Bhakti (Devotion), Chanchal (Lively), Karun (Sad, Compassionate), Shringar (Romantic)
is the representative raag of the Kafi thaat. It has all the seven notes both in
avaroh. and are
komaland the remaining notes are shudh. Mostly this raga is used for semi-classical presentations like Thumri, Tappa, Hori etc. A majority of the compositions will have descriptions of Holi festival and its celebrations. Sometimes to add more emotions
shuddha and are also used, in which case it is called Mishra Kafi.