About the room
The kings of yore loved their music. The melody of ‘Taal’ and the rhythm and ‘Sur’. The essence and emotions that make listener feel happy, energetic or sad. Experience how music heals. Find out how sound calms your soul. Experience music like the first connoisseurs of music in India did.
Elements at the Taal room
An abstracted version of a tabla. Inspired by rhythm. Passionately crafted using the 'dayan' and 'bayan' parts of the tabla. Sit down and find your rhythm.
‘Bansuri’ brings Sanskrit words ‘bans’ [bamboo] + ‘swar’ [musical note] together.
It uses air, one of the five elements of nature. Significant in the ‘Ras leela’. Soothes people. Is one of world’s oldest musical instruments.
The first sound of the universe. Integral to Indian temples.
Believed to ward off evil spirits. A sound that empties the mind of all thoughts. Is also a sound that fills up your heart. The aum!
Belongs to the woodwind family. Derives its name from the words 'shah' (king) and 'nai' (flute). Ian ensamble at the royal courts. Auspicious by nature. Integral in Indian ceremonies. Open the doors to see what’s in store.
Rooms on the Rajas Floor