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Lyric and background history of song hori tomay daki

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This page contains lyric of Tagore song hori tomay daki 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 O Prarthana (37)

Taal: Dadra

Style: Kirtan

Anga: Kirtan

Written on: 1885

Collection: Robichhaya

Swarabitan: 45

Notation by: Indira Debi Chowdhurani

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Tagore song hori tomay daki
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Transliteration in English

Hori, tomaay daaki, sangsare ekakee
Andhar aranye dhai hey|
Gahana timirenayaner neere
Path khunje nahi pai hey||
Sada mone hoy kee kori kee kori
Kakhan asibe kalbibhabaree –
Tai bhaye mori, daki hori! Hori!
Hori bine keha nai hey||
Nayaner jal habe na biphal,
Tomaay sabe bale bhakatabatsal –
Sei asha mone  korechhi sambal,
Benche aachhi sudhu tai hey|
Andharete jage taba ankhitara,
Tomar bhakta kabhu hoy na pathahara –
Pran tomaay chaahe, tumi dhrubatara –
Aar kar pane chai hey||

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