life is only as turbulent as the chaos in our mind; and as tranquil as the clarity of it. smart is he who is able to remove the mindless and keep only what truly matters in mind.

music is a medium that often helps us clear our thoughts; riding on the mesmerising waves of rhythm and melody. it inspires ideas and invigorates ingenuity. in the video below, Anandan Sivamani –percussionist and rare ocean of talent whose music transcends the seven seas, shares some of his life’s learnings in arguably one of the most rhythmical episodes of STAR Plus’ TED Talks India.

a platform for sharing smart ideas that resonate in our minds and reverberate in our hearts, smartwater and TED Talks bring the melodic genius of Sivamani to our silver screens, allowing us to hear the maestro’s mantras in a way only he can present. and ‘hear’ we do! so without further ado- here is the musical interpretation of Anandan Sivamani’s mantra’s for life- we call it symphonically smart!