The majesty of Shahana

Raga Shahana (or Shahana Kanada) is a late night raga from the Kafi group of ragas. The North Indian (Hindustani) Shahana is not to be confused with the Carnatic Ragam Sahana (28th Melakarta, Harikamboji) as the treatment of the two is completely different Shahana literally means “of royal demeanour” (Shahi) and while it shares the notes with Bageshri, it has a measured gait and approach. … Continue reading The majesty of Shahana