Manohara dasa: Bablu Das, the famous mridanga player from Godrumdvip, gave a three days seminar on mridanga at the Conservatory of Vicenza (Italy) on May 22nd, 23rd and 24th. The Conservatory of Vicenza offer a BA and a MA on Indian music and is regularly visited by well-known Indian musicians.
The importance of the mridanga along with many different rhythmic cycles of the Manoharsayi tradition (originated from Srinivasa Acarya) and of the Garanahati tradition (originated from Narottama Dasa Thakura) had been masterly presented by Bablu Das on the first day of the seminar.
On the second and third days eight students of the Conservatory had a chance to begin playing mridanga under his careful and enthusiastic guidance.
Both professors and students who participated in the seminar expressed their appreciation for his deep knowledge and his exceptional ability to teach it.
Bablu Das, currently present at Bhaktivedanta College (Belgium), will teach mridanga, karatala and singing according to the Gaudiya-vaisnava tradition in Prabhupada-desa (Italy) from June 29th to August 3rd.
Individual classes (45′) will be organized at the cost of 12,00 euros each. For further details about booking, accommodation, instruments etc. please contact Manohara.SDG@pamho.net.