Gurbani Raag Jaijaivanti
According to Bhai Kahn Singh Nabha this raga is a mixture of Bilawal and Sorath ragas. There is no mention of this raga in any ancient book of Indian music. According to Dr. Rattan Singh jaggi, this raga belongs to Kmach thata.
This raga is not mentioned in the Ragamala listed at the end of Guru Granth Sahib.
The scale and notes of the raga are as follows:
Arohi (ascending scale) - re ga re sa , re ga, ma pa dha pa, ni sa Avrohi (descending scale) - sa ni dha pa, dha ma ga re, re ga re sa
The vadi (most popular) note is 're' and samvadi (second most popular) note is 'pa'.
This raga is sung in the first part of the night i.e., 6 p.m. 9 p.m. The season of its recitation is summer (grikham) i.e., during May - June. In Guru Granth Sahib it has hymns from pages 1352 - 1353 ( 2 page).
The composers of bard (hymns) in this raga are:
There is no Bhagat Bard in this raga
The sequence of the structure of compositions in this raga are:
Count of the use of Managals:
Placement and count of rahau verses:
Like Guru Tegh Bahadur's other compositions in the Granth, all shabads have numbered rahau verses and are placed in the beginning of the shabads.
Diversification of headings & subheadings in this raga:
Page number Heading/Subheading
1352 Raga Jaijaiwanti Mehla 9
Composers Structure of Bani