Book and CD release; Pancharatna kritis of Maha Periyava

A book and CD on the pancharatna kritis of Kanchi Mahaperiyava titled ‘Prathyaksha Deivame’, composed by Dr. Rukmini Ramani, will be released at an event to be held today (April 15) at P. S. School, Mylapore.

Sri Ganesh Sarma presides. Dr. T. V. Gopalakrishnan will release the book and Dr. N. Rajeswarai, Senior Sub-editor, The Hindu (Tamil) will receive the first copy. Vocalist P. S. Narayanaswamy will release the audio CD sung by Gayathri Girish and K. N. Ramaswamy, director, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, will receive the CD.

A rendition of the pancharatna kritis by Gayathri Girish, with Usha Rajagopalan and Neyveli Skanda Subramanian will follow. 5.30 p.m.