It has been a privilege to sing Namasankeerthanam in front of Sri Rama Durbar….. It has been a great experience for Carnatic-circle.com’s bhajan sanskruti to perform today’s bhajan session at the residence of Smt Radha & Dr. Cheruvu – Laproscopic and Upper Gastro intestinal Surgeon a longtime family friend of Jana-Dr.Jayshree at their home theatre ( music room) with around 50 selective distinguished guests from various parts of India.
The session commenced around 4 pm with our group performing electrifying abhangs and Sampradaya bhajan selections. The session was initiated by Dr. Chandra Cheruvu with a brief introduction to 8 different prayers of which bhajan being one followed by our Sampradaya Bhajan lead by Shri Santhana Gopal. During the bhajan session Shri Jana did a discourse on Dakshina Sampradaya Bhajan, its meaning, its history, contributions to religion and revival/relevance to everybody. With an excellent set of bhajans handpicked by Sri Santhana the session continued with Tabla player Dr Anand, co-singers Smt. Preetha Gopal, Smt and Shri Vasupradha Sudarshan, Shri Jana and Dr Jayshree, Shri Krishnan, Smt and Shri Raji Ravi. Dr. Jayashree gave the Vote of Thanks. Dr Anand provided a very good pace and accompaniment to the vocals. The bhajan was concluded with Mangala haarthi to the ulaga murthi of Seetha Lakshmana Hanumath sametha Sri Ramachandra moorthy Swami from Kumbakonam and a wonderful thank you note from Dr Chandra Cheruvu and an amoha bhagavan prasadham.