu.

iMkA – aMbarAnni ArNavaMgA darSiMchi, tArakalanu ArNavagarbamulO pagili paiki tElina mutyamula rASitO prAkRtakavi utprEkshistADu. okka mutyamu ErpaDAlaMTEnE apurUpamaina svAtichinukokkaTi avasaraM. aitE samudragarbhamulO EdO okka viparItaM ghaTiMchi SuktisaMpuTamulu (mutyapu chippalu) vichChinnamayinavani UhiMchaDaM asAdhAraNamaina, asaMbaddhamaina Uha (#Absurd/Weird thought).

#aMta pedda AkASaM mahApadmamulA uMdani maroka Uha. SaratkAlaMlO yErpaDina iMdradhanuvO? dinamaNi ayina sUryuni kiraNAlatO prakASitamai, jArina ghanalakshmi vaDDANamaTa iMdradhanuvu! AkASAna vikasiMchina maMdArapuvvu tAlUku puppoDi aTa!

bhAravi kirAtArjunIyaMlO baMgAru raMgulO unna puppoDi AkASaMlO goDugulA pErukuMdaMTADu. bahuSA prAkRtakavi darSiMchina padmaM tAlUku puppoDi saMskRtakavi kavanavilAsAniki goDugupaTTiMdA?

varshAkAlamu dATipOyinadi. janasAmAnyaM rAchakAryAlakU, daMDayAtralakU veLutunnAru. SaratkAlAraMbhaMlO prayANamu modaleTTaTaM AnavAyitI. A sannivESamulO prAkRtakavittvaMlO iMdrachApAnni SRMgArachihnamugA mArchi, ’diSAkanya payOdharAlapaina aMtarikshamu chitriMchina nakhachitramu vale harivillu’ nnadani kavi varNistADu. adE SaratkAlaMlO –

dhuamEhamahuarAO ghaNasamaAaDDiO Na avimukkAO|
Na hapAavasAhAO Ni aaTTANAM va paDitAAO disAO||

ChAya:

dhutamEghamadhukarA@h ghanasamayAkRshTAvanatamuktA@h|
nabha@h pAdapaSAkhA@h nijakasthAnamiva pratigatA diSa@h||

AkASamanEdi oka vRkshamu. A cheTTu kommalu – diSalu. varshAkAlamu anna purushuDu A kommalanu vaMchinADu. appuDu dhavaLamEghaSakalamula pOlina tummedalu okkachOTuna chErinAyi. Apai atani paTTu vIDagAnE avi egiripOyi, tirigi yathAsthAnamulanu poMdinAyi.

I SlOkamulO cheppina kavittvapu bhAvamu venuka cheppani (pratIyamAnamayyE) bhAvasaMpada eMtO uMdi. dhavaLamEghatati tummedalabAru. varshAkAlamunaku muMdu tummedalu diSalanu SAkhalapai anEkamaina tEnepaTTula nErparichinAyi. A tEnepaTTulE ghanamEghamulu. A tEnepaTTulanu kAlapurushuDu bhUmiki samAMtaraMgA kriMdaku vaMchi, vidalchi prANikOTi jIvikakai (makaraMda) varshamunu kuripiMchADu. Apai AtaDu SaratkAlaMlO kommanu vadilivEstE, tummedalu (velimabbulu) tama nijasthAnamulaku chErinAyi. idaMtA pAThakuDu tanaku tAnu UhiMchukOvAli. ikkaDa pAThakuDU oka kavi!

saMklishTamaina bhAvaM kadU. I saMklishTata padyaMlO lEdu. manalO uMdi. Adhunika yaMtrayugaMlO unnAM kAbaTTi I saMklishTata. mEghAlu, nakshatrAlu, tArakalu, chaMdruDu – Adhunika yugaMlO ivannI bhOgAlu manaku!

paini SlOkamulO maroka viSishTata unnadi. kEvalamoka varNanAmAtraMgA kAka I SlOkamu tanaMtaTa tAnugA oka pratyEkamaina ‘katha’nu vinipistOMdi. prAkRta kavanalakshaNamidi. dIniki gAthAsaptaSati aMtA udAharaNamE. I lakshaNamu kAraNAna AlaMkArikulu prAkRtagAthalanEka paTTula udAharaNamugA svIkariMchinAru.

pUrtigA #»

akkaralu

parichayamu

telugu ChaMdassulO padyamulanu mUDu vidhamulugA vrAyavachchunu, avi – vRttamulu, jAtulu, upajAtulu. vRttamulalO prati pAdamulO oka niyamita paddhatilO guru laghuvulu amarchabaDi uMTuMdi. iTTi vRttamulaku aksharasAmya yati lEka vaDi, prAsa uMTAyi. I vRttamula lakshaNamulanu enimidi mUDaksharamula gaNamulatO, nAlugu reMDaksharamula gaNamulatO, guru laghuvulatO vivariMchuTaku vIlavutuMdi. chaMpakOtpala mAlalu, SArdUla mattEbha vikrIDitAdi vRttamulanu telugu kavulu ekkuvagA vADinAru. jAti padyamulanu mAtrA gaNamulatO, aMSa lEka upa gaNamulatO vivariMcha vIlavutuMdi. kaMdamu, utsAha, ragaDalu mAtrAgaNa nirmitamulaitE, dvipada, taruvOja, akkaralu munnagunavi upagaNa nirmitamulu. vRttamulavale jAti padyamulaku kUDa yatiprAsalu uMTAyi. upajAtulalO prAsa aichChikamu. aksharasAmya yatinainA, prAsayatinainA vADavachchunu. vITilO upagaNamulanu vADutAru. sIsamu, ATaveladi, tETagIti munnagunavi upajAtulu. I vyAsamulO telugulO arudugA vADabaDina akkaralanu gu~riMchi charchistAnu.

akkaralanu telugubhAshalO vRttAlaku muMdE vADinAru. nannaya bhAratAniki muMdu, nannechODuni kumArasaMbhavAniki muMdE SilASAsanamulalO akkaralalO padyAlu chekkabaDDAyi. akkaralu kannaDamu, telugu – I reMDu bhAshalalO unnAyi. bahuSA reMDiMTilO okE samayamulO vITini vADiyuMTAru. akkarala vivarAlanu telisikonaDAniki muMdu, I akkaralalO vADE gaNamulanu gu~riMchi manamu telisikOvAli. dvipadAdulalO sUrya gaNamulanu, iMdra gaNamulanu vADutAranna vishayamu manaku telisinadE. adanamugA chaMdra gaNamulanu kUDa akkaralalO vADutAru. telugu ChaMdassulOni sUrya, iMdra, chaMdra gaNamulu kannaDa ChaMdassulOni brahma, vishNu, rudra gaNamulalOni chinna mArpulu mAtramE. A gaNamula vivaramulanu kriMda istunnAnu. iTTi gaNamula nirmANarItini okappuDu vivariMchiyunnAnu.

brahma gaNamulu lEka rati gaNamulu – 4 – #UU, UI, IIU, III
#sUrya gaNamulu – 2 – #UI, III

#vishNu gaNamulu lEka madana gaNamulu – 8 – #UUU, UUI, UIU, UII, IIUU, IIUI, IIIU, IIII
#iMdra gaNamulu – 6 – #UUI, UIU, UII, IIUI, IIIU, IIII

