Raag Yaman

Pilgrims going to Mecca' by Leon Belly, French. Oil, 1861Yaman is a beautiful Raag. It is a simple Raag, thus it is easy to learn and hard to break. It can be accepted as the asharya (first) Raag of Kaliaan thaat, as it is a Sampooran/Sampooran Raag. Yaman is found in two versions. The second version is called Yaman Kaliaan. Although Yaman Kalian should have some use of Komal Madhyam (Natural Fourth).

Thaat: Kalian
Jati: Sampooran-Sampooran (7-7)
Vadi Svara: Gandhar (Ga)
Samvadi Svara: Nishad (Ni)
Vikrat Svaras: Ma Tivar (Fourth Sharp)
Verjit Svaras: None
Time: Evening

Yaman-Aroh/avroh
Composition:

Yaman-lakshn Geet Aik Taal

Here is the same Composition in Staff Notation

Raag Yaman Lakshan Geet Staff Notation

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9 thoughts on “Raag Yaman

  1. Beautiful … This is a GREAT way to compile information… Lakshangeet for each Raga is essential … please keep up the good work.

    Best Wishes,

    Mahesh

  2. I entered your blog from google search. You really have done a good effort. Thanks for the wonderful blog.
    regards

  3. can you pls do above listed raaga yaman in teen taal !?
    also i love raag hamsadhavni and would love to have full notation for any bhajan etc for the same
    regards
    Rajiv
    PS youre willing ness to share your knowledge is commendable!
    Where are u in Delhi?

  4. इस बेहतरीन जानकारी के लिए हार्दिक धन्यवाद। हम जैसे लोगों के लिए जो संगीत सीखने के लिए गुरु अथवा समय नहीं खोज पाते हैं, आपने काफी सुविधा प्रदान कर दी है।

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