Version 3.7
Carnatic Music lessons for beginners on your Android device.
ShruthiLaya is an android app with collection of resources for beginners learning carnatic music.
  • Metronome based on Tala scheme with indication of aksharam
  • Talam Metronome with optional selection of nadai
  • Sarali, Jantai, Daatu, melstaayi, mandrastaayi varisai alankaram and bruga sadaka
  • 13 Geethams, 2 Swarajathis and 5 nottuswaras with both swaram and sahityam
  • Vary tempo over a range of speeds
  • Optional Metronome for basic lessons
  • Wide range of pitch to select from
  • Choice of 4 musical instruments viz., Piano, Accordion, Violin and Flute
  • Option to practice varisaigal in different melakartha raagams
  • Optional Visual display of the taalam cycle
  • Optional Karaoke style scrolling of swaram while playing
  • Basic information on over 900 raagas
  • Search for raagas either from the notes and (or) names
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Requires Android 2.1 and higher.
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Requires Android 2.1 and higher.


ShruthiLaya is a music related app, which serves as an aid to help with Carnatic music practice. It is for beginners learning Carnatic vocal or instruments such as violin, flute, veena and keyboard. The app can be played along during practice and can be used as a reference otherwise. The app provides reference to basic information of over 900 raagas.

Divided into sections such as Varisai, Geetham and Swarajathi, it has a comprehensive collection of basic carnatic music lessons suited for beginners which can be practiced in different speeds and scales.

ShruthiLaya is a creation of SiddhiSadhana.


Version 3.7

Released on Mar 24th, 2014
  • NEWSection "Adi Tala Varnams" with 24 varnams
  • NEWAbility to play individual sections of a varnam
  • NEWAdded "Other Songs" section with 2 popular songs
  • NEWMinor changes to visual presentation

Version 3.5

Released on Nov 18th, 2013
  • NEWSupport for Android 4.4 (KitKat)
  • NEWAdded bruga saadaka varisaigal
  • NEWChanges to visual display and presentation

Version 3.2

Released on Sep 10th, 2013
  • NEWSupport for wider range of screen sizes

Version 3.0

Released on Mar 11th, 2013
  • FIXScreen can be turned off while the app is playing
  • NEWAdded Nottuswaram section with 5 swaras
  • NEWChanges to visual display and presentation

Version 2.7

Released on Feb 9th, 2013
  • FIXBug fix in display of swaram/notes
  • NEWAdded Violin as an additional instrument

Version 2.4

Released on Jan 19th, 2013
  • NEWAdded opitonal Nadai feature in the Talam Section
  • NEWOption to choose tisra, chatusra, khanDa, misra or sankIrNa nadai
  • NEWSlider to choose the bpm of talam metronome from 30bpm to 200bpm

Version 2.0

Released on Dec 21st, 2012
  • NEWRaagam section with information of over 900 Raagas
  • NEWBasic Information about raagas
  • NEWSearch for raagas either from the notes and (or) names
  • NEWPlay the arohanam and avarohanam of raagas
  • NEWTaalam section which can be used as a metronome
  • NEWMathrai indication on the taalachakram
  • NEWIndication of dhrutham and anu-dhrutham in the metronome
  • FIXSupport for smaller screeens
  • FIXEnhancements in visual display
  • FIXBug fix on Tanpura shruthi

Version 1.0

Released on Jun 23st, 2012
  • NEWInitial Release



Contact Us

We lookforward for your suggestions and feedback for easier usability as well as for increasing the usefulness of the app. Please contact us if you would like to see any new features in the future updates.

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