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Thaat:
Khamaj
Time:
Late evening
Vadi/Samvadi:
, 
Jati:
Audhav-Shadhav Vakra
Mood:
Shant (Serene, Peaceful), Shringar (Romantic)
Although Gorakh Kalyan has Kalyan in its name, there is no clear expression of Kalyan directly. Hence some scholars refer to it as just Gorakh. It omits and is used only in
Descending movement of notes
avaroh
, to a limited extent. It can be presented in all three octaves, but sounds better in the lower octave. Resting on lower is very characteristic in this raga.