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  • Flights of Ānjaneya by Kumaresh Rajagopalan

    Episode 1

    Stunning VIOLIN - Flights of Ānjaneya by maestro Kumaresh Rajagopalan. He uses 12 rāga seamlessly played at 160 beats per minute. Thus flights of Śri Hanumān ride on Charukesi, Shanmukhapriya, Kanakangi, Saraswati, Hindola, Mayamalavagowlai, Hamsadhwani, Dhenuka, Kalyani, Rasikapriya, Pantuvarali...

  • Tappa in Rāga Khamaj by Budhaditya Mukherjee

    Episode 2

    A stunning rendition of Tappa in Rāga Khamaj on sitar by genius music maestro Budhaditya Mukherjee accompanied on tabla by percussionist Soumen Nandi. Tappa is a form of indigenous semi-classical vocal music that utilize melodious tunes expressing emotional highs and lows. The cadence of the lyri...

  • Musical Tribute to Śiva, the Lord of Time

    Episode 3

    Welcome to our sacred courtyard in Varanasi, the inner monastic quarters of Vedanidhi, a sister institution of Hansavedas. A ceremony featuring Rudrādhyāya chanting from the Sāñkhyāyaṇa branch of Rigveda was held on 14th February 2017 to honour the Lord of Time, Śiva who is the presiding lord of ...

  • Ghata-vinyāsa 1

    Episode 4

    Ghata-vinyāsa-1 features the legendary percussion virtuoso, Vikku Vinayakram playing on the baked clay pot accompanied by his grandson, the prodigiously gifted kanjira drummer, Swaminathan Selvaganesh. The musicians offered their compositions while visiting and taking audience with His Holiness S...

  • Ghata-vinyāsa 2

    Episode 5

    Ghata-vinyāsa-2 features the legendary percussion virtuoso, Vikku Vinayakram playing on the baked clay pot accompanied by his grandson, the prodigiously gifted kanjira drummer, Swaminathan Selvaganesh. The musicians offered their compositions while visiting and taking audience with His Holiness S...

  • Ghata-vinyāsa 3

    Episode 6

    Ghata-vinyāsa-3 features the legendary percussion virtuoso, Vikku Vinayakram playing on the baked clay pot accompanied by his grandson, the prodigiously gifted kanjira drummer, Swaminathan Selvaganesh. The musicians offered their compositions while visiting and taking audience with His Holiness S...

  • Rāga-pravāha in Rāga Nattaikurinji

    Episode 7

    Rāga-pravāha in Rāga Nattaikurinji and Ādi-tāla on a theme featuring the Lord of time, Shiva. Kumaresh Rajagopalan is on violin, Jayanthi Kumaresh is on vīṇā, and Trichy Krishnaswamy playing ghata or the baked clay pot.

    Recorded on 20th October 2016 in California.

  • Vādya-prabandha in Rāga Sumadhyuti

    Episode 8

    Vādya-prabandha in Rāga Sumadhyuti and Rupaka-tāla on a theme featuring the wish-fulfilling goddess Kāmāxi. Kumaresh Rajagopalan is on violin, Jayanthi Kumaresh is on vīṇā, and Trichy Krishnaswamy playing ghata or the baked clay pot.

    Recorded on 20th October 2016 in California.

  • Tāna or the rhythmic improvisation in Rāga Kalyani on vīṇā by Jayanthi Kumaresh

    Episode 9

    Śuddha-tāna in Rāga Kalyani -- Tāna or the rhythmic improvisation in Rāga Kalyani on vīṇā by Jayanthi Kumaresh

    Recorded on 20th October 2016 in California.

  • Āxiptikā or the introductory part of Ālāpanam in Rāga Kalyani on violin by Kumaresh Rajagopalan

    Episode 10

    Āxiptikā in Rāga Kalyani -- Āxiptikā or the introductory part of Ālāpanam in Rāga Kalyani on violin by Kumaresh Rajagopalan

    Recorded on 20th October 2016 in California.

  • Songs of the Karnatik Musical Trinity - Sri Muladhara Chakra Vinayaka by Muthuswami Dixitar

    Episode 11

    Composition (kriti) - Sri Muladhara Chakra Vinayaka by Muthuswami Dixitar
    Rāga – Śri
    Tāla – Ādi

    Recorded on 20th October 2016 in California.

  • Songs of the Karnatik Musical Trinity - Ninnuvina Marigalada by Shyama Shastri

    Episode 12

    Composition (kriti) - Ninnuvina Marigalada by Shyama Shastri
    Rāga - Ritigowla
    Tāla - Rūpaka

    Recorded on 20th October 2016 in California.

  • Songs of the Karnatik Musical Trinity - Shobhane Pantuvarali by Saint Tyagaraja

    Episode 13

    Composition (kriti) - Shobhane Pantuvarali by Saint Tyagaraja
    Utsava-sampradaya kriti
    Tāla - Rūpaka

    Recorded on 20th October 2016 in California.

  • Ghata-vinyāsa 4

    Episode 14

    Ghata-vinyāsa-4 features percussion prodigy, Trichy S. Krishnaswamy playing on the baked clay pot.

    Recorded on 20th October 2016 in California.

  • Ghata-vinyāsa 5

    Episode 15

    Ghata-vinyāsa-5 features percussion prodigy, Trichy S. Krishnaswamy playing on the baked clay pot.

    Recorded on 20th October 2016 in California.

  • Ghata-vinyāsa 6

    Episode 16

    Ghata-vinyāsa-6 features percussion prodigy, Trichy S. Krishnaswamy playing on the baked clay pot.

    Recorded on 20th October 2016 in California.