Todi, Miya Todi
Bhakti (Devotion), Gambhir (Serious), Karun (Sad, Compassionate), Shant (Serene, Peaceful)
, also referred to as Todi, is the representative raga of Todi
thaat. It is believed that this raga was created by Miyan Tansen and hence the name. This raga is considered the base for all Todi variants. Todi has , ,
tivra. is mostly avoided in
aroh. However, sometimes is used in aroh in a curvy phrase like is considered as the phrase that represents Todi
ang. and are very komal when compared with average forms of the same komal notes and this imparts a tonality unique to Todi. This is a serious raga.