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Lyric and background history of song kotha achho probhu

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This page contains lyric of Tagore song kotha achho probhu 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 (6)

Taal: Ektaal

Raag: Drink To Me only

Written on: 1881

Published in: Tatwabodhini Patrika

Collection: Robichhaya

Swarabitan: 23

Notation by: Kangalicharan Sen

Bhanga Gaan

Notes: Gujarati bhajan. Derived from an Irish song "…Drink To Me only…" See video

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Transliteration in English

Kotha achho prabhu, esechhe dinohin,
Alay nahi mor asim sansare!
Oti doore doore bhramichhi ami hey,prabhu, prabhu bole daki katore||
Sara ki dibe na | Dine ki chabe na| Rakhibe pheliye akool andhare?
Path je jani ne, rajani asichhe,akela ami je e banamajhare||
Jagatjanani, loho loho kole, biram magichhe sranta shishu e |
Piyao amrito, trishito se oti - jurao tahare sneha barashiye||
Tyaji se tomare gechhilo  chaliye, kandichhe ajike patha haraiye-
Ar se jabe na , rahi be sath-sath  dhariye taba hat bhramibe nirbhaye||
Eso tabe, prabhu, snehanayane e mukha-pane chao - ghichibe jatana,
Paibo naba bal, muchhiba ashrujal, charan dhariye pooribe kamana ||

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