Origin of ragaSanskrit r?ga, literally , color, akin to rajayati, (he) dyes from Indo-European base an unverified form reg-, to color from source Classical Greek rhegma, dyed material
The musician played familiar raga tunes with his treasured flute.
An example of raga is what a Hindu musician may play as the starter melody before some musical improvisation.
Origin of ragaSanskrit rāgah color, musical mode
- The melodic mode used in Indian classical music.
- Passion, love, lust; in Buddhist mythology, a daughter of the demon Mara that personifies these qualities.
Anglicised form of Sanskrit à¤°à¤¾à¤— (rÄga)
- It rises, as the Boro or Telgona, in Dar Fertit, and receives from the south and south-west the Raga, Sopo, Chel and Bongo.
- This is not only insisted upon elsewhere in countless passages, but of the three cardinal sins in Buddhism (raga, dosa, moha) the last and worst is stupidity or dullness, the others being sensuality and ill-will.