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Shruti

In Hindustani classical music ancient musicians (Pandits) have selected such 22 places from saptak of those sounds which sounds upper and lower and which is ascertain for music usage. Thus these selected places from saptak are nothing but shruti.

There are 22 shruti’s and their names are given below:

Tivra, Kumudni, Manda, Chadowati, Dayawati, Ranjani, Ratika, Rodhri, Karodha, Vajtrika, Prasarini, Preeti, Marchani, Shiti, Rakta, Sandepini, Alapini, Madanti, Rohini, Ramya, Ugra, and Shobhini.