"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

Veena Studies

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Picture taken in RLV College of Music and Fine Arts, Tripunithura

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6 responses

  1. Toffeeapple

    A post of sensory overload, what with the divine hue of the purple sari and the beauty of the Raga. Thank you.

    June 28, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    • I realise more and more that the overloading of all our senses how India first entices us..

      June 28, 2012 at 7:46 pm

  2. S. Etole

    I’m partial to the beautiful window, its light and its reflection. What a view.

    June 28, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    • That window, and the new veenas still in plastic wrappings, seemed to be part of the faculty office..

      June 28, 2012 at 10:12 pm

  3. Such beautiful music from such a unique instrument. Great photos too.

    June 29, 2012 at 4:22 am

    • Thank you.

      The veena is described as “the queen of Indian instruments”, probably because it is one of the most beautiful – but also most difficult – musical instruments to play..

      June 29, 2012 at 7:26 am

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