Gurbani Raag Jaitsri
According to Norther school of Music this raga is classified as a ragini. It is made up of a mixture of Dhanasri, Dhani and Sri ragas.
This raga is not included in the Ragamala listed at the end of Guru Granth Sahib.
The scale and notes of the raga are as follows:
Arohi (ascending scale) - sa ga ma pa ni sa
Avrohi (descending scale) - sa ni dha pa ma ga re sa
The vadi (most popular) note is 'ga' and samvadi (second most popular) note is 'na'.
This raga is sung at the third part of the day i.e., from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. The season of its recitation is winter (shisher) i.e., during December and January. In Guru Granth Sahib it has hymns from pages 696 - 710 (15 pages).
The composers of bani (hymns) in this raga are:
The sequence of the structure of compositions in this raga are:
The word 'Shud' is written at the end of the var. For the explanation of this comment please refer to page.
Count of the use of Managals:
Complete Mool Mantar = nil Ik-ongkar Satgur Prasadh = 10
Placement and count of rahau verses:
In Guru Ramdas's six shabads listed in Ghar 1, there is a rahau verse, without numeral '1', placed at the end of the first padas of the shabads. In further five shabads listed in Ghar '2' there is no rahau verse in them.
In Guru Arjan's 13 shabads, there is a rahau verse in all of them, with numeral '1' with them, and the rahau verses are placed at the beginning of the shabads.
In Guru Tegh Bahadur's 3 shabads the rahau verse with numeral '1' are placed in the beginning of the shabads.
In Bhagat Bani there is one shabad of Bhagat Ravidas, which has rahau verse with numeral, and is placed in the beginning of the shabad.
Diversification of headings and subheadings in the raga:
Composers Structure of Bani