Lesson 3 – Daatu and Alankara – Sing Along

Learn Daatu Varase and Sapta Taala Alankara through these sing along lessons. This album contains 2 popular Daatu Varase and 7 Sapta Taala Alankara in three different speeds. The lessons are in teacher student format. Hence the student can listen and then sing along. After a few repetitions of learning, the student can easily sing along. The lessons are…

Lesson 1 – Sarale Varase and Janti Varase

Learn Sarale Varase through these sing along lessons. This album contains 8 popular Sarale Varase (Saralai Varasai) and 7 popular Janti Varase (Janta Varasai) in three different speeds. The lessons are in teacher student format. Hence the student can listen and then sing along. After a few repetitions of learning, the student can easily sing…

Daatu Varase Lyrics

Daatu  Varase ( = Skip Verses ), also known as Dhatu Varasai. To learn using audio click here ->. lesson-3-Daatu-Varase-Sing-Along Raaga: MayamalavaGoula Raaga Info: 15th Melakarta Raaga. Scale: Sa – Ri1 – Ga3 – Ma1 – Pa – Da1 – Ni3 – Sa. Sa. – Ni3 – Da1 – Pa – Ma1 – Ga3 – Ri1- Sa Taala:…

Sapta Taala Alankara Lyrics

Sapta Taala Alankara , depict the 7 maha taalas or rhythms in Carnatic Music. These are the 7 types of Taalas. To learn using audio click here ->. lesson-3-Sapta-Taala-Alankara Raaga: MayamalavaGoula Raaga Info: 15th Melakarta Raaga. Scale: Sa – Ri1 – Ga3 – Ma1 – Pa – Da1 – Ni3 – Sa. Sa. – Ni3 – Da1 –…

Silent Prayer

I sit and Stare At the things around me God, whats happening? I ask him I ask myself Then I hear an answer… – Echoeing from a distance “This is life!” Yes! This is life! So here I am am.. ..pondering and wondering As to whether I can Swim this mighty ocean! Colors of rainbow…..

Shlokas

# Shloka Name Lyrics Meaning 1 Gajananam   Gajaananam bhoota gaNaadi sevitam Kapittha jumbhoo fala saara bhakshitham Uma sutam shokha vinaasha kaaraNam Namaami vighneshwara paada pankajam Oh elephant faced one, one who is worshipped by Bhootas and Ganas, One who enjoys the juice of fruits Kapittha and Jumbhoo, Son of Uma, One who destroys grief,…

N R Prashanth

A Versatile Carnatic Vocalist – N.R. Prashanth

Renowned Carnatic Vocalist, Vid. N. R. Prashanth, born in 1967 is a front line artist of India and was born to Smt. and Sri. N.K. Rama Prasanna. He is known for his innovative and explorative approach to creation and expression in music. It is Prashanth’s high caliber as a performing vocalist that inspired him to…

Naming of Janaka Raagas

There are 72 Janaka Raagas in the carnatic style of classical music. The naming of these Raagas is a very interesting concept. There is a significant mathematical structure to this system, an age old but sophisticated one. By looking at the name of the Raaga it is possible to derive some the Raaga number, which…