Raga Mayamalavagowla with same notes as Rag Bhairav is a very Indian sound raga with flat 9 and flat 6 notes when compared to the major scale.

The C major is basic to guitar learning. Click to see how we use the c major scale as reference and change two notes to get the Mayamalavagowla scale (raag bhairav notes). The mayamalavagowla raga and its derivative Malahari raga are the beginning ragas of Indian Carnatic learning. 

See how we can change the C major chord notes to more raga sounding notes and change the rhythm from 4/4 to 7/8 while fingerpicking.

Here are some links with Malahari Chords and Lead details

and some more with Raga Mayamalavagowla.

Indian guitar, carnatic, rhythm and chords, finding chords, playing by ear etc(Click to see)
Free resources at musicianself.com/rlo