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As far as I know, there were three eminent vaiṇikas (musicians who play the vīṇā) in Bangalore. Of them, the seniormost was an Iyengar. If I remember right, his full name was either Rangaswami Iyengar or Krishnaswami Iyengar. His house was on the street leading to Chikka Lalbagh from Balepet

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The Muzrai Amendment In 1891, the government decided that a separate body needed to be established for regulating the activities of the Muzrai institutions, namely temples, maṭhas (Hindu monasteries that include a temple, a school, and residential facilities for ascetics), choultries (resting houses), mosques, and other institutions associated with god, religion,

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Much like Togere Nanjundashastri, the Nanjundashastri of Kadaba was a traditional scholar. A person with complete mastery over both Sanskrit and classical Kannada. If the scholar from Togere was well-versed in Epigraphical Literature, the one from Kadaba had a deep knowledge of music. He has written an insightful article about

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