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Raga Megha

 

 

 

Raga Megha is a Hindustani classical raga. The meaning of Megha in Sanskrit is 'Cloud'. Hence this raga is mostly sung or played in the Monsoon season.

 

Aroha

 S m R m P n S'

Avaroh

S' n P m R m 'n R S


Pakad
R R S 'n S m R P m R 'n S

Vadi & Samavadi
In this raga vadi is Sa and samavadi is Pa - Re is used a lot but always sliding down from M, n always slides from P

Thaat 

Kafi.

 

Samay (Time)
Late night.

Parichay
Raga Megha is commonly associated with the monsoon season. Because the meaning of Megha in Sanskrit is 'Cloud'. Hence, this raga is mostly sung or played in the Monsoon season.

Rasa
Gambhir rasa Origins

This is one of the very old ragas found in Indian classical music.

This raga is related from Lord Krishna time period, when Govardhan Parvat (mountain) was on Lord Krishna's short finger during the Govardhan leela, then Lord Shiva generated a Damru sound to protect Lord Krishna. That sound which was generated by the Damru was raga Megha

 

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