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Lyric and background history of song amar mon mane na

Song of Rabindranath Tagore

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Parjaay: Prem (58)

Upa-parjaay: Prem-Boichitra

Taal: Ektaal

Raag: Pilu-Bhimpalasi-Kirtan

Anga: Kirtan

Written on: 1892

Swarabitan: 10

Notation by: Indira Debi Chowdhurani

Notes: Shailajaranjan Majumdar had commented in the context of his learning of this song in his book 'Jaatrapather Aanandagaan' (pg-95)-

Gurudev was immensely sensitive for the tune of his songs. I remember a few incidents. Sometimes I would select the songs, sometimes it was Gurudev. This time he had selected the song 'Aamar mon maane na ...' and started giving the lesson. Earlier I had learnt the tune from Din-da and I could find some minor differences.

Without indicating at the differences between the two I just said that I had learnt it earlier from Din-da.

He was furious, bursting out at me he said

The lamb is mine, I know it better where to slice it from. Follow only the tune that I give you and not any other.

I was amazed to find that his tune was the identical with the notation that was previously made.

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Transliteration in English

Aamar mon maane naa dinorajoni.
Aami ki kothay smoriya e tonu bhoriya pulok  rakhite naari.
Ogo,ki bhabhiya mone e duti noyone uthle noyon baari-
Ogo sojoni.
Se sudhabochon,se sukhporosh,onge bajichhe baanshi.
Tai suniya suniya aaponar mone hoy hridoy udaashi-
Keno na jaani.
Ogo, baatashe  ki kotha bheshe chole aashe,aakashe ki much jaage!
Ogo bonmormore nodi nirjhore ki modhur sur laage.
Phuler gondho bondhur moto joraaye dhoreche gole-
Aami e kotha ,e byatha,sukh byakulotaa kahar chorontoley
Debo nichhoni.

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