Gopalakrishna Bharati from Mayiladuturai. He wanted to seek the blessings of Thyagaraja and when he entered his house, Thyagaraja Swami was doing Naamasankeerthanam. Gopalakrishna Bharati wanted to introduce himself when Thyagaraja asked him whether he knew about Gopalakrishna Bharati who is a great Tamil composer.
Thyagaraja asked him to compose a song in Abhogi raga. Next day, Gopalakrishna Bharati compose the below song on Lord Shiva and sang it to Thyagaraja who was a staunch Rama devotee.
22 karaharapriya janya
Aa: S R2 G2 M1 D2 S
Av: S D2 M1 G2 R2 S
Composer: Gopaalakrishna Bhaaratiyaar
sabhapatikku veru deivam samaanamaagumA tillai
kripaanidhi ivaraippOla, kiDaikkumO inda daaraNi tanilE
oru daram shiva chidambaran enDru sonnal/uraittAl pOdumE
paragati pera vEru puNNiyam paNNa vENDumA
Ariyar pulavar moovar paadam, aDaindaar endrE puraaNam
arindu solla kETTOm, gOpAlakrishnan paadum tillai