It’s Raining Nectar!

It’s Raining Nectar!

[addtoany]“It will rain when you sing this raga,” said my music teacher encouragingly. I was all of fourteen years old, excited at the prospect of taking on such an intriguing  challenge. In all earnest, I closed my eyes, concentrated on the notes and was prepared to move the...
Behind the Scenes of Creativity

Behind the Scenes of Creativity

[addtoany]What does it take to create a work of art? The sort of art that goes beyond merely engaging your senses, but informs and educates as well. There are many steps before a talented artist showcases his creative idea to the viewer. When all we have to admire is the...
The Extraordinary Life of Ramanuja

The Extraordinary Life of Ramanuja

[addtoany]Sri Ramanuja Vaibhavam (Sri Ramanuja’s glory) was presented by Sri Chintanam in Cupertino, California, on May 4, 2018. Choreographed by Bharatanatyam guru Revathi Narasimhan, it revealed the extraordinariness in the life and philosophy of Ramanuja. The presentation...
Carnatic Music In A New Flavor

Carnatic Music In A New Flavor

[addtoany]Rendering the toughest compositions in the most endearing way, with winsome smiles and a casual presence on stage, the Navatman group will have your foot tapping and lips moving  in sync with them. Music lovers are sure to hear a fresh sound in their music. Navatman...