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Press Release by Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust

January 16, 2018

Students and Staff of Sri Sathya Sai Mirpuri College of Music offered a Carnatic evening entitled “Rama Bhakti Samrajyam”

 


Paying ‘musical’ tribute to legendary St Thyagaraja, one of the foremost exponents of Carnatic Music, students and staff of Sri Sathya Sai Mirpuri College of Music offered a Carnatic evening entitled “Rama Bhakti Samrajyam” today here in Prasanthi Nilayam. 

 

The programme was organized commemorating the legendary composer on the occasion of the recently concluded 171st Thyagaraja Aradhana Mahotsavam. 

 

South India’s famous musical fiesta Thyagaraja Aradhana is an annual Carnatic Music Festival held Tiruvarur, wherein Carnatic exponents perform in honor of the legendary Saint. 

 

St Thyagaraja was one of the foremost exponents of Carnatic Music, born in Tiruvarur in Tamil Nadu, lived during the period 1767-1847. After mysteriously initiated by Sage Narada who came in the guise of a Saint, young Thyagaraja later earned expert training under to tutelage of Govinda Dikshitar. 

 

The concert this evening began with a Ganesh Vandana, Sri Ganapati Sevaimpata... that was followed by the famed Thayagaraja Pancharatna Kritis, that includedJagadanandakarana…Endaro Mahanubhavulu, etc. The concert ended with a traditional Mangalam song.

 

Bhajans next ended with Mangala Arathi to Bhagawan.

 

 

 

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Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust
Prasanthi Nilayam 515134
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Jai Sai Ram!