Bhakti (Devotion), Karun (Sad, Compassionate), Shant (Serene, Peaceful)
It is said that this raga was created by Tansen’s son Bilaskhan. As the name suggests, it is a variant of Todi. The uniqueness of this raga is that Todi is presented using the notes of Bhairavi
thaat. This raga is serious in nature and hence suited only for classical presentations.
Alapoccupies a major part of its presentation. The structure of the raga is complex. It uses , , and as
komalnotes. and are omitted in
arohwhile is omitted in
avaroh. One should be cautious in presenting this raga as it is very close to Komal Rishabh Asavari and Bhairavi, which also have the same notes.