Category Archives: Havyaka Sampradayada Haadu

Upanayana Songs / ಉಪನಯನದ ಹಾಡುಗಳು

ಉತ್ತರ ಕನ್ನಡದ ಹವ್ಯಕ ಸಮಾಜದಲ್ಲಿ ಉಪನಯನದ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದ ಒಂದು ಅವಿಭಾಜ್ಯ ಅಂಗ ‘ಸಾಂಪ್ರದಾಯಿಕ ಹಾಡುಗಳು’.
ಈ ಸರಣಿಯಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಹಾಡಿನ ಧ್ವನಿಮುದ್ರಿಕೆಯನ್ನು 2008ರಲ್ಲಿ ಸಿರಸಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಮಾಡಲಾಗಿತ್ತು.
ಈ ಹಾಡುಗಳನ್ನು ಹಾಡಿದವರು – ಬೆಳಗುಂದ್ಲಿ ವೇದಿಕಾ ಹೆಗಡೆ, ಹೆಬ್ಳೆಮನೆ ರಾಜೇಶ್ವರಿ ಹೆಗಡೆ, ಉಪ್ಪಡಿಕೆ ರಾಧಾ ಹೆಗಡೆ, ಯಲಗೋಡಮನೆ ಕುಸುಮಾ ಹೆಗಡೆ.

Audio Provided by Gajanana V Hegde, NJ.

ಹವ್ಯಕರ ಹಾಡಿನಲ್ಲೊಂದು ಮದುವೆ – Marriage Related Havyaka Songs

My mother – Smt. Ahalya C. Bhat, Karasulli (Sirsi) sang few (sample) traditional songs that are typically sung during Havyaka marriages.
These are just the snippets, not the full songs, and the recording is done on my iPhone.
You all can upload your collections of traditional Havyaka songs here, under a different posting, make it available to the wider community. – Shivu

Gajendra Moksha/Dhruva Charitre (Dwipadi) and other Havyaka songs

Arundhati Koppalu daughter of Smt Padmavati and Patel Ganapatiyappa Dodderi, wife of Anantappa Koppalu is a traditional Havyaka singer known in and around the region as having collection of most Havyaka songs and Dhati/tunes. She also taught Geeta Kattinakere. She learnt from the following singers. Malagadde Kupperamane Gourammamma and Kamalakshakka, Manermane Bhageerathamma, Melinakeri Doddayyanamane Parvatamma, Padmavati Dodderi. Dodderi Bagamma. She has also sung about 3 Dwipadi compositions Gajendra Moksha, dhruva Cahritre and Drawpadi Vastraapaharana. Due to age the voice quality and shruti may be off here and there but please focus on the tunes and literature. This is a treasure

A Rare Collection of Distinct Traditional Havyaka Melodies

A rare collection Havyaka Sampradaya Songs by Geeta Kattinakere given to Havyaka Association of Americas. With more than 50 different Dhaati/tunes/melodies sung for various occasions. These are the preserved traditional melodies with less influence by Hindustani/Karnatali or film and Bhaavageethe. It is said these melodies have some rare Raags preserved. Raagas like Mohana, Aarabhi, Durga are sung in simple but rare note combinations (Some more can be found in

Geeta Kattinakere (Known as ಮೂಡುಗೋಡು ಗೀತೆ) is a well known Havyaka traditional singer in Sagara/Soraba region. She learnt traditional tunes starting at the age of 10 primarily from Dodderi Arundhati (ದೊಡ್ಡೇರಿ ಅರುಂದ್ರುತಿ) in oral tradition. Geeta Kattinakere also learnt from HuLegaaru Bhageerati (ಹುಳೇಗಾರು ಭಾಗೀರಥೀ), Mudugodu Lakshmi Kanchi and MadasUru Bhavaani. It is also her wish that our youth will use these to learn and preserve traditional Havyaka melodies (Recorded by Ragu Kattinakere, Markham, Canada, given for use by Havyaka Association of Americas, North America).