#rudra gaNamulu lEka bANa gaNamulu – 16 – #UUUU, UUUI, UUIU, UUII, UIUU, UIUI, UIIU, UIII, IIUUU, IIUUI, IIUIU, IIUII, IIIUU, IIIUI, IIIIU, IIIII
#chaMdra gaNamulu – 14 – #UUUI, UUIU, UUII, UIUU, UIUI, UIIU, UIII, IIUUI, IIUIU, IIUII, IIIUU, IIIUI, IIIIU, IIIII

#brahma, vishNu, rudragaNamulalO e~r~ra raMgutO uMDE reMDu gaNamulanu tolagistE manaku sUrya, iMdra, chaMdra gaNamulu labhistAyi. kannaDa ChaMdassu vivarAlanu telipETappuDu brahma, vishNu, rudra gaNamulani vivariMchinappuDu telugulO avi sUrya, iMdra, chaMdra gaNamulaku samAnamani telisikOvAli. kannaDamulO modaTi ChaMdOgraMthamunu vrAsina nAgavarma brahma, vishNu, rudra gaNamulani vADinA, ta~ruvAta saMskRtamulO kannaDa ChaMdassu gu~riMchi vrAsina ChaMdOnuSAsana karta jayakIrti brahma, vishNu, rudra gaNamulanu rati, madana, bANa gaNamulani pErkonnADu. brahma gaNamulu, rati gaNamulu okkaTE, adE vidhamugA vishNu madana gaNamulu, rudra bANa gaNamulu okaTE.

akkaralu

akkaralu aidu vidhamulu. ekkuva niDivi gala dAniki EDu gaNamuluMTE, chAla chinnadAniki mUDE gaNAlu unnAyi. akkarala vivarAlanu kriMdi paTTikalO chUDavachchunu. gaNamulanu sUryEMdrachaMdra gaNamulugA telipinA kUDa, avi brahma(rati), vishNu (madana), rudra (bANa lEka Sara) gaNamulaku tulyamulainavi.

saMkhya kannaDamu telugu saMskRtamu gaNamulu yati
1 piriyakkara mahAkkara mahAkshara sU/iM/iM/iM/iM/iM/chaM 5
2 doreyakkara madhyAkkara samAnAkshara iM/iM/sU/iM/iM/sU 4, 5
3 naDuvaNakkara madhurAkkara madhyAkshara sU/iM/iM/iM/chaM 4
4 eDeyakkara aMtarAkkara aMtarAkshara sU/iM/iM/chaM 4 lEka 3 aMtya
5 kiriyakkara alpAkkara alpAkshara iM/iM/chaM 3

akkara anE padamu aksharamu anE saMskRta padAniki vaikRta rUpamu. koMda~ru (rAmAyaNa kalpavRkshamulO SakaTarEphamE unnadi) akka~ra ani SakaTarEphamutO dInini vADutAru, adi sari kAdaniyE nA abhiprAyamu.

SilASAsanamulalO akkaralu


1. piriyakkara SAsanamu

ChaMdaSSAstramulO aidu vidhamulaina akkaralu unnA, aMdulO kannaDamulO piriyakkara (mahAkkara), telugulO madhyAkkara (doreyakkara) mAtramE kAvyamulalO vADabaDinavi. kannaDamulO tripadala pidapa akkaralu prAchInamainavi. telugulO tripadala vADuka lEdu. akkaralu, taditara upajAtulaina sIsamu, gItulatO prAraMbha daSalO telugu kavulu vADiyuMDavachchunu. A kAlapu kAvyamulu lEkunnA, appaTi SilASAsanamulu dIniki oka nidarSanamu. kannaDamulOgAni, telugulOgAni I SilASAsanAlanni padava SatAbdamu nATivi. SrAvaNabeLagoLalO krI.Sa. 982 kAlapu SAsanamulO oka piriyakkara (mahAkkara) SAsanamu galadu. ta~ruvAti kAlamulO akkaDE idE ChaMdassulO ma~ri konni SAsanAlu kUDa vrAyabaDDAyi.

SrAvaNabeLagoLa piriyakkara (mahAkkara) SAsanamu (krI.Sa. 982.)

baLasuvE~ruva suLivagalviMtapachAraNadOshamallade poTTava
TTaLege samanAge giriya kOlmuTTi miguluM nelalumaNamIyadiMtoM
daLaviyoL barapo~ragoLageDadoLaM baladoLaM kaDu gaDu pinnebarpa
vaLayaMdappade chArisuvOjeyaM raTTakaMdarpanaMtAvaM ballaM

(raTTakaMdarpunivale evariki ati vEgamugA lOpala, bayaTa, kuDivaipu, eDamavaipu dOshamulu lEkuMDa valayamunu chuTTakuMDa, ekkakuMDa, venu dirugakuMDa baMtini baDitetO sarigA koTTaDAniki vIlavutuMdi?)

krI.Sa. 991 nATi veMkayachODuni doMgalasAni SAsanamulO oka mahAkkara unnadi. aMdulOni modaTi reMDu paMktulu (ta~ruvAti paMktulu nA pratilO sarigA mudriMchabaDa lEdu)

veMkayA chOLa maharAju teMkaNAdityu@MDu komaru rabhImuMDu vusi
illa rALmanI dharma mAchaMdrArkatArakaMbunu vardhiluchunuMDu

iMdulO yati lEdu, chaMdragaNamulO modaTi pAdamulO oka mAtra ekkuvagA unnadi, reMDava pAdamulO oka mAtra takkuvagA unnadi, ainA idi mahAkkara anaDamulO saMdEhamu lEdu.


2. madhyAkkara SAsanamu

telugulO yuddhamalluni bejavADa madhyAkkara SAsanamu chAla prasiddhi kekkinadi. idi krI.Sa. 930nATidi. anagA manaku labhiMchina akkarala SAsanAlalO idi ati prAchInamayinadi. SrAvaNabeLagoLalOni kannaDa mahAkkara (piriyakkara) SAsanapu kAlamu krI.Sa. 982. bejavADa SAsanAnni moTTamodaTa jayaMti rAmayyapaMtulugAru pariSIliMchAru. aMdulO aidu padyamulu saMpUrNamugA, A~rava padyamulO oka asaMpUrNa pAdamu unnAyi. I SAsana staMbhamulanu reMDava chitramulO chUDanagunu. kriMda ivvabaDina padyamulu A kAlapu telugu lipilOni padyamulanu chaduvuTaku sahAyakArigA nuMDunu. dAni pAThamu:

yuddhamalluni bejavADa SilASAsanamu (krI.Sa. 930.)

svasti nRpAMkuSAtyaMta vatsala – satyatriNEtra
vistara SrIyuddhamallu@M Danavadya – vikhyAta kIrti
prastuta rAjASrayuMDu tribhuvanA-bharaNuMDu sakala
vastu samEtuMDu rAja salki bhU-vallabhuM Darthi … 1

paragaMga bejavADa@M gomarasAmiki – bhaktu@MDai guDiyu
nirupama mati nRpadhAmu@M DettiMche – negidIrche maThamu
goragalgA koruliMdu viDisi bRMdaMbu – goniyuMDuvAru
garigAka yavvAraNAsi vrachchina – pApaMbu goMDru … 2

velayaMga niyyeTTu Dassi malinurai – viDisina@M brOla@M
gala tAnapatulunu rAju paTTaMbu – gaTTina patiyu
naliya@M baivArala velvariMchina – naSvamEthaMbu
phala mupEkshiMchina liMgamaDisina – pApaMbu damaku … 3

jananuta chE@MbrOlanuMDi bejavADa – jAtraku vachchi
trinayana sutu@M DoMDu sOTu mechchaka – tiviri yinnelava
yanaghuMDu sEkoni yiMdu@M bratyaksha-maiyunna nichcha
gani malla@M DettiMche guDiyu maThamunu – gArtikEyunaku … 4

ramaNatO bejavADa kella beDa@Mgunu – rakshayuMgAnu
dama tAta mallaparAju nEraDu – dAnu gaTTiMchen
gramamuna dAnika kalaSa miDDaTlu-gA mogamADu
namaraMga SrIyuddha mallu@M DettiMche – namitatEjuMDu … 5

tana dharmu voDa@MbaDi kAchu nRpulaku@M – da … 6 (asaMpUrNamu)

iMdulO gamaniMpa dagina oka mukhyamaina vishayamu, aidavagaNamutO uMDE madhyAkkara yati. dInini ta~ruvAta charchistAnu. ma~rokaTi – kannaDa SAsanamulOgAni, telugu SAsanamulOgAni pAdAMta yati pATiMchabaDinadi. aMtEkAka, bejavADa madhyAkkara SAsanamulOni madhyAkkaralalO vaDi sthAnamuvadda kUDa padachChEdamu kanabaDutuMdi.

