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 →

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 →

BALAMURALIKRISHNA INTRODUCTION Balamuralikrishna (1930–2016) was a famous singer, music composer, and also a talented actor in the film Industry. He was the Sangeetha Kalanidhi awardee, and also given Padma Vibhushan award for his great contribution in the field of music. Balamuralikrishna started his music journey at his young age itself. He gave many musicalRead More →

VISHAKA HARI INTRODUCTION Smt.Vishaka Hari is a remarkable Carnatic music singer and a Hindu devotional story teller, otherwise known as Kathakalakshepam. She is an expert in telling Harikathas in such a way, that even a layman can understand her divine discourses on the Hindu Holy Texts, and she is a qualified chartered accountant.Read More →

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 →

Music in Bihar is very rich as its folk forms are varied and indigenous. The three main linguistic groups are Maithili, Magadhi and Bhojpuri with a wide range of regional dialects.Read More →

The music of Assam is influenced by the music of China, Myanmar and Thailand. The native music of Assam which includes the Bodo, Bihu, Mising and Karbi tribes are said to be structured and sung as per the Pentatonic scale of Chinese traditional music.Read More →