OVK's Saptaratnas

OVK's Saptaratnas

Sangita Kalanidhi Chitravina N Ravikiran, a master musician, composer and guru brings his in-depth knowledge and research on the brilliant composer Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi to this course. The Saptaratnas are a selection of 7 masterpieces composed by Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi that are known for their brilliant melodic and composition styles in a varied and colorful format. Sri Ravikiran has popularized many compositions of the brilliant composer and he brings his expertise on the subject in this enlightening course.

Notations can be referred in the e-book, Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Kamakshi Navavaranams and Saptaratna Krithis.

The saptaratnas are:
1. Bhajamruta - Nattai -
2. Aganitamahima – Gowla
3.Maadhava hrdi khelini – Kalyani
4.Baalasarasa murali – Keeravani
5. Jataadhara Shankara – Todi
6.Aalaavadennaalo – Paras
7.Sundara Nandakumaara – Madhyamavati

OVK's Saptaratnas

15 Videos

  • Bhajanamruta – Nattai – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 2

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Saptartana krithi in raga Nattai, Bhajanamruta,the first in the set of Saptaratnas, taught by Sangita Kalanidhi Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran. The notation is provided in the

  • Bhajanamruta – Nattai – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 1

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Saptartana krithi in raga Nattai, Bhajanamruta,the first in the set of Saptaratnas, taught by Sangita Kalanidhi Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran. The notation is provided in the

  • Aalavadennalo – Paras – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi- Part 2

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Paras raga, Aalavadennalo taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Of the seven Saptaratna Krithis composed by the 17th century, poet-musician-composer Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi, this is the only composition in the Tamil langu...

  • Aalavadennalo – Paras – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 1

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Paras raga, Aalavadennalo taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Of the seven Saptaratna Krithis composed by the 17th century, poet-musician-composer Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi, this is the only composition in the Tamil langu...

  • Haladharanujam – Manirangu – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Navavaranam masterpiece on Goddess Kamakshi in raga Manirangu, Haladharanujam, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran. The notation is provided in the

  • Aganitamahima – Gowla – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 2

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Gowla raga, Aganitamahima taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Aganita mahima is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This piece has 8 charanams in total, including an anchor charanam with both melodic and lyrical variations.

  • Aganitamahima – Gowla – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi- Part 1

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Gowla raga, Aganitamahima taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Aganita mahima is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This piece has 8 charanams in total, including an anchor charanam with both melodic and lyrical variations.
    The n...

  • Madhava hrdi khelini – Kalyani – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 2

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Saptartana masterpiece in Kalyani raga, Madhava hrdi khelini, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.The notation is provided in the ...

  • Madhava hrdi khelini – Kalyani – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 1

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Saptartana masterpiece in Kalyani raga, Madhava hrdi khelini, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.The notation is provided in the ...

  • Jatadhara – Todi – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 2

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Saptartana masterpiece in Todi raga, Jatadhara, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.The notation is provided in the OVK’s Kamakshi...

  • Jatadhara – Todi – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part 1

    Learn Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s Saptartana masterpiece in Todi raga, Jatadhara, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.The notation is provided in the OVK’s Kamakshi...

  • Balasarasa – Keeravani – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part2

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Keervani raga, Balasarasa taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Balasarasa Murali is a composition in praise of Lord Krishna and his music. It contains references to Gamaka-s like ahata and pratyahata. There is also some ...

  • Balasarasa – Keeravani – Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi - Part1

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Keervani raga, Balasarasa taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Balasarasa Murali is a composition in praise of Lord Krishna and his music. It contains references to Gamaka-s like ahata and pratyahata. There is also some ...

  • Sundaranandakumara- Madhyamavati – OVK- Part 2

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Madhyamavathi raga, Sundarananadakumara taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Sundara Nandakumara is again dedicated to Lord Krishna. There is ample indication that this composition might have been part of Venkata Kavi’s ...

  • Sundaranandakumara- Madhyamavati – OVK - Part 1

    Learn the Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi Saptaratna krithi in Madhyamavathi raga, Sundarananadakumara taught by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.Sundara Nandakumara is again dedicated to Lord Krishna. There is ample indication that this composition might have been part of Venkata Kavi’s ...