'Synaesthesia' is a perceptual phenomenon in which stimulation of one sense organ leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sense organ. Such associations can occur in any combination and in any number of senses. There are various types of synaesthesia. The most common are: Colour-graphemic synaesthesia: In this type of synaesthesia, letters or numbers are perceived as inherently coloured. … Continue reading DO YOU SEE RED WHEN YOU HEAR MOZART?
Purandaradasa is considered to be one of the Fathers (Pitamaha) of Carnatic Music. He is the one who introduced the Mayamalavagowla Ragam, which is like the ‘ABC’ of Carnatic Music learning. He created the structured method of teaching music which is followed to this date. Purandaradasa's compositions are all about his love for Lord Narayana, … Continue reading Purandaradasa – The Father of Carnatic Music
There are few forms of Indian classical music that have the power to evoke devotion among humans and move the Divinity itself. Dhrupad, the oldest surviving form of Indian classical music, originally sung in temples and spiritual gatherings, is the only form of music which can boast of having the power to move both humans … Continue reading Dhrupad – The Music OF The Immortals
“My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary,” said Martin Luther Music has been around for centuries, entwined with our very existence for long as we know. Found not just in the rhythm of our heart but also in nature, in the pitter … Continue reading Healing The World Note by Note
s r g m p d n! Did you know? The success story of Indian music and its industry would only be 3.5 musical notes without our Women Musicians! 3.5 musical notes? Yes! You heard me right! Let me explain. When the Gramaphone Co. came to India in 1902, the male musicians were reluctant to … Continue reading Women in Music- A salute to pioneers in Indian Music
Chandram bhaja manasa, sadhu hrudaya sadrusham . Indhradhi loka paleditha tharesam, Indhum Shodasa kala dharam nisakaram, Indhira sahodharam, sudha kara manisam. Shankaramauli Vibhushanam Seethakiranam Chaturbhujam Madana Chatram Shaapakaram ,Venkatesha Nayanam Viraanmano Jananam Vidhum Kumuda Mithram Vidhi Guruguha Vaktram, Sashaankam Geeshpathi Shaapaanugraha Paatram Sharacchandrikaa Dhavala Prakaasha Gaatram ,Kankana Keyura Haara Makutaadi Dharam Pankaja Ripum Rohini Priyakara Chaturam. Now let … Continue reading Chandram Bhaja Manasa
sUryamUrte namOstu te sundaracchAyAdhipate kAryakAraNAtmakajagatprAkasha simhArAshyadhipate AryavinutatejassphUrte ArogyAdiphaladakIrte sArasamitra mitra bhAno sahasrakiraNa karNasUno krUrapApaharakRshAno guruguhamoditasvabhAno sUrijaneDita sudinamaNe somAdigrahashikhAmaNe dhIrAcita karmasAkSiNe divyatarasaptAshvarathine saurAStArNamantrAtmane sauvarNasvarUpAtmane bhAratIshahariharAtmane bhuktimuktivitaraNAtmane Dissecting the Kriti, reveals the hidden science in the verses. Sun(Surya) is the head of this universe, the reason for this very life on earth. He is considered as Chayadipathe,the Lord … Continue reading Suryamurte Namostute