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anuvAdAlu

rAMg naMbar!

rAtri oMTigaMTa koTTagAnE tIrthayyaku Thakkuna melakuva vachchiMdi. TeliphOn mrOgutOMdi. ardharAtri phOn gaMTa mrOgitE eMdukiMta bhayaM vEstuMdi?

“halO! Asupatri nuMchi mATlADutunnAmaMDi… mI pEsheMT ippuDE chanipOyAru. halO!”

“mA pEsheMTA? mA pEsheMT AsupatrilO evarU lEraMDi.”

“mI neMbar!?”

“rAMg naMbar! phOn peTTEyaMDi.”

eMdukilA rAMg naMbar^ku chEstArO, EmiTO kharma! tIrthayya phOn peTTESADu. bhayamEstuMdi. chAlA bhayamEstuMdi.

“unnaTTuMDi phOn eMduku mrOgutuMdi? inni rAMg naMbarleMduku vastAyi?” savita aDugutOMdi.

chAlA rOjulanuMchI savita gAnI tIrthaMkaruDu gAnI rAtrulu poddu pOyEdAka nidrapOru. sariggA panneMDiMTiki tIrthaMkaruDu adE tIrthayya oka nidramAtra vEsukuMTADu. vEsukuni, kaLLu mUsukoni paDukuMTADu. chiMtala nuMDI, chIkAkula nuMDI manassunu kAssEpainA tappiMchAlanukuMTADu.

kAnI, kudaranE kudaradu. eMta prayatniMchinA manassulO niMDina vEdanu dUraM chEyalEDu. sushuptI melakuvala madhya porala vaMTi gODalEvO… A gODala mIda aMTiMchabaDina rakarakAla pOsTarlu!

dIpaMkaruni phOTOlu – chinnappaTi dIpaMkaruDu, kshauraM chEsina juTTu. adugO amAyakamaina mukhaM. meTrik chadivE dIpaMkaruDu, grADyuyET dIpaMkaruDu! poDuggA edigina sannaTi SarIraM, bhAvAlennO dAchukunna praSAMtavadanaM!

dIpaMkaruDu, tIrthaMkaruniki okE okka koDuku. saMtAnaM! saMtAnaM! eMduku saMtAnaM paTla iMtaTi mOhaM! saMtAnAnni eMdukiMtagA prEmistAru? tIrthayya Imadhya I praSna rOjU vEsukuMTADu.

tarvAta, kAsEpaTiki nidralOki jArukuMTADu. gADhaMgA… kAnI EdO bhayaM, EdO AdurdA unnaTTE uMTuMdi. savita iMkA nidrapOyinaTTu lEdu. evari phOn ani aDugutOMdi.

“rAMg naMbar.”

“ekkaDi nuMchI?”

“Asupatri nuMchi”

“A@M! AsupatrinuMchA? okavELa manakE chESArEmOnaMDI…!”

“arthaM lEkuMDA mATlADaku savI! dIpU, nIrEn daggarunnADani marichAvA? nIrEn^nu dillIlO chErpiMchaDAniki anni prayatnAlU chEstunnADu, kadA! annI telisE EMTI vAguDu?”

“nIrEn daggaruMTE dIpU uttaraM vrAyakuMDA eMdukuMTADu? nIrEn uttaraM vrAyakuMDA eMdukuMTADu? EMTi, nEnu EDchi gOla chEstAnanukuMTArA mIraMtA? veMTanE nIrEn daggariki bayaldEratAnanukuMTArA?”

“savI! AvESapaDaku.”

“nAkeMdukO dIpU akkaDa… nIrEn daggara lEDanipistuMdi. nIrEn kAvAlanE manatO EmI cheppakuMDA unnADu.”

“iMka chAlu. UrukO savI! EDavaku. jarigEdaMtA maMchikEnaMTAru. dIpU pAripOyEMtagA ikkaDa E samasyA eppuDU lEdani nIkU telusu.”

“mareMdukaMDI… rADu, vADu!”

“savI! nIkI madhya ArOgyaMtO pATu buddhi kUDA cheDinaTTuMdi. kAlAlu bAgulEvu. ikkaDa mana prAMtAlu kUDA ATTE praSAMtamainavi kAvu. aMdukE vADu rADu.”

savita maLLI EDavaDaM modalupeDutuMdi. chinnagA… vinIvinapaDanaTTu… vekkutOMdi. alA EDustU eppaTikO gAni kaLLu mUtalu paDavu. iMka tIrthayya nidra cheDipOyiMdi.

EmaiMdi I dESAniki? rOgaMtO AsupatrilO unnavADu chanipOtE… phOn chEsi telupamaMTunnArA janAlu? rAMg naMbar! rOgi baMdhuvulu.vALLa manaselA opputuMdi?

asalu manasuMDadA, bAdhuMDadA? I madhya kAlaMlO aMdarU kurukshEtraM nATi arjunulai pOyinArA? mRtyuvu paTla aMta bhAvarahitaMgA, vairAgyabhAvanatO uMTunnArA? SavAlu Asupatrula maMchAla mIda alA paDi uMTAyA vALLochchEvarakU?! Dabbulu kharchavutAyani aMdarU alA vadilEsi veLLuMTArA? maLLI vachchuMTArA lEdA asalu? lEka E eyir kaMDishanD mArchurIlO paDi uMTAyA SavAlu! vATini chUDaDAniki vachchEvALLu kUDA uMDarA?

tIrthayyaku manasulO bhayaM! kAraNamE lEkuMDA… EdO bhayaM! I kalakattA, tAnuMDE I paSchima beMgAl lOni I Uru… iMkEdO UrEmOnanipistuMdi. vErE iMkoka kalakattAnEmO anipistuMdi. chUDaDAniki adE Uru, adE pedda maidAnaM, avE bhavanAlu, adE bhavAnI pUr, alIpUr, adE chaD kaDAMgA rODDu. AshADhaMlO avE rathayAtralu, chaitraMlO kALIghATlO adE janaM, mAghaMlO SivarAtri vEDukalu!

kAnI… kAdu! idA Uru kAdu. idEdO tappu Uru! rAMg siTI! tappu baMDekki tappu Uruku vachchEsinaTTu!

lEkapOtE… savitaku cheppina buddhulannI tAnE marachipOyi tIrthayya maLLI AlOchiMchasAgADu. …lEkapOtE, dIpU uttaraM eMduku vrAyaDu? nIrEn eMduku dIpu guriMchi EmI cheppaDu?

eMduku? eMduku manishi saMtAnaM kOrukuMTADu? eMduku koDukuni prEmistADu? kUturni prEmistADu? chastE korivi peDatADanA? rAMg naMbar! bratikunnaMta varakU tIrthayya kUDA saMtAnAnni prEmistUnE uMTADu. nIvu nA daggarE uMDu. nA kaLLa muMdE uMDu. nA bAdha paMchukO, nA tapananu nIvu paMchukO, nA bhAgyaM paMchukO. nA pratirUpaMgA, nA pratibiMbaMgA uMDu.

