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Raag Basant


Swaras r,d (Rishabh, Dhaivat Flat or Komal), Rishabh & Pancham  forbidden  (varjya) in Aaroh, Madhyam Teevra, rest all Shuddha Swaras
Jati Audhav - Sampurna Vakra (Rare deployment of Shuddha Madhyam m)
Time Spring Season at Night
Vishranti Sthan r d - S' d r
Mukhya-Ang S m m G - M d N d P - M d P s - MG M G - M N d M G r S - M d r' S'
Aaroh S G M d N S'
Avroh S' N d P M G M G - M N d M G r S 

Vishesh : Raag Basant is a melody for both Basant (Spring) & Autumn (Sharad) seasons. It is rendered mostly in Madhya & Tar Saptaks (Normal & upper Octave). Songs depicting description of the seasons besides Shringar & Virah Vedana (Separation Pangs) are common. The following combinations comprehensively bring out the Raag viz ; S d P s - Pd PP MG M G - MN d M G M G r S . Shuddha Madhyam (m) is employed occassionally as follows;  ,N S m s - m G - M d R' S' - N d P.