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Music is called Gandharva Veda in the ancient language of India. This means it is a way to the Eternal through sound essence. All creation starts with the Aum sound, which is the music of music. All sound is there to bring us closer to God and Indian music has an ancient history of Ragas and Sruti where sound is a science to bring you to your Self, the Health and to Inner Peace.
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 The Harmonium Handbook  Satyaki Kraig Brockschmidt The Harmonium Handbook   $31.49  $23.62  Buy Now 
The story behind the modern version of the harmonium is a fascinating testimony to the love, skill, innovation, and interminingling of may of the world's great cultures.This book provides detailed instruction on how to play, maintain, and repair this popular devotional instrument. It also reveals the colorful history of free-reed instruments (such as the harmonium), which dates back to the time of Marco Polo. 
 Words of Cosmic Chants in English and Hindi  Paramahansa Yogananda Words of Cosmic Chants in English and Hindi   $18.99  $14.24  Buy Now 
Chant traditions from many cultures are being recognized today not only for their intrinsic beauty but also for their spiritual power. Sri Yogananda, a pioneer in introducing India's art of devotional chanting to the West, explains how it helps to quiet and focus the mind in preparation for meditation. This book contains words and music to more than 50 of his original chants. About the Author: Paramahansa Yogananda (1893 - 1952), hailed as The Father of Yoga in the West, is widely revered as... 
 The Natya Sastra of Bharatamuni  Board of Scholars (Tr.) The Natya Sastra of Bharatamuni   $75.49  $56.62  Buy Now 
The Natyasastra deals with the rules relating to theatrical performances, in fact to the science of stage. The science is intended as a guide alike to the poet and the player. The author of this work was Bharata, the sage. It is known as Sutra as it embodies principles set out in a very concise form. The present work consists of 36 chapters. Bharata divides the work broadly into four sections based on abhinayas or modes of conveyance of the theatrical pleasure, called rasa, is pure and... 
 Learn To Play On Sitar  Ram Avtar Learn To Play On Sitar   $25.49  $19.12  Buy Now 
An extremely popular Indian string instrument with a Pumpkin Gourd at one end, 19-20 frets, 7 main strings and 11 sympathetic strings. This marvellous instrument, when played properly has the quality of many guitars in the hands many masters.This book provides instructions for Sitar handling, care, style of playing, exercises, music and more. A handy reference to master the art of playing Sitar for the amateur, the professional and the decorative. 
 Learn To Play On Harmonium  Ram Avtar Learn To Play On Harmonium   $18.99  $14.24  Buy Now 
The Harmonium is infact not a traditional Indian instrument at all but was brought by the Europeans to India during the time of English rule. The English brought several other instruments like Piano, Organ and Violin, the Harmonium however, is an instrument that needs no tuning (like other stringed instruments) and the setting of keys is so simple that one can fix every key according to the pitch of voice and play it easily. It is for this reason (as well as for the love of its sound) that, in... 
 The Ragas of Northern Indian Music  Alain Danielou The Ragas of Northern Indian Music   $55.99  $41.99  Buy Now 
The first part of the book traces the history of Indian music and the continuity of its theory and practice for more than two thousand years. It is based on many years' research into the vast ancient Sanskrit literature of music. These valuable technical treatises, which lie in the form of scarcely catalogued manuscripts throughout the public and private libraries of India, had hitherto remained unemplored. Part Two transcribes and studies in detail 50 typical Raga-s. Each is preceded by a... 
 Learn To Play On Tabla  Ram Avtar Learn To Play On Tabla   $21.99  $16.49  Buy Now 
This book deals with Tabla, its parts, nomenclature, boles, tuning and also with methods of its maintenance. This book also covers methods of maintaining time and speed in Table playing; its contains general instruction for the guidance of beginners & amateurs and includes simple exercises with illustrations for the begginers benefit. Some popular Thekas (tabla theka is a repeating rhythmic cycle or pattern) are included an are a useful part of this book. Contents of this Book: Parts... 
 The Art of Tabla Rhythm  Sudhir Kumar Saxena The Art of Tabla Rhythm   $37.99  $28.49  Buy Now 
This authoritative work deals comprehensively with tabla rhythm, focusing on the performed art with an eye to its history and aesthetics. It is aimed at the tabla student, the tabla performer, as well as the inquiring listener of Hindustani music, for whom it encapsulates a tabla practitioner's knowledge in these matters acquired over a lifetime of learning and teach. Beginning with the evolution of the tabla, the book explains the technique of producing the basic bols. It further describes... 
 Natyasastra - English Translation with Critical Notes  Adya Rangacharya Natyasastra - English Translation with Critical Notes   $93.99  $70.49  Buy Now 
The Natyasastra is probably one of the earliest and certainly one of the best treatises on Indian Dramaturgy. At the same time, the book available now is not an early one but may be as late as the seventh or eighth century AD. The authorship is traditionally ascribed to Bharata, the Sage. The eminence of Natyasastra is not that it was the first book on the subject but that it was the first comprehensive treatise on Dance, Drama and Music. Like the Mahabharata, Natyasastra too boasts that What... 
