The songs discussed in this episode are:

  1. 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 raaga as the raaga happens to be the basic raaga of Western Music.
Emotional Outlook of the raaga: Promotes Love.
pOgAdiralO ranga bagilindAchege
bhAgavataru kANDare etti koNDoyvAru||
suramunigaLu tamma hrudaya gahvaradalli
paramAtma ninna kANade arasuvaru
dorakada vastuvu dorakItu tamagendu
harushadindali ninna karedetti kombaru  |1|
diTTa nAriyarella ishTava sallisendu
aTTyaTTi bennaTTi tiruguvarO
srishTIsha purandara viTTala rAyane
isTishTu beNNeyA koTTenO rangayya       |2|
2. mellamellane bandane: raaga: mOhana, taaLa: Adi, Composer:Purandaradasa
Raaga benefits: As it evident from the name, mOhana ( meaning:that which is pleasant), the raaga is very cheerful, uplifts the mood of an individual. It is helpful in treating high blood pressure.
Emotional outlook: Since the raaga borrows its notes from ShankarabharaNa, it reflects Love.
mella mellane bandane gOpyamma kELE||
mella mellane bandu gallake muddu koTTu
nillade ODipOda kaLLage buddi pELE ||mella||
hAlu mAralu pOdare ninnaya kaMda
kAligaDDava kaTTidA||
hAla sunkava bEDi kOlanne aDDakaTTi
seereya seLakonDu hELade ODida kriShNA||mella||
pOgire rangayyana mEle nIvu
dUrEnu konDu bandirE
yOgIsha purandara viThThalarAyana
tUgi pADire bEga nAgavENiyarella ||mella||
3. dEvaki kanda mukunda: raaga: madhuvanti, taaLa: Adi, Composer: Purandaradasa
Raaga benefits: Sometimes referred as Dharmavati, this raaga promotes deep meditation and aides Appreciation of the mysticism of Universal/Cosmic Energy. The raaga promotes Healing at both Physical and Spiritual planes.
Emotional Outlook of the raaga : Promotes Total Self Acceptance.
dEvakI kanda mukunda||
nigamOddhAra navanIta chOra khagapati vAhana jagadOddhAra||1||
shankha chakradhara shrI gOvinda pankaja lOchana paramAnanda||2||
vara vElApura chenna prasanna puranda viTTala sadguNa  pUrNa||3||
4. kriShNa baaro: raaga: kaapi, taaLa: Adi , Composer: Purandaradasa
Raaga Benefits: Induces Devotion and promotes Relaxation. This is a unique raaga with diverse characteristics. Its an Audava, Vakra, SampoorNa, bhaashaanga raaga.
Ascent: S R2 M1 P N3 S||
Descent: S N2 D2 N2 P M1 G2 R2 S||
Audava: Pentatonic ascent.
Vakra SampoorNa: Though the descent is complete/sampoorNa with all 7 notes, the order is zigzag(vakra)
bhaashaanga: Though the raaga borrows its notes from the meLakarta kharaharapriya, the usage of alien swaras(that which doesn’t belong here) like N3, makes it a bhaashaanga raaga.
Emotional Outlook: The complex structure of this raaga makes it immensely potential in treating Depression and Anxiety.
kriShNa baarO kriShNa baarO kriShNayya nee bArayya
saNNa hejjeya niTTu gejje nAdagaLinda||kriShNa||
manmatha janakanE bEgane baarO  kamalApati nee baaro|
amita parAkrama shankara baarO kamanIya gaatranE baarayya doreyE||kriShNa||
hAlu beNNegaLa kaiyalli koDuve mElAgi bhakShagaLa muchchiTTu taruve chala mADade nInu bArayya mariyE bAla enna tande purandara viTThala||kriShNa||
Pls note: The lyrics of the songs has been discussed in the Audio.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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