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As a literary compilation it is composed of three basic parts. The first of these contains liturgical material—a basic statement of faith called the mul mantra and hymns and prayers to be used in daily private worship. The second section comprises the bulk of the text—1,340 of 1,430 pages. It contains many verses and hymns, each of which is supposed to be sung to the tune of one of 31 ragas (ancient traditional patterns or modes in Indian music). Each subsection is headed by the title of one of the ragas.
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