Mellifluous Moments

I was recently introduced to the word Mellifluous and was immediately attracted to it. All I could think of was the current raag I was practising. Shivaranjani means that which is pleasing to Shiva. This Raag gathers strength from sadness. It has a beautiful healing property through sadness, the release of tears and suppressed emotions. Playing … Continue reading Mellifluous Moments

Raag Megha ~ Rain Melody

There is an unusual amount of rain here. December is supposed to be a hot, dry month perfect for holidays. Instead we are receiving heavy rainfall. I have today found a goldmine on harmonium notations. It will make me happy to try out different tunes and today's raag is Raag Megha ~ Rain Melody O sprinkles … Continue reading Raag Megha ~ Rain Melody

Raag Ashaqi

I have been sitting in at my daughter's harmonium lessons, and though the teacher encouraged me to learn, I found it all too complicated. I have never played a musical instrument. But a few weeks ago, after a deep breathing and meditation session, just suddenly I was determined to give it a go. And I … Continue reading Raag Ashaqi