Raga Shudhasarang

Both theMadhyams: shudha and teevra are present in Shudhasarang raga.

 

Thaat: Kafi

Jati: Audhav - Shadav

Time: Afternoon

Varjit: Gandhar 

Vadi: Rishabh

Samvadi: Pancham

Aroha: Sa  Re   Ḿa  Ḿa  Pa,  Ḿa  Pa  Ni  Ni  Ni  Sȧ

Avaroha: Sȧ  Ni  Dha   Ḿa   Pa  Ma  Re,  Nị   Nị   Sa

Pakad: Re  Ḿa   Pa  Ni  Dha Ḿa Pa   Re  Ma   Re

 

Features of the raga:

 

  1. Rags Shudhasarang is a mix of two ragas: raga Shyamkalyan and raga  Sarang.
  2. Shudha and teevra Madhyam, both are used in the aroha of raga Shudhakalyan. In raga Shudhasarang we use only teevra Madhyam in the aroha.
  3. To differentiate raga Shudhasarang from raga Sarang, Dhaivat is sung in vakra in Sarang raga while in Shudhasarang raga , Dhaivat is less prominent.
  4. In Shudhasarang raga, aroha has shudha Nishad and avaroha has komal Nishad. This also differentiates it from raga Sarang.