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-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,


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

  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
    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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