: repetition of a word or a line in a musical composition, each time with
a different meaning.
MADHYAMA KAALA : medium speed or moderate tempo.
MADHURA BHAKTHI : to regard themselves as nayakis and worship God as nayaka.
MANDALAM : a group or collection.
MANGALAM : a song of salutation, sacred that is sung at the end of a performance.
MANODHARMA SANGITA : creative music.
MARGA SANKITA : ancient music - said to exist in Heaven.
MELAKARTA : a parent scale from which many janya raagas are derived.
MISRA : mixed
MUKTAAYI : the final or the concluding part of a raaga aalaapana.
MURCHCHANA : one of the ten gamakas.
MUSIC THERAPY : the science of curing diseases through music.