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Bhimpalasi is a Hindustani classical raga.


Arohana and Avarohana[edit]

Notation: S r R g G M Ḿ P d D n N S

Lower caps indicate 'komal' or flat notes, " indicates higher (third) octave, ' indicates lower (first) octave

The raag has komal Ni and Ga. It is an Audava-Sampoorna raga, implying that it has 5 notes in Arohana and 7 in Avarohana.

Vadi and Samavadi[edit]

Pakad or Chalan[edit]

Organization and relationships[edit]

Related ragas:


The madhyam (fourth) is the most important note - an important 'nyaas' sthaan (note for rest) with emphasized elaboration around this note - S g M, M g M, g M P, M P g M P (M) g (M) g M... The Rishabh (second) and the Dhaivat (sixth) are skipped in Aarohi (ascending) passages, but are given due importance when descending (Avrohi). Use of the Dhaivat and Rishabh is symmetric and both are approached via the succeeding notes (D from n, and R from g).

Samay (Time)[edit]

  • Samay: Late Afternoon

Historical information[edit]

Important recordings[edit]

Pt. Jasraj- "Ja Ja Re Apne Mandirva"

See also[edit]

List of Film Songs based on Ragas


  • Bor, Joep (c. 1997), The Raga Guide, Charlottesville, Virginia: Nimbus Records 
  • Gosvami, O. (1957), The Story Of Indian Music, Bombay: Asia Publishing House 

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