Raag Jaunpuri

Swar Notations

Swaras Gandhar Varjya in Aaroh. Gandhar, Dhaivat and Nishad Komal. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.
Jati Shadhav - Sampurna
Thaat Asawari
Vadi/Samvadi Dhaivat/Gandhar
Time 2nd Prahar of the day : Din Ka Dwitiya Prahar
Vishranti Sthan R; P; d; S'; - d; P; g; R;
Mukhya-Ang R m P , d m P S' ; R' n d P ; m P n d P ; d m P g R m P ;
Aaroh-Avroh S R m P d n S' - S' n d P m g R S;

Raag Description: This Raag is very similar to Raag Aasavari in its rendering and is very sweet to listen to. Whereas in Asavari both Gandhar and Nishad are Varjya in Aaroh, in Raag Jaunpuri only Gandhar is Varjya.

R R m m P ; d m P g R S ; R ,n S this are the characteristic notes of Raag Jaunpuri. d m P g R S these notes are rendered in Meend and Gandhar and Dhaivat are oscillated, which increases the beauty of this Raag.

This is a Uttarang Pradhan Raag and can be expanded in Madhya and Tar Saptaks. The atmosphere created by this Raag is deep and full of Bhakti and Shringar Ras. Comparable combination illustrative of Raag Jounpuri are:

S ,n ,n S ; R R S ; R R m m P ; P P ; P d d P ; d P d m P ; R R m m P ; m P n d P ; m P d n S' ; R m P d m P S'; S' R' R' S' ; R' R' n n S'; R n S R n d P ; d m P g R S R m p ; d m P S';


Listen to Raag Jaunpuri: Following bandishen are taken from the book "Acharya Tanarang Ki Bandishen Vol I" written by Acharya Vishwanath Rao Ringe 'Tanarang'. The book contains 285 Bandishen from 31 Raags and an Audio CD. For more information on the book, please click here. To buy the book, please contact us.


1 Bada Khyal - Rain Ke Jaage Ho Bedardi Piya
Taal - Jhaptal Vilambit
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
2 Bada Khyal - Rang Abir Na Daro
Taal - Ektal Vilambit
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
3 Chota Khyal - Achpal Dhai Gop Brijnari
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
4 Chota Khyal - Ansuwan Ki Jhar Lagi
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
5 Chota Khyal - Baje Jhananana Jhananana Baje
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
6 Chota Khyal - More Gharwa Aaye Re Aaj Tanarangwa
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
7 Chota Khyal - More Man Basi Moorat Tori
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
8 Chota Khyal - Mori Runak Jhunak Baje Paayaliya
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
9 Chota Khyal - Mori Maan Le Kahi
Taal - Ektal Drut
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
10 Sargam - Pa Sa Ni Sa Dha Pa Dha Ma Pa Pa Dha Pa Re Ma
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe