Meet a Hindu who grew up in Dakshin Bharath (southern India) and you'd be hard-pressed to find one who doesn't remember, or to this day listens to, M.S. Subhalakshmi's rendition of this beautiful prayer in the morning. Well, Venkatesh Parthasarathy has written a short book on its history and the reviews seem pretty positive. It's going on my to-read list. Comment below with your thoughts.