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Ghanam Krishna Iyyer

Ghanam Krishna Iyyer Ghanam Krishna Iyar (1790–1854) was a composer of Carnatic music and was famous for his padams. Padams are expressive songs of three of more stanzas, used generally as an accompaniment to classical dance. Krishna Iyar was a student of the famous composer, Pacchimiriam Adiyappa. He was also influenced by Tyagaraja and Gopalakrishna […]

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Chitravina N. Ravikiran

Chitravina N.Ravikiran Chitravina N. Ravikiran (born February 12, 1967) is an Indian Carnatic music musician and composer. He gives both vocal concerts and concerts in the instrument chitravina (gottuvadyam). He is the grandson of famous musician gottuvadyam Narayan Iyengar. Ravikiran is the author of several books, Appreciating Carnatic Music and Perfecting Carnatic Music Level I […]

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Adi Shankaracharya

Adi Shankaracharya Adi Shankara (IAST: Ādi Śaṅkara pronounced [aːd̪i ɕaŋkərə], (Sanskrit: आदि शङ्करः, Adi Sankarar Malayalam: ആദി ശങ്കരന്‍ Ādi Śaṅkaran, Tamil: ஆதிசங்கரர்), also known as Śaṅkara Bhagavatpādācārya and Ādi Śaṅkarācārya was an Indian guru from Kalady of present day Kerala who consolidated the doctrine of advaita vedānta. His teachings are based on the unity of […]

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Sadashiva Brahmendra

Sadashiva Brahmendra

Sadashiva Brahmendra Birth & Childhood Sri Sadashivabrahmendra was bron in Srivathsa gothra in Madurai at Tamilnadu. Sri Somanath Avadani & Srimati Parvati devi were the parents of sadashivabrahmendra. They were soft natured, orthodox & truthful peoples. Somanath Avadani came to Madurai in the year 1650 from Andhra. He was famous as “Moksha inti Somanath Avadani”. […]

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Vaishnav jana tho (વૈષ્ણવ જન તો)

Narsinh Mehta (Gujarati:નરસિંહ મહેતા) also known as Narsi Mehta or Narsi Bhagat (1414 – 1481) was a saint and poet from Gujarat, India. He was born in the ancient town of Jirndurg, in the Nagar Brahmins community, notable as a bhakta, an exponent of Hindu devotional religious poetry. Narsinh is acclaimed as its Adi Kavi (“first among poets”) in Gujrati […]

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