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Ganapati

A programme on Lord Ganesha the occasion of Vinayaka Chaturthi.

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Ganapati

A programme on Lord Ganesha the occasion of Vinayaka Chaturthi.

Ganapati or Ganesha is an important and adored deity. The Carnatic repertoire contains a good number of songs on him. Composer Muthuswami Dikshitar himself is credited with almost 27 compositions. There are many epithets to this god. As a representative of ‘pranava’ or ‘om’ and as one who’s profile resembles this symbol, he is called ‘Pranavakaram’ in one song. In another he is described as ‘Phanitalpa-Vasudeva Bhaktam’ and yet in another as ‘raja-yogindra-vandita’. The songs on this programme feature different composers and cover a gamut of aspects of this deity.

Songs in this Program