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Laya Lahiri : Appreciating Tani Avartanam

Welcome back to the next episode of 'Laya Lahari'.

We finally address the most awaited topic of 'Tani Avarthanam' in this episode.

Suri discusses the basic aspects of 'Tani' and what are the various components that make up a 'Tani'. In order to aid rasikas understand the terms figuring in the discussion, Suri also discusses them elaborately.

We hope to meet you with more on 'Tani Avarthanam' in the next episode, do stay tuned!

Laya Lahiri section discusses the fundamentals of rhythm or laya, which forms an integral part of Carnatic music. Vidwan Thillaisthanam R. Suriyanarayanan explains the common and 'must-know' aspects of laya through his mridangam demonstrations. (Explanations in Tamil) This is by no means exhaustive but we hope this would be a good beginner's guide for rasikas to get started with percussion in Carnatic music.