Mohankauns Raag Bandish 16 Matras Allap Taan Music Notes In English

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Mohankauns Raag is believed to have originated from Bhairavi thaat. Dhaivat & Nishad are used as komal swar and both Nishad are used in this raag. Re & Pa are not used in this raag and all remaining swars are used as shudha . Its jati is Audav- Audav(5,5). In this raag Ma & Sa are Vadi & Samvadi swar .The singing time of this raag is 9 pm to 12 am (the second part of night).

Mohankauns Raag

How To Read Sargam Notes –

  • “.” is used for Mandra saptak(Lower octave notes) swars.eg- .Pa
  • “*” is user for Taar Saptak (Higher Octave notes) Swars eg – Pa*
  • “(k)” small character is used for komal swars.eg – ( Re(k) , Ga(k) , Dha(k) , Ni(k) )
  • Ma(t) here “(t)” is used for showing teevra swar Ma(t) .
  • “-” is used for Holdong the notes according to the Song.
  • Swars written “ReGa” in this manner means they are playing fast or two swars on one beat.
  • Ma(Ga) or (Ga)Ma Here Ga is Kan Swar or Sparsh Swar and Ma is Mool Swar. (You Can skip the kan swar if not understand how to play)
  • Swars written [ Ni(k)  Pa ] in this manner they are playing or singing in sliding mode means Meend acc to Indian music .
  • { NiSa*Re*Sa* Ni } here this braket {} is used for showing Khatka in which swars are playing fast .

Description of raag:-

Aaroh- Sa Ga Ma Dha(k) Ni(k)Sa*

Avaroh – Sa* Ni(k)Dha(k) Ma Ga(k) Sa-

Varjit swar -Re Pa

Vadi & Samvadi swar- Ma Sa

Jati- Audav- Audav(5,5)

Thaat – Bhairavi thaat.

Singing time -9 pm to 12 am (the second part of night)

Important Notes-

  • In Raag Malkauns, if pure Gandhar is used in the ascension and Gandhar Komal is used in the descent, then it will become Raag Mohankauns.
  • It is a mixture of Raag JoGa in PurvanGa and Raag Malakouns in UttaranGa. It is a straight Raag and can be sung freely in all the three octaves.
  • This Raag creates a calm and solemn atmosphere.
  • This Raag is very melodious but not very popular because it is relatively new. But this Raag is sung by Ustad Salamat Ali and Nazakat Ali Khan.
  • Impressed by this, Acharya Tanranga ji has composed restrictions in Mohankaus.
  • Originally, Pandit Ravi Shankar composed Raag Mohankaus, dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, which is as follows – Sa Ga Ma Dha(k) Ni(k)Sa* – Sa* Ni(k)Dha(k) Ma Ga – Ma Re Ga Ma Sa- Pandit Ravi Shankar ji has used Komal Gandhara very little as a particle note and has used Shuddha Rishabh in a special way in the ascension, like – Sa Ga Ma – Ma Ga Re Ga Ma – Ga Sa- or Sa Ga Ma – Ma re Ga Ma – Sa-

Swar Sangatiya-

Sa ,Ni(k),Dha(k) – ,Dha(k) ,Ni(k)Sa – Sa Ga Ga Ma – Ga Ma Ga(k) Sa – Ga Ma Dha(k) Ma – Dha(k) Ni(k)Sa* – Sa* Ga(k)’ Sa* Ni(k)Dha(k) Ma Ga – Ma Ni(k)Dha(k) Ma Ga – Ma Dha(k) Ga – Ma Ga(k) Sa-

Mohankauns Raag question answer –

What are the Aaroh, Avaroh & Pakad of Mohankauns Raag ?

Aaroh- Sa Ga Ma Dha(k) Ni(k)Sa*
Avaroh – Sa* Ni(k)Dha(k) Ma Ga(k) Sa-

What is the Jati of Mohankauns Raag?

Jati- Audav- Audav(5,5)

What is the singing time of Mohankauns Raag?

Singing time -9 pm to 12 am (the second part of night)

Which swars are used in Mohankauns Raag?

Aaroh- Sa Ga Ma Dha(k) Ni(k)Sa*
Avaroh – Sa* Ni(k)Dha(k) Ma Ga(k) Sa-

What is the Thaat of Mohankauns Raag?

Thaat – Bhairavi thaat

What are the Vadi- Samvadi Swar of Mohankauns Raag?

Vadi & Samvadi swar- Ma Sa

What are the Varjit swar of Mohankauns Raag?

Varjit swar -Re Pa

What is the introduction of Mohankauns Raag?

Mohankauns Raag is believed to have originated from Bhairavi thaat. Dhaivat & Nishad are used as komal swar and both Nishad are used in this raag. Re & Pa are not used in this raag and all remaining swars are used as shudha . Its jati is Audav- Audav(5,5). In this raag Ma & Sa are Vadi & Samvadi swar .The singing time of this raag is 9 pm to 12 am (the second part of night).