 Sacred Music : Its Origins, Powers, and Future : Traditional Music in Today's World  Alain Danielou Sacred Music : Its Origins, Powers, and Future : Traditional Music in Today's World   $22.49  $16.87   
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Contents: The Mleccha's Exercise Books by/Jacques Cloarec Alain Danielou and the musical renaissance/Jean-Louis Gabin The Origins of the Musical Languages: The origins of sacred music Symbolism in the musical theories of the orient The magic of sound Magic and pop music. Tradition and Modernity: Tradition and innovation Modal music and harmonic music Can harmony be introduced in Indian music? Harmonic aggression The musical cultures of the east in the face of... 
 Sitar Technique in Nibaddh Forms  Stephen Slawek Sitar Technique in Nibaddh Forms   $36.99  $27.74   
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The book focuses on Sitar technique and shows how that technique comes into play during the improvisatory music-making endeavours of master Sitarists. A series of systematic descriptions and analyses reveals how instrumental technique as that of Sitar acts as a generative structure at the broad level and provides a corpus of factors of variation at the specific level. It includes musical transcriptions detailing physical gestures to produce melody. Students of Indian music are... 
 Violin Techniques in Western and South Indian Classical Music  Dr. M. Lalitha Violin Techniques in Western and South Indian Classical Music   $75.49  $56.62   
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"The first of its kind, the book is an encyclopedia on the different techniques in violin playing. As its title suggests, it deals with the different violin playing techniques in both the systems-the Western and the South Indian Classical Music. There are many books which study the different techniques of violin playing in Western music whereas in the South Indian system there is no comprehensive identification and enumeration of the various techniques in use. This book explores and outlines... 
 Karnatic Music Reader (4 Volumes)  Dr. S. Bhagyalekshmy Karnatic Music Reader (4 Volumes)   $23.49  $17.62   
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The present reader in Karnatic music is a systematic introduction to the study of Karnatic music. The reader in four parts covers the different musical forms in Karnatic music. The complete reader in 4 parts will be a compendium of musical forms of Karnatic music. The notation for the compositions have been made in simplest form possible so that the student learner can learn them with minimal effort. The selection of compositions have been made to cover representative composers of Karnatic... 
 Theory Of Indian Music  Ram Avtar Theory Of Indian Music   $14.49  $10.87  Buy Now 
This book provides a historical, cultural & technical overview of the evolution of Indian music. 
 Caturdandiprakasika of Venkatamakhin (2 volumes)  R. Satyanarayana Caturdandiprakasika of Venkatamakhin (2 volumes)   $149.95  $112.46  Buy Now 
Caturdandiprakasika (c. 1650 A.D.) of Venkatamakhin is a fundamental treatise of Karnataka music and marks the rearguard in the renaissance of Indian music. It has launched a crucial, conceptual revolution which has metamorphosed this musical system into an enduring the attractive paddhati. Caturdandiprakasika is written in ten chapters: Vina, Sruti, Svara, Mela, Raga, Alapa, Thaya, Gita Prabandha and Tala. The first volume consists of the critically edited Text, English Translation,... 
 The Student's Sanskrit-English Dictionary  Vaman Shivram Apte The Student's Sanskrit-English Dictionary   $50.49  $37.87  Buy Now 
About the book: The present Dictionary is designed to meet the long-felt need of the English knowing reader, who is interested in the study of classical as well as modern Sanskrit. It covers a very large field - Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata, Puranas and Upapuranas, Smrti and Niti literature, Darsanas or Systems of Philosophy, such as Nyaya, Vedanta, Mimamsa, Sankhya and Yoga, Grammar, Rhetoric, Poetry in all its branches, Dramatic and Narrative literature, Mathematics,... 
 Rabindranath Tagore  Mohit Chakrabarti Rabindranath Tagore   $18.99  $14.24  Buy Now 
An inward exploration of diverse finer sensibilities and softer visions of life in terms of aesthetics and mystic grandeur, Rabindranath Tagore's songs of prayer unfold an unending panorama of joy, sorrow, life, death, light, darkness, void and fullness in a serene symphony with Nature.   An alltime entry into the elegant cathedral of the language of silence and poignant suggestiveness to life as it ought to be for deliverance in ardent devotion and dedication. 
 Divine Songs of Sage Poet Ramprasad  Shyamal Banerjee Divine Songs of Sage Poet Ramprasad   $25.99  $19.49  Buy Now 
Ramprasad Sen was born in the second decade of the eighteenth century in Halishahar in (then) Bengal. He was a great saint in Shakta cult. But, he was too a natural poet and composer. The songs are hymns to Goddess Mother Kali couched in rustic words and symbols of everyday life. Yet, most of this symbolism is a rare mosaic of the occult mystery of Tantrashastra and carry a double meaning. Thus, flying kites, the blind ox trudging routine endless circles of the village oil-machine (ghaani),... 
