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The Indian Scale & Comparison with Western Staff Notations:
The vowel 'a' is pronounced as 'a' in 'father', the vowel 'i' as 'ee' in 'feet', in the Sa-Ri-Ga Scale
In this scale, a high note (swara) will be indicated by a dot over it and a note in the lower octave will be indicated by a dot under it.
 
 

Note

Staff Symbol

Carnatic Name

Hindustani Name

Chakra

Sa

C - Natural

Shadaj

Shadaj

MulAadhar

(Base of spine)

ri

D - flat

Shuddha Rishabh

Komal ri

Swadhishthan

(Genitals)

Ri

D - Natural

Chatushruti Rishabh

Shudhh Ri

ga

E - Flat

Sadharana Gandhara

Komal ga

Manipur

(Navel & Solar Plexus)

Ga

E - Natural

Antara Gandhara

Shudhh Ga

Ma

F - Natural

Shudhh Madhyam

Shudhh Madhyam

Anahat

(Heart)

ma

F - Sharp

Prati Madhyam

Tivra Madhyam

Pa

G - Natural

Panchama

Panchama

Vishudhh

(Throat)

dha

A - Flat

Shuddha Dhaivata

Komal Dhaivat

Ajna

(Third eye)

Dha

A - Natural

Chatushruti Dhaivata

Shudhh Dhaivat

ni

B - Flat

Kaisiki Nishada

Komal Nishad

Sahsaar

(Crown of head)

Ni

B - Natural

Kakali Nishada

Shudhh Nishad

Så

C - Natural

Shadaja

Shadaj