Nālāyirativviyappirapantam

   Great collection of hymn texts dedicated to the Hindu deity Vishnu, assembled c. 1000. Their language is Tamil. The hymns may be sung in temples or in private devotions. The tunes conform to Karnatic rāgas.
   See also Gīta-Govinda; Tē vāram.

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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  • Tē vāram —    Great collection of hymn texts dedicated to the Hindu deity Shiva, assembled c. 1000. Their language is Tamil. The hymns may be sung only in temples by a specific class of temple singer, the {}odüvar. The tunes for the texts are called… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

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