Raag Basant is 25th Raag to appear in the raag wise collection of Shabads in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. The compositions in this raga appear on a total of 29 pages from page numbers 1168 to 1197. Raag Basant is an old raag and has an important place in Indian Classical Music. There are many forms of Raag Basant. One such rare form is Taan Basant.
In Taan Basant, Gandhar and Nishad are komal and rest are shudh. In aroh, rishab and dhaivat are not used.
Jaati: Aurav Sampooran
Singing time: Third pahar of the day.