Raga Bhupali

All swars are shudha.

 

Thaat: Kalyan

Jati: Audav - Audav

Time: 1st prahar of night

Vadi: Gandhar

Samvadi: Dhaivat

Varjit: Madhyam  and  Nishad

Aroha: Sa  Re  Ga  Pa  Dha  Sȧ

Avaroha: Sȧ  Dha  Pa  Ga  Re  Sa

Pakad: Sa  Dhạ  Sa , Sa  Re  Ga , Pa  Dha  Pa  Ga , Re  Sa

 

Features of the raga:

 

1. It is also known as Raga Bhup. It is one of the first ragas that a student learns.

2. It is a Purvanga- Pradhan raga.

3. It is usually played in Mandra and Madhya saptak.

4. In aroha, the nyasa is on Rishabh and not on Dhaivat.

5. It is a serious raga. The recurring alignment of swars in the raga is ‘Re Ga Re Pa Ga,  Pa Re Ga’.

 

Alaap

 

1. Sa  Re  Ga  Re  Ga  SaRe  Sa  Dhạ  Sa

2. Ga  Re  Sa  Ga  PaGa  GaPaDha  Pa  Ga  Re  Sa  DhạPạ Dhạ  Sa

3. Pạ  Dhạ  SaReGa  DhạSaReGa   Ga  Re  GaPaDha  PaGa  ReGa  Re  Sa

4. GaPaDhaSȧ  SȧDha  PaDhaSȧRė   Sȧ  Gȧ  RėSȧ   Dha  PaGa

5. DhaPaGa  GaPaDha  GaDhaPaGa  ReGa  Re  Re  Sa