Charukeshi- Raaga Benefits

Charukeshi is the 26th mElakartha Raaga and belongs to baaNa chakra of the 12 chakras of Carnatic Music System.

The raaga belongs to Spirit Chakra of Human Body-Mind system. Spirit chakra is supposed to be guided by Spiritual/heavenly souls and hence one can experience divinity while listening/singing Charukeshi. It transports one to a meditative mood naturally, with ease and tranquilizes the turbulent mind.

On a physical plane, the raaga can be used to heal anything related to heart, be it emotions and love emanating from heart or diseases pertaining to heart.

The ascent and descent go thus:

ArOhaNa:      s r2 g3 m1 p d1 n2 S||

avarOhaNa: S n2 d1 p m1 g3 r2 s||

Here is the audio clipping containing the song, Badukidenu badukidenu, composed by Sri Purandaradasaru. Do let me know how did you feel after listening to this raaga 🙂

badukidenu badukidenu bhava enage hiMgitu
padumanAbhana pAdadolume enagAyitu||baduki|| 

muktarAdaru enna nUrondu kuladavaru                                                                                mukti mArgake yOgya nAnAdenu                                                                                                     

mukti dAyakanalli manavu nelesitu                                                                                vyaktavAyitu nAligeyali harinAma ||baduki||

indenna santatige sakala sAdhanavAyitu
mundenna janma sAphalyavAyitu
tande shrI purandara viTThala entemba paradaiva
bandenna hRudayadali neleyAgi ninta||baduki||

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