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Raga Name: Bhankara

That Name: Bhairava

Aroha: N r S G m P G M D M G M D S N r S

Avaroha: S r N D M m G m G r S

Jati: Sampurna Sadava

Vadi: S

Samvadi: P

Swarupa: S r N D M m G m r S

Prahar: 1st Prahar (3 AM to 6 AM)

 

Raga Information:

Raga Bhankara is a very rare and unusual raga. It has shades of evening raga Marwa and raga Bhairava, which occurs later than the typical time for Bhairava to be sung. To make and even more confusing, this has a Lalitanga, or the consecutive use of both madhyama forms (M m).

 

UPDATED: April 5, 2009