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Raga Comparisons


Have you been wondering many a times as to why you identified a Pantuvarali as Purvikalyani or an Ananda bhairavi as Reethi gowlai? Then....you are on the right page!! There are several such pairs of ragas which are so close that they have been termed as 'Twin Ragas'. You might want to check out our 'crux of the matter' audio demonstrations addressing various common twin raga pairs!

Abhogi And Sriranjani  (Week 46: Jul 10, 2010)

Ananda Bhairavi And Reethigowlai  (Week 64: Nov 12, 2010)

Arabhi And Devagandhari  (Week 117: Nov 19, 2011)

Arabhi And Suddha Saveri  (Week 86: Apr 16, 2011)

Bahudari And Nagaswarali And Gambheera Nattai  (Week 67: Dec 04, 2010)

Bhairavi And Mukhari  (Week 42: Jun 13, 2010)

Bowli And Bhoopalam And Revagupti  (Week 134: Mar 17, 2012)

Chakravakam And Sowrashtram  (Week 126: Jan 21, 2012)

Chala Nattai And Rasikapriya  (Week 299: May 16, 2015)

Charukesi And Sarasangi  (Week 520: Aug 10, 2019)

Darbar And Nayaki  (Week 323: Oct 31, 2015)

Dharmavati And Madhuvanti  (Week 80: Mar 05, 2011)

Gambheera Nattai And Thilang  (Week 97: Jul 02, 2011)

Hamsanandi And Sunadavinodini  (Week 162: Sep 29, 2012)

Hindolam And Chandrakauns And Kalyana Vasantham  (Week 96: Jun 25, 2011)

Hindolam And Jayanthashri  (Week 138: Apr 15, 2012)

Hindolam And Surya  (Week 519: Aug 03, 2019)

Hindolam And Varamu And Bhageshri  (Week 317: Sep 19, 2015)

Jaganmohini And Kamala Manohari  (Week 343: Mar 19, 2016)

Kalyani And Vachaspati And Lathangi  (Week 37: May 08, 2010)

Kanada And Darbari Kanada  (Week 95: Jun 18, 2011)

Kapi And Desh  (Week 144: May 26, 2012)

Kedara Gowlai And Surutti  (Week 84: Apr 02, 2011)

Kedaram And Neelambari  (Week 115: Nov 05, 2011)

Keeravani And Gowri Manohari  (Week 512: Jun 15, 2019)

Keeravani And Simhendramadhyamam  (Week 30: Mar 20, 2010)

Khamas And Nattai Kurinji  (Week 73: Jan 15, 2011)

Lalitha And Vasantha  (Week 55: Sep 11, 2010)

Madhyamavati And Brindavana Saranga  (Week 120: Dec 10, 2011)

Madhyamavati And Shri Ragam  (Week 61: Oct 24, 2010)

Malayamarutham And Valaji  (Week 33: Apr 10, 2010)

Mandari And Amrithavarshini  (Week 71: Jan 01, 2011)

Mandari And Pantuvarali  (Week 71: Jan 01, 2011)

Nattai And Chala Nattai And Gambheera Nattai  (Week 92: May 29, 2011)

Pantuvarali And Poorvikalyani  (Week 27: Feb 27, 2010)

Poornachandrika And Janaranjani  (Week 129: Feb 11, 2012)

Ramapriya And Vachaspati  (Week 98: Jul 09, 2011)

Saranga And Hamir Kalyani  (Week 36: May 01, 2010)

Saveri And Malahari  (Week 180: Feb 03, 2013)

Shanmukhapriya And Simhendramadhyamam  (Week 30: Mar 20, 2010)

Shri Ragam And Manirangu  (Week 156: Aug 19, 2012)

Suddha Dhanyasi And Abheri  (Week 140: Apr 28, 2012)

Suddha Saveri And Deva Manohari  (Week 147: Jun 16, 2012)

Thodi And Dhanyasi  (Week 104: Aug 21, 2011)

Vijayanagari And Sivaranjani  (Week 167: Nov 04, 2012)