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The mangalam signifies an auspicious end to an activity or event.
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The mangalam signifies an auspicious end to an activity or event.

1. Which one of the following musical works by Tyagaraja is the well- known mangalam in Saurashtra, ‘Neenama roopamulaku’ a concluding part of?

a. Prahlada Bhakti Vijayam

b. Utsava Sampradaya Kritis

c. Divyanama Kirtanams

d. Nauka Charitram

2. Which one of the following Sanskrit works is the famous shloka, “sarva mangala mangalye” a part of?

a. Saundarya Lahari

b. Devi Mahatmyam

c. Mahishasuramardini

d. Meenakshi Pancharatnam

3. Who composed the Dashavatara mangalam in a ragamalika format?

a. Tyagaraja

b. Muttuswami Dikshitar

c. Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi

d. Purandara Dasa

Answers:

1. a

2. b

3. d

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