#51- Janmashtami Thoughts 2019 !

In the ancient scenario, there were great rishis who underwent severe penance sacrificing their bodies for the attainment of salvation or moksha. But in today’s scenario, we cannot even think of such an extremity. Thinking in a very very practical manner, we understand that the body and soul are not enemies and we have to accept the fact that the body was not thrust upon us by any external source and it was the house built by the soul itself for a specific purpose in each of our life.

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#14-Carnatic Singing Lesson – Divyanama Keerthanam- Raga Andhali

Tyagaraja Swami composed a set of songs to sing collectively or as a chorus, as an expression of bhakthi and bhajana tradition. These came to be known as Divya Nama Sankeerthanas. Many of these songs have the theme as Ramayana , but there are also songs on human conduct.  There are around 118 krithis which are set to simple tunes. We find that the tune repeats in every charanam after the Pallavi. So, it can be inferred that every song has a Pallavi followed by several Charanams. This style of composing is generally referred to as Lambaka Style. The simple rhythmic tunes make them ideal for group rendition.

These krithis basically deal with Nama Mahatmya. ……

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HAPPY PONGAL 2019

HAPPY PONGAL GREETINGS !

Dear Friends and Visitors

In this Happy Occassion, here is my heartfelt wishes to one and all of you .. HAPPY PONGAL

May this Pongal bring you bountiful Happiness and Good Luck in the coming year

May this  Pongal  make All your Dreams come True

May this Pongal bring you all that’s best and everything you’re so deserving of.

#34-Vipanchika Mahotsavam 2019

Dear Visitors and Friends

This is an open invitation from Shanmukhapriya Foundation to all visitors, well wishers and friends to participate in the upcoming Vipanchika Mahotsavam 2019, a two day festival dedicated exclusively for honouring the divine instrument Veena, on the auspicious occasion of Vasanth Panchami during February 9th Saturday and 10th Sunday. 

Shanmukhapriya Foundation is a non-profit research institution that works towards the promotion of South Indian Carnatic Music and Veena.  Shanmukhapriya School of Music,  an integral part of Shanmukhapriya Foundation has successfully completed 21 years in the domain of teaching Carnatic Music and Veena

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Happy New Year 2019

Dear friends and visitors

Once again a fresh and pristine New year has arrived bringing in new dreams, new hopes and aspirations. This is what I wish for myself and all my friends.   🙂

Let there be more integrity and value in every moment of our life, more precision and productivity in the work we do or the art we practice, absolute focus and mastery in achieving our milestones this year, be very mindful in words and deeds, living the life with a definite purpose, serving others so that it makes you more happier and ultimately dedicating everything to the Supreme Power.

Wish you all a very very happy and achieving 2019 bringing you loads of fortunes.

Celebrate Life..