“rAMg hOp!”

ikkaDekkaDainA TeliphOn eks^ChEMj uMdA EM? unnaTTu, akkaDiniMchI evarO cheptunnaTTu tIrthayyaku anipistOMdi, vinipistOMdi.

“rAMg naMbar! rAMg siTI! rAMg hOp!”

evaru? evaradi? A adRSya AparETar ekkaDa? evarU kanabaDarEM?

teliyakuMDA nidrapaTTEsiMdi. ilAgE jarugutuMdi. pagaTi nuMchi rAtriki, sOmavAraM nuMchi AdivArAniki, podduTniMchi sAyaMkAlAniki poddu jarugutuMdi. tIrthayyaku rAtrulaMTE bhayaM, eMdukaMTE nidralO gODala mIda kanipiMchE gItalu, gItalapaina gItalu!

A gODalamIda dIpaMkaruni mukhaM achchupaDi uMTuMdi. nidralO tIrthayya AlOchistADu… manOj daggariki okasAri veLLivastE! manOj chinnanATi mitruDu. ataDu manastatvavEtta. mAnasikarOgAlaku chikitsa chEstADu. nissaMdEhaMgA tIrthayya pAlumAlinavADE.

“nIku anArOgyaM unnamATa nijamE.”

tIrthaMkaruni pAlipOyina mukhaM, chUpullOni beMga, mATimATikI nuduTi chemaTa tuDuchukonE prayatnaM annI gamaniMchina manOj cheppADu.

“EmanArOgyaM?”

“narAla jabbu”

“nA narAlakEmaiMdi? lakshaNaMgA unnAyigA?”

“nIkunna chiMtalu vichitramainavi.”

“vichitramaina chiMtalA?”

“nIvEmEM cheppAvO, nIvE vinu. idigO.”

manOj TEp An chESADu. eppuDu rOgulu tama guriMchi cheppukuMTArO appuDE manOj A vishayAlannI rikArD chEsi peTTukuMTADu. avi maLLI vini AlOchiMchi chikitsa chEstADu. tIrthayya TEp rikArDar vaMka chUSADu. aMtalOnE lOgoMtukatO tana svaraM vinipiMchiMdi.

“nAkEmanipistuMdaMTE, nA yillu nAdi kAdanipistuMdi. talupu taTTinapuDu evarU talupu teravaranI, eMdukaMTE nEnu rAMg aDras^ku vachchAnanI anipistuMdi. dArlO naDustunnappuDu idi kalakattA kAdanI, alA migalalEdanI anipistuMdi. anni yiLLu vAkiLLu, pedda maidAnAlu, bhavanAlu, smRtimaMTapAlu annI vErE EdO Uri chEtilO peTTi kalakattA ekkaDikO pAripOyiMdanipistuMdi. iT Ij e rAMg siTI ani tarachU anipistOMdi. avasaraM lEkapOyinA kEvaDAtallAku veLLAnu okasAri, idi kalakattAnE ani nammakaM kalugutuMdEmO ani. akkaDa gODala mIda vrAsinadi chadivi nEnu tappu sthalAniki vachchAnani arthamaiMdi. ArOju nAku kala…

manOj TEp Aph chESADu. tIrthayya vaipu chUsi “cheppu, A rOju EM kala vachchiMdi, tIrthA?” ani aDigADu.

“EmO, cheppalEnu.”

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manushulapai madupu

nAkaMtA timakamagA uMdi. kOpaMgA uMdi, chikAkugA uMdi. mIrEmayinA anukOvachchu. ekkaDa tappu jarigiMdi? nEnu Edi missayyAnu…?

nAku teliyaDaM lEdu lEdA arthaM kAvaDaM lEdu. mA bAlkanI lOMchi kanipistunna hOrDiMg^lOni prakaTana – nAlOni agniki AjyaM pOstOMdi.

nA pEru SArada. nAku 55 saMvatsarAlu. mAvAri pEru veMkaTES. Ayanaki 60 ELLu. pAtikELLa kritaM konukkunna Dabul beDrUm phlAT^lO uMTAM mEmu. pAtikELLa kritaM madrAsu mahAnagaraMlO Dabul beDrUm phlATaMTE chAlAmaMdiki O lagjarI vaMTidi. appaTlO mAdi paikostunna kuTuMbaM. mEmippaTikI adE phlAT^lO uMTunnAM, I illE mAku bhAraM ayipOyiMdi. marikkaDE eMduku uMDaDaM aMTE, iMkekkaDiki veLLalEM kanuka… vAstavaM cheppAlaMTE prastutaM mAku peddagA Asakti kUDA lEdu.

parimaLani kalavaDaM nAku bAgA chirAku kaligiMchiMdi. parimaLa kuTuMbaM padELLa kritaM mA pakkiMTlO uMDEvAru. tarvAta konnALLaki TriplikEn^ki veLLipOyAru. parimaLa I rOju iMta saMtOshaMgA uMTuMdani nEnennaDU UhiMchalEdu. parimaLa chEsE mUrkhapu panula valla bhavishyattulO tAneMtO bAdhapaDutuMdanI, nA telivaina charyala valla nEneMtO saMtOshaMgA uMTAnani anukunnAnu. nEnu mEdhAvinanI, nannu nEnu kApADukOgalananI bhAviMchAnu.
kAnI nEnu parimaLa chEtilO parAjayaM poMdAnu. pUrtigA ODipOyAnu.


nAku peLLayyE samayAniki sumArugA 30 ELLu. mAvAridi ummaDi kuTuMbaM. Ayana annadammulu, akkachelleLLu, amma… vILLE kAkuMDA Ayana bAbAyi pillalu kUDA uMDEvAru. ika rOjU vachchi pOyE baMdhuvula mATa cheppanE akkarlEdu. iMta pedda kuTuMbaMlO uMDAlani nEnu EnADU anukOlEdu. nAkunnadi okE oka jIvitaM. dAnni nEnu kOrukunnaTlugA jIviMchAlani anukunnAnu. vEru kApuraM peDadAmani mAvArini ottiDi chESAnu. kuTuMba pOshaNa kOsaM kAvAlaMTE DabbiddAmani nachchajeppAnu. Ayana oppukOlEdu. nEnEM chinnapillani kAdugA… aMta suluvugA OTamini oppukODAniki. nAkU, mA attamAmalaki posigEdi kAdu. rOjU iMTlO goDavalE. chivariki vALLE mammalni vEru uMDamani aDigAru. mA Ayana vALLa kuTuMbAniki dOchi peTTakuMDA jAgrattapaDDAnu. nEnu kUDA udyOgaMlO chErAnu. I illu konukkunnAM. mA attamAmalatO mAku peddagA mATalu lEvu. mA ADapaDuchuki peLLi chEsi, unnaMtalO mA marudulani sthiraparichAru mA mAvagAru. appuDappuDu veLLi vALLani chUsochchEvALLaM. koMtakAlAniki nEnu tallinayyAnu.

