Mali Gaura

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This is an Indian musical raga (composition) that appears in the Sikh tradition from northern India and is part of the Sikh holy scripture called Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji or SGGS for short. Every raga has a strict set of rules which govern the number of notes that can be used; which notes can be used; and their interplay that has to be adhered to for the composition of a tune.

In the SGGS, the Sikh holy Granth (book), there are a total of 60 raga compositions and this raga is the forty second raga to appear in the series. The composition in this raga appears on a total of 5 pages from page numbers 984 to 989.

Raag Mali Gaura (ਮਾਲੀ ਗਉੜਾ) – Mali Gaura conveys the confidence of an expert, whose knowledge is self-evident in both their outlook and actions. This knowledge is learned through experience and therefore creates an air of ‘coolness’. However, this sense of ‘coolness’ is an aspect of true happiness because you have learned how to manage things with expertise and skill.

Guru Ram Das Ji and Guru Arjan Dev Ji composed to this raga.

Section Punjabi English
Aroh: ਸ ਰ੝ ਗ ਮ’ ਪ ਧ ਨ ਧ ਸ Sa Re Ga Ma' Pa Dha Ni Dha Sa
Avroh: ਸ ਨ ਧ੝ ਪ ਮ’ ਨ ਧ ਮ’ ਗ ਰ੝ ਸ Sa Ni Dha Pa Ma' Ni Dha Ma' Ga Re Sa
Vadi: ਰ੝ Re
Samvadi: Pa

Gurbani Keertan in Raag Mali Gaura

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