Kanakāngi : It is the first melakartha ragam in the 72 melakartha system of carnatic music.
This ragam is also called as Kāshirāmakriya in the Muthuswami Dikshitar school of carnatic music. The scale uses the notes shuddha rishabham, shuddha gandharam, shuddha madhyamam, shuddha dhaivatham, shuddha nishadham.
Arohanam : S R1 G1 M1 P D1 N1
Avarohanam : S N1 D1 P M1 G1 R1
Tala Structure ( 15 Aksharams) :
1 Anudhrutham + 1 Dhrutham + 1 Guru + 1 Laghu
1 + 2 + 8 + 4 = 15 Aksharams