Raag Gunkali

Swar Notations

Swaras Gandhar and Nishad Varjya. Rishabh and Dhaivat Komal. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.
Jati Audhav-Audhav
Thaat Bhairav
Vadi/Samvadi Dhaivat/Rishabh
Time (6AM - 9 AM): 1st Prahar of the day: Din ka Pratham Prahar
Vishranti Sthan S; r; d; - d; r; S;
Mukhya-Ang S r m P d ; P d m r ; r S ,d S ; m P d d S' ; d P d m ; P m r S ;
Aaroh-Avroh S r m P d S' - S' d P m r r S ,d S;

Raag Description: Among morning Raags, Gunkali is essentially an epitome of Bhakti and Karuna. This Raag belongs to Bhairav Thaat. This is a Meend Pradhan Raag. Using Komal Rishabh and Komal Dhaivat in Raag Durga makes way for Raag Gunkali.

Gunkali is a straightforward Raag and can be freely expanded in all the three octaves. The following combination of notes creates the special atmosphere:

,d ,d S ; r r S ; r m ; m m P m ; P P d m ; P m r ; r S ,d ,d S; m P d S' ; S' r' S' d P ; r' S' d P ; d m P d ; m r S ;


Listen to Raag Gunkali: These bandishen are composed by Acharya Vishwanath Rao Ringe 'Tanarang' and will be published in future volumes of the book 'Acharya Tanarang Ki Bandishen'. For more information, please contact us. All the following bandishen are sung by Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe.

 

1
Bada Khyal: Araj Suno He Kartar
Taal: Ektal Vilambit
Theme: Bhakti Ras
2
Bada Khyal: More Man Ram
Taal: Tilwada Vilambit
Theme: Shri Ram
3
Bada Khyal - Sadra: He Kartar Jag Ke Paalanhar
Taal: Jhaptal Vilambit
Theme: Bhakti Ras
4
Bada Khyal - Sadra: Paar Na Paayo Sangeet Kala
Taal: Jhaptal Vilambit
Theme: Sur Sadhana
5
Bada Khyal - Sadra: Laaj Na Aaye
Taal: Jhaptal Vilambit
Theme: Shri Krishna - Gopiyon se Chedchad
6
Bada Khyal: Bhaj Le Re Gopal
Taal: Jhaptal Madhya Lay
Theme: Bhakti Ras
7
Bada Khyal: Pratham Purush Avinashi
Taal: Jhaptal Madhya Lay
Theme: Bhakti Ras
8
Chota Khyal: Aai Aai Aai Ri Tej Punj Ravi Kirne
Taal: Ektal Drut
Theme: Sunrise Time
9
Chota Khyal: Taro Bhav Sagar Son
Taal: Ektal Drut
Theme: Bhakti Ras
10
Chota Khyal: Girna Nahi Anrit Chal Dagri
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Jeevan Darshan
11
Chota Khyal: Kahe Na Hari Gun Gave
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Bhakti Ras
12
Chota Khyal: Lelo Patwar Garib Nawaz
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Bhakti Ras
13
Chota Khyal: Manuwa Hari Charnan Chit Dhariye
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Bhakti Ras
14
Chota Khyal: Nirgun Nirakar Tu
Taal: Ektal Drut
Theme: Bhakti Ras, Nirguni
15
Chota Khyal: Maan Le Re Mori Kahi
Taal: Ektal Drut
Theme: Shri Krishna - Gopiyon se Chedchad
16
Chota Khyal: Sumir Saheb Ko Naam
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Bhakti Ras, Jeevan Darshan
17
Chota Khyal: Anupam Sukh Upjo Dhun Sun
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Shri Krishna - Gopiyon ki Vyakulta, Shri Krishna - Murlidhar
18
Sargam: Dh Pa Ma Re Sa
Taal: Trital Drut


Raag Gunkali By Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
Bada Khyal - More Man Raam Biraje, Taal - Ektal Vilambit
Chota Khyal - Sumir Saheb Ko Naam Re, Taal - Trital