Raag Malgunji

Swar Notations

Swaras Pancham Varjya in Aaroh. Both Nishads, Both Gandhars. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.
Jati Shadhav-Sampurna Vakra
Thaat Kafi
Vadi/Samvadi Madhyam/Shadj
Time 3rd Prahar of the Night
Vishranti Sthan S; m; - m; S;
Mukhya-Ang G m g R S ; ,n S ; ,D ,n S R G m ;
Aaroh-Avroh S R G m D n S' - S' n D P m G R G m g R S ;

Raag Description: Raag Malgunji is a very melodious Raag. Raag Malgunji is similar to Raag Bageshree but it employs Shuddha Gandhar in Aaroh which makes it different from Bageshree. Malgunji also has some elements of Raag Khamaj.

This Raag employs Shuddha Gandhar in Aaroh and Komal Gandhar in Avroh. Raag Vachak notes of Raag Malgunji are S ,D ,N S R G m which are recurring. In Uttarang, Nishad Shuddha is occasionally rendered like m D N S. Shuddha Gandhar is a Prominent note. Vadi is Madhyam and Samvadi is Shadj.

This Raag can be expanded in all the three octaves. This Raag creates a heavy atmosphere. Following are the illustrative combinations of the Raag Malgunji:

S ,D ,n S R G m ; m D n S' ; S' n D P m G m ; m g R S ; S ,n ,D ,n S R G m ; m D N S' ; S' R' S' R' n S' ; R' R' S' n D P ; n n D P m G R G m ; m g R S ;