72 Melakarta Scheme2

The Melakarta ragas are also called janaka ragas, Raganga ragas or Melas. The current system can be traced to the works of Venkatamakhi who appears to be the first to use 72 melakartas. All melakartas employ a complete (sampoornam) arohanam-avarohanam structure. The purvangam of a melakarta refers to the lower half of the Arohanam-Avarohanam, namely … Continue reading 72 Melakarta Scheme2