I samayaMlOnE parimaLa vALLu mA pakkiMTlOki addeki digAru. vALLadI pedda kuTuMbamE. attagArU, mAvagAru, marudulu, ADapaDuchulu, iMkA pinamAvagAri pillalu… ilA chAlAmaMdE uMDEvArA iMTlO. nAku nA peLLayina kottalO mA attagArillu unna paddhati gurtochchEdi.

ayitE parimaLa nAlA gaDusudi kAdu. amAyakurAlu. nemmadigA mATlADEdi, evaritOnU goDava peTTukunEdi kAdu. chirunavvutO kuTuMbaMlOni aMdarikI sEvalu chEsEdi. eMtO maMdi baMdhuvulu. peda mAvagAru, peda attagAru, pinamAvagAru, pinattagAru… vALLa pillalu, manavalu… vachchi pOtuMDEvAru. vILLaMdariki vinayaMgA vaMDi vaDDiMchEdi parimaLa.

I tAbEdAru paddhati mArchukOmani nEnu parimaLaki ennOsArlu cheppAnu. vEru kApuraM peTTukuni tana bratuku tanani bratakamani salahA ichchAnu. bharta techchEdaMtA baMdhuvulaki dhArapOstU idE iMTlO uMTE tana kOsaM, tana pillala kOsaM EmI migulchukOlEdani hechchariMchAnu. kuTuMbaM nuMchi viDivaDi tana bAgu tanani chUsukOmannAnu. Ame O chirunavvu navvEsEdi, nA mATalu paTTiMchukunEdi kAdu. konnALLaki nEnU cheppaDaM mAnESAnu.

Ameki salahAlivvaDaM eMduku mAnESAnaMTE, nAkU AmetO avasaraM uMdi. nAkeMtO sAyaM chEstuMdi. dAnni nEnu kOlpOvAlani anukOlEdu. mA pillalu baDi nuMchi rAgAnE tanu pillalni vALLiMTlO kUrchObeTTi, sAyaMtraM nEnu iMTiki vachchEvarakU jAgrattagA chUsukunEdi.

parimaLa lEkapOtE, nEnasalu udyOgaM chEyagaligEdAnnE kAdu. nEnu rOjU toMdaragA iMTiki rAvAlsi vachchEdi. mA Ayana nagarAniki dUraMgA udyOgaM chEsEvAru. vALLa attAmAmallAnE, nEnU kUDA parimaLani vADukunnAnu.


mEmu, mA pillalu rAjAllA jIviMchAM. nAkO abbAyi, O ammAyi. parimaLaki kUDA aMtE. O koDuku, O kUturu. mEmu pratI vArAMtaM hOTal^ki veLLEvALLaM. pratI nelAkharu lOnU O vinOda kAryakramAniki, pratI EDAdi chivarlO kotta pradESAlaku vihArayAtralaku veLLEvALLaM. parimaLA, vALLa pillalu ilAMTivATiki nOchukOlEdu. vALLu hOTaLLaki gAni sinimAlaki gAnu veLLaDaM chAlA arudu. okavELa ekkaDikainA veLLAlanukuMTE maMdaMtA kadalAlsiMdE.

parimaLa vALLa Ayana tana soMta kuTuMbaM mIda kannA ummaDi kuTuMbaM mIda ekkuva kharchu peDatADu. dUrapu baMdhuvulaki saitaM sAyaM chEstADu. adaMtA dubArA ani nA uddESaM. nijAniki Ayana mAvArikannA ekkuvE saMpAdistADu. kAni Ayanaki gAni parimaLaki gAni tama bhavishyattu kOsaM Dabbu dAchukOvaDaM teliyanE teliyadu.

mEmu shErlu, sTAkulu, myUchuval phaMDs, byAMk DipAjiTlu, baMgAraM, bhUmulalOnU madupu chESAM. vITi sAyaMtOnE nEnu mA abbAyini iMjanIruni, ammAyini DAkTar chEyagAligAnu. vILLa kAlEji chaduvulakE mEmu sumArugA yAbhai lakshala rUpAyalu kharchu peTTAM. mAvAri tarapu baMdhuvula baruvu bAdhyatalu mEM mOyalEdu kAbaTTE idi sAdhyamaiMdi.

parimaLa pillalu mAmulu chaduvulu chadivAru. koDuku biessI kemisTrI chadivADu, ammAyi bi.kAm chEsiMdi. I mAtraM chaduvulakE vALLeMtO kashTapaDDAru. vidESAllO chaduvukODAniki mA abbAyini nEnu spAnsar chEsAnu. akkaDE eMes chESADu. maikrOsAphT^lO udyOgaM techchukunnADu. pai chaduvulaku mA ammAyi yu.ke. veLLiMdi.

parimaLa koDuku meDikal riprajeMTETiv ayyADu. kUturu bi.kAm tarvAta EdO narsarI skUl^lO TIchar^gA chEriMdi. parimaLa mUrkhatvaM paTla nAku vichAraM kaligEdi. mA pillalni tana pillalatO pOlchi chUsi, Ame tana jIvitAnni, pillala jIvitAnni elA pADu chEsukuMdO chebutUMTAnu. pApaM parimaLa, I mATalni kUDA navvutUnE vinEdi. eppuDu pratispaMdiMchEdi kAdu.

parimaLa paTla jAli kaligEdi.


amerikAlO nA koDuku kulAMtara vivAhaM chEsukunnADu. mAkishTaM lEkapOyinA A peLLiki mEmu aMgIkariMchAlsi vachchiMdi. A vishayaMlO mEmEmI chEyalEkapOyAM. nA koDuku kODalu grIn^kArD saMpAdiMchukuni akkaDE sthirapaDDAru. konnALLaki mA kODalu garbhavatani telisiMdi. tommidi nelalu gaDichAka mAku manavaDu puTTADani telisiMdi. nEnU mA Ayana vachchi sAyaMgA uMTAmani mA abbAyitO annAmu. mAku ‘ibbaMdi’ kaligiMchakUDadanukunnADu mA abbAyi. A ibbaMdEdO vALLa attagArU, mAvagArlanE peTTADu. konni rOjula tarvAta mAvADi attagAru, mAvagAru amerikA veLLi akkaDE sthirapaDDAru.

mA ammAyini yu.ke. lOnE marO bhAratIya vaidyuDikichchi peLLi chESAM. tanU akkaDE sthirapaDipOyiMdi. mEmu appuDappuDU phOnlO mATlADukuMTUMTAM. rOjUvAri panulu, attAmAmalu, pillalu, bharta… vILLaMdaritOnU ammAyi tIrubaDi lEkuMDA uMTuMdi.

sumArugA padELLa kritaM, parimaLa vALLa kuTuMbaM TriplikEn^ki veLLipOyAru. kramaMgA mA madhya saMbaMdhAlu tegipOyAyi.


mAvAru riTairaipOyAru. nEnU udyOgaM mAnESAnu. rOjU poddunnE lEstAM. nAlugu vaipulA unna raMgu velasina gODalani chUstAM. avi okappaTi mA tIrikalEni jIvitAlaki pratIkalani anukuMTAnu. paikappu kEsi, nEla gachchu kEsi, gODala kEsi chUsukuMTAM. mA pillalatO gaDipina rOjulani gurtu chEsukuMTAM. kAsEpu alA naDichi vaddAmani guDiki gAni, pArk^ki gAni bayaldEradIstAnu mA vArini. okkOsAri mEmiddaraM chAlAsEpu mATlADukuMTAM… okkOsAri assalu mATlADukOM.

