नज़र उठाओ ज़रा तुम, तो कायनात चले है इन्तज़ार
In the sandy deserts of Rajasthan, a girl sings that her beloved had promised to return to the village and her in the rainy season. Without him, she finds her homeland lonely.
Sri Maha Lakshmi Ashtak was composed by Indra, and is written in Padma Purana. In Bangalore, I find ladies singing it in temples as commonly as Durga Chalisa is sung in temples of North India.
Kalapini Komkali is daughter of Indian music guru Pandit Kumar Gandharva. Chaiti is a genre of Indian music, originating in Eastern UP. Chaiti originated as women sang in longing for their beloveds who had gone away for work and not returned as yet,
In the second chapter of Bhagwad Gita, Krishna bares the nuts and bolts of life, to help us discover our blissful self… A beautiful recitation of Chapter 2, verses 25 to 60 by Swami Brahmananda, Chinmaya Mission
"No one knows the pain I go through on account of separation from Krishna. Krishna, without seeing you, I cannot rest," says Surdas, in this Krishna bhajan.
Viveik Oberoi at Sri Radha Raman temple, Vrindavan Photo journal