Rajam's Corner

Rishi-The seventh chakra

Rishi is the seventh chakra in the melakarta scheme. The chakra is so named to denote the well known ‘sapta’ or seven rishi-s — Gautama, Viswamitra, Kasyapa, Jamadagni, Bharadwaja, Atri and Vasishtha. The sages are depicted in the green coloured inset. As in the previous chakra-s the mela raga-s of the asampoorna and the sampoorna paddhati-s are mentioned in the table.