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Gurbani Raag: Todi


A ragini .of Dipak in the Ragmala, Todi is today the head of a thata. It is considered one of the most important of the north Indian ragas. Todi was used by the Gurus for 32 hymns. This is a raga for the late morning hours and the mood is gentle, with an aura of adoration. The texts composed to this raga emphasize that no matter what problems man meets or what worldly affairs distract the mind, devotion to the Lord brings one back to the path of release from worldliness.

Aroh : Sa Re _Ga M'a Pa _Dha Ni Sa

Avroh : Sa Ni Dha Pa NI'a Ga _Re Sa

Pakar : _Dha Ni Sa, Re Ga, Re Sa, M'a _Ga Pa M'a Ga, _Re _Ga _Re _Sa

Vadi : Dha

Samvadi : Re


Excerpts taken from Encyclopedia of Sikhism
by Harbans Singh .
Published by Punjabi University, Patiala
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