kAlakshEpaM kOsaM okadAni tarvAta marokaTigA Tivi sIriyaLLu chUstAM. kuTuMbAlani viDadIsE kODaLLanu TIvI sIriyaLLalO chUsinappuDu nAkEdO ayipOtuMdi. alAMTappuDu mAvAru nannu A pAtradhArulatO manasulO pOlchukuMTAru, chAlAsEpaTi varakU nAtO mATlADaru. Ayanaki marO mArgaM lEdu mari. Ayana saMtOshAnni pOgoTTiMdi nEnEnani anukuMTUMTAru. nEnE lEkapOtE, Ayana kuTuMbaM I pATiki Ayanni pIlchi pippi chEsi naDirODDu mIda paDEsi uMDEdani grahiMcharu.

mEmu evariLLakI veLLaM. evaritOnU peddagA saMbaMdhAlu ErparuchukOnaMduku nEnEM bAdhapaDanu. mA attAmAmalu eppuDO chanipOyAru. nA tarapu vALLatO gAni, Ayana taraphuvALlatO gAni mAku evaritOnU rAkapOkallEvu, mATAmaMtI lEvu. ayinA kottagA maLLI modalupeTTAlaMTE eMtO kashTaM. aMdukE mEM oMTarigAnE uMTAM. ArthikaMgA mAkEmI ibbaMdulu lEvu. mA pillalapai kharchu chEyagA migilina sommu mAkiMkO 15-20 ELLa varakU saripOtuMdi. annELLu elAgU bratakaM kAbaTTi ibbaMdi uMDadu.

I samayaMlOnE, O rOju TriplikEn pArthasArathi AlayaMlO parimaLa kalisiMdi.


parimaLa alAgE uMdi. peddagA mAralEdu. kAni nEnu mArAnu. musalidAnilA kanipistunnAnu. tanu nA chEtulani ApyAyaMgA spRSiMchiMdi. mEmu chAlA sEpu mATlADukunnAM. TriplikEn^lOni vALLiMTiki tIsukuveLLiMdi. vALLillu aMta peddadA ani nAku AScharyaM kaligiMdi. nAku gurtunnaMta varakU vALLu TriplikEn^lO O chinniMTlO digAru.

“nijAnikidi mA vAri bAbayigAri illu. Ayana mAku ammESAru. mA pinamAvagAru kashTAllO unnappuDu vALLa abbAyiki mA Ayana sAyaM chESAru. mA pinamAvagArU, vALLa abbAyi ippuDu vyApArAllO sthirapaDDAru. aMdukani mAkI illu takkuva dharakE ammESAru.” cheppiMdi parimaLa.

“E pinamAvagAru? mIku chAlAmaMdi baMdhuvulunnArugA…” aDigAnu nEnu.

“rAjA mAvayyagAru. nIkU telisE uMTuMdi. vALLabbAyi ekkuva rOjulu mA iMTlOnE uMDEvADu. A kurrADu naiT kAlEjIlO chadivEvADu. kAlEjIki daggara ani mA iMTlO uMDEvADu…” aMTU gurtu chEyaDAniki prayatniMchiMdi parimaLa.

“avunA… iMtakI mI pillalEM chEstunnAru?” aDigAnu.

“mA vADu meDikal riprajeMTETiv^gAnE nIku telusu. kAni mA suMdaraM unnADu chUSAvu… mA abbAyi chEta muMbayilO eMessI kemisTrI chadiviMchADu. A tarvAta mA vADu aiaiTi, DhillI nuMchi pihech^Di chESADu. aiaiTilO lekcharar^gA panichEstunnADu. prastutaM pOsT-DAkTaral rIserch chEstunnADu. mA ammAyi narsarI skUl^lO TIchar^gA uMDEdi. kAni mUrti UrukOlEdu. tanatO pATu tIsukuveLLi si.e. chadiviMchAru. ippuDu ammAyi tana bhartatO kalasi muMbayilO ADiTar^gA prAkTIs chEstOMdi…” ani chebutU-

“nuvvu mA pillala peLLiLLaki rAnE rAlEdu!” aMdi parimaLa.

“avunu. appaTlO EvO samasyala valla peLLiLLaki rAlEkapOyAnu…” ani cheppi, “I suMdaraM, mUrti evaru? nAku gurtu rAvaDaM lEdu,” annAnu.

“suMdaraM mA baMdhuvula kurrADE. tellagA, sannagA uMDEvADu. nuvvU chUSAvu. OsAri ataniki pedda yAksiDeMT ayi TrIT^meMT^ki bAgA Dabbu kharchayiMdi. mA mAvagAru attagArivi nAvi nagalu, mA illu tanakhA peTTi A kurrADiki chikitsa chEyiMchAru. dEvuDi daya. A abbAyi kOlukunnADu. tarvAta bArk^lO saiMTisT ayyADu. mEmaMTE A kurrADiki bAgA abhimAnaM.” ani cheppi, “mUrti vALLu mana kAMpauMD^lOnE uMDEvALLu gurtulEdA?” ani aDigiMdi parimaLa.

“mUrti aMTE… grauMD phlOr‍lO uMDE mUrtigArA? Ayana mIkeMduku sAyaM chESADu?” aDigAnu AScharyaMgA.

“nijamE. sAyaM chEyaDAniki pedda kAraNaM kUDA EmI lEdu. mEmu Ayanaki eTuvaMTi mElu chEyalEdu. okasAri vALLa AviDaki ArOgyaM bAlEkapOtE… nela rOjula pATu vALLaki mA iMTi nuMchE bhOjanaM paMpAnu. aMtE. migatAdaMtA dEvuDi daya…” cheppiMdi parimaLa.

iMTlO evarU kanapaDakapOyEsariki, “iMTlO nuvvU, mI AyanEnA uMDEdi?” annAnu.

“lEdu. abbAyi kODalu mAtOnE uMTAru. vILLaMtA bayaTaki veLLAru. ippuDu nEnu, mAvAru mA attamAmala pAtra dharistunnAM. rOjU mA iMTiki eMtOmaMdi vachchi pOtUMTAru. pani aMtA kODali mIdE vadilEsi tanani ibbaMdi peTTanu. nAku chEtanaina sAyaM chEstAnu. ekkuva samayaM iMTlOnE gaDichipOtuMdi nAku. bayaTaki vachchEdi chAlA takkuva. nAku peddagA TaiM dorakadu…” ani chebutU,

“IsAri mIvArini tIsukuni rA. mimmalni chUstE mA Ayana eMtO saMtOshistAru…” ani cheppiMdi.

tanaki nijaMgAnE samayaM takkuvani grahiMchAnu. I vayasulO kUDA iMta pani chEyAlsi vastunnaMduku nAku tanamIda jAlEsiMdi. ‘pApaM, parimaLa’ anukunnAnu.


vIDkOlu cheppi akkaDniMchi bayaldErAnu. mA iMTi samIpaMlOki vachchAka, nA mUD mAripOyiMdi. nAkannA parimaLa eMtO saMtOshaMgA uMdani anipiMchiMdi.

elA…?

nEnekkaDa tappu chESAnu? jIvitaMlOni pratI aMSaMlOnU parimaLa kaMTE nEnE merugu. nEnu telivaina dAnni. parimaLa telivitakkuvadi. nEnu udyOgaM chESAnu. parimaLa gRhiNigA migilipOyiMdi. nEnennO praNALikalatO jIvitAnni naDupukochchAnu. parimaLaki elAMTi praNALikalu lEvu. nA pillalni nEnu propheshanals^gA tIrchididdAnu. parimaLa EmI chEyalEdu. Ame pillalu vALLaMtaTa vALLE propheshanals^ ayyAru. nAku illu uMdi. parimaLaki lEdu. kAni adRshTavaSAttu… prastutaM AmekO illuMdi. ayinA eMdukO… tanE nAkannA saMtOshaMgA unnaTlanipistOMdi.

