Raga Multani

Rishabh ,Gandhar and Dhavait are komal, Madhyam is teevra and rest of the swars are shudha in the raga.

 

Thaat: Todi

Jati: Audhav - Sampoorna

Time: 4th Prahar of the day

Varjit: Rishabh and Dhaivat are varjit in aroha.

Vadi: Pancham

Samvadi: Shadaj

Aroha: Nị  Sa  Ga  Ḿa  Pa  Ni  Sȧ

Avaroha: Sȧ  Ni  Dha   Ḿa   Pa  Ḿa   Ga  Ḿa  Ga  Re  Sa

Pakad: Nị  Sa  Ḿa   Ga  Ḿa  Pa  Dha  Ḿa   Pa  Ḿa   Ga  Ḿa  Ga

 

Features of the raga:

 

  1. As raga Multani is from Todi thaat, so one has to follow all the rules of Todi thaat while singing this raga. The swar alignment ‘Nị  Re  Ga Ḿa’ is never sung in this raga.
  2. Gandhar  is sung  with a kan of  Madhyam. Eg. Nị  Sa ḾaGaḾaGa  Re  Sa.
  3. Shadaj, Pancham and Nishad are the nyasa swars of this raga.
  4. Like Basant and Bhimpalasi raga, the raga ends with the swars   ḾaGa  .