Charukeshi- Raaga Benefits

Charukeshi is the 26th mElakartha Raaga and belongs to baaNa chakra of the 12 chakras of Carnatic Music System. The raaga belongs to Spirit Chakra of Human Body-Mind system. Spirit chakra is supposed to be guided by Spiritual/heavenly souls and hence one can experience divinity while listening/singing Charukeshi. It transports one to a meditative mood… Read More

mAyAmALavagouLa- Raaga Benefits

mAyAmALavagouLa is the 15th mELakartha(Raaga-main chart) raaga and hence a sampUrNa raaga with Sapta swaras, in the chronological order , in the ascent and descent. The ascent and the descent go thus: ArOhaNa:    s  r1 g3 m1 p d1 n3 S|| avarOhaNa: S n3 d1 p m1 g3 r1 s|| The raaga is foundational in… Read More

Bilahari-Raaga benefits

Bilahari is a janya raaga of 29th mELkartha Dheera ShankarabharaNa. The ascent and the descent go thus: ArOhaNa: s r2 g3 p d2 S|| avarOhaNa: S n3 d2 p m1 g3 r2 s|| It is an auDava SampoorNa raaga, with a pentatonic(5 notes) scale in the ascent and a complete descent. It is also a… Read More

Raaga: Hamsadhwani

Ascent/ArOhaNa: S R2 G3 P N3 S|| Descent/avarOhaNa: S N3 P G3 R2 S|| Raaga Hamsadhvani is derived from the 29th main chart(mELakarta) raaga, Dheera ShankarabharaNa. The raaga is considered auspicious and helps alleviate stress and tension. Here is a sample audio clipping of the raaga with its characteristics and benefits. Some of the songs… Read More

Tilang: Raaga Benefits- Audio7

Song: rAma rAma rAma seeta rAma enniro, taaLa: trishra naDai, Composer: Purandaradasa The raaga Tilang, has a unique flavor of Divinity in it. It sedates the body-mind with its tantalizing notes. The Ascent and Descent go thus: Ascent: S G3 M1 P N3 S|| Descent: S N2 P M1 G3 S|| The charm of the… Read More

Raaga Benefits:Poorvi Kalyani-Audio 6

For the benefit of the viewers, the audio has been restricted to a single song discussion. The song discussed in this audio is hanumanta deva namo. Do let me know how did you all like the post!! 🙂 Hanumanta deva namo: Raaga: Poorvi Kalyani, taaLa:Adi, Composer:Purandaradasa Raaga Benefits: A Janya (baby) raaga of the mELakarta(Parent),… Read More

Bhajans/Devaranamas- Audio 5

The songs discussed in this episode are: pOgadirelo ranga: Raaga: shankarAbharaNa, taaLa: mishrachaapu, Composer:Purandaradasa Raaga benefits: It is the 29th raaga of the meLakarta raaga/janaka raaga(parental raaga) chart. The raaga is being used immensely to cure patients with dementia and other mental ailments. A lot of Beethoven Symphonies and Mozart music are composed in this… Read More

Bhajans/Devaranamas Audio 4

The songs sung in this episode are: ella naa ballenembuviralla: Set in Raaga Shri, taaLa: Adi, Composed by Purandaradasa. Benefits of Raaga Shri; The raaga borrows its notes from the parental/janaka Raaga, Kharaharapriya. The raaga is extremely useful in treating any kind of Stomach Disorder and Acidity. Emotional outlook of the Raaga: Boosts Self Confidence… Read More

Bhajans/ Devaranamas-Audio 3

gOvinda ninna naamave chanda: raaga:janasammOdini, taaLa:Adi, Composer: Purandaradasa gOvinda ninna naamave chanda|| aNu rENu truNa kAshTa paripUrNa gOvinda nirmalAtmakanAgi iruvude Ananda||gOvinda|| srishTi stithi laya kAraNa gOvinda ee pari mahimeya tiLiyuvude Ananda||gOvinda|| mangaLa mahima shrI purandara viThala hingade dAsara salahuvude Ananda||gOvinda|| 2.ADisidaLeshOde: raaga: mishra kaapi, taaLa: Adi, Composer: Purandaradasa jagaddOddhaarana ADisidaLeshOde|| jagaddOddhaarana maganendu tiIyuta suguNaantarangana ADisidaLeshOde||… Read More

Bhajans/Devaranamas-Audio 2

Songs in this episode: baagilanu teredu, Raaga: Hamsanandi, taaLa:khaNDachaapu, Composer: Kanakadasa bAgilanu teredu sEveyanu koDu hariye kUgidaru dhvani kELalillave narahariye paramapadadoLage viShadharana talpadali sirisahita kShIravAridhiyoLiralu karirAja kaShTadali AdimUlAneMdu kareyalAkShaNa baMdu odagideyo narahariye kaDukOpadiM khaLanu khaDgavane piDidu ninnoDeya yellihaneMdu nuDiye dRuDhabhakutiyali shishuvu biDade ninnanu bhajise saDagaradi kaMbadindoDede narahariye yamasutana rANige akShaya vasanavanitte samayadali ajamiLana porede samayAsamayavuMTe… Read More