Gurbani Raag Kalyan
It is a very famous raga. Its form is very beautiful and melodious. It is a raga of Kalyan thata.
There are 14 variations of this raga:
This raga is mentioned as a son of of raga Deepak 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, ni re ga ma pa, dha 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 'pa'.
This raga is sung in the fourth part of the day i.e., 3 p.m. 6 p.m. The season of its recitation is rainy (varsha) i.e., during July-August. In Guru Granth Sahib it has hymns from pages 1319 - 1326 (8 pages).
The composers of bani (hymns) in this raga are:
There is no Bhagat Bani 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:
In all shabads and ashtpadis the numbered rahau verse are placed in the beginning of the compositions.
Diversification of headings & subheadings in this raga:
Composers Structure of Bani