nEnu chEsinanni invesT^meMTlu tanu chEyalEdu. nA pillala kOsaM nEnu kharchu chEsinaTlugA tanu tana pillala kOsaM kharchu chEyalEdu. mari Ame dEMTlO invesT chEsiMdi? I rOju iMta saMtOshaMgA uMDagalugutOMdi?

sariggA, I AlOchanallO unnappuDE nEnu mA bAlkanI lOMchi A hOrDiMg^lOni prakaTanani chUSAnu. aMdulO “vuy invesT in pIpul!” ani tATikAyaMta aksharAlatO rAsuMdi.

dAMtO nAku verrettipOyiMdi. A vAkyaM eMta mUrkhapu AlOchanO, eMta asaMbaddhamO, eMta avivEkapu bhAvanO… ani anipiMchiMdi. ‘manushulapai madupu’ anEdi ekkaDainA uMdA? mUrkhatvaM kadU…!

(AMgla mUlaM: #Invest-men-ts, 2007.)

#pUrtigA #»

Sabda taraMgAlu

gEyapinavIrabhadrIyamu

(idi nEnu konni nelalakriMda ImATalO prachuriMchina ‘vANi nArANi’ anu padyanATikayokka kathAsAramu. AnATikalO saMdarbhAnusAramugA anEkapadyamulu, kathaku mUlastaMbhamulavaMTi aidupATalanu vividharAgamulalO vrAsitini. aTlu nirdishTamaina rAgamulalO ToraMTOlOni nAmitrurAlu, SrEyObhilAshiNi, SrImati charla ratnaSAstrigAru A aidupATalanu pADiri. padyanATikalOni padyamulanu chaduva sAhasiMpalEni vArunu, IkathAsAramunu chaduvuchu, iMdulO choppiMchina pATalanu vini SrOtRdharmamunugUDa vahiMchi saMtasiMturani ApATalatO gUDina pinavIranavRttAMtamu nikkaDa pradarSiMchuchunnAnu. iTlu asadRSapratibhAnvituDaina ImahAkavini gu~riMchi ma~rikoMtamaMdiki teliyunani ASiMchuchunnAnu. sUchana: ImATalO prachuriMchina nAnATakapratini ma~rikoMtaga mArchi savariMchinAnu. abhilAsha unnavAriki Imeyil dvArA nannu saMpradiMchinachO dIni pi.Di.eph pratini paMpudunu. – iTlu: dESikAchAryuDu.)


pillalama~r~ri pinavIrabhadruDu- SrInAtha kavisArvabhaumuniki sariyaina sAhityavArasuDai, peddanAdi prabaMdhakavulaku mArgadarSakuDaina mahA kavIMdruDu – nETi nallagoMDajillAlO nunna pillalama~r~ri Itani janmasthAnamai vAsi ganna grAmamu. gAdirAju, nAgAMbika Itani ganna puNya daMpatulu. pedavIrabhadruDu Itani annagAru. vIridda~ru kavalalugA janmiMchiri. bhAratItIrthayatIMdruDu Itani guruvu. avatAradarpaNamu, nAradIyapurANamu, mAnasOllAsamu, mAghamAhAtmyamu, purushArthasAranidhi, SRMgAraSAkuMtalamu, jaiminibhAratamu anunavi Itani kRtulu. mana duradRshTamuvalla SAkuMtala, jaiminibhAratamulE mana kippuDu labhiMchu graMthamulu.

pinavIrabhadruDu mahAsarasvatI upAsakuDu. ItaDu tana SRMgAraSAkuMtalamunu nellUrimaMDalamulOgala sOmarAjupalliyaMdali chillara vennayAmAtyuni kaMkitamichchenu. Itani kavitAvaidushyamu nAkarNiMchi appaTi vijayanagarasAmrAjyAdhISvaruDaina sALuva narasiMha rAyalu Itanini tana AsthAnamuna kAhvAniMchenu; saMskRtamulO aiduvElaSlOkamulalO nunna jaiminibhAratamunaMdali aSvamEdhaparvamunu AMdhrIkariMchi tana kaMkita mIyamani kOri, ratnAMbarakarpUratAMbUlAdulosaMgi, AsthAnanartakiyaina madAlasachE ‘svAgatanATyanIrAjanamu’ nippiMchenu.

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#pATa: svAgatamu kavIMdrA, mOhanarAgaM, AditALaM.

pallavi:
svAgatamu kavIMdrA, yide svAgatamu sudhIMdrA,
suMdara kavitA vibhavA, saMkraMdanaguru pratibhA |svAgatamu|
anupallavi:
kASyapavaMSasudhAkara, kavitAkAMtAvara
vANIpUjanatatpara, vaMditasAdhuparaMpara |svAgatamu|
charaNaM:
mAnasOllAsa SAkuntalAdi kAvya rachanachaNa pinavIranA
sUrijanabRMda vaMdita, suMdara kavitAnaMdita paMDita,
asadRSasadguNamaNigaNa, AMdhragIrvANavAgbhUshaNa,
vEdAMtaSAstranipuNa, viSrutakIrtivibhUshaNa pinavIranA |svAgatamu|
dhapa gari saga dhapa sariga sa ga sA, dha pa gA ga ri pa ga ri sa dha sA
sasa riri gapa dhapha sasa dha pa paga riri pa ga ri sa dhasA
sa ri ga pa dha sa dha pa ga ri pa ga ri sa dha sA
sasa riri gari gapa gapa dhasa dhapa gari sA gari sadha sA |svAgatamu|

AkAlamuna vijayanagaramulO dasarA navarAtrulu ativaibhavamugA jaruguchuMDenu. avi vijayadaSaminADu advitIyamugA jarugu nutsavamutO parAkAshTha cheMduchuMDenu. AvijayadaSaminADE tanaku jaiminibhAratamu aMkitamu kAvalenani narasiMharAyalu nirdESiMchenu. dAnikoka mUDuvAramulu mAtramE vyavadhi yuMDenu. ainanu pinavIrabhadruDu venukADaka I bRhatkAvyarachana kaMgIkariMchenu.

madAlasa saMgIta, sAhitya, nATyamulayaM dadvitIyapratibhAnvita. AmetO pinavIrabhadruniki gADhamagu parichaya mErpaDenu. Ame tana nayagAramu, nATyavinyAsamula dvArA pinavIrananu tanayaMdu anuraktuni jEsikonajUchenu.

