Sahitya Sangeet

Literature Is The Almighty & Music Is Meditation

Mirza Ghalib

Raga Mand

Swaras All Shuddha Swaras


Sampurna-Sampurna Vakra






(9 PM - 12 Night) : 2nd Prahar of the Night : Ratri ka Dwitiya Prahar

Vishranti Sthan

S m P - S' D m G


G m P D S' N D; D P m; m P G R G S


S R G m P D N P D S' - S' N D P m G R G S;


Raga Description

 It is a flittering light melody which sounds natural but is rendered with much difficulty. No Bada-Khayals are composed in this format. Mostly light entertainment types dominate the compositions. Bhajans and Ghazals are aptly composed in this Raga. The basic format belongs to the folk tune of Rajasthan, which is the sung during festive occasions like birthdays, marriages etc.

Illustrative combinations that are best rendered with Khatkas & Murkiyan are
G m P; P D S' N D; D d D Pm mP mm G g G; D d D S'; S'N DP Gm P (with Komal Gandhar & Dhaivat)
S R G S; S R m; m P; mP mm G; S R G S R S ,N ,D; ,D ,P ,N ,D ,P ,m; ,P ,D ,N ,P ,D S; S R m; m P G m P D N; P N D; m; G m P D N; P D S'; S' R' S'R' S'S' N D; DN S'N DP D; m P G; S R G S


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