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T.N. Bala (தி.என். பால)

T.N. Bala

T.N. Bala T.N. Bala hails from Tiruvayyaru in Tanjore District in India. He is one of the very early disciples of Late Ganakaladhara Madurai Mani Iyer. A professional Broadcaster, artist and executive in All India Radio in Madras and Delhi, years after his Masters in Journalism and Economics, he migrated to US some 38 years […]

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Vimjamuri Varadaraja Ayyangar (వింజమూరి వరదరాజ అయ్యంగర్)


Vimjamuri Varadaraja Ayyangar Vimjamuri Varadaraja Ayyangaar – (July 15, 1915 – August 16, 1991) A leading disciple of Tiger Varadachariar, he was known as Vinjamuri. He was a scholar in Sanskrit and a vocalist and composer who has been awarded the Gana Kalanidhi, Gayaka Ratna, Sangeetha Jyothi, Sangeetha Ratnaakara, and Gana Vidya Visarada awards. He […]

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Subramanya Bharati (சுப்ரமண்ய பாரதி)

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Subramanya Bharati Subramanya Bharathiyar is a renowned poet from Southern India. He composed poems and songs in the Dravidian language Tamil, which have gained popularity in schools, movies, and households across India over the years. His poetry is known for its appeal to the liberty and strength of the people. As a person, Bharathiyar was […]

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Vijaya Vittala Dasa (ವಿಜಯ ವಿಟ್ಟಲ ದಾಸ)

Vijaya Vittala Dasa

Vijaya Vittala Dasa (1682-1755) Also known as Vijaya Dasa, Vijaya Vittala Dasa is one of the most renowed scholars and philosophers in Dwaita philosophy as well Dasa Sahitya, revered as the spiritual heir of Purandara Dasa. He was born to Srinivasappa and Kusamma who were very poor Brahmins in Chekalaparvi of Manwi Taluk in Raichur […]

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Ramanadhapuram Srinivasa Ayyangar (ராமனாதபுரம் ஸ்ரீனிவாச அய்யங்கார்)

Ramanadhapuram Srinivasa Ayyangar

Ramanadhapuram Srinivasa Ayyangar (Tamil: பூச்சி ஸ்ரீனிவாச ஐயெங்கர்) (Tamil: பூச்சி ஸ்ரீனிவாச ஐயெங்கர்) (August 16, 1860 – July 20, 1919), also known as Ramanathapuram Srinivasa Iyengar, was a singer and composer of Carnatic music. He was born in Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu. He studied music under Patnam Subramania Iyer (1845 – 1902), a singer of Carnatic music […]

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Mayuram Vedanayakam Pillai (மயூரம் வேதநாயகம் பிள்ளை)

Mayuram Vedanayakam Pillai

Mayuram Vedanayakam Pillai Mayuram Vedanayakam Pillai – Called a “Varakavi” in Tamil, this poet wrote philosophical, thought-provoking poems said to be divinely inspired. He was said to be a gentleman and one who worked for his country, a scholar of Tamil, devoting his life to embellishing Tamil literature. Born in Kulatur close to Tirucirapalli to […]

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