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Bhajans/Devaranamas Audio 4

The songs sung in this episode are: ella naa ballenembuviralla: Set in Raaga Shri, taaLa: Adi, Composed by Purandaradasa. Benefits of Raaga Shri; The raaga borrows its notes from the parental/janaka Raaga, Kharaharapriya. The raaga is extremely…
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Rama Navami Shloka

On the occasion of Shri Rama Navami, I am rendering this shloka on Sri Rama, in this post. May the Lord bless us all with Wellness and Prosperity. Once Goddess Parvati asked Lord Shiva thus: kEnOpaayEna laghuna viShnOrnamasahasrakam paThyate…
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Vishnu Sahasranaama

Origin of Vishnu Sahasranaama: Vishnu Sahasra naama, as the name itself reveals, is a collection of a thousand names of Lord Vishnu. It is seen as given by revered Bheeshma (one of the 12 most wise scholars, according to Hindu scriptures)…
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Hanuman Chalisa

Composed by Goswami Tulsidas, in Awadhi language, Hanuman Chalisa, has been one of the favorite chants of folks of all ages across the globe. As is evident by the name, the Chant describes the glory of the Monkey God Hanuman and hence, is most…
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Lalitha Sahasranaama

Divine chants/Stotras, in Sanskrit are supposed to work on human body-mind in several ways. Properly chanted, the intonation and pronunciations create sound waves which tranquilize the  mind and helps attain trance, in addition to curing several…
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Analogy of Flute and Human Body

The working of wind instruments is of special interest to me since I could draw an easy analogy between this and human body. This is a humble effort to put my understanding and analogy of the same. Wind instruments like flute work on the principle…
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Magic of Music in Children

Enhances the Cognitive abilities in children:              The Wikipedia definition of Cognitive ability is: "the ability of an individual to perform the various mental activities most closely associated with learning and problem…
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Bhajans/ Devaranamas-Audio 3

gOvinda ninna naamave chanda: raaga:janasammOdini, taaLa:Adi, Composer: Purandaradasa gOvinda ninna naamave chanda|| aNu rENu truNa kAshTa paripUrNa gOvinda nirmalAtmakanAgi iruvude Ananda||gOvinda|| srishTi stithi laya kAraNa gOvinda ee…
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Bhajans/Devaranamas-Audio 2

Songs in this episode: baagilanu teredu, Raaga: Hamsanandi, taaLa:khaNDachaapu, Composer: Kanakadasa bAgilanu teredu sEveyanu koDu hariye kUgidaru dhvani kELalillave narahariye paramapadadoLage viShadharana talpadali sirisahita kShIravAridhiyoLiralu karirAja…
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Music Therapy Workshop in Mysore

A workshop on Music Therapy was conducted in Mysore on 3.3.17. The Audience were explained about how rhythm forms an explicit component of not only music but, the human body-mind too, in the form of heart beat, pulse and so on. The audience…