Articles – Ravi Rajagopalan

Sarasvati Manohari – A Conundrum?

Prologue: At the very outset before we deal with the raga Sarasvati Manohari as documented in the Sangita Sampradaya Pradarshini ...
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The Kurinji of the Sangita Sampradaya Pradarshini

Prologue: The raga Kurinji under Mela 29- Sankarabharana is a well-known dhaivatantya raga and popularly rendered in a lineal fashion ...
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“Svarakalanidhi” Narayanasvami Iyer – A titan from an age bygone

Prologue: The world of Carnatic music has sired many a great musician in the past. We do have oral as ...
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“Balambike Pahi” – Manoranjani

Prologue: While the year 2000 was a sort of milestone for us, the year circa 1800 too was a momentous ...
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O Mother! Embodiment of Auspiciousness! May there be prosperity

Prelude: In these trying and uncertain times, connecting or attempting to connect to the Supreme One through one’s inner self ...
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