Midnight or any time during rainy
Gambhir (Serious), Shant (Serene, Peaceful), Shringar (Romantic)
is a rainy season raga. Many times Megh and are used as synonyms, though there is a subtle difference between these two ragas. This raga incorporates the
angs of Megh and Malhar. is of three/four types depending on the notes used. The most commonly heard type omits only and uses
komal and . Komal gets used only in
avarohwhile komal is used both in
arohand avaroh. In the other type, komal is not used and only phrase is used to suggest Malhar. Some artists use both forms of as in Malhar. Some scholars mention one more type in which is used, which is rarely heard.