Swaras Pancham Varjya in Aaroh. Both Nishads, Both Gandhars. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.
Jati Shadhav-Sampurna Vakra
Time 3rd Prahar of the Night
Vishranti Sthan S; m; - m; S;
Mukhya-Ang G m g R S ; ,n S ; ,D ,n S R G m ;
Aaroh-Avroh S R G m D n S' - S' n D P m G R G m g R S ;
Raga Malgunji is a very melodious Raga. Malgunji also has some elements of Raga Khamaj.
This Raga employs Shuddha Gandhar in Aaroh and Komal Gandhar in Avroh. Raga Vachak notes of Raga Malgunji are S ,D ,N S R G m which are recurring. In Uttarang, Nishad Shuddha is occasionally rendered like m D N S. Shuddha Gandhar is a Prominent note. Vadi is Madhyam and Samvadi is Shadj.
This Raga can be expanded in all the three octaves. This Raga creates a heavy atmosphere. Following are the illustrative combinations of the Raga Malgunji:
S ,D ,n S R G m ; m D n S' ; S' n D P m G m ; m g R S ; S ,n ,D ,n S R G m ; m D N S' ; S' R' S' R' n S' ; R' R' S' n D P ; n n D P m G R G m ; m g R S ;