Raag Devgandhari

 Raag Devgandhari

Raag Devgandhari is 6th Raag to appear in the raag wise collection of Shabads in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. Devgandhari  is an ancient raag and is not sung among the mainstream Indian Classical Musicians these days. In Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Shababds in this raag are from pages 527 – 536;  9 pages; In total 47 hymns.This raag is considered as a morning time raag.
In Aroh Gandhar & Nishad are absent. Vadi: Madhyam, Samvadi: Sharaj. Jatti is Aurav Sampoorn. Thaat: Bilawal (Asawari ang). 

In Avroh, both Nishad & Dhavat are both komal and sudh. The use of komal Dhavat & Nishad in avroh is like this: Ma Pa Dh(k) Ni(k) Dh(k) P.

Raag Devgandhari

Aroh:

  Sa Re Ma, Pa Dha Sa

Avroh:

  Sa Ni Dha Pa, Ma Pa Dha(k) Ni(k) Dha(k) Pa, Ma Ga Re Sa.

Vadi:

   Ma

Samvadi:

   Sa

Pakar:

Dh(k) Ni(k) Dha(k) Pa, Ma Ga, Sa Re Ma, Ga Sa Re Ga Sa Sa Re Ma.
Shabads sung in Raag Devgandhari:

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  3. jaideep says:

    satnam ma’am just wanted to know the usage of da shuddha and dha komal in devgandhari rag? is it not of the asavari thaat ? and while ascending can komal dha be used pl explain the usage of such varied swears in this raaga?

  4. jaideep says:

    ma’am waiting eagerly for the reply to my question above

    • Dr. Manbir Singh says:

      Jaideep Ji, sorry, Gurpreet could not reply to your query as she is presently not keeping well. She is under intensive treatment. She’ll get back to you as early as possible.

      • Jaideep Misra says:

        Satnaam ji very sorry to hear that maams health is not fine I really hope and pray to parmeshwar that she is blessed with divine healing energy and blessings to heal very fast and to soon become all hail and hearty may god guide her to a speedy blessed recovery all my sincere prayers with you and your family may everything be restored to normalcy soon mera baid gur govinda god bless all waheguruji di mehat sada tvade naal rahe ji

        • Dr. Manbir Singh says:

          Many thanks Jaideep ji for all the good wishes. Gurpreet would try to answer your query once she is little better.

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