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Todi

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Hanumatodi, popularly known as Todi, is the 8th melakartha raga. It is the second raga in the second chakra - Nethra ( mnemonically referred to as Nethra – shri).  The prefix ‘hanuma’ is inserted to yield the melam number 8, according to the ka ta pa yadi nomenclature. It is known to be a difficult raga to perform, owing to its complexity in rendering. It is also called Janatodi.

The Todi raga in Carnatic music, is different from the Todi raga referred to in the Hindustani Music System.The equivalent of the Todi raga in Hindustani is the Shubapantuvarali in the Carnatic Music System.The equivalent of the carnatic music system Todi raga in Hindustani music system is the Bhairavi raga.   


Aarohana & Avarohana: 


S R1 G2 M1 P D1 N2 S-S N2 D1 P M1 G2 R1 S



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