Kahe Kabira

Kahe Kabira
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Kahe Kabira` is a unique compilation of compositions that are paradigms of the colloquial flavor of devotion in India. Saint...

Kahe Kabira` is a unique compilation of compositions that are paradigms of the colloquial flavor of devotion in India. Saint Kabir wrote of philosophical and spiritual thoughts in very simple words and examples taken from day to day reality. He was brought up by a Muslim family who was weavers by profession and driven by an inner passion to decipher the truth of existence, he went on to become a glowing symbol of secular spiritualism and therefore appeals to all religions alike be it Hinduism, Sikhism or Islam. The verses of the saint are set to the sounds of Tandoora (single stringed folk instrument), Khanjeera, Harmonium, Khartal, Chimta, Dholak, and Manjira. The earthiness of the vocals and warmth of a folk rhythm together amount to a highly sonorous experience. Performed by the Manganiar, Meghwal, and Nath Jogi communities, the writings of Kabir are beautifully sung within social gatherings. Each song ends with an avowal: `Kahe Kabira Suno Bhai Sadhu….` which means- Oh Sadhu! Listen to what Kabir has to say… and goes on, to sum up, the moral of the piece in an aptly worded teaching.