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4 week(s)
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Janaki Nath Sahay is the Tulasidas Bhajan soaked in Bhakti. This song has been immortalised by Pt. D.V. Paluskar

Course Format

4 instructor led classes, each session is 45 minutes. The student has the option to take add on classes


To understand the meaning of this song written by Tulasidas ji 

To develop awareness about the Raga which the song is based on and the Swara mapping

To learn the Bhajan 'Janakinath Sahay' 

To improvise applying the Swaras and Raga

To improvise applying the Raga, Swara concepts to express emotions of the song.

The student needs to have learnt Hindustani classical music for at least 3 years.

Introduction to 'Janakinath Sahay'
  • Tulasidas- Life and works
  • Janakinath Sahay- meaning
Raga and Taal of the Bhajan
  • Raga Pahadi- Raga roop and Vistar
  • Bhajan Taal
Learning 'Janakinath Sahay'
  • Janakinath Sahay Poetry
  • Janakinath Sahay Swaras
  • Janakinath Sahay song with Taal
  • Janakinath Sahay Aalap improvisation within the Taal structure

The student is able to

present the Bhajan ' Janakinath Sahay'  melodiously in Taal and expressions 

improvise with Aalap