ShadjaMadhyam: a Complete Portal for Indian Classical Music

ShadjaMadhyam takes on a new Avatar: RagaSphere
ShadjaMadhyam has now completed over seven years of existence in its current form, and our user community has grown from zero to several thousand music lovers, and still more get added every day. In keeping with changing technology and the exciting possibilities it opens up, ShadjaMadhyam is taking on a new Avatar, "RagaSphere". Most of the features and content on, and much more will now be available on in a richer and more engaging format. Over the next few weeks, we will wind down ShadjaMadhyam and welcome all our users on to RagaSphere.

Sahitya has webinars, articles and discussions by eminent artists. Click on each section to view a detailed index.
Hindustani Raag Sangeet
Click here for basic concepts. Chalan, Bandishes and audio/video clips illustrating the rules of each Raag
Taal Vidya
Wealth of resources on percussion instruments in Hindustani Music. Kaaydas, Peshkaars for Tabla and Pakhawaj
History of music since the Vedic times. Development and history of different Gharanas in vocal and instrumental music.
Musical Instruments
Information about the history, structure and properties of different instruments used in Indian music.
The Science of Sound
Research articles, analysis, publications and resources on the physics of sound, and different theories used in Indian classical Music.
Music Therapy
Articles by Experts, Activities and Experiments. Medical practitioners, artistes are welcome to contribute/share.
Aesthetics of Music
Aesthetics of Music
Research articles and other resources on “soundarya shastra,” aestetics in the field of music.
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