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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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Dakshinamurti Shastri hailed from Kollegal. He was a vaidika[1] from birth; a person who was absorbed in the study of the Vedas. He was also one who deeply engaged in the study of Sanskrit poetry. Therefore when he uttered a Sanskrit word (or phrase), the pronunciation of the letters and

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Dushtabuddhi Soorappa Soorappa was a clerk at the Government Printing Press. This is the last thing that should be said about him. What should be mentioned first is that he may be counted as one among the noble people. In Akkipete, we find the Sri Lakshminarayanaswamy temple. Beside this temple the Sri

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ಉಪರೂಪಕಗಳು “ತಾಂಡವಲಕ್ಷಣಾಧ್ಯಾಯ”ದಲ್ಲಿ ಭರತನು ದಿಙ್ಮಾತ್ರವಾಗಿಯೂ ಸೂಚಿಸದಿರುವ ಎಷ್ಟೋ ಅಂಶಗಳನ್ನು ಅಭಿನವಗುಪ್ತನು ಪ್ರಪಂಚಿಸುತ್ತಾನೆ. ಅಂಥ ಅಂಶಗಳಲ್ಲಿ  ಒಂದು—ನೃತ್ತವು  ಏಕಹಾರ್ಯವೂ ಬಹುಹಾರ್ಯವೂ ಆಗಿ ವಿಸ್ತರಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳುವ ಸಂಗತಿಯ ಚರ್ಚೆ. ಇಲ್ಲಿಯೇ ನೃತ್ಯಪ್ರಧಾನವಾಗಿ ಅನಂತರಕಾಲದಲ್ಲಿ ರೂಪುಗೊಂಡ ಉಪರೂಪಕಗಳ ಅದೆಷ್ಟೋ ವಿವರಗಳು ಸ್ವತಂತ್ರಗ್ರಂಥರೂಪದಲ್ಲೆಂಬಂತೆ ಆವಿಷ್ಕೃತವಾಗಿವೆ. ಪ್ರತಿಯೊಂದು ರೂಪಕಪ್ರಭೇದದಲ್ಲಿಯೂ ಮಿಕ್ಕ ರೂಪಕಗಳ ಅಂಶಗಳ ಅಸ್ತಿತ್ವ, ಲಾಸ್ಯಾಂಗಗಳ ಪೂರ್ಣಾನ್ವಯದ ಮೂಲಕ ವಿಕಸಿತವಾದ ಉಪರೂಪಕಗಳ ಆವಿಷ್ಕಾರ, ಏಕಹಾರ್ಯದ ಮೂಲಕ ಪುಷ್ಟಿಗೊಂಡ ನೃತ್ಯಕಲಾಪ—ಇತ್ಯಾದಿ ಬಹುತ್ರಚುಂಬಿತಸಂಗತಿಗಳನ್ನೆಷ್ಟನ್ನೋ ಅಭಿನವಗುಪ್ತನು ಇಲ್ಲಿ ವಿಸ್ತರಿಸಿದ್ದಾನೆ. ಪ್ರಧಾನವಾಗಿ ನಾಟ್ಯಧರ್ಮಿಯ ಪಾರಮ್ಯವನ್ನು ಇವುಗಳಲ್ಲೆಲ್ಲ

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M S Puttanna was a person who toiled for the revival of Kannada right from the beginning. During his initial days, he worked for a while along with Venkatakrishnayya and B M Srinivasa Iyengar, and later, on his own. I’ve heard that M S Puttana began his career with a

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