These are downloadable PDF documents to help you with preparing for IGYS-2022. Time Table. Research and preparation for IGYS-2022 (includes the Time Table also). How to prepare your video for IGYS-2022.
Here is a downloadable, printable Time Table for IGYS-2022.
Notes: Please use this form to register to participate in IGYS-2022. You may register a maximum of 15 participants at a time. The total fee is INR 220 per person. This includes payment gateway charges, GST, etc. Only recognized mentors are exempted from the registration fees. […]
ஆழ்வார்கள் இயற்றிய பாசுரங்களுக்கு நாலாயிர திவ்யபிரபந்தம் என்று பெயர். நாம் காவேரி பற்றிய இத்தொடர் கட்டுரையில் ஆழ்வார்கள் தங்கள் பாசுரங்களில் காவேரி அன்னையைப் பற்றி என்ன சொல்லி இருக்கிறார்கள் என்று பார்த்துக்கொண்டு வருகிறோம்.
Introduction Maps are pictorial representations of geographically referenced data (or geographic data) [Wikipedia: Accessed on 8 August 2021]. Maps help us with navigation (understanding the locations and their connections — site and situation), uncovering geographical patterns (geography question 1: Where is it?), understanding these patterns (geography […]
MD VEENA CADUCEUS
In this, Part 3 of their interview, they talk about how young people, students, can also participate in music therapy research and practice.
MD VEENA CADUCEUS
Śrī Muttusvāmi Dīkshitar helps in music therapy. Part 2: How and why are some of Dīshitar's songs suitable in music therapy.
MD MAP STILL 2022-06-14
Note: At present, this site is optimized for viewing on desktop or laptop computers. About the map How did I make this map? First I used the database with all the songs whose place-associations were known. I looked up the latitudes and longitudes (coordinates) for each […]
MD 2022-06-15 DATABASE SCREENSHOT
What's a database? What's in the database of this project? Explore to learn some basic data skills that can help you with exploring this project. These skills will help you in many other contexts also. What are you waiting for? Come on in!
MD ETTAIYAPURAM
We hope that you have spent some time exploring the Geography as Melody project site. This is very much a work in progress and the launch version represents version 1.0. Here are some of the directions we would like to explore in this project over time. […]
MD VEENA CADUCEUS
Śrī Muttusvāmi Dīkshitar helps in music therapy. Part 1: Basics of music therapy.
MD TIRUTTANI TEMPLE VIEW
The year is 1775. It has been almost thirty years since the British took control of Bengal. The British East India Company (also called “The Company”) was growing in size and other European powers were out of the race to rule all of India. The conflicts […]
“கங்குலும் பகலும் கண் துயில் அறியாள் கண்ண நீர் கைகளால் இறைக்கும், சங்கு சக்கரங்கள் என்று கை கூப்பும் தாமரைக் கண் என்றே தளரும், எங்ஙனே தரிக்கேன் உன்னைவிட்டு என்னும் இரு நிலம் கை துழா இருக்கும், செங்கயல் பாய் நீர்த் திருவரங்கத்தாய்! இவள் திறத்து என் செய்கின்றாயே?”                       […]
MD 2018-11-10 AKHILANDESHVARI CORRIDOR SMALL
Muttusvāmi Dīkshitar composed songs relating to a wide variety of deities. Many of these songs have place associations. Explore to find out about some of the deities he has sung about and the places associated with them.
Every deity in Hinduism is a manifestation of one Supreme Being. Here are five specific manifestations of Śiva (the dissolver of the universe) as the Five Elements of nature (pañcha.bhūta.linga), songs about them, and their places. Explore!
MD 2022-05-23 NAVAGRAHA SHRINE-01
Hindu astrology lists "nine planets" (nava.graha) whose configurations are believed to influence life. Each "planet" is pictured as a deity with individual attributes. Explore the place associations with each of these in Tamil Nadu.
Here are two examples of nōttusvaram songs. This was a collection of 33 songs that Dīkshitar composed, based on the patterns of songs he listened to the British bands play when he was in Manali, near Madras (now Chennai).
MD TIME LINE SCREENSHOT
Every human is connected to geography (place) and history (time). Every human story can be properly told with these two dimensions. Without them, there is hardly a story. This is true of all personalities whom we consider to be great. The subject of this project, Śrī […]
MD 2022-05-29 SOUNDARARAJA TEMPLE NAGAPATTINAM
This example is connected to the deity called soundara.rāja (the Lord of Beauty or the Beautiful Lord).  This is a form of standing Vishnu. In some temples, such as Śrīrangam, Vishnu is depicted as reclining — a form called śāyī, lying down.
MD 2022-05-29 Mayuranathar_temple GOPURAM
This is the final example of a Dīkshitar song, but this is in a brisk tempo. This song is in prayer to the deity called Abhayāmbikā (or Abhayāmbā).
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