These audio recordings contain exquisite chanting of the first six canto of Śrīmad-Vālmīkīya-Rāmāyaṇaṃ written and composed in poetic metre by the wondrous sage Sri Valmiki Rishi. This sublime recitation is rendered by expert chanters: Brahmasri V. Sri Rama Salaxana Ghanapathi and his disciple Brahmasri H. Sita Ramamurthy Ghanapathi.
A living treasure of the indigenous heritage, this sublime recitation of Sri-Valmiki-Ramayana encompasses 20,110 verses in 534 chapters – a total of nearly 60 hours of chanting. Only the final canto of about 4000 verses is not included in this recording.
Brahmasri V. Sri Rama Salaxana Ghanapathi is a trustee and Sanskrit faculty of a traditional Vedic School in Hyderabad with 170 students currently under his tutelage. We encourage you to visit vedabhavan.org or contact Brahmasri V. Sri Rama Salaxana Ghanapathi (Email: [email protected], India Mobile: +91 99638-88870) to make a donation to procure the complete set of six CDs.
Ghanapāṭhi chanters are revered as the highest achievers of traditional Vedic Sanskrit chanting and ardently train for decades to gain mastery. Their force of articulation, control of cadence and syllable duration, and continuity of rhythm over long periods using correctly timed intonation are of the very highest calibre.