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Tunning of a Sitar (Courtesy by www.perfectthird.com)

Sitar Stringing Chart
Ravi Shankar Style (7 string)
1st peg........ma........#3steel
2nd peg..a...#.016" ph. bronze
3rd peg...pa.. #.022" ph. bronze
4th peg.....sa....#.028" ph. bronze
5th peg......pa......# 1 steel
6th peg.....sa chic......#0 steel
7th peg.........high sa chic.....#0 steel
Sympathetic strings..............#0 steel 
 
Sitar Stringing Chart
Vilayat Khan Style (6 string)
1st peg.........ma........#3 or #4 steel
2nd peg..................not used
3rd peg.........sa...#.016" ph. bronze
4th peg.........ga........#3 steel
5th peg.........pa.......# 1 steel
6th peg.........sa
chic...........#0 steel
7th peg...high sa chic...#0 steel
Sympathetic strings......#0 steel