INTRODUCTION Shri Krishna Saraswati Swamigal (1836-1900 AD) was lived in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Swami was also called as Dattaswami. He is considered as an avatar of Lord Dattatreya. He was a spiritual saint and born in this earth to propagate the teachings and importance of Lord Dattatreya among the people. He will usedRead More →


SAND SCULPTURE INTRODUCTION Similar to carving sculptures in the stone, sculptures made out of sand is also considered to be a best form of art. We can see lot of sand sculptures especially in the beaches situated in North India. It takes lot of painstaking efforts in order to makeRead More →


  ASHTABHARYAS – THE EIGHT MAIN CONSORTS OF LORD KRISHNA INTRODUCTION Ashtabharyas are the eight chief consorts of Lord Krishna, during the previous Dwapara Yuga, and their names are: Rukmini, Satyabhama, Jambavati, Kalindi, Mitravinda, Nagnajiti, Bhadra and Lakshmana. Among his eight main consorts, Ma Rukmini is considered as an incarnation of Lakshmi Devi, and Ma Satyabhama is considered asRead More →

PAPANASAM SIVAN INTRODUCTION Paapanaasam Sivan (1890-1973) was a famous Carnatic musician and singer. He got various Musical awards and also participated in the film industry. His songs were become very famous after the songs were sung by M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar and M. S. Subbulakshmi in Tamil feature films. He was born at aRead More →

BHARATANATYAM DANCERS INTRODUCTION Bharatanatyam dance is a nice profession, and it is a favourite art of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva in the form of Nataraja used to perform Bharatanatyam dance in order to maintain peace and prosperity in the universe. This famous art form gives great entertainment to the viewersRead More →

JAYANTHI – A GREAT MUSIC LEGEND INTRODUCTION Mrs.R.Jayanthi is doing divine music concerts in the Devasthanam temples as well as in other temples of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu for the past 30 years. She also performed music concerts in marriage receptions, Tourism Development programme at Kanyakumari, conferences, clubs, collegeRead More →

AMMAN ARUL SELVI BOOMIJA RAMAIYER INTRODUCTION Amman Arul Selvi Boomija Ramaiyer is the daughter of Ramaiyer and Jayanthi and her native place is Madurai, and presently she is living in Madurai along with her parents. From her young age onwards, she has been doing divine music concerts along with herRead More →

PUTTUR NARASIMHA NAYAK INTRODUCTION Sri Puttur Narasimha Nayak is a popular Kannada  singer from Karnataka.  He has sung lot of devotional songs, mainly songs related to saints like Purandara dasa and Kanaka Dasa, and he is a sincere devotee of Guru Raghavendra. His songs attract large number of people across the world.  His Music albumsRead More →

DEVADASI INTRODUCTION Devadasis are the great dance performers who used to live in the temples, by following lifelong celibacy, with dedication and devotion on the almighty. They are considered as the divine mothers, who used to sincerely worship the deities, and would pray for the wellness of the people. They areRead More →

DEVAYANI – DAUGHTER OF GURU SHUKRACHARYA INTRODUCTION As per ancient legend, Devayani was born to Guru Shukracharya, and Jayanti, daughter of Lord Indra. Shukracharya is the demon guru, he is the god of Friday, and he is the planet Venus. She was considered as a very noble, pious and a chaste woman. SheRead More →

MATA SUNITI – MOTHER OF BHAKTA DHRUVA INTRODUCTION Suniti is the mother of Dhruva and the consort of King Uttanapada, the son of Lord Manu. The king’s second wife is Suruchi, and their son is Uttama. The king had mainly shown his love and affection only to his second queen Suruchi,Read More →

THIRUVARUTPA INTRODUCTION Thiruvarutpa is a collection of few thousands of sweet songs which was sung by Vallalar. He is considered to be an incarnation of the great siddhar and the Shaivite saint Sri Thirumoola Nayanar. These songs contain the significance of Lord Shiva, about doing food donation and about non-violence. The followers of Vallalar have collectedRead More →

QUEEN CHENNAMMA INTRODUCTION Chennamma was born in a small village in Karnataka in the year 1778, she was a brave lady, and she was trained in all kinds of arts, and she was an expert in handling all kinds of weapons. From her young age itself, she was very muchRead More →

VINAYAGAR AGAVAL INTRODUCTION Vinayagar Agaval is a devotional poem written in praise of Lord Vinayaka, by the great saint-poet Avvaiyar, and it was widely praised by the Chola Kings. Vinayagar Agaval promotes Bhakti, and gives happiness to the readers of the divine poem.  The meaning of the famous poem is: Lord Vinayaka is having theRead More →

KANDA SHASTI KAVASAM INTRODUCTION Kanda Shasti Kavacham is a devotional song written in Tamil by Sri Devaraya Swamigal during the 19th century AD. The song praises Lord Muruga, and mentions his divine qualities. This song was composed by Sri Devaraya Swamigal in a Murugan temple near Erode. The song contains more than 200 lines, and it is known asRead More →

HEMA INTRODUCTION Hema served as a celestial dancer in the court of Lord Indra, and her details were mentioned in Ramayana. She was married with Maya, and  they had two sons, Mayavi and Dundubhi, and a daughter Mandodari, consort of Ravana.    After giving birth to them, she returned toRead More →