If there is a perfect simile for Raag Gujri, it would be that of a person isolated in the desert, who has their hands cupped, holding water. However, it is only when the water begins to slowly seep through their joined hands that the person comes to realize the real value and importance of the water. Similarly, Raag Gujri leads the listener to realize and become aware of passing time and in this way comes to value the precious nature of time itself. The revelation brings the listener to an awareness and admission of their own death and mortality, making them utilize their remaining ‘lifetime’ more wisely. Raag Gujri is usually sung late in the mornings between 9 AM and 12 PM.