raga Rumination 2020

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Music, me and Kohima
 Chennai  25-02-2020 

From Dimapur, which is the only flat district of Nagaland's seven districts, we started our journey up the mountains. Hills, gorges, waterfalls, a winding river to escort us, rain mist - all in one good winding stomach-churning ride up the hills. Nature in its bounty!

Vellore Ramabhadran never played for gallery but kept it tranquilized
 Chennai  25-02-2020 

All through his career, he proved that virtuosity and mathematical expertise could be exhibited gently in brief spells. He knew almost every song he accompanied, treading along its flow.

Where everything happens for the good
 Chennai  25-02-2020 

What makes the life very interesting and meaningful are special moments when you give your best and everything clicks to make the moment so memorable.

Fear Factor In Music
 Chennai  25-02-2020 

Great artistes are great not because they are fearless but because they overcome it by dint of hard work in the right direction and mental preparation with the correct attitude.

The superiority of Carnatic music
 Chennai  25-02-2020 

Carnatic music is special because - unlike most other systems in the world, it has been built and shaped by great saints, philosophers and spiritually evolved people.

Hello, Dr. Balamuralikrishna
 Chennai  25-02-2020 

To my question how was his visit, Dr Balamurali replied: "Oh, I celebrated my birthday there." And, he casually added: "They have named an auditorium after me. It is called Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna Auditorium. So, I spent a week attending the festival in the auditorium."

A VIOLINIST AT METRO
 Chennai  25-02-2020 

In the 45 minutes the musician played, only 6 people stopped and stayed for a while. About 20 gave him money but continued to walk their normal pace. He collected $32. When he finished playing and silence took over, no one noticed it. No one applauded, nor was there any recognition.

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