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Vishaka Hari

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Genres  Indian classical music
Spouse  Sri Hariji
Origin  India
Children  Rajagopala Hari
Occupation(s)  Harikatha exponent
Parents  Vijaya Santhanam
Genre  Carnatic music
Siblings  Saketharaman
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Similar  Lalgudi Jayaraman, Saketharaman, Dushyanth Sridhar, Velukkudi Krishnan, Aruna Sairam
Born  21 May 1981 (age 40), India

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Vishaka Hari is a Carnatic music vocalist and proponent of Harikatha, otherwise known as a storyteller of Kathakalakshepam. She holds the rank of Chartered Accountant.

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Early days

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Vishaka Hari learned Carnatic music under the legendary Carnatic violinist, Padma Vibhushan Sri Lalgudi Jayaraman. Her spiritual guru and father-in-law is Sri Sri Krishna Premi Swamigal (Sri Sri Anna). She learned the art of Harikatha from her husband, Sri Hariji, an experienced Harikatha exponent who delivers discourses in Tamil, English and Hindi.

Musical career

Vishaka Hari has performed in several sabhas during the Chennai Music Season since 2006.

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Vishaka Hari occasionally performs with her husband, Sri Hari (son of Paranur Mahatma Krishna Premi Anna), who uses her English literary background to supplement her kathakalakshepam performances. Her brother, Saketharaman, also a disciple of Sri Lalgudi Jayaraman, is one of the leading carnatic musicians in India. An artist of All India Radio, she has given discourses and concerts abroad.

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Vishaka Hari learned Bharatha Natyam from prominent dancer, Professor Sudharani Raghupati. Smt. Vishaka performs Harikatha on various topics such as Srimad Ramayanam, Srimad Bhagavatham and Skandam. She also performs Srisrianna's works such as: Sri Vaishnava Samhitha; Sri Brindavana Mahatmyam; Divya Desa Vaibhavam; Harikathamritha Lahari; Sri Bhakthapurisha Stavam; Sati vijayam Shatakams and Keerthanas.

Harikatha topics

Topics on which she has performed Harikatha are:

Places of recital

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  • RR sabha-1st recital in front of Paranoor Mahatma sri sri Krishna Premi Anna
  • Paranoor Radhika Ramana Sri Bhakthakolahalan Sannidhi
  • Madras Music Academy
  • Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha
  • Sri Brahma Gana Sabha
  • Vani Mahal
  • Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Vasanthotsavam
  • Thiruvisanallur Ayyaval Madam
  • Mardanallur Sathguru Swamigal Madam
  • Nanganallur Guruvayurappan Temple
  • Madras University
  • At Sudharma, Chennai, in front of Sringeri Sannidanam
  • Infosys Hall, Ramakrishna Mission School, Chennai
  • Chowdaiya Hall, Bangalore
  • Naradha Gana Sabha, Karur
  • Rama Bhaktha Jana Samaj, Ayodhya Mandapam,Chennai
  • Geylang Shiva Temple
  • Chettinad Vidyashramam-Margazhi Mahotsavam
  • Sri Krishna Gana Sabha
  • Sindhi Hall, Dubai
  • Sringeri Mutt, Srirangam and Pondicherry
  • Ilangnar Bhajana Samaj, Kumbakonam
  • Guruvayurappan Temple
  • Bharath Kalachar
  • SASTRA University, Thanjavur
  • Kumbakonam Uppiliappan Temple
  • Rathnagirishwarar temple, Besant nagar
  • Sringeri Mutt, Pondicherry
  • Brigade Theatre, Bangalore
  • Kalakshetra, Chennai
  • Srivilliputhur Andal Sannidhi
  • Hamsadwani, Indranagar, Chennai
  • Vittal Rukmani Smasthan, Govindapuram
  • Bharthiya Vidya Bhavan (Trichy, Mylapore)
  • Udamalpet
  • Canon's High School, London
  • Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society, Singapore
  • Hoover Auditorium, London
  • Veda Temple, SeatleĀ°
  • Sbat, Washington
  • Guruvayur Temple, New Jersey
  • Aiyyapan Temple, Salem
  • Rukmani regency, Guruvayoor
  • Jaganmohana palace, Mysore
  • Thyagaraja Aaradhana - Thiruvaiyaru
  • Sunnyvale Hindu Temple, Sunnyvale, USA
  • Awards and recognition

    She has received many prizes and awards for her contributions to the Harikatha and Carnatic music fields.

    References

    Vishaka Hari Wikipedia