Jhinjhoti is a Hindustani classical raga from the Khamaj Thaat.[1] This is a light and playful raga.

Raga Jhinjhoti
ThaatKhamaj[1]
TypeShadav-Sampurna Vakra [1]
Time of day2nd Prahar of the night [1]
ArohanaS R M P D [1]
Avarohana  D P M G R G S[1]
Pakad S R M G R G S R Ṉ̣    S   S R G M G M G R S R Ṉ̣  S[1]
Chalan S R M G R G S R Ṉ̣    S   S R G M G M G R S R Ṉ̣  S[1]
VadiG[1]
Samavadi[1]
EquivalentKhambavati[1]

TheoryEdit

Aarohana

S R M P D  [1]

Avaroha

  D P M G R G S[1]

Pakad / Chalan

 S R M G R G S R Ṉ̣    S   S R G M G M G R S R Ṉ̣  S[1]

Vadi

Ga[1]

Samavadi

Ni[1]

Raga descriptionEdit

This is a light and playful Raga, apt for instrumental music. In this Raga mostly light mood Bandishs are rendered.[1]

Songs in this RagaEdit

A famous rendition of this raga is Abdul Karim Khan's Thumri "Piya Bin Nahi Aavat Chain" which Bhimsen Joshi had heard as a child and which left a lasting impression on him.

Gulon mein rang bhare, a ghazal by Faiz Ahmad Faiz , sung by Mehdi Hassan, is set to Jhinjhoti.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Raag Jhinjhoti - Indian Classical Music". Tanarang.com. Retrieved 2022-08-25.