Dikshitar in Mannargudi

Sangita Kalanidhi R. VedavalliSangita Kalanidhi R. Vedavalli Speaks

South Indian classical music is integrally linked with temples.In the past, it was nurtured by them and centred around temple activities. Its great patrons as well as its audience were deeply pious people. The golden age of Carnatic music was the era of the Trinity – Tyagaraja, Muthuswami Dikshitar and Syama Sastry. They lent a fullness and an exuberant richness to Carnatic music,leaving behind a treasured tradition for posterity…. read more