Padas are kritis in its format. The term pada was originally used to signify a devotional song. It has Pallavi, anupallavi, charana and charana anubandha. The content and theme of sahitya anubandha in it is Love-Divine Love. It is called Madhura Bhakti. They admit a dual meaning; the outward sringara meaning and the inner philosophical … Continue reading Padam