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Sun's up, looks okay
the world survives into another day
and I'm thinking about eternity
some kind of ecstasy got a hold on me.

Sunrise is 7:01 AM
The second prahar of the morning.

In Hinduism, prahar is a unit of time. A day is divided in 8 Prahars making each prahar equivalent to 3 hours.

In Hindustani Music there are rāga which are prescribed to be performed at particular prahar to maximize its aesthetic effect.

Please note - I am not an expert on Indian or Hindustani music, nor do I pretend to be one. Just taking a trip to "back in the day".

In order find these ragas, my mad google skills took me to The Raga Guide. If anyone has another source or any other insights, corrections, etc. please add in the comments.

Raga Bhairavi

Originally posted to Bend Over Here It Comes Again on Tue Feb 22, 2011 at 06:04 AM PST.

Also republished by Team DFH.

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