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Lyric and background history of song borisho dhora majhe

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This page contains lyric of Tagore song borisho dhora majhe and its transliteration in English with background history. Background of the song includes the place and date of the song written by Rabindranath, name of the newspaper or magazine the song was first published in and the name of the person who had prepared the notation or swaralipi. This page also contains the musical composition of song like parjaay, taal, raag and ango.

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Parjaay: Puja (126)

Upa-parjaay: Prarthana

Taal: Tritaal

Raag: Bhairavi

Written on: 1884

Swarabitan: 26

Notation by: Kangalicharan Sen

Bhanga Gaan

Notes: Published in summer 1884.

This song finds a reference in the book Purushottam Rabindranath written by Amal Hom. He says - ... I can still remember the day when I had heard 'Gurudev' for the first time singing. It was the birthday of Debendtanath. Each year siblings of the saint congregated at the Tthakurbari at Jorasanko to pay homage. It was presided by his eldest son Dwijendranath. He took the chair with two of his younger brothers on either side - Satyendranath and Rabindranath. Jyotirindranath was ready with the organ. Rabindranath left his seat and quietly stood by the organ after the prayer was over. He started singing Borisho dharaamaajhe ... . It was an incredible experience listening to his baritone voice. It was an incident at an early age of mine, the memory shall always be cherished.

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Transliteration in English

Borisho dharaa maajhe shantir baari
Shusko hridoy loye   aachhe daaraiye
Urdhomukhe noronaree   
Naa thaake andhokaar,  naa thaake mohopaap,
Naa thaake shokparitaap  
Hridoy bimol hok,  praan sabal hok,
Bighno daao apsaari   
Keno e hingsadesh, keno e chhadyobesh,
Keno e maan abhimaan  
Bitor  bitor  prem  paashaanhridoye,
Joy joy hok tomari

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