Ajaba śahara : Amarīkā meṃ Kabīra = Ajab shahar : Kabir in America / Ajaba śahara : Amarīkā meṃ Kabīra Ajab shahar : Kabir in America - Bangalore : Srishti School of Art, Design &​ Technology, 2008. - 1 (DVD) (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (52 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.)

Copyright notice on disc: Srishti. Accompanying book includes notes and vocal texts both in Hindi with English translations. In Hindi and Malvi with English subtitles; dialogue in English and Hindi with English subtitles.

part 1. Kahāṃ se āya, kahāṃ jāoge =​ Where did you come from? Where are you going? ; Hama paradesī panchī =​ I'm a bird from another country ; Koī sunatā hai gurū jñānī =​ A guru, a wise one listens ; Thāra raṅga mahala meṃ =​ In your colourful palace ; Thane gama nahīṃ rākhī bhāī =​ You didn't take care, my friend ; Cādara jhīnī raṅga jhīnī ; Subtle cloth of subtle colour
part 2. Zarā halke gāṛī hāṅko =​ Move your cart along lightly ; Bina bheda bāhara mata bhaṭako =​ Why wander without insight? ; Jāo nugurī kāyā =​ Go now, foolish body ; Piyūjī bina mhāro prāṇa paṛe mhārī helī =​ Without my beloved, I can't breathe ; Tū kā tū =​ You only you ; Ekalā mata choṛajo bañjārā re =​ Don't leave me alone, o traveler.



Editing, camera, Shabnam Virmani ; Organiser, Linda Hess. Editing, camera, Shabnam Virmani ; Organiser, Linda Hess.

Live performances of 12 folk songs and bhajans (devotional songs) of the 15th century mystic poet Kabir in two parts; includes glimpses of the tour between concerts including the performers' impressions of North American and informal performances by local ensembles.


Kabir, 15th century,--Musical settings.
Tapanya, Prahlad Singh.


Malwi singers.
Folk songs, Hindi.
Bhajans, Hindi.

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