From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Swami Harshananda
Svara literally means ‘that which makes sound’.
This word has several meanings. They are:
- In Sanskrit grammar, it represents the thirteen vowels.
- In Vedic chanting, it stands for the three notes:
- In music, it denotes the seven basic notes like:
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore