Manodharma or Improvisation is an essential component and an unique feature of Carnatic Music. It is essential to obtain a strong foundation by learning the fundamentals correctly right from geethams, varnams and krithis to be able to handle creativity in music. Shri Chitravina Ravikiran brings his vast experience as a performer, guru and composer to teaching the essentials of improvisation. These lessons offer a step-by-step guide to mastering the fundamentals of manodharma and also offer some practical examples with the help of the Model Kalpana Swaram and Model Raga Alapana Series. Start with the Manodharma lessons and proceed to the Model Kalpana Swarams and Model Raga Alapana sections.