BENEFITS OF RAGAS
Ahir Bhairav : Gives free relaxed feeling and mitigates dust allergies and skin disease. Good for arthritic conditions, High Blood Pressure.
Amrutavarshini : Ushana vyathi nasini (alleviates diseases related to heat)
Reduces kidney typeproblems. Controls blood pressure
Bagesri : Helps in attaining Guru's grace, Good for Insomnia.
Bhairavi :Reduces anxiety, pressures, skin, disease, allergies,sinusitis.
Bhupala : To awaken someone out of deep sleep.
Charukesi: 26th raga in the melakarta scale (parent) of the south Indian classical music. Rejuvenates the mind helping one to age gracefully. It enlivens the singer and listener. Good for Heart ailments.
Darbar : Helps in relieving stress.
Desh : The suppression of the senses releases a negative force. The process of sublimation needs a spiritual path. Rag Desh can provide that. Its energy gives the listener serenity, peace, inner joy, right valor, universal love and patriotism.
Ganamurte : Helpful in diabetes
Hamsadhwani: Energy giving. Provides good thinking, chaitanya.Sarvarogaharini (panacea)
Hemavati :Good for joint and back pain
Hindolam : Improves digestive power. Cures stomach related problems
Kalyani : Gives energy and removes tension and acts as general tonic.Dispels the darkness of
fear; Gives motherly comfort and increases confidence.Kalyani means mangalam. Good
for Heart ailments. Recited with faith and devotion, it is believed to clinchmarriage alliances. Many authentic reports exist about the raga's power to destroy fear in many forms: fear of poverty, of love, of power, of ill-health,
of death, and so on.
Kapi : Sick patients get over their depression, anxiety. Reduces absent mindedness, Evokes a
humid, cool, soothing and deep mood.
Karaharapriya: Curative for heart disease and nervous irritablility, neurosis, worry and distress.
Kedaram : Gives energy and removes tension
Keervani :Promotes dhyana (meditation) at mental and physical levels.
Kokilam : Helps to prevent stone formation, burning sensations,sleeplessness and anxiety.
Madhuvarshini: Good for nerves. Cures diseases like slight headache,sleeplessness, and sinus problems.
Madhyamavati: Clears paralysis, giddiness, pain in legs/hands, etc. and nervous complaints.
Malaya Maaruta: To awaken someone out of deep sleep
Gowla : Counters pollution. It can be called the Gateway to Carnatic music. The history of Camatic music says that the blessed musician,
Purandaradasar,introduced the system of Mayamalava gowla. This raga has the power to neutralizetoxins in the body. Practicing it in the early hours of the morning, in the midst of naturewill enhance thestrength of the vocal chords.
Mohanam : Mohanam
is present where beauty and love coexist. It filters out theill-effects of kama (desire for sex) , krodha (anger) and moha (lust), bestowing immense benefits on the listener. Also said to sures chronic headaches, indigestion,and depression.
Neelaambari: To get rid of insomnia
Poorvi : Help in Headache and Anxiety.
Ranjani : Cures kidney disease
Rathipathipriya: Adds strengh and vigor to a happy wedded life. This 5-swara raga has the
power to eliminate poverty. The prayoga of the swaras can wipe off the vibrations of bitter feelings emitted by ill will
Rohini : Cures back pain, joint pain, etc.
Sama : Makes mind sober, tranquil, induces good sleep. Good for world peace.
Saramati :Elevates from depressed state. Cures balagraha dosham inchildren (undiagnosed crying and imitability). For sleeplessness, itching, eye and ear problems, skin problems, and the problems of hearing irregularsounds
Sindu Bhairavi : Removes sins and sorrows and saves from unforesenn events
Sivaranjani: Powerful raga for meditation; bestows benevolence of God.Removes sadness,
ushana roga santi (diseases related to excess heat). Good for general health,Intellectual Excellence.
SandhyaKalyani : Cures ear, nose and eye diseases. Relieves chronic clods. Gives good sleep and freshness
Shankarabharanam: The power of this raga is incredible. It cures mental illness, soothes the
turbulent mind and restores peace and harmony. If rendered with total devotion for a stipulated period, it can cure mental disorders said to be beyond the scope of medical treatment. It also is said to have the power to shower wealth.
Shanmugapriya: Sharpens the intellect of the singer as well as thelistener. Instillscourage in one's mind and replenishes the energy in the
Subhapantuvarali: Alleviates mental dilemmas and indecisiveness.
Suddhadhanyasi : Remover of sorrows. Gives a happy feeling. Tonicfor nerves. Curesrhinitis and migraine.
Suruti : Mitigates stomach burn, insomnia, fear, disgust
Todi : Help in Headacheand Anxiety,Good for High Blood Pressure.
Vakulabharanam: Alleviates asthma, bronchitis, heart disease, depression,
skin disease and skin.
Varali : Varali is good for vayu tatva, heart, skin ailments and gastric problems.
