Thursday, October 3, 2013

KASHMIRI CRADLE SONGS AND LULLABY



                                                                          

MOTHER AND CHILD  IN KASHMIR .

 OIL ON CANVAS 
      BY
CHARLES W. BARTLETT ( 1860-1940 ) )
( Charles W Bartlett was a painter and printmaker from UK . In 1913 , he visited India , china , Afghanistan  , Indonesia and Japan .  )

Anywhere in the world, mothers sing almost similarly in soft tones to make their babies sleep. Sometimes holding them in their lap . Quite often holding them close to the chest. Kissing , passing fingers through their  soft hair and giving affectionate soft touches on the head . Some times mothers sing and help the child to sip  milk .  The baby looks smilingly  at the mother  . The mother smiles in return and hugs the child.What more is needed to cement this mother child relation ? . They also rock and swing  the  sleep cradle singing Lullaby. Our mothers and grand mothers sang something like this in chaste kashmiri …


(1) Dhoadh  Tcheyto Daam Daam Gaaelie Gaaeley
Ho Ho Ba karyo Adda-kaley
Loalli Munz Ba lala-Vuthh Manaka Phaley
Ho Ho Ba karyo Adda-kaley


(2)

 Kaaw Karaan Taav Taav
Goburra Laalus Moall Aav
Kaaw Karaan Taav Taav
Khaana-Maalis Maam Aav

( 3)

Nikas saal Mataamaal
Nikas saal Mataamaal.
Tchrinda-grindumm Taa Monga Daal
Okhoon Sahbuss Khatan-haal
Nikas saal Mataamaal
Nikas saal Mataamaal.

(4 )

Nendri Mauji Itaaessi
Nendri Zoalla Ditaaessi
Panun Zoov Ta Jaan Tchei
Aaay ta Bataa Ditaaessi..

( 5)
Door Ballaai Tchajiyo
Mauj Balaai Lajiyo
Moal Goyyo Gaamun
Su Haa iyee Shaamun
Tamiss Balaai Tchajiyo
Mauj Balaai Lajiyo……..

(6)
Dhoadha Baachhun Lagayo
Dhoadha Baachhun Lagayo
Mauj Gayee Kapissi Kaachhun
So Chhayee khonnie Khonnie Rachhan
Graandh Chayee Karaan Saasun Lachhan
Dhoadh Baachhun Lagayo……
(8)
Chhiyee Na Matchie Kanan Dhoor
Goor Goor Goor Goor
Saebaa Laalus Balaai Dhoor
Aaay Poor Ta Umar Poor
Goor Goor Goor Goor
Chhiyee Na Matchie Kanan Dhoor

(9 )
Dhaerr Dhaerr Hoonyo Tchheniyo Nuss
Ba Ha Gindh Pananiss Nika laalus
Dhaerr Dhaerr Hoonyo Tchheniyo Nuss .

 (10 )
Maaji Aninaai Falila toorie
Panin Koorie Lagaaye
Boyee Haaethh Aayukh Rozini Yurrie
Panin Koorie Lagaye ………….

(11 )
Rama Ji Rama Ji
Nikas Laaesanum Mama ji
Rama Ji Rama Ji
Billus Laaesnum Mama ji


( Autar Mota 03.10.2013 )




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