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Rama Navami

A Hindu festival commemorating the birth of Lord Rama, an incarnation of the God Vishnu


A popular melodic mode that uses five or more notes to construct a melody in Indian classical music.

Raksha Bandhan / Rakhri

A festival that traditionally highlights the unbreakable bond between a brother and sister.


The ninth month of the Islamic calendar observed by Muslims as a month fasting, focusing on reflection, community and devotion.

Ragamala paintings

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

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