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Raag Deshkar


Swaras Madhyam & Nishad forbidden  (varjya), rest all Shuddha Swaras
Jati Audhav - Audhav Vakra
Time  (9AM - 12 Noon) : 2nd Prahar of the day : Din ka Dwitiya Prahar
Vishranti Sthan S P D - S' D P G
Mukhya-Ang S R G P D - D G P - S' D - P D P - G RS - R ,D S
Aaroh S R G P D S'
Avroh S'  D P D G P G RS ,D S 

Vishesh : This Raag is similar to Raag Bhupali from which it must be demonstrably shown to differ. The important note here is Shuddha Dhaivat (D) which is very strong in Deshkar. Combination of notes coupled with the Vakrata facet help in proper discrimination of this Raag as illustrated hereafter viz:- S - G s RS - D D S s - S R G P - G D P s - D G P s - GP DP G RS - R ,D ,D S - G P D D - P s DP GP D s G D P S' s D s -  P D G P - GP DP G RS.