The word Raga comes from ancient Sanskrit and is translated as 'which colours the mind'. Ragas are intrinsically related to the prevailing mood at a specific time of day or night. Therefore, they represent and create a direct avenue of approach to the precious moment of the Here and Now.
Classical Indian music and Yoga have been practiced together since ancient times - painting from 14th century. Here you see a Yogi in Sirsasana and a musician playing Rudra Veena
Listen to Govinda's music - Live recording from the Mysore Bluehouse Sessions (2014) For more recordings check out Govindas youtube channel: Govinda Schlegel
Filmed in Mysore 2014