Jaganmohini

  • Janyam of 15th mela Mayamalavagowla,  15th on the Melakarta scale.
  • Moorchana:
  • Aarohanam : S G3 M1 P N3 S
  • Avarohanam : S N3 P M1 G3 R1 S
  • Swarasthanas: Shadjam, Suddha Rishabham, Antara Gandharam, Suddha Madhyamam, Panchamam, Kakali Nishadam.
  • It’s an Audava Shadava Rakti Ragam.
  • It’s an Upanga ragam.
  • Varjya ragam. In Arohana R, D are Varja swaras. In Avarohana D is the Varja swara.
  • G, N are Raga Chaya Swaras, Deergha Swaras and Kampita Swaras.
  • S, G, M, N are Jeeva, Graha,and Nyasa Swaras
  • Janta swara prayogas like gg mm pp nn are quite common.
  • Dhatu swara prayogas like gmgpmnpsnpm are ranjaka prayogas.
  • Can be sung at all times.
  • There is scope for elaborate alapana.
  • The raga depicts Veera and shringara rasas beautifully with the gamakas.
  • The raga spans between the Panchama of the lower octave to the Panchama in the higher octave.

Popular Compositions:

  • Kriti – Shobillu Saptasvara –  Rupaka – Tyagaraja
  • Kriti – Maamada Satatam – Rupaka – Tyagaraja
  • Kriti – Shivakama Sundari – Rupaka – Gopalakrishna Bharati  
  • Kriti – Daya Juda – Chapu – Shyama Shastri
  • Kriti – PaahiTarakakavu – Adi – Swathi Thirunal
  • Kriti – PariPaahimam – Adi – Mysore Vasudevachar and 
  • Kriti – Sri Vidya Rajagopalam – Tisra Ekam – Muthuswamy Dikshithar.