#50-Pralayapayodhijale

It is a well known story that how the Guruvayur Temple came up. As the history unwinds, Lord Krishna, before leaving his mortal coils, predicted to Uddhava, HIS close  friend, that Dwaraka will completely be taken over by the sea in a matter of 7 days. He instructed Uddhava to take care of the Lord Vishnu idol and do the prathishta in a very sacred place with the help of Guru Bhruhaspathi and Vayu Bhagavan. Thus Guru and Vayu identified a very sacred place which came to be known as Guruvayur. The idol at Guruvayur temple was salvaged from floods and still going strong even after 5000 years.

The title Pralayapayodhijale, exactly refers to the first verse of Dashavathaara song of Gita Govindam composed by Jayadevar. It goes as follows

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#30-Bhāvayāmi Raghurāmam

A workshop on Rāmāyana Keerthanās will be organised in Kochi – Kerala by  Shanmukhapriya School of Music during this Divine Ramayana Month.

Exqusite and evergreen Krithis of  Lord Rama composed by Saint Tyagaraja and Maharaja Swathi Tirunal will be  the theme of the workshop

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MIRACLES DO HAPPEN !!

After Visiting Kanchipuram Temple during January this year, I was completely hypnotized seeing Goddess Kamakshi dressed up as Goddess Saraswathi with a Veena on her hands. It was as though SHE was sitting there live playing the Divine Instrument with a very beautiful smile on her face..

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Shanmukhapriya School of Music

Shanmukhapriya School of Music was established in the month of Oct, 1996  in a very small scale  and as of  now, has completed 21 long years of musical training for dedicated and passionate students of Carnatic Music. The institution  imparts professional training in Carnatic Vocal and Veena  from Beginners to advanced Level with the aim of  providing a platform for musically inclined minds to nurture their talents .  There are a handful of  dedicated students learning Carnatic Vocal Music, Veena Instrumental,  Ashtapadi along with  traditional Slokas and Bhajans. 

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Promo Release of Carnatic Solo – Pahimaam Sri Rajarajeswari-Raga Nattai

Dear friends and visitors

This is my first ever professional video recording of a Carnatic Solo composed by the great vaggeyakara Sri. Syama Sastri in Raga Nattai set to Rupaka Talam.

Thanks to the entire team of professionals who have extended their wholehearted support for the release of this solo song.

Here is the Promo Video Link.. Requesting to watch the Promo Release and we will be coming out with the full version at the earliest..Thank you dear friends for watching it..

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#50- A Clarification – Dharmo Rakshathi Rakshitaha

This post is a clarification to a question posted in the topic #34-YOU CAN’T TAKE ANYTHING

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I am at 31 now with good salary but no property as of now ..I am satisfied & living happily , but when i think about the future as we need to do some basic property for my child , it puts me the pressure again & I am going into worries..How to come out of this ????
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As a family man you have the responsibility to provide for the family and see their well being. That is your Dharma. Dharmo Rakshathi Rakshitaha, is the saying.

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#26 – Swara Devathās- Sangeethothpaththi – Part 2

This post is a continuation of my previous post The Origin of Music – Sangeethothpaththi – Part1

The swarās Shadjam, Gāndharam and Madhyamam were born in the family of Celestials. The Panchama was born in the line of Pitrs and Rishabham and Dhaivatam belongs to the family of Rishis. Nishāda was born in the family of Asurās. The presiding deities for the sapta swaras are Agni, Brahma, Saraswathi, Siva, Vishnu, Ganesha and Surya respectively.

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