by David Courtney working tools


Jhumra is is a 14 matra tal that was once popular for slow kheyals.  This has almost entirely been replaced by Ektal.  It is divided into four vibhags of 3, 4, 3, and 4 matras (beats).  These vibhags are denote by a clap, clap, wave and clap respectively.

Clapping/ Waving Arrangement

clap, 2, 3, clap, 2, 3, 4, wave, 2, 3, clap, 2, 3, 4

Number of Beats



Theka for Jhumra Tal



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