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Thaat:
Purvi
Time:
Dusk
Vadi/Samvadi:
, 
Jati:
Sampurna-Sampurna Vakra
Alternative names:
Poorvi
Mood:
Bhakti (Devotion), Gambhir (Serious), Shant (Serene, Peaceful)
Purvi is the representative raga of the Purvi
A basis for the organisation and classification of ragas depending on the notes used
thaat
. It uses all the seven notes of which and are
A flat note
komal
. Both forms of are used, of which
A sharp note
tivra
is used in
Ascending movement of notes
aroh
and
Descending movement of notes
avaroh
. Use of
A natural note (corresponds to notes in Western major scale)
shuddha
is limited to phrases like //. Purvi gets differentiated from similar raga Puriya Dhanashri by use of shuddha , reduced prominence of , and increased prominence of and .