Definition of Ragamala in English:

Ragamala

noun

(also Ragmala)
  • In Indian art: a series of paintings based on poems inspired by the ragas. Now chiefly attributive.

Pronunciation

Ragamala

/ˌrɑːɡəˈmɑːlɑː/ /ˌrɑːɡəˈmɑːlə/

Origin

Late 18th century. From Sanskrit rāgamālā set of verses, each illustrated by a painting, which describe the musical ragas and raginis as divinities or lovers (also with vernacular pronunciation rāgmālā) from rāga + mālā garland.