Near-identical to Gaoti, Bheem is distinguished by its allowance of komal ga in taar saptak. Tanarang notes that “in uttarang, komal ni is always rendered [via a] meend from Sa, as a kanswar like GmP, (S)nS…Similarly in Avroh, ni is generally skipped like SP/DP“. The vakra GmRS is taken instead of mGRS. (n.b. Parrikar notes the existence of a separate Kafi-thaat Bheem.)
—Veena Sahasrabuddhe (1999)—
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