Tag Archives: Ragas

Why Raga Therapy is more effective than other music

Like many valuable stuffs, our Indian heritage comprises of a treasurous element called ‘Shastriya’ or ‘Ragadari sangeet’. Our ragas, primarily ancient ragas, had been derived  considering a rational aspect relating to mind and health issues. There are 72 melakarta ragas (parent) from which other numerous ragas have been created.  An ancient text, Swara Shastra states… Read More »

Raagmala Paintings Depict Ragas

Ragmala paintings or raag dhyan is again a big reason music enthusiasts visit various painting oriented places. If your field is Indian classical music, one must be aware of Ragamala Paintings, which depicted ragas as a human. Musicology includes an explanation of ragas in short sanskrit verses called ‘Dhyana’ or meditation of 14th century. ‘As… Read More »