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Ravana, a staunch devotee of Shiva, is said to have expressed his devotion through music. Ravanahatha was his instrument of choice, which literally translates to, ‘Ravana’s Hand.’ This video is a brief introduction to Ravana's instrument.
In this article, Komal Kothari describes how he and Vijaydan Detha established Rupayan Sansthan in 1960, wanting it to be 'wholly "saturated" with the oral tradition of the inhabitants'. An introduction to the music, ballads, practices and lore recorded in the thousands by the institute for…
in Library Artifacts