Kabir in Malwa

The Malwa belt of Madhya Pradesh lies in the western part of the state with Ujjain as the ancient centre and Indore, currently the largest city. The most interesting aspect of the folk music traditions of the area are the Bhajan mandalis that sing words of the mystic poets, especially Kabir, Meera, Surdas and others. There is a very strong branch of the Kabir panth (a sect that follows Kabir’s philosophy) here, and almost every village has a team of musicians who sing through the nights on a regular basis. There is of course the music that accompanies rituals, ceremonies or is sung at festivals and is very beautiful and rich.

Prahlad Tipanya – Sakal Hans Mein Ram Viraaje :  Download

Prahlad Tipanya – Mat Kar Maya Ko Ahankar :  Download

Kaluram Bamaniya – Piya Mera Jaagta :  Download

Kaluram Bamaniya – Ab Thara Laal Samandarada Mai :  Download

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5 Comments

  1. Kabir said,

    January 2, 2011 at 11:31 am

    I actually love this album!

  2. sunil parag said,

    September 10, 2011 at 4:45 pm

    they are very good singar give their always try to best ; outstanding performance

  3. Harry said,

    September 13, 2011 at 5:30 pm

    great folk song . I liked it very much

  4. Nk Singh said,

    February 23, 2012 at 4:08 pm

    Is it possible to upload some Kainnauri or dogri folk songs
    Prof N.K.Singh

  5. Smita Nirula said,

    October 12, 2012 at 10:58 am

    I am a fan of the Kabirproject and of Prahlad Singh Tipanya. His Sakal Hans Mein Ram Biraje is outstanding aur mere hriday mein is Kabir vani ni sakht chot mari hai…


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