23 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

World is her stage

When her solo depiction of ‘Jatayu Moksham’ in the Ramayana that was set to the overtures of Tchaikovsky’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ was performed at the Festival of India in Russia, the media reported, “Padma Subrahmanyam has united soul of India with that of Russia.” Similarly her solo depiction of ‘Gajendra Moksham,’ set to the music […]

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13 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Bhargavi soulful music

 She is a high school senior, just 17, but her vocal (carnatic) concert on Sep 10, at the Rutgers Hall, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA, belied her years. Frail of build, but with a voice, bhavam  and bani  so strong in fundamentals, if you were not present in the auditorium, you would have thought a seasoned vidwan was performing. Though this was […]

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08 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Govindapuram – Gokulashtami

Veda Patasala                         To spread the Bhakthi cult among public and to ensure that the message reach the people, eight students have been selected. They are being trained in Vedas, Srimadh Bhagavatham, Srimadh Ramayanam and Sampradhaya Bhajans. Vittal krishna           […]

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19 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Mahakavi

Subramanya Bharathiyar (Tamil: சுப்பிரமணிய பாரதி) (December 11, 1882 – September 11, 1921) was a Tamil poet from Tamil Nadu, India, an independence fighter and iconoclastic reformer. Known as Mahakavi Bharathiyar (the laudatory epithet Maha Kavi meaning Great Poet in many Indian languages), he is celebrated as one of India’s greatest poets. Bharathi was prolific and adept in both the prose and […]

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18 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Alankara Maalai

There are some lessons in carnatic music learners basically.But there is also some technical practices to get gamakas and perfect tala and swarasthana when we sing.  Here is an example. Try  to  practice  in  so  many  melakarthas  which are not in vivadi swaras and janya ragas instead of Mayamalavagowla. This type of practice gives you more confident […]

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24 November 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Thaithriya Manthram_Prathamastakam

                The Taittiriya Upanishad is one of the older, “primary” Upanishads commented upon by Shankara. It is associated with the Taittiriya school of the Yajurveda. It figures as number 7 in the Muktika canon of 108 Upanishads. It belongs to the Taittiriya recension of the Yajurveda and is constituted by the seventh, eighth and ninth […]

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