In the Guru Granth Sahib, there are fifty-seven saloks and fifty-nine Sabads revealed by Guru Teghbahadar Sahib (1621-1675). While the saloks are recorded without any prescribed rag
A rag is a melodic framework for improvisation and composition in Hindustani music akin to a melodic mode in western music. It consists of a specific set of notes and their combination used in a particular order to produce a melody. A rag also provides a framework of rules with the help of which a musician can improvise to produce different melodies by infinitely reordering a given set of notes specifically prescribed for that particular rag. Every rag has an array of melodic structures with musical motifs that is capable of evoking distinct emotions. [https://www.britannica.com/art/raga]
(musical mode), the Sabads are recorded under fifteen different rags. Under Rag Sarang, the Guru has revealed four Sabads, which are recorded on pages 1231-1232 of the Guru Granth Sahib. All four Sabads comprise of two stanzas each. The stanza of rahau in each Sabad is separate from these stanzas.