Sant Kabir’s Ulatbansi | Bhojpuri folk song (with english subtitles)

Sant Kabir’s Ulatbansi | Bhojpuri folk song (with english subtitles)

“An ant died on a hill, 900 vultures gathered around, An ant died on a hill, 900 vultures gathered around, Few ate, a few litter, a few carry it in a vehicle, O beloved! Save your soul, The river is sinking in the boat.” Not many know of a particularly intriguing category of Sant Kabir’s […]

जेवनार गीत | Gaari Gaari, Prem Pyaari | Bhojpuri Jevnaar folk song | Eng subs

जेवनार गीत | Gaari Gaari, Prem Pyaari | Bhojpuri Jevnaar folk song | Eng subs

Women from Johni village in Bihar sing the most beautiful Jevnaar folk song. Jevnaar songs sung by women from the bride’s side when the in-laws are sitting for a feast after the wedding. Mithila king’s city is crowded, all In-laws have arrived for a feast, The foundation is made of barfi, the pillar is made […]

निर्गुण गीत | A beautiful body burning in fire | Nirgun folk song

निर्गुण गीत | A beautiful body burning in fire | Nirgun folk song

Pt. Choubey from Varanasi presents a beautiful Nirgun folk song. One day at the river bank, I was walking leisurely I saw with my eyes, a beautiful body burning in fire O Ram! I saw with my eyes, a beautiful body burning in fire O Ram! I saw with my eyes, One day at the […]

निर्गुण गीत | Nirgun song | My lover is taking me, To his second wife’s village

निर्गुण गीत | Nirgun song | My lover is taking me, To his second wife’s village

In this song, this soul is a bride. And her lover or husband is taking her away. She says to her husband, ‘I know you have so many wives. Like me, many other souls are there as your bride’. For a bride, it is a matter of pain. So, she’s requesting ‘Please don’t take me’. […]

Nirgun folk song | Vaitarni | Women from Naad village in Bihar | English subs

Nirgun folk song | Vaitarni | Women from Naad village in Bihar | English subs

Releasing a beautiful Nirgun folk song sung by women of Nad village, Bihar. This song is about a soul being stuck in the Vaitarni river for not donating anything during her lifetime and is now requesting Guru ji to help her out. With this, we begin a new experiment towards buidling an interactive archive of […]

Sh. Hardwar Yadav | Biraha Folk Poetry | U.P

Sh. Hardwar Yadav | Biraha Folk Poetry | U.P

A video documentation of 25 live poem recitals by Sh. Hardwar Yadav, an 80 year old Biraha poet from Sahajaur Village in the Chandauli district of Uttar Pradesh. Biraha folk songs are associated with the Ahir castes. The Ahiri castes include the Yaduvanshi, the Nandvanshi and the Gwalvanshi, who trace their ancestry back to the […]