Composer Showcase

Muthuswami Dikshitar

Compositions by the composer on shrines of Lord Vishnu.

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Muthuswami Dikshitar

Compositions by the composer on shrines of Lord Vishnu.

Muthuswami Dikshitar has composed kritis on various deities in the Hindu pantheon, including Brahma and Narasimha. Most of his compositions are also based on particular deities of the many temples he visited. These compositions, apart from being rich in musical ideas, give detailed and vivid descriptions of the shrine, the deity and the stories behind the installation. This feature presents some of his compositions on Lord Vishnu, at various temples like Badrinath, Srirangam and Terezhundur.

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