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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Shanmukhapriya School of Music is commencing classes for Gita Govindam or Ashtapadi , the work composed by the 12th-century Indian poet, Jayadevar.
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Sri Sankara meets his Guru Govindapadar, who was in deep meditation in a cave on the banks of the Narmada. On seeing the small boy, the Saint asks hims who he was. It was in response to this simple question that Sri Sankara burst out in a set of ten pregnant stanzas explaining the real nature of the Self which alone he was. The Saint realising that Sri Sankara was a realised soul, who had come to him for initiation only to conform to the normal method of entering the Sannyasa Order, immediately accepted him as a disciple. Shri Shankara sums up the essence of Vedanta in dasashloki .
May Shri Shankara leads us from ignorance to Truth by helping us realize the aatman.
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Thiruppugazhs are Tamil hymns composed by the 15th Century poet Saint Arunagirinathar. These are sung in praise of Lord Muruga mostly, though very few songs are composed about Lord Shiva and Vishnu. Lord Muruga, is regarded as the embodiment of beauty, bravery, compassion and wisdom.
Here is a home recording of melodiously composed Thiruppugazh in Raga Khamas. Notations are provided to supplement learning.
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Karunai Deivame is a beautiful composition composed by Madurai Sri. T. Srinivasan. The song is in praise of Goddess Karpagaambaal in Raga Sindhubhairavi set to Adi Tala.
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Dear Friends/ Visitors
As I am getting several mails everyday for music teachers whom I know in Coimbatore and Bangalore, I am sharing the contact details of my Gurus in Coimbatore and Bangalore after taking their consent. Interested parents/students can contact my most reverred Gurus for Vocal,Violin (Coimbatore) and Veena Classes (Bangalore) for learning
Sri Hariharan Sir Residing at Coimbatore – Violinist – Disciple of Sri. M. Chandrasekharan – Takes both Vocal and Violin Classes
Contact Number: 099409 86331
Smt. Seetha Balakrishnan – Resides in Bangalore – AIR Graded Artist – Teaches only Veena– Disciple of Sri.Trivandrum Venkatraman –
Contact Number : 080-2555 1404
Sri Ganesha Pancharatnam is a beautiful hymn comprising of five stanzas composed in the Pancha-Chamara metre in praise of Lord Ganesha by Sri Adi Shankaracharya. The chanting of this sloka every day with devotion, is said to bring in a healthy life free of blemishes, learning, noble sons, a long life that is calm and pleasant and spiritual and material prosperity.
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Continuing with the Advanced Varisai Series for students of Carnatic Music. This varisai is a combination of Sarali, Dhattu and Jantai Varisai. Obviously, the student learns to sing the swaras without slipping in swara sthanas and sruthi after thorough practice.
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Here is a home recording of the Krithi Deva Deva Kalyamithe-Raga Mayamalavagowla composed by Swathi Tirunal. The krithi is sung in a slow pace for learning purpose. Refer to the notations for guidance in swara sthanas. Intended for students in Intermediary Level in Carnatic Music.
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