Bharat Bhai! Very good song – by Pt. Jasraj, Lyrics-Tulasidas

    Almost two years back, probably in July 2009, once I was on a industrial visit regarding an animation project, with my clients (engineering professionals). We were three people and were going to see a two wheeler painting company. We were traveling in the clients Car. His blue WagonR had a very good music system. He was playing some songs on it, while discussing. After half an hour he inserted a DVD containing Doha’s and Bhajans mainly sung by Pandit Jasraj. There was a song in it by Tulasidas, that I liked so much. I was listening to the song with such an attention that I almost could not here what he was discussing. He later told me that He himself likes that song very much and I was one of the few, who listened to that song with such an interest. (to be frank, my eyes were about to shed tears by hearing the classic poetry. I controlled myself somehow!). The song was a part of Tulasidasa’s ‘Ramcharit Manas’ I guess. In that song Prabhu Ram is talking to his brother Bharat, telling noble properties of his beloved Hanuman. Continue reading

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The relative ‘God’

My teacher once asked me about my favorite god. I said ‘VITHOBA’ (विठोबा) is my favorite god. He asked me for any special reason, for what I liked ‘Vithoba’. At that time I could not give any good reason, but later when I was home, I tried to figure it out, why I like ‘Him’. Continue reading