Bhakti (Devotion), Karun (Sad, Compassionate)
is a morning raga that uses and as
komalnotes. This omits and in
arohwhile all the seven notes are used in
avaroh. Though and are used in
avaroh, they don’t have much prominence. This is an
uttarang pradhanraga suited for semi-classical presentations. Alaps sound much better in this raga and hence occupy a major portion of the presentation. This raga is very effective in expressing intense devotion and pathos.