Introduction
Hindustani Classical Music

mani varaga gaaye raagini kara jaba

This composition is a lakshan geet by Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande. A lakshan geet is a composition that outlines the main characteristics of a raga or a group of ragas. It serves as a mnemonic device for students. For instance, this lakshan geet talks about the subtle differences between several related ragas - Raag Bhupali, Raag Shuddha Kalyan, Raag Deshkar, and Raag Bibhaas - in terms of the notes they use.

Click to hear an audio recording (key B♭)


Indian notation follows Western notation. For a guide to the notations, please read my Notation page.

Score
Western notation for mani varaga gaaye raagini kara jaba


Score
Indian notation for mani varaga gaaye raagini kara jaba

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