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Ragamala paintings

A series of illustrative paintings from medieval India based on Ragamala or the ‘Garland of Ragas', depicting various Indian musical modes, Ragas

Abhinaya

The art of expression in Indian classical dance, drawing the audience into the rasa (essence) of the piece that is performed

Bhajan

Any form of lyrical, Indian devotional song: from kirtan to dhrupad

Bansuri flute

The instrument is synonymous with Hindu devotion of music

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