Gurbani Raag Nut Narain
According to Bhai Kahn Singh Nabha this raga emerges from the Bilawal thaht.
In the Ragamala listed at the end of Guru Granth Sahib, this raga is listed as a son of raga Megh.
The scale and notes of the raga are as follows:
Arohi (ascending scale) - sa re ga ma ga pa dha ni sa
Avrohi (descending scale) - sa ni pa ma re sa
The vadi (most popular) note is 'pa' and samvadi (second most popular) note is 're'.
This raga is sung at the third part of night i.e., from 12 a.m. to 3 a.m. The season of its recitation is rainy (varsha) i.e., during July August. In Guru Granth Sahib it has hymns from pages 975- 983 (9 pages).
The composers of bani (hymns) in this raga are:
No bhagat bani
The sequence of the structure of compositions in this raga are:
Count of the use of Managals:
Placement and count of rahau verses:
All shabads and ashtpadis, except one ashtpadi (page 983, ashtpadi 6) have rahau verses with numeral placed in the beginning of the compositions.
Diversification of headings & subheadings in this raga: