Raga Jog

Komal Nishad and both the Gandhars: shudha and komal are present in the raga. Rest of the swars are shudha.

 

Thaat: Kafi

Jati: Audav- Audav

Time: 2nd prahar of night

Varjit: Rishabh and Dhaivat

Vadi: Shadaj

Samvadi: Pancham

Aroha: Ṇi  Sa  Ga  Ma  Pa  Ni  Sȧ

Avaroha: Sȧ  Ni  Pa  Ma  Ga  Ma,  Sa  Ga  Sa

Pakad: Ga  Ma  Pa  Ni  Sȧ  Ni  Pa  Ma  Ga  Ma  Pa  Ga  Sa

                        

Features of the raga:

 

  1. Jog raga is similar to Tilang raga.
  2. ‘Sa  Ga  Sa’ swar alignmentin the raga, reminds one of raga Malkosh.
  3. Raga Jog differs from raga Tilang as we nyasa on Madhyam in this raga unlike raga Tilang.
  4. Raga Jog is also sung using both the Nishads, shudha Nishad is used in aroha and komal Nishad is used in avaroha,
  5. This is a modern raga and is not found in ancient scriptures.