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Lyric and background history of song ei to tomar alokdhenu

Song of Rabindranath Tagore

This page contains lyric of Tagore song ei to tomar alokdhenu 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 (520)

Upa-parjaay: Sundar

Taal: Jhampak

Raag: Kedara

Written on: 1914 (10 Baishakh 1321)

Place: Ramgarh, The Himalayas

Collection: Geetimalya

Swarabitan: 41

Notation by: Mohini Sengupta

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Tagore song ei to tomar alokdhenu
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Transliteration in English

Ei to tomar aalokdhenu surjo tara dole dole-
Kothay boshe bajao benu,chorao mohagogontole.
Triner saari tulche maatha,torur saakhe shyamal paata-
Aaloy chora dhenu era bhir koreche fule fole.
Shokalbela dure dure uriye dhuli kothay chote,
Aandhar holey saanjher surey firiye aan aapon gothe.
Aasha trishaa aamar joto ghure beraay kothay koto-
Mor jiboner raakhal ogo daak debe ki sondhya hole?!

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