SARANGAPANI Sarangapani was a famous composer of Carnatic music and he lived during the 17th century AD, and he was born and brought up in a village in Andhra Pradesh.  He was a famous Carnatic singer and used to sing songs during dance performances. Sarangapani was served in the court of kings, and had contributed aRead More →

INTRODUCTION Kinnaras and Kimburudas are the celestial musicians and they lives in the Gandharva Loka. They are considered as minor deities and are the lower level demi gods. Though they live in Gandharva Loka, they are controlled by the Gandharvas and Devas in the heaven. Kinnaras and Kimburudas are veryRead More →

INTRODUCTION Gandharvas are the celestial musicians and they are mentioned in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism texts. Gandharvas are male demi gods and the consorts of the celestial dancers also called as the Apsaras. They contain feathers and contain an attractive face and a handsome look, and they possess good musical skills. Mostly Gandharvas used to singRead More →

INTRODUCTION Tansen (1500–1586), also known as Ramtanu, was an important person in Hindustani classical music. He used to burn the temple lamps automatically, by singing melodious songs using Deepak raga, and also he brought rain after singing the glories of the rain gods, Lord Varuna and Lord Indra. He was born in a HinduRead More →

INTRODUCTION Poochi Srinivasa Iyengar (1860-1919), was a great singer and composer of Carnatic music and he sang several songs in praise of Lord Rama, and he was an ardent devotee of Lord Rama and also the devotee of the great divine musicians Rishi Narad and Tumburu. He was born in a Hindu piousRead More →