Get basic information about 6 important Taals.

Taal - Basic Information

1.  Teen Taal – 16 beats , most important taal in indian hindustani classical music

Dha Dhin Dhin Dha    |
1 2 3 4

X

Dha Dhin Dhin Dha    |
5 6 7 8

2

Dha Tin Tin Ta    |
9 10 11 12

0

Ta Dhin Dhin Dha    |
13 14 15 16

3

2.  Dadra – 6 beats , used mostly in bhajan, thumri and some film songs

Dha Dhi Na    |
1 2 3

X

Dha Ti Na    |
4 5 6

0

3. Keharwa – 8 beats , most popular taal used in film songs, bhajan etc. This taal has many variations and is used differently in songs

Dha Ge Na Ti    |
1 2 3 4

X

Na Ka Dhi Na    |
5 6 7 8

0

4. Roopak – 7 beats

Ti Ti Na    |
1 2 3

0 X

Dhi Na    |
4 5

2

Dhi Na    |
6 7

3

5. Jhap – 10 beats

Dhi Na    |
1 2

X

Dhi Dhi Na    |
3 4 5

2

Ti Na    |
6 7

0

Dhi Dhi Na    |
8 9 10

3

6. Ek – 12 beats

Dhin Dhin  |
1 2

X

DhaGe Tirkit  |
3 4

0

Tu Na  |
5 6

2

Kat Ta  |
7 8

0

DhaGe Tirkit  |
9 10

3

Dhi Na  |
11 12

4