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Curious case of an inflammable melody

Ustad Alauddin Khan. Photo: special arrangement   | Photo Credit: 07dfr alauddin

LEGEND of DEEPAK

One afternoon, legend has it, Emperor Akbar asked Tansen to render Deepak to light the palace lamps. Tansen commenced meditating on raga Deepak, but before doing so he asked his daughter Saraswati to meditate on Megh so that there would be a heavy downpour of rain to cool his body which would have become overheated

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