Raga Todi

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

 

Thaat: Todi

Jati: Shadav - Sampoorna

Time: Second prahar of the day

Varjit: Pancham is varjit in the aroha

Vadi: Dhaivat

Samvadi: Gandhar

Aroha:  Sa  Re  Ga  Ḿa  Pa   Dha  Ni  Sȧ

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

PakadDhạ  Nị   Re   Ga   Re   Ga    Re   Sa

 

Features of the raga:

 

  1. Raga Todi is the prime raga of  Todi  thaat.
  2. Ati -komal  Gandhar is used in this raga.
  3. Multani raga is the Samprakritik(similar) raga of  Todi raga.
  4. In Todi raga komal Gandhar is sung independently, however in Multani raga it is sung together with Madhyam.
  5. The alignment of swars ‘ Re  Ga  Re  Sa’ in the pakad, define the raga.