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Melody is an experience, says Bombay Jayashri
 Chennai  28-02-2020 

She gained a wholesome experience of melody only after coming under the tutelage of Shri Jayaraman, whose knowledge was so deep and universal, she pointed out.

Sri Kamalamba Jayati in Ahiri, a Dikshitar's masterpiece
 Chennai  28-02-2020 

The raga Ahiri is often associated with sorrowful emotions. Although Shri Dikshitar does not directly incorporate the raga name, he uses the term "Ramaahari" to refer to Lakshmi and Vishnu, thereby alluding to the raga name in an indirect reference.

Apoorva Ramayana of Tyagaraja
 Chennai  28-02-2020 

Tyagaraja, who delighted in diving in the ocean of Ramakatha, has brought out some unique pearls of this tale. He hints at some of these unheard stories in a line or two of his lyrics.

Navavaranams - A Study Of Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi And Dikshitar
 Chennai  28-02-2020 

It must be noted that each avarana has its own set of rituals associated with it and those practicing this worship are generally required to be thoroughly aware of details such as chakra, yogini and mudra devatas associated with it.

The Month of Margazhi and Tiruppavai Tradition
 Chennai  28-02-2020 

The Tiruppavai verses have now become a regular feature in the post-main segment of many Carnatic concerts. The late Sri Ariyakkudi Ramanuja Iyengar tuned these verses to distinct ragams and popularized them on the concert platform.

Sri Shyama Shastry's swarajathi - a primer on Bhairavi
 Chennai  28-02-2020 

This article attempts to study Sri Shyama Shastry's masterpiece swarajathi beginning with the lyrics, "Kamakshi anudinamu."

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