Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words.
The Raag Kafi is an important raga of Hindustani classical music. This raga corresponds to Kharaharapriya in Carnatic music. Raga Kafi has a direct lineage with the folk music of India. Folk music in Tappa, Hori,Dadra, Kirtan and Bhajans from different parts of India have been composed in this raga form for ages.
Aaroh: Sa Re Ga (komal) Ma Pa Dha Ni (komal) Sa
Avaroh: Sa Ni (komal) Dha Pa Ma Ga (komal) Re Sa
Vadi: Pa (Pancham)
Samvadi: Re (Rishabh)
Pakad: Re Pa, Ma Pa Ga (komal) Re, Ma Ma Pa
Samay (Time): Evening and the first part of night