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Thaat:
Kalyan
Time:
Early night
Vadi/Samvadi:
, 
Jati:
Shadhav-Sampurna Vakra
Alternative names:
Anandi, Anand Kalyan
Mood:
Chanchal (Lively), Shant (Serene, Peaceful), Shringar (Romantic)
Nand raga is also called Anandi or Anand Kalyan. This raga omits in
Ascending movement of notes
aroh
and uses all seven notes in
Descending movement of notes
avaroh
. This raga is a little curvy in its movement both in aroh and avaroh. It uses all
A natural note (corresponds to notes in Western major scale)
shuddha
notes. Both forms of are used and of the two forms,
A sharp note
tivra
is used only in avaroh along with in
Ascending movement of notes
arohi
manner like //. Shuddha is used in
Ascending movement of notes
aroh
with more prominence and sustenance, while in
Descending movement of notes
avaroh
its use is again like in
Ascending movement of notes
aroh
(
Ascending movement of notes
arohi
manner) but without sustenance and mostly ends with . The characteristic phrase of this raga is . phrase denotes the Kalyan
Style of presenting based on another raga
ang
. This raga has a beautiful mixture of Bihag, Kamod, Gaud Sarang and Hamir. Hence it demands proper guidance and practice for presentation.