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Identify the ragams (very Tamil-oriented, and Carnatic music)
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You are provided with approximate translations of Carnatic raga names. Can you figure out the actual name of the raga from these descriptions? Some translations sound good, some are a bit funny and a few really hilarious!!

You just have to start thinking in all possible languages, Sanskrit, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu etc. Also think inside, outside, beyond and around the box to get the right answers :

To get you started, see few example questions and their answers below:

Question - Ornaments of Shiva
Answer - Shankarabaranam

Question - Melody of Swan?
Answer - Hamsanadam!

Question 1: Emperor’s court
Question 2: Stone nail
Question 3: Goddess of Art
Question 4: Country
Question 5: A favourite beverage
Question 6: Fully rolled
Question 7: Heroine
Question 8: Downpour of nectar
Question 9: Coloured beads
Question 10: Wedding spring
Question 11: Flame of moon
Question 12: Dear to Rama
Question 13: Pleasing to the ears
Question 14: Serpent notes
Question 15: One with a beautiful hair
Question 16: A carnatic fan’s delight
Question 17: Many roots
Question 18: Pure wealth seek alms
Question 19: Strange yet so melodious
Question 20: As beautiful as the full moon
Question 21: Hill Hanuman
Question 22: One with a decorated nose
Question 23: Melody and name in action
Question 24: Lion with Lord of Devas in between
Question 25: Olympic Silver with 3.14 Sun

Answers:

1. Desh. 2.Kalyani. 3. Saraswati. 4. Desh. 5. Kaapi. 6. Surutti. 7. Nayaki. 8. Amritavarshini. 9. Manirangu. 10. Kalyana Vasantham. 11. Chandrajyothi. 12. Ramapriya. 13. Karnaranjani (no one said they were common ragams!) 14. Nagaswaravali. 15. Sukeshini. 16. Rasikapriya. 17. Bahudhaari. 18. Suddha Dhanyasi. 19.:1. Desh. 2.Kalyani. 3. Saraswati. 4. Desh. 5. Kaapi. 6. Surutti. 7. Nayaki. 8. Amritavarshini. 9. Manirangu. 10. Kalyana Vasantham. 11. Chandrajyothi. 12. Ramapriya. 13. Karnaranjani (no one said they were common ragams!) 14. Nagaswaravali. 15. Sukeshini. 16. Rasikapriya. 17. Bahudhaari. 18. Suddha Dhanyasi. 19. Sunada Vinodini. 20. Poornachandrika. 21. The clue is wrong, it should be "Mountain breeze" and the answer is Malaya Marutham. 22. Nasikabhooshani. 23. Naadanaamakriya. 24. Simhendra Madhyamam. 25. Sindhu Bhairavi.