ANCIENT RAGA RAGINI SYSTEM
The writers of Raga-Ragini system classified their Ragas in to Raga-Ragini-Puthra Raga and Puthra-Bandhu. They divided about 1000 Ragas to the above catogaries which prevailed at the time. There were Four schools at the time which followed this system. They are as follows.
1 . Someshwar school
2 . Bharat school
3 . Kallinath school and
4 . Hanumath school
In those schools the manner, they classified Raga-Raginies were different during the Moughal Regina this system was accepted very highly.
In 1813 a nobel musician from Patna, declared that Raga-ragini system is unscientific and meaningless. His name was Mohammad Raza. He introduced Six ragas and 36 Raginis under them, which consist 6 Raginis in each Ragas. In the 20th century Pandith Bhatkhande proved even the system of Mohammad Raza is also unscientific introduced Thaata-Raga system.