This book delves into the understanding of raga sangeet, semi-classical and fusion music, raga sangeet in Hindi films, as well as the future of classical music in India. This book gives information, in an intelligible and straight forward manner, information about various dhuns of Hindustani classical music and their scales and their structure. It also includes information about various musical instruments and their playing method. This edition of the book is focuses on 8 note sargam taans / patterns with its exercises. This book has exercises in it. Practicing these patterns / alankars will help you to understand music for common people. These exercises give you thousands of hours of practice (Riyaz) that improvises your skills and enhance your passion for music. By doing this kind of practice you will become a pro at improvisation. Author tried to compose comprehensive guide to savor and appreciate classical music.