This book deals with the history of the gurukula System staring from the Vedic period, and the modern institutionalized teaching system of carnatic music. The author has deeply analyzed the existing system of music education in the institutions especially at the university level with many suggestion for improvement.
Dr. T. Unnikrishnan hails from a musical family of Kerala. unnikrishnan is a postgraduate in English Litt. He has also been awarded the Doctorate Degree for his thesis` An Analysis of the Institutionalized Teaching System of Karnatic Music`.