The artists of medieval
Ragmala or Ragamala, plainly can be translated as a 'garland of Ragas or Musical Melodies'. There are six principal ragas present in Ragamala : Bhairava, Dipika, Sri, Malkaunsa, Megha and Hindola ; these ragas, musical melodies are meant to be sung during the six seasons of the year - summer, monsoon, autumn, early winter, winter and spring.
There were different schools of paintings in northern and south Indian states in medieval period. Starting in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries there were school of paintings like,