 New Instrumental Compositions for North Indian Music  Anil Mihiripenna New Instrumental Compositions for North Indian Music   $36.99  $27.74  Buy Now 
Although many collections of ragadhari vocal compositions have been published over the years, there is a dearth of instrumental compositions.  Hence, it has been the author's long-felt desire to bring out a collection of Gat o instrumental compositions in the north Indian musical tradition.  This book cannot replace a teacher, and it is from a teacher that students of music must seek instructions and guidance.  The purpose of this book is to offer some support to both the teacher and the... 
 Music as Yoga  Swami Sivananda Music as Yoga   $5.49  $4.12  Buy Now 
Sankirtan Samrat Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj is a Kevala-Adwaita Vedantin. He recognizes Music as Yoga, as an approach to the Absolute. He has used it as a life-transforming vehicle of his divine thoughts and composed many songs, pregnant and vibrant with his Upadesha. Anything Indian is spiritual; and music is specially so. Our music is intended to enable the mind melt in the melody; and since the Swaras have their own vibratory chords in the inner psychic centers-Chakras in the Sushumna,... 
 Ragas in Indian Music: A Complete Source Book For Ragas in Carnatic Music, Hindustani Music, Tamil Music, Equivalent Western Scales (Prensented in Western Staff Notation)  V.K. Krishna Prasad Ragas in Indian Music: A Complete Source Book For Ragas in Carnatic Music, Hindustani Music, Tamil Music, Equivalent Western Scales (Prensented in Western Staff Notation)   $56.49  $42.37  Buy Now 
Ragas in Indian Music is an exhaustive reference guide for Ragas in Indian Music. Comprehensive information and equivalent of about 1200 Ragas covering variousCarnatic ragas, Hindustani Ragas,Tamil Panns, andWestern Scalesare included in this book.Information on Melakartha parentage, its svara notation, Equivalent Western scale, Staff Notation, TheTamil Pann relationship, Hindustani raga equivalent are some of the important information provided for each raga.Each Raga is graphically presented... 
 Hymns of Sankara  T.M.P. Mahadevan Hymns of Sankara   $14.49  $10.87  Buy Now 
These are the devotional poems and songs written by Shree Shankarachya, the great teacher of Advaita (non-dual) philosophy and the foundation of modern Vedanta. 
 A Hundred Devotional Songs of Tagore  Rabindranath Tagore A Hundred Devotional Songs of Tagore   $11.95  $8.96  Buy Now 
Devotion is dedication of the self to the All Serene. To Rabindranath Tagore, it is more than mere dedication. It is a vrata to be in perfect unison with the Vratapati, the Lord of askance in sincerity, purity and poignance. To be christened with the spirituality of Tagore in the most intrinsic and poignant pattern is to muse and re-muse his devotional songs, and in doing so, one cannot but discover within oneself the lotus-land of spiritual excellence. Indeed, somewhere in the heartland... 
 Sangita-Ratnakara of Sarngadeva (2 Volumes)  R.K. Shringy Sangita-Ratnakara of Sarngadeva (2 Volumes)   $125.49  $94.12  Buy Now 
This monumental treatise from the 13th century sums up and organises what had gone before, and in doing so provides both master plan and basic topics for subsequent musicological work, even to the present day. The combination of Devanagari text (from the Adyar edition) running concurrently with English translation, commentary, and footnotes, makes the work very convenient. Dr. Shringy's English translation and commentary, prepared under the expert supervision of Dr. (Miss) Prem Lata Sharma, is... 
 Science in Veda  D.R. Khanna Science in Veda   $62.49  $46.87  Buy Now 
Vedas are considered as an ocean of knowledge. Every bit of Vedas is very important each stanza, each line, each word has a significant meaning to it. For the language also supports its purpose. It is said that Sanskrit is the only nearest language which could be used to explain or describe anything clearly and specifically. It is the only Vedic Dharma where religion and Science go in hand to hand. The Vedas contain in them the gems of all true sciences. The book science in Veda deals with... 
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01.The Harmonium Handbook
02.Words of Cosmic Chants in English and Hindi
03.The Natya Sastra of Bharatamuni
04.Learn To Play On Harmonium
05.Learn To Play On Sitar
06.The Ragas of Northern Indian Music
07.Learn To Play On Tabla
08.Natyasastra - English Translation with Critical Notes
09.The Art of Tabla Rhythm
10.Sacred Music : Its Origins, Powers, and Future : Traditional Music in Today's World
11.Karnatic Music Reader (4 Volumes)
12.Sitar Technique in Nibaddh Forms
Indian Demonology
The Heart of Hindusthan
Vasantha Sai Brindavan Satsang
Tools for Trantra
Jivanmukta Gita
Akasa Bhairava Kalpam
Positive Power of Thanksgiving
New Age Realities: Beyond East and West
Drig Drishya Vivek
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