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Revealed by Guru Arjan Sahib (1563-1606), ‘Basant Ki Var’ is recorded on page 1193 of the Guru Granth Sahib. This is the shortest var among all vars recorded in the Guru Granth Sahib. In this var, there are only three pauris (stanzas). No salok has been recorded along with them. Every pauri consists of five lines each. Instead of the word ‘mahalā,’ ‘mahalu’ appears in the title of this var. “In several manuscripts, ‘mahalā’ is written in place of ‘mahalu’ as the title of this var.” “During the time between Maghi and Hola Mohalla, along with the tradition of singing kirtan in Rag Basant during congregational gatherings, there is also a custom of singing “Basant Ki Var.”