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Raag Lalit


Swaras r,d (Rishabh, Dhaivat Flat or Komal), Both Madhyam m & M, Pancham forbidden  (varjya), rest all Shuddha Swaras
Jati Shadhav-Shadhav Vakra
Time Late night to Dawn (3AM - 6 AM) : 4th Prahar of the night : Ratri ka Chaturtha Prahar
Vishranti Sthan m N - S' N m
Mukhya-Ang ,N r G m M m - G m d N d M m - r' N d M m - G m M m - G - M G r S
Aaroh ,N r G M d N S'
Avroh S' N d -  M d M m -  G M G r S 

Vishesh : This raag is a sweet melifluous combination of both Madhyamas (Shuddha & Teevra) i.e. m & M requiring critical attention to the Komal Dhaivat d employed herein. This note is a shruti in between Shuddha Dhaivat D and commonly played Komal Dhaivat d of Raag Todi.
It is for this reason that its correct position should be rigourously practices afer hearing it from the Guru (Gurumukh). The following combinations help in fuller menifestation of its real character that is effective in producing Bhakti, Karuna & other Rasas viz; ,N r G m M m - G m d N d M m - M d N S' - M d M S' - S' r' N d - M d N M N d - M d M m - G m M m - G - M G r S