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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…
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Brief Introduction to Ragas of Carnatic Music

The first classification of Carnatic ragas into mELakarta system dates back to 17th century, pioneered by Sri Venkatamakhi. The classification was made, considering 16 shades or variants of saptaswaras (unlike the 12 variants of Hindustani system)…