#pATa: tvara yElarA sAmi, kApIrAgaM, tryasragati EkatALaM.

pallavi:
tvara yElarA sAmi, taruNi gana vElarA
toliyAmamE yiMka@M dola@MgalEdura sAmi
anupallavi:
kaluvakanniya niMka@M galasiyuMDera rAju
jiluguvennela yiMka veluguchuMDera miMTa |tvara|
charaNaM 1:
saurabhaMbunu jilku saMpeMgamallikalu
challiyuMchina pAnpu SayaniMpa rammanera
AmOdamunu grammu nagarudhUpapu chAlu
sAmOdamuga@M gUDi SayaniMchi pommanera |tvara|
charaNaM 2:
niMgilO@M jUDarA nenarAra nelarAju
karamulaMduna@M dAlchi kammakammanisudhalu
valapiMchi muripiMchi telirikkakanniyala
vennelalatO@MTalO vihariMchu jatagUDi |tvara|
charaNaM 3:
valachivachchinakAMta paMcha nuMDinavELa
tola@MgipOva@Mga@M jAla toMdariMchuTa yEla
valapugoMTivo yEmo parakAMtalaMdunaM
deluparA nijamiMka@M dEnepalukulu mAni |tvara|
charaNaM 4:
ichchakaMbulatODa@M buchchakura kAlaMbu
vachchi chErinakAMta valapu gaikonara
machchikalu mIraMga vechchanau kau@MgiLula@M
buchcharA yIrEyi pOva nIkEla |tvara|

kAni pinavIrana AmeyaMdu sarvakaLAsamanvita yaina sarasvatIrUpamunE kAni sAmAnyanartakIsvarUpamunu chUDalEdu. idi Ameyu grahiMchi, atanipai pUjyabhAvamunE peMchukonenu. Ame atanikai niraMtaramugA nATyamu chEyunu. ataDu sarvamunu ma~rachi AmelO sarasvatinE darSiMchunu. sarasvatinE bhAviMchunu. Ame sannidhilOnE AtaDu kAlamunaMtayu vyayiMchunu. idaMtayu bAguganE sAginadi kAni kAvyarachanamE sAguTa mAninadi. iMtalO mahAnavami vachchinadi. appaTiki kAvyamulO 100 padyamulu mAtramE pUrtiyainavi. ma~roka 1400 padyamulu vrAsinagAni kAvyamu pUrti gAdu. ma~runADE rAjugAriki kAvyamu naMkitamIyavalenu. aTlu jaruganichO adi rAjadhikkAramagunu. bhUritarasatkAramunaku badulu ghOratarakArAgAramu prApta magunu. pedavIrabhadruDu Ivishayamunugu~riMchi mikkili chiMtiMchuchuMDenu. kAni pinavIrabhadruDu mAtramu dInini paTTiMchukonakuMDenu. ataDiMTilOni sarasvatIsannidhini alikiMchi, mAmiDitOraNamulachE nalaMkariMchi, dIpapu semmelatO veligiMchi, oka buTTeDu tATAkulu, vaMda gaMTamulu aTa nuMchi, sarasvatini dhyAniMpamodaliDenu.

kAni manassu sarasvatipai lagnamu gAkuMDenu. appuDataniki madAlasayE SaraNya manipiMchenu. ataDu madAlasa gRhamuna kEgenu. appuDu madAlasa tana vINanu, gajjelanu sarasvati muMduMchi stutiMchuchuMDenu.

#pATa: sarasijAsanurANi, kAnaDarAgaM, tryasragati EkatALaM.

pallavi:
sarasijAsanurANi j~nAnasaMvAsinI
dIviMpavE nannu divyasannuta! vANi!
anupallavi:
kaLalella kusumiMpa@M gaDagaMTichUpulO
nelavaina gIrvANi! nirataMbu ninu@M goltu |sarasi|
charaNaM 1:
nIpAdamaMjIraninadaMbe ravaLiMpa
nApAdamaMjIranAdaMbulOna
nIpalkutEniyale niMDAri pravahiMpa
nApalkugamilOna, nApATalOna |sarasi|
charaNaM 2:
nInATyamuna@M grAlu nistulaMbagu hEla
nAnATyamuna kosa@Mga navyachaitanyaMbu
nIvallakIjAta nirupamakvaNanaMbu
nAvallakiki@M gUrpa navyamAdhuryaMbu |sarasi|
charaNaM 3:
maMdArakuMdEMduchaMdanaSvEtamai
aMdamagu nIrUpu nAnaMdamuga@M goltu
suMdarOjjvala bhAvabRMdaMbulE nIku
maMdiraMbuga@M jEsi mana@MgAnu madi neMtu |sarasi|
charaNaM 4:
nAgAnamunu nIku naivEdyamuga@M jEsi
nAgajjelanu nIku navaghaMTikala@M jEsi
nAnATyamuna nIku nArAtrikamu@M jEsi
AnaMdamuga ninnu nArAdhanamu sEtu |sarasi|
pUrtigA #»

ajaMtA reMDu kavitalu

#[#ajaMtA (penumarti viSvanAthaSAstri) tana kavitvAnni prachuriMchaDAniki aMtagA ishTapaDEvAru kAdanI, oka kavita rAsina saMvatsarAla taruvAta kUDA dAniki iMkA mArpulu chErpulu chEsi merugu parachAlani prayatnaM chEsEvArani aMTAru. Ayana prachuriMchina kavitA saMkalanaM – svapnalipi – okkaTE. alAgE Ayana peddagA iMTarvyUlu ichchinaTlu, prasaMgAlu chEsinaTlu kanapaDaTaMlEdu. nAku telisinaMtalO Ayana rEDiyO vAriki okkasArE iMTarvyU ichchAru. adi oka blAgulO vinavachchunani okaru cheppAru. aMduvalla dAnni vadilivEsi Ayana kavitalani reMDiMTini Ayana goMtulOnE vinipistAnu. I kavitalani aMdiMchina pannAla subrahmaNya bhaTTugAriki nA kRtaj~natalu. – SrInivAs.#]

1.# sushupti

2.# naDivEsavi

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veMparAla vAri sAhitya yAtra

veMparAla sUryanArAyaNaSAstrigAru goppa paMDituDu. Ayana rachanalalO, prabhAvatI pradyumnamu (1962), manucharitra (1968) kAvyAlaku rAsina maMchi vyAkhyalu, SaMkara vijayAniki padyarUpaMlO chEsina telugu anuvAdaM chAlAmaMdiki telisi uMTAyi. Ayana tana sAhitI yAtra pai chEsina prasaMgaM I saMchikalO viMdAM. idi 1979lO vijayavADa kEMdraM dvArA prasAramayyiMdi.

#pUrtigA #»

prakaTanalu

braun puraskAraM – 2015

anuvAdaMlO aviraLa kRshiki gurtiMpugA manmadha nAma saMvatsarAniki gAnu braun paMDita puraskArAnni vai. mukuMda rAmArAvu gAriki prakaTistunnAmu.

kluptaMgA: kharagapUr lO jananaM (1946), telugulO prAthamika vidyAbhyAsaM, sAgar yUnivarsiTi, kharagapUr aiaiTilalO gaNitaMlO unnata vidya. bahukAlaM railvElO udyOgaM, #HP# kaMpenIlO mEnEjargA padavI viramaNa.

mukuMda rAmArAvu gAru ‘valasa pOyina maMdahAsaM’ modalu anEka kavitA saMkalanAlu veluvariMchAru. vIri kavitvAniki palubhAshallO anuvAdAlu vachchAyi. kEvalaM kavitvAnikE parimitaM kAkuMDA vachanaMlO kUDA kRshi chESAru. mukhyaMgA gata daSAbda kAlaMgA vIru bRhattara praNALikatO dESa dESAla kavitvAnni tamadaina SaililO anuvAdaM chEsi – adE AkASaM, sUphI kavitvaM, nObel kavitvaM, adE gAli – anna pustakAlugA velayiMchAru. TAgOr aMtima kAlaMlO rachiMchina ‘namhAra rEkhA path beye’ anna chitra kavitvAnni tenigiMchAru. aMtEgAka, marO aidu bhArata kavula anuvAda pustakAlu rAnunnAyi.

pUrtigA #»