Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words.

Raag Ahir Bhairav

Ahir Bhairav is a Hindustani classical raga. It is a mixture of Bhairav and the ancient but now rare raga Ahiri or Abhiri, or perhaps a mixture of Bhairav and Kafi. Thaat: Bhairav Jaati: Sampoorna, Sampoorna Aaroha: S-r-G-m-P-GmD-n-S’ Avroha: S’-n-D-P-m-G-r-S-‘n-r-S Pakad: S, … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Raag Tilak Kamod

Tilak Kamod is a Hindustani classical raag. The raga is of Sharava-sampurna nature, i.e., in its arohana (ascent) six notes are used (Dha is excluded), whereas the avarohana(descent) uses all the seven notes. All the swaras … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Raag Pilu

Raga Pilu is a light classical raga or thumri that is quite varied. Like Bhairavi, all the 12 notes can be used in a composition. Since the structure of the raga … Continue reading

October 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Raag Bageshri

Bageshri is a Hindustani classical raga. It is a popular raga of the late night, which is meant to depict the emotion of a woman waiting for reunion with her lover. It is … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Raag Purvi

Purvi sometimes transliterated as Poorvi is a Thaat raga; that is, its notes represent the material of a whole family of North Indian ragas. Purvi has a deeply serious, quiet and somewhat mystical character. It is uncommon … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Raag Tilang

Tilang is a raag. This raag occurs in the Ragmala as a ragini of Hindol . Today, it belongs to the Khamaj that (raag classification system). It is/was used a lot in the Islamic Sufi tradition and … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mile Sur Mera Tumhara (Ek Sur)

“Ek sur” (One Tune) (languages of India), or “Mile Sur Mera Tumhara” as it is better known, is an Indian song and accompanying video promoting national integration and unity in diversity. The … Continue reading

August 24, 2013 · Leave a comment