|Posted by suman-bhattacharya on February 11, 2012 at 1:55 PM||comments (0)|
Indian art evolved with an emphasis on inducing special spiritual or philosophical states in the audience, or with representing them symbolically. Of particular concern to Indian drama and literature are the term 'bhava' or the state of mind andRead Full Post »
|Posted by suman-bhattacharya on February 11, 2012 at 5:15 AM||comments (0)|
Music is the purest form of art. Therefore many poets who are seers, seek to express the universe in terms of music. The singer has everything within him. The notes come out from his very life.They are not materials gathered from outside.
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|Posted by suman-bhattacharya on February 11, 2012 at 4:45 AM||comments (0)|
Raga is a noun derived from the Sanskrit root ranj, meaning to colour, to delight.
Raga implies the emotional content of a song which delights the listener. King Nanyadeva of Mithila (1097-1147)wrote that the variety of ragas is infinite, and their individual features are hard to put into words. He described Raga as:Read Full Post »
|Posted by suman-bhattacharya on April 29, 2011 at 10:55 AM||comments (0)|
"Raga” in Indian Classical Music is derived from the Sanskrit root “ranja”, meaning to colour the mind with the sounds emanating from the cosmic vibratory Nada called "AUM" transmitting pranic energy. The immense potential of the power of Shabda (cosmic flow of sound) hidden in music was well recognised by the ancient Indian sages and they had devised several musical patterns emanating from the "Omkara" for chanting of the Vedic hymns and for distinct spiritua...Read Full Post »