Tag Archives: Muthuswamy Dikshitar

Akshaya Linga Vibho!!!

An attempt to showcase some insight into this Muthuswami Dikshitar masterpiece, said to be composed at the shrine of Kivalur, near Nagapattinam. Continue reading

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Nigamavedavedyam – TRS & An Unusual Hamsadhwani

It’s been a little more than two years since my revered Guru Shri TRS shed his mortal coil. Having had the privilege of being his student for multiple decades, there is hardly a day when I don’t reflect on his … Continue reading

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Nothing Like Listening to a Live Concert!

J.A.Jayanth’s Mali Memorial Concert for the BGS Trust I missed the first two items and I had to scan the near housefull auditorium in order to find a suitable seat.  I didn’t get the seat of my choice but settled … 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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Highly Professional & Undiluted Kalyana Cutcheri!

Sikkil Mala Chandrasekhar’s concert for brother-in-law Vinu Seshadri’s wedding last Friday (April 18, 2014), was one of the best flute concerts I’ve heard in recent times. She started with a brief shlokam and quickly moved to the traditional Shankarabharanam Adi … Continue reading

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