The coronation of Rama is described by the Tamil poet Kanban in a beautiful word picture that paints the scene of Hanuman, Angada and Rama’s brothers holding the regalia of royalty as Vashishta, the royal guru, places the crown on Rama’s head.
My latest program BHAKTHI – a musical journey with mystics comes to Detroit. The concert will be preceded by a short talk in which I discuss mysticism, the role of music and how mystics across time and cultures have evolved a shared experience that speaks to us even today.
Prof Mark Stone from Oakland U will be joining us on the kanjira for the concert.
Hope to see you all there.
Last year there were many articles about M.S.Subbulakshmi as part of her centenary celebrations.
RK Shriram Kumar, violin virtuoso has accompanied her at many concerts and learned from MS as well. He brings a unique perspective – both personal and professional that few others have had up front and close with MS. Click here to read an article that offers his perspective of remembering MS.
Dasa Sahitya refers to the songs composed by the devotees of Krishna or Hari in Kannada. The word “dasa” means servant and the Haridasas (servants of Hari) spread the word of God through their musical compositions.
Here is a composition of PrasannaTheerth in the form of a ragamalika.