Tag Archives: Dr. V. Raghavan

Narasimha – Nothing Impossible!

Perhaps one of the most dramatic of all the avatars of the Almighty, Narayana in his unique incarnation as the man-lion has indelibly captured the imagination of devotees, and continues to hold sway as never before.  And today in our … Continue reading

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Rama – The Uttama Purusha

Note to readers: With Ramanavami around the corner, when I was asked to write an article on Rama I was wondering what it was I could actually write without rehashing something that has already been written.  I knew I would … Continue reading

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Brilliant & Beautiful Begada Shining through Dikshitar’s Sri Maatah

In Praise of Devi and Sri Vidya – Muthuswami Dikshitar There is no doubt that each member of the Musical Trinity (Tyagaraja, Muthuswami Dikshitar and Syama Sastri) has handled the perennially fascinating and classical raga Begada with exquisite elegance.  Tyagaraja … Continue reading

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