Bhakti (Devotion), Gambhir (Serious), Shant (Serene, Peaceful)
is the representative raga of the Purvi
thaat. It uses all the seven notes of which and are
komal. Both forms of are used, of which
tivra is used in
avaroh. Use of
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 .