Bengali Songs and Music

Baul Songs

Baul SongsBauls constitute the heterogeneous group of minstrels from Bengal that mainly includes Sufi Muslims and Vaishnative Hindus. They use both religion and music to express their culture. They are unique in the way they wear clothes and use musical instruments.Bauls had influenced the Bengali culture considerably. Rabindranth Tagore was greatly inspired and influenced from Bauls and included them in his writings and compositions.

Baul music comprises of the varied folk songs sung by Bauls. It reflects the fusion of both Hindu bhakti movements as well as the Sufi songs. They use varied types of