Bilaskhani Todi

Bilaskhani Todi

Bilaskhani Todi is a Hindustani classical raga. It is a blend of the ragas Asavari and Todi.


Writing about the musical theory of Indian classical music is fraught with complications. First of all, there have been no set, formal methods of written notation. Indian music is an aural tradition, and therefore writing is not an essential part of attaining talim(knowledge).

Arohana & Avarohana

Sa re ga Pa dha Sa
re ni dha Ma ga re Sa

Vadi & Samavadi



s r g r, g p g p, d m g r, g p d n d m g r , g p d s, r n d m, r g r s

Organization & Relationships

Related ragas: List related ragas here, making each raga a link with .
Thaat: Bhairavi.


Behavior refers to practical aspects of the music. It is complicated to talk about this for Hindustani music since many of the concepts are fluid, changing, or archaic. The following information cannot be accurate, but it can attempt to reflect how the music existed.

Samay (Time)



Certain ragas have seasonal associations.


Historical Information


It is said that this raga was created by Bilas Khan, son of Miyan Tansen.

Important Recordings


Bor, Joep (ed). Rao, Suvarnalata; der Meer, Wim van; Harvey, Jane (co-authors) The Raga Guide: A Survey of 74 Hindustani Ragas. Zenith Media, London: 1999.


SRA on Samay and Ragas
SRA on Ragas and Thaats
Rajan Parrikar on Ragas

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