Monk’s GUIDE TO your first week of guitaring
-2. deciding your guitar
-1. testing and choosing your guitar (&plectrum)
0. holding your guitar
1. playing a simple melody on one string (using your fingers and using the plectrum), playing a slide
2. the C major scale to Raga Shankarabharanam – on the first two strings
    2.a. Swaras on the guitar fretboard
3. Janyas of Shankarabharanam: Mohanam, Bilahari, Hamsadhwani (ascend descend)
4. the fingering, playing a hammer on and pull off on the first string using different fingers (+ exercise)
    4.a. check: the hand position, striking force, up and down, the angular strike for speed, fingers close to fretboard.
5. Malahari Arohana Avarohana, SreeGananatha Geetham
6. More slides+HO+PO
7. Varaveena on the Guitar
8! Alaipayuthey beginning on the Guitar

what to aim for in practice, the real reasons for playing the guitar
what to practice depending on what your interests are what you would like at the end to be able to play – practising for the finished product.
warm up exercises.
why choose to play the guitar? you can do it now or 5 years later think about it again.