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.


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