Category: Travel

Mumbai Again

This is my second visit to Mumbai this year. I spent a week with a fantastic team who are always game to go out and do nothing or everything. I love pictures from the street. That’s how I mostly love to explore a city. That’s what I did this time too.

Listen to Panchavadyam – Temple Orchestra

I did some recordings of Panchavadyam (Temple Orchestra) at Sri Sankarankulangara Temple festival (chuttu valakku) in Thrissur. Panchavadyam (Malayalam: പഞ്ചവാദ്യം), literally meaning an orchestra of five instruments, is basically a temple art form that has evolved in Kerala. Of the five instruments, four — timila, maddalam, ilathalam and idakka — belong to the...