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Thaat:
Bhairav
Time:
Early morning
Vadi/Samvadi:
, 
Jati:
Sampurna-Sampurna
Mood:
Bhakti (Devotion), Gambhir (Serious), Karun (Sad, Compassionate), Shant (Serene, Peaceful)
Bhairav is the representative raga of Bhairav
A basis for the organisation and classification of ragas depending on the notes used
thaat
. It is one of the very old and popular ragas. It has
Oscillating note
andolit
and , which are the key features of this raga. Both and are
A flat note
komal
and rest all other notes are
A natural note (corresponds to notes in Western major scale)
shuddha
. The phrases and represent the Bhairav
Style of presenting based on another raga
ang
. At least one of these phrases can be observed in all variants of Bhairav. Often is avoided in
Ascending movement of notes
aroh
and is usually
Do not follow strict ascending or descending order of notes
vakra
in
Descending movement of notes
avaroh
. This is a serious raga and in this aspect it differs from Kalingda which also uses the same notes.