A common friend introduced me to Mayavaram R. Vinoth , a carnatic musician who plays Mridangam. Was inspired by him and writing this post to request support! During the pandemic, we can support local small businesses, musicians and entrepreneurs in some way we can! Every bit counts!Continue reading “Local entrepreneurs series #4 – Mridangam classes”
Devotional songs and poetry touch our souls. Abhang is a kind of poetry about Vittala (Krishna) which takes the listeners to a different plane.Continue reading “Abhang – Poetry on Vittala”
While most of the world right now is looking at exponential graphs about COVID-19 and Coronavirus, one thing that stands out common in most households is that everyone everywhere is praying to sending out positive thoughts to others to help heal! Was interested in understanding what they actually chanting or praying or listening to, and collated all of them in a single place! This seems to be powerhouse of positive energy generation across the world!Continue reading “What are people chanting or praying globally?”
“If you want to learn the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration – Nikola Tesla”. This statement piqued my curiosity and I started looking at whether it was actually possible to scientifically exhibit a connection.. was amazed at what I found!Continue reading “Tesla, Chladni and Yantras”
I used to listen to the song Bhaja Govindam sung by M S Subbulakshmi (an amazing singer and role model). Must have listened to it more than a thousand times.. and the the lyrics were in Sanskrit, was able to understand bits and pieces of it! One of the verses made me think and read more about it.. Sharing the song and what I learned..!Continue reading “Bhaja Govindam and Good company”
Durga Saptashloki (7 set of 2-line verses describing Goddess Durga) has been something that my mother has always asked us to read / listen.
To gain powers of Durga Maa, devotees recite this regularly with devotion. It helps win battles & gives victories in all work.Continue reading “Sri Durga Saptashloki”
Continuing the post on music and ragas that help cure some of our health issues.
4. Raga Bhairavi – Reducing anxiety, pressures, skin diseases and allergies
5. Raga Charukesi – Rejuvenates the mind helping one to age gracefuly. It enlivens the singer and the listener
6. RagaHamsadhwani – It helps streamline the thought process and reduces panacea. It is also known as Sarvarogaharini (one that can relieve us from all diseases)Continue reading “Music and Ragas – Part 2”
I have realized that music is something that touches our soul. Whatever be our mood, music can bring us back to a good state of mind. I have that music can cure diseases, but was surprised to see that some of the raagas (tunes) when played right has a huge impact in our physical and mental health.Continue reading “Music and Ragas”