Raga : Madhyamavathi
Mela: Kharaharapriya, 22
Arohana : S R 2 M 2 P N 1 S S Ri Ma Pa Ni S
Avarohana : S N 1 P M 2 R 2 S S Ni Pa Ma Ri S
Rasa : devotion
Jeeva Swaras : R, N
Special Considerations: Allows janta swaras and dattu swaras. Can be sung in madhyamakala.
Usually sung at the end of kutcheries. Srutibhedam of this raga results in Hindolam, Sudha dhanyasi, Mohanam, Udayaravichandrika etc..
Famous Kriths and compositions: sadaram ha bhajare – varnam, Vinayakuni, Rama Kadhasuta etc.
Sancharas: ni..pa.. pa.ma.ni.pa….pa.ma.ri….sa.ri.ma.pa.ni…ma.pa.ni.SA. RI. SA.
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Another, more interesting fact is this is the raga in which the famous ayyappa slokam Harivarasanam is set: