Swara, The Carnatic music theory

Know what you sing, by learning the Theory behind the practical singing of this Divine Music, Updated monthly
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (8 ratings)
365 students
50min of on-demand video

To know Basic Carnatic music theory and its rich heritage
Basic Carnatic music concepts behind practical singing
Enlighten with the concepts that are used often
Animated slides and easily understandable explanation makes the learners grasp the concepts even better


  • Learners with no prior knowledge can also understand the course content
  • Interest to know about Carnatic Music theory


Carnatic music also called Karnadaka sangeetham is a significant form of Indian music, especially South Indian music. Over centuries, it is the heritage passed on by many ancient, popular, devotional poets, composers, singers, instrumentalists, and Gurus. It is the Jewel of all music. People across the globe love to listen and learn about this divine music.

Music brings bliss to one's soul, especially Carnatic music touches one's soul. Proper practice and learnings from Gurus (teachers), is the key behind such a feeling.

Learning Carnatic music helps one achieve good concentration, focus, memory, peace, and above all, happiness.

The objective of this course is to make the learners understand the basics behind practical singing and important concepts which are used in this divine music.

All music lovers who wish to know about Indian classical music would be finding this course beneficial to them in achieving their requirement of understanding the basics of this significant form of Music.

The course is designed to provide a basic understanding of the concepts like Swaras, Shruthi, Layam, Talam, Raaga, 72 mela kartha system and many more updated regularly, with interesting pictures and animations to make learning easy and effective.

At the end of this course, those who are already into Carnatic music practical learnings or those who wish to learn from scratch will understand the concepts behind their singing and appreciate its divinity.

Who this course is for:

  • All carnatic Music lovers


A Passionate Teacher
Parimala Gururajan
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 33 Reviews
  • 439 Students
  • 2 Courses

Hello all, I am Parimala Gururajan, Post Graduate in commerce. M.B.A., (Finance) M. A. Music (Vocal). I am a top scorer in my class, got 100% in accounts in high school board exams conducted by the state. I was always fascinated by Accountancy. I am a passionate teacher and love to share my years long learning and experience in my field.

Accountancy is inevitable in any business to well manage its finances. After gaining years of practical experience at various management positions, I spread my wings into the teaching space in the past few years.

I always wanted to be a versatile personality. Learning Carnatic music has made me feel more confident and focus more on my profession. Music soothes one's soul. I analyse more about the theory of Carnatic music and love to share them.

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