jagadOddhArana

Raaga: kaapi : tALa: ViLambaadi;; Composer: Purandaradasa Pallavi jagadOddhArana ADisidaLeshOdhaa Anupallavi jagadOddhArana maganendu tiLiyutuamagugaLa mANikyana ADisidaLeshOdha|| Charana: nigamake silukada agaNita mahimana suguNAntarangana ADisidaLeshOdha|| aNOraNIyana mahatO mahImana                                                                                      apramEyana ADisidaLeshOdha|| paramapurushana paravAsudEvana purandara viThalana ADisidaLeshOdha||

mADu sikkadalla

Raaga: Ahir; tALa: Adi;;  Composer: Purandaradasa ugAbhOga: kOLige etake honna panjaravu, Aliddavanige arasutanavEtake, mALige maneyu baDavaniginnEtake, ninna ooLiga mADadavana bALu innEtake, kELayya Purandaravitthala. pallavi maaDu sikkadallaa maaDina gooDu sikakadallaa jODu henDiriganji ODihOguvaaga gODe biddu bayalaayitallaa|| eccharagoLalillaa manave hucchanaadenallaa acchinoLage mecchu mecchinoLage acchu kiccheddu hOyitallaa||1|| muppu banditallaa tappade paayasa uNalillaa tuppada bindige tippe mEle dhoppane bittallaa… Read More

kELanO hari taaLano

Raaga: Basant bahar ;  taaLa: Adi, Composer: Purandaradasaru kELano hari taaLano||taaLamElagaLiddu prEmavillada gaana|| tamboori modalaada akhila vaadyagaLiddu|| kombu koLalu dhvani swaragaLiddu|| tumbooru naaradara gaana kELuva hari|| nambalaara ee Dambada koogaaTa ||1|| naanaa bageya raga bhaava tiLidu|| swara gjnaana manOdharma jaatiyiddu|| daanavaariya divya naama rahitavaada|| heena sangeeta sahityake manavittu||2|| aDigaDigaanadabhaashpa puLakadinda|| naDe nuDige shri hari ennuta… Read More

Musical Anchors

Music is a Magic pot, full of memories- pleasant and unpleasant. Each one of us have active, forgotten and buried memories in the sub conscious which re-surface at times when we listen to familiar tunes, associated with those memories. One such incident happened the other day, when I was giving a lesson in Carnatic Music… Read More

Meenakshi Pancharatnam

udyadbhAnusahasrakoTi sadrishAM kEyUra hArOjjvalAM bimbOShThIM smitadanta panktiruchirAM pItAmbarAlankritAm viShNu brahma surEndra sEvitapadAM tatvasvarUpAM shivAM mInAkShIM praNatOsmi santatam ahaM kAruNya vArAnnidhim(1) muktA hAralasatkirITaruchirAM pUrNenduvaktraprabhAM shinjannUpurakinkinimaNidharAM padmaprabhA bhAsurAm sarvAbhIShTa phalapradAM girisutAM vANIramAsEvitAM mInAkShIM praNatOsmi santatam ahaM kAruNya vArAnnidhim(2) shrIvidyAM shivavAmabhAganilayAM hrIMkAra mantrojjvalAM shrIchakrAnkita bindumadhyavasatiM shrImatsabhAnAyakIm shrImat ShaNmukhavighnarAja jananIM shrImajjaganmOhinIM mInAkShIM praNatOsmi santatam ahaM kAruNya vArAnnidhim(3) shrImatsundaranAyakIM bhayaharAM… Read More

Metaphoric Stories on Ethics and Values

Its our pleasure, sharing few valuable moments spent with the children of SVS Montessori School, Kavalbyrasandra, Bangalore. A Metaphoric Story telling Session on Ethics and Values was conducted by WoW on 27th July 2017.

Stories for kids to unleash Creative Thinking

WoW is glad to facilitate a session on ” Stories for Kids to Unleash Creative thinking” in Plama Heights, Hennur, Bangalore. This is an exclusive Workshop for the children of Plama Heights. It has always been great fun interacting with children. They infect us with their enthusiasm and ever lasting energy. Looking forward to the… Read More

Charukeshi- Raaga Benefits

Charukeshi is the 26th mElakartha Raaga and belongs to baaNa chakra of the 12 chakras of Carnatic Music System. The raaga belongs to Spirit Chakra of Human Body-Mind system. Spirit chakra is supposed to be guided by Spiritual/heavenly souls and hence one can experience divinity while listening/singing Charukeshi. It transports one to a meditative mood… Read More

ArohaNa: Carnatic Recital

MELA (www.melabangalore.com ), (www.facebook.com/melabangalore) Music Education for Life Arts Academy conducted Carnatic Recital program, ‘ArohaNa’ by the students and faculty of Carnatic Music Dept., in Oo Heaven, Kalyan nagar Bangalore on 20th August 2017. It is indeed a great accomplishment for MELA to see the students perform,every year, with great confidence. And as ever, personally,… Read More

mAyAmALavagouLa- Raaga Benefits

mAyAmALavagouLa is the 15th mELakartha(Raaga-main chart) raaga and hence a sampUrNa raaga with Sapta swaras, in the chronological order , in the ascent and descent. The ascent and the descent go thus: ArOhaNa:    s  r1 g3 m1 p d1 n3 S|| avarOhaNa: S n3 d1 p m1 g3 r1 s|| The raaga is foundational in… Read More