Dhenuka (pronounced dhēnukā) is a ragam (musical scale) in  (South Indian classical music). It is the 9th Melakartharāgam in the 72 melakartarāgam system of Carnatic music.

Dhenuka scale with Shadjam at C

It is the 3rd rāgam in the 2nd chakra Netra. The mnemonic name is Netra-Go. ):

  • Arohana: S R1 G2 M1 P D1 N3 S
  • Avarohana: S N3 D1 P M1 G2 R1 S

(SuddhaRishabham, SadharanaGandharam, SuddhaMadhyamam, SuddhaDhaivatham, KakaliNishadham)


  • TeliyalErurAmA composed by Thyagaraja is one of the most often rendered in concerts.
  • Raavayya Rama composed byDr. M .Balamuralikrishna
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