Raag Puriya

Swar Notations

Swaras Pancham Varjya. Rishabh Komal, Madhyam Teevra. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.
Jati Shadhav - Shadhav
Thaat Marwa
Vadi/Samvadi Gandhar/Nishad
Time 2nd Prahar of the Night
Vishranti Sthan G; N; - N; G;
Mukhya-Ang N R G ; G M D G M G ; N M G ; G M G r S ; ,N ,M ,D S ; ,N r G r S ;
Aaroh-Avroh ,N r G M D N S' - S' N D M ; G M D ; G M G r S;

Raag Description: Raag Puriya is often referred to as king of night Raags. Its set of Notes are exactly like Raag Marwa. However, in this Raag, Gandhar and Nishad are Vadi and Samvadi respectively and are also Nyas Swars. G M D N ; N M G ; G M D ; G M G these are the Raag Vachak notes of Puriya. In this Raag, N-M and D-G Sangati is observed. Nishad is often skipped in Aaroh like G M D N D S'.

A pleasant sobering atmosphere full of piety is created. This is a Poorvang Pradhan Raag and can be expanded in Mandra and Madhya Saptaks. Illustrative combinations are:

,N r G ; G r ,N ,D ,N ; ,N ,M ,D S ; G M D N ; N M G ; G M D G M G ; r S ; G M D N D S' ; N r' N M G ; G M D G M G r S;


Listen to Raag Puriya: 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. To buy the book, please contact us. All bandishen are sung by Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe.

 

1
Bada Khyal - Sadra: Gajra Gare Darun
Taal: Jhaptal Vilambit
Theme: Shringar Ras
2
Bada Khyal: Tore Daras Bin
Taal: Jhaptal Madhya Lay
Theme: Virah Ras
3
Bada Khyal: Tore Kunwar Kanha Ne
Taal: Jhaptal Madhya Lay
Theme: Shri Krishna - Gopiyon se Chedchad
4
Chota Khyal: Bas Gai Shyam Moorat Man Me
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Shri Krishna - Mahima Varnan
5
Chota Khyal: Katat Na Mori Birha Ki Rain
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Virah Ras
6
Chota Khyal: Lochan Hain Ratnare Ram Ke
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Shri Ram
7
Chota Khyal: Malaniyan Goondh Laao
Taal: Ektal Drut
Theme: Shringar Ras
8
Chota Khyal: Rang Raliyan Piya Ke
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Shringar Ras
9
Chota Khyal: Salone Nainwa Drig
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Shri Ram
10
Chota Khyal: Hatko Banwari Hamri Gail
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Shri Krishna - Gopiyon se Chedchad
11
Sargam: Sa Ni Sa Ma Ga Ma
Taal: Trital Drut