Vasanta /Vasanti : Controls high and low blood pressure, cures heart as well as nervous diseases. Can dear the fog of confusion when a series of medical tests has to be analysed. It heals nervous breakdowns.
Vasantham: Cures paralysis
Viswambari: General tonic, acts quickly
Kalyani : Gives freshness and dynamism
Raga Pooriya Dhansari
(Hamsanandi-Kamavardini) – evokes sweet, deep, heavy,cloudy and stable state of mind and prevents acidity..
Raga Mishra Mand –has a very pleasing refreshing light and sweet touch
Raga Bageshri –arouses a feeling of darkness, stability, depths and calmness. This raga is also used in treatment of diabetes and hypertension.
Raga Darbari (Darbari Kanada) – is considered very effective in easing tension. It is alate night ragacomposed by Tansen for Akbar to relieve his tension after hectic schedule of the daily court life.
Raga Bhupali and Todi – give treamendous relief to patients of high blood pressure.
Raga Ahir-Bhairav(Chakravakam) – is supposed to sustain chords which automatically brings
Raga Malkauns and Raga Asawari(natabhairavi) –
helps to cure low blood pressure.
Raga Tilak-Kamod (Nalinakanti),Hansdhwani, Kalavati, Durga (Suddha Saveri) -evoke a very pleasingeffect on the nerves.
Raga Bihag, Bahar (Kanada),Kafi & Khamaj – For patients suffering frominsomnia and need a peaceful sonorous sleep. Useful in the treatment of sleep disorders.
Raga Bhairavi – Providesrelief T.B, Cancer, Severe Cold, Phlegm, Sinus,toothache.
Raga Malhar –Useful in the treatment of asthma and sunstroke.
Raga Todi, Poorvi &Jayjaywanti –Provides relief from cold and headache.
Raga Hindol & Marava – These ragas are useful in blood purification.
Raga Shivaranjani –Useful for memory problems.
Raga KharaharaPriya –strengthens the mind and relieves tension. Curative for heart disease
and nervous irritablility, neurosis, worry and
Raga Hindolam andVasantha –gives relief from Vatha Roga, B.P, Gastritis and purifiesblood.
Raga Saranga –cures Pitha Roga.
Raga Natabhairavi –cures headache and psychological disorders.
Raga Punnagavarali ,Sahana –
Controls Anger and brings down violence.
Raga Dwijavanthi –Quells paralysis and sicorders of the mind
Raga Ganamurte –Helpful in diabetes
Raga Kapi –Sick patients get over their depression, anxiety. Reduces absent mindedness
Raga Ranjani –helps to cure kidney disorders
RagaRathipathipriya –Adds strengh and vigor to a happy wedded life. This5-swara raga has the
power to eliminate poverty. The prayoga of the swaras canwipe off the vibrations of bitter feelings emitted by illwill.
Raga Shanmukhapriya – Instills courage in one’s mind and replenishes the energyin the body. ( Available for download in
Carnatic Raga Appreciation Page). Suitable
for singing and listening at all times as per Sangitha Sampradaya Pradarshini written by Subbarama Deekshithar
RagaSindhubhairavi – For a HealthyMind and Body, Love & Happiness, Gentleness, Peace
&Tranquillity ,Serenity . Suitable for singing and listening at late night (1 am – 4 am)
RagaHameerkalyani -This particular Hindusthani coloured raaga, one with great
therapeutic value relaxes tension with its calming effect and brings down BPto normal 120/80.
Raga BrindavanaSaranga –For Wisdom, Success, Knowledge, Joyfulness and Greater Energy
Raga Mohana –Useful for the treatment of migraine headache. Suitable forsinging and listening at evening (7 pm- 10pm)
Ragas Charukesi, Kalyani (all
time raga), Sankarabharanam (evening raga) and Chandrakauns isconsidered very helpful for heartaliments.
Raga AnandaBhairavi- Supresses stomach pain in both men and women. Reduces kidney type
problems. Controlsblood pressure
Raga Amrutavarshini –Ushana vyathi nasini ( alleviates diseases related toheat)
RagaReethigowla– A raga
that bestows direction when one seeks itRaga Madhyamavati –Clears paralysis, giddiness, pain in legs/hands, etc. andnervous complaints.
The power of musicalvibrations connects in some manner all things and all beings
and all beings in the universe on all plants of existence. The human bodyhas 72,000 astral
nerves (Nadis) which incessantly vibrate in a specificrhythmic pattern.
Disturbance in their rhythmic vibration is the root cause ofdisease. Themusical notes restore their normal rhythm, there by bringing
about good health.
Raga Sarang helpsin epilepsy, Pitta Imbalance.
Raga Bhairavi helps inTuberculosis, Cancer, Severe Cold, Phlegmetc
Hindol and Vasant givesrelief to problems in Vata Imbalance, Blood pressure,Gastritis, blood
Raga Kalyani, Charukesi anSankarabharanam gives relief from heart ailments.
Stomach operations can be avoided by singing the 72 Melakarta Ragas.
Listen with your heart and notyour intellect. :