Arohanam: S R2 G2 M2 D2 S’ ……. (C D D# F# A C’)
Avarohanam: S’ N3 D2 M2 G2 S ……. (C’ B A F# D# C)
but the avarohanam can also come as
1. The scale has only 5 notes in the arohanam and avarohanam. This hence is a pentatonic scale (having only 5 notes per octave). So this is NOT a melakartha raga or sampoorna raga about which we had seen in the cArukEsi raga post. Such a raga where the scale is not complete is called a Janya raga. We will see about this in the subsequent section.
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