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Srimahavishnu – His holy Traits

Lord Vishnu is one of the Holy Trinity (Brahma {the creator}, Vishnu {the preserver} and Siva {the destroyer}) representing Saulabhya (easy accessibility), Sauhitya (benign condescension) and Vaatsalya (tender solicitude). He is thoroughly described in all the four vedas (Riga Veda, Yajur Veda, Sama Veda and Atharvanan Veda) and represents Sattvaguna and is the centripetal force […]

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Sri Venkateswara Swamy Suprabhatam (श्री वेंकठेश्वारा स्वामी सुप्रभात)

Sri Venkateswara swamy suprabhatam was composed around 1430 A.D. by Prativādibhayaṅkara Śrī Anantācārya (also known as Annangaracharyar, and P B Annan), the Rāmānujācārya of Kanchipuram. He was a disciple of Swami Manavala Mamuni, who composed Sri Ranganatha Suprabhatam. The genre of Suprabhātakāvya traces its origin to a single verse (1.23.2) in the Bālakāṇḍa of Vālmīki’s […]

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List of Indian Folk Dances

Indian folk and tribal dances are simple dances, and are performed to express their moods. Folk and tribal dances are performed for every possible occasion, to celebrate the arrival of seasons, birth of a child, a wedding and festivals. The dances are extremely simple with minimum of steps or movement. The dances burst with verve […]

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Kancherla Gopanna (Ramadasu)

Kancherla Gopanna (Telugu: కంచెర్ల గోపన్న) (c 1620 – 1680 CE), popularly known as Bhadradri Ramadasu or Bhadrachala Ramadasu(Telugu: భద్రాచల రామదాసు), was a 17th century Indian devotee of Lord Rama. He is one among the famous vaggeyakaras (same person being the writer and composer of a song) in the Telugu language, the others being Tyagaraja, Annamayya, […]

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