one of the melodic formulas of Hindu music having the melodic shape, rhythm, and ornamentation prescribed by tradition.
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From the camp we could see several valleys in the north-west drained by the source streams of the raga-tsangpo.
The valley passes into a plain, in the southern part of which runs the great high-road between raga-tasam and Saka-dzong.
He would evidently be our next difficulty, and if we slipped past him the country would be open to us as far as raga-tasam.
The broad flat valley of the raga-tsangpo stretches eastwards as far as the eye can see.
Between raga-tasam and Ombo a road crosses the Tsalam-nakta-la, mostly frequented by salt caravans.
British Dictionary definitions for raga
any of several conventional patterns of melody and rhythm that form the basis for freely interpreted compositions. Each pattern is associated with different aspects of religious devotion
a composition based on one of these patterns
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