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O! People, if I Meet a Trader of the Charmer-Divine

ਕੋ ਬਨਜਾਰੋ ਰਾਮ ਕੋ ਮੇਰਾ ਟਾਂਡਾ ਲਾਦਿਆ ਜਾਇ ਰੇ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥

Wednesday
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15
February
2017

This composition by Bhagat Ravidas is in Rag Gauri Bairagan, a musical mode sung in the morning. It is a rag (musical measure) of sadness, separation, and longing.

This composition by Bhagat Ravidas is in Rag Gauri Bairagan, a musical mode sung in the morning. It is a rag (musical measure) of sadness, separation, and longing. Bhagat Ravidas uses the trader as a metaphor and says, “I am a trader of the Charmer-Divine. Now everything is flowing naturally within me. I have now acquired the wealth of Nam-divine virtues while the worldly people have acquired and live with the poisons.”

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Inni Kaur

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Inni Kaur is Creative Director at the Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI). She has served SikhRI in several capacities since 2010, including Chair of the Board, and most recently as CEO. 

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