Ustad….Aur Ek Shehzadi

The river was flowing gently. With the chirping of the birds, the riverside ghat was singing the music of joy. The night long darkness was escaping into a delightful dawn. Adorning the serene morning hues, the saffron sky was looking like a sadhak.. Everywhere around the ghats, there was something so pure..so magical..What is different […]

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The Healing Power Of Ragas In Music Therapy

The awareness of Raga Therapy is growing in society. Research has embarked to re-discover the therapeutic ragas on a trial and error basis which is already providing promising results. Simple interaction to musical rhythms in bhajans and kirtans is capable of relaxing the mind which can also provide positive hormonal changes in the system. We […]

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Bandish – Voyage From Seven Notes To The Infinity

  What is music?? What is Raga?? Have you any answer of my questions?? May be you have an answer…or, perhaps, you have no answer yet.. Surprised?? Shocked?? Speechless?? Don’t worry..it happens. Believe me, I am not going to let you down anyhow. I am not writing this post to show you my knowledge although. […]

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Thumri – The Art Of Singing Poetry

  “Jab se Shyam sidhare…. Tadap tadap, jiya, jaye…..” When a girl sings a ‘Thumri’, she becomes ‘Radha’. With the poetic lyrics, she tries to express her love for ‘Krishna’. Sometime, with its ‘Shringar’ mood, she adorns herself for her beloved. She smiles with ‘Thumri’, her soul dances with ‘Thumri’.Whether sometime in ‘Viraha’ mood, she […]

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