It has been reiterated several times that Subbarāma Dīkṣitar has not explained many tenets explicitly in his treatise Saṅgīta Sampradāya Pradarṣini. It is up to
The Gold Coin or “Phanam” , the currency issued during the times of King Serfoji I ( Regnal year 1712-1728 AD) who ruled after King Sahaji and before King Tulaja I. The coin is embossed with a mythical “Sharabha” being part lion and part bird on one side and the “Sri Sarabhaja” in Nagari on the other side.
Prologue: At the very outset before we deal with the raga Sarasvati Manohari as documented in the Sangita Sampradaya Pradarshini (SSP) of Subbarama Dikshita in