Tag Archives: Kabir

Mann Laago Yaar Fakiri Mein

In a radical departure from the norm of pursuing wealth and success, in this song the poet Kabir celebrates the joy of poverty, and the beauty of simplicity. But this poverty is not empty – it is filled with the … Continue reading

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Chun Chun Maati

Laying brick upon brick, the fool says, ‘My house’… Continue reading

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Koi Nahin Apna

No one is your own, understand oh heart… Continue reading

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Guru Vinya Ghor Andhaaro

Light the lamp and there’s radiance! Continue reading

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Baahar Kyon Bhatke

Why seek outside? Continue reading

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Aisi Mhaari Preet

Be true to my love… Continue reading

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Hiye Kaaya Mein

In this body, a vessel of clay… Continue reading

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