About

Dikshitar

‘Guruguha’ is the signature of the carnatic composer Muttusvami Dikshitar who lived in South India, during the period 1776-1835 AD. The site is named after the unique approach of the composer with an emphasis on reconstructing the music of the past with the music of the present. For biography, refer to the Vaggeyakara caritram here.

This site is for the archival of texts and translations, essays, articles, databases and indices relating and pertaining to South Indian Classical Music (Karnataka music) in general and the compositions and background of the musical traditions of the Dikshitar family in particular.

Contact : Vidya Jayaraman, vidyajay a-t gmail