Manodharma

Manodharma

The Manodharma section contains in-depth sessions handled by Sangeet Samrat Chitravina N Ravikiran on Raga Alapana, Kalpana Swarams, Neraval, and Tanam. The Model Raga Alapana series builds on the basic concepts by explaining the do's and dont's of Raga elaboration in numerous ragas. The Model Raga Kalpana Swaram series includes various practical demonstrations of kalpana swaram development in popular compositions.

Manodharma
  • Saveri Model Raga Alapana

    Learn how to sing the Saveri raga alapana in this video lesson taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Reetigowla Model Raga Alapana

    Learn how to sing the Reetigowla raga alapana in this video lesson taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Sahana Model Raga Alapana

    Learn how to sing the Sahana raga alapana in this video lesson taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Shankarabharanam Model Raga Alapana Part 1

    Learn how to sing the Shankarabharanam raga alapana in this video lesson taught by maestro Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Shankarabharanam Model Raga Alapana Part 2

    Learn how to sing the Shankarabharanam raga alapana in this video lesson taught by maestro Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Yadukulakambhodhi Model Raga Alapana

    Learn to sing the Yadukulakambhodhi raga alapana from Sangita Kalanidhi Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.

  • Ahiri Model Raga Alapana

    Learn to sing the Ahiri raga alapana from Sangita Kalanidhi Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.

  • Anandabhairavi Model Raga Alapana

    Learn to sing the Anandabhairavi raga alapana with the help of detailed tips and guidance from guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.

  • Pantuvarali Model Raga Alapana

    Learn to sing the popular Pantuvarali raga alapana from Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.

  • Lalitha Model Raga Alapana

    Learn to sing the Lalitha raga alapana from Sangita Kalanidhi Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.

  • Purvikalyani Model Raga Alapana

    Learn how to sing the Purvikalyani raga alapana in this video lesson taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Surati Model Raga Alapana

    Learn the essential contours of presenting the Surati raga in this video lesson taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Mayamalavagowla Model Kalpana Swaras

    Learn the techniques of kalpana swaram with this example in the popular Mayamalavagowla krithi, Deva Deva kalayami, given by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Vasantha Model Kalpana Swarams

    Learn the techniques of Kalpana Swaram in this lesson on Model Kalpana Swarams in raga Vasantha, with examples in the charanam of the Tyagaraja krithi Seetammamayamma, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Kalpana Swarams in Aiyanallavo – Devamanohari – Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi

    Learn to render kalpana swarams in the Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi krithi in Raga Devamanohari , Aiyanallavo, taught by Sangita Kalanidhi Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran

  • Kalpana Swarams in Tarunamidamma – Gowlipantu

    Learn to render kalpana swarams in the Shyama Shastri krithi in Raga Gowlipantu, Tarunamidamma, taught by Sangita Kalanidhi Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran

  • Bhairavi Model Kalpana Swarams

    Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran gives an example of rendition of kalpana swarams in the Bhairavi masterpiece of Muthuswamy Dikshitar, Balagopala in the charanam.

  • Nattai Model Kalpana Swarams

    Learn the techniques of Kalpana Swaram in this lesson on Model Kalpana Swarams in raga Nattai, with examples in the charanam of the krithi Saraseeruhasanapriye of Puliyur Doraiswamy Iyer, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.

  • Introduction to Model Kalpana Sawaras

    The model kalpana swaram series was created to help students in the advanced levels to grasp the essential techniques of improvisation. Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran gives an introduction to this series in this video.

  • Hamsadhwani Model Kalpana Swarams

    Learn how to present kalpana swarams in Vatapi ganapatim, a popular Hamsadhwani krithi of Muthuswamy Dikshitar in this video lesson taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.