Bhakti (Devotion), Shant (Serene, Peaceful), Shringar (Romantic), Veer (Bravery)
, also called Kalyan, is the representative raga of Kalyan
thaat. It uses all seven notes, of which only is
tivraand the rest are
shuddhanotes. Both and are mostly avoided in
aroh. , and NRS are the key phrases that represent the Kalyan
ang. Usually the evening concerts start with this raga. Yaman is a very old and simple raga, which makes it one among the initial ragas to be taught in many lineages. Most of its
taans start from lower . Yaman or Kalyan refers to the same raga, but Yaman Kalyan is a different raga which uses both forms of .