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Our dharma extols and worship a Guru to an extent that he is always treated synonymously with the ever pervading ...
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The term mangalam indicates auspiciousness amongst its many other denotation that it conveys. Mangalam is usually heard at the end ...
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न जानामि योगं जपं नैव पूजां। नतोऽहं सदा सर्वदा शंभु तुभ्यं॥ जरा जन्म दुःखोद्य तातप्यमानं॥ प्रभो पाहि आपन्नमामीश शंभो॥8॥ (Sloka ...
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Prologue: One key aspect in our assessment of the authenticity of Muthusvami Dikshita’s compositions is the reliance we place on ...
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हस्तीन्द्राणां-इन्दुचूड-अरुणछायां-त्रिनेत्रां-रसात् आश्लिष्टंप्रियया-सपद्मकरया-स्वाङ्गस्तया-सन्ततम् | बीजापूर-गधेक्षु-चाप-कार्मुकरुजा-चक्राब्ज-पाशोत्पल व्रीह्यग्र-स्वविषाण-रत्नकलशान्-हस्तैर्-वहन्तं-भजे || hastIndrAnAm indhu cUda aruna chAyAm trinEtram rasAt, Aslishtam priyayA sapadma karayA swAngastAya santatam, bhIjApUra ...
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We get to know the structure of many rāga-s only through Saṅgīta Sampradāya Pradarṣini of Subbarāma Dīkṣitar. This text has ...
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We have seen about the rāga Rudrapriyā, its gṛha, amsa, nyāsa svarā-s and salient phrases in the two earlier posts ...
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वटाधोनिवासं महाट्टाट्टहासं महापापनाशं सदासुप्रकाशम् । गिरीशं गणेशं महेशं सुरेशं शिवं शङ्करं शम्भुमीशानमीडे ॥ vaṭādhonivāsaṃ mahāṭṭāṭṭahāsaṃ mahāpāpanāśaṃ sadāsuprakāśam । girīśaṃ gaṇeśaṃ ...
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