Raga Sindhu Bhairavi

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Raga Sindhu Bhairavi 

Sindhu Bhairavi is a raga in Hindustani and Carnatic classical music, belonging to the Asavari thaat. In Carnatic music it is a Janya raga of the 8th melakartha raga Hanumatodi. The raga brings Viraham (separation), Shokam (sorrow), Karunam (compassion) and Bhakthi (devotion) rasas. In Carnatic music it is a Bhashangaraga, in which all the 12 notes are applicable.

Sindhu Bhairavi is not to be confused with other similarly named ragas such as Sindhi Bhairavi, Sindh, Sindhura and Sindhura Bhairavi.


   Raga structure of Sindhu Bhairavi

Thaat : Asavari

Jati : Sampooran-Sampooran (7/7)

Vadi : M or D_

Samvadi : S or G_

Vikrit : G,D,N komal

Virjit : none

Aroh : S R g m P d n S' or  S R_ G_ M P D_N_ S'

Avroh : S' n d P m g R S or S' N_D_ P M G_ R_ S

Time : Day Second Pehar

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   Songs based on Raga Sindhu Bhairavi

Popular carnatic compositions in the raga are 

Vinnum mannum - Subramania Bharati
Venkatachala Nilayam, Tamboori meetidava, Vrindavanave Mandira, Tirupati Venkataramana, Harihara ninnanu, Elliruvano Ranga By Purandara Dasa
Narasimhanembo Devanu is a long and beautiful composition of Purandara Dasa which contains the full story of Narasimha charitre is sung in Sindhubhairavi
Dummi Salenni, Govinda Gopala Gopika By Vadiraja Tirtha
Sharanu Sheshachala By Vijaya Dasa
Vishweshwar Darshan, Bhaja Bhaja, Ramachandra Prabhu – Maharaja Swathi Thirunal
Kalyana Gopalam – Narayana Theertha
Manadhirkugandhadhu – Thanjavur Sankara Iyer
Pankajaksha Pahi – Thulaseevanam
Kantamam – Mayuram Viswanatha Sastri
Pahi Pahi Gajanana – Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji
Thillana – Lalgudi Jayaraman



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