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Thaat:
Kafi
Time:
Late morning
Vadi/Samvadi:
, 
Jati:
Audhav-Sampurna Vakra
Mood:
Karun (Sad, Compassionate), Shringar (Romantic)
Desi, a late morning raga. It omits and in
Ascending movement of notes
aroh
and uses all seven notes in
Descending movement of notes
avaroh
in a curvy manner. and are the
A flat note
komal
notes used. Though
A natural note (corresponds to notes in Western major scale)
shuddha
is the note mostly used,
A flat note
komal
is also used in avaroh. If only komal is used then the
A basis for the organisation and classification of ragas depending on the notes used
thaat
becomes Asavari and if only shuddha is used the thaat will be Kafi. If both forms are used, this raga will be of mixed thaat. Therefore based on the form of usage, three types of Desi can be observed. Direct movement from higher to middle in avaroh is the characteristic feature of this raga. is not used with at all as it may give the feel of a different raga.