Durga Raag : Introduction

Durga is a raga in Hindustani Classical music. It is called Shuddha Saveri in the south.

Technical description

The raga is of Audav-audav nature, i.e., both its arohana (ascent) and avarohana (descent) use only five notes. All the swaras used are shuddha. Gandhar and Nishad are not used. It is a Purvanga pradhan raga, with the lower notes on the saptak (octave) being used more frequently.

Arohana: Sa Re Ma Pa Dha Sa.

Avarohana: Sa Dha Pa Ma Re Sa.

Pakad: Re Ma Pa Dha, Ma Re.

The vadi swara is ma, and the samvadi is Sa.

Samai (Time)

The raga is to be sung during late night.

ThaatBilawal
Vaadi/SamvaadiD/R
Prahar6 (9 pm - 12 am)
Important AnuvaadiP
AarohaS-R-m-P-D-S'
BhaavShadj-Pancham
AvarohaS'-D,mPDm-R,'D-S
Saptak-pradhaanataMadhya
PakadmPD-m-R-'D-S
Tanpura Tuning
JaatiAudav-Audav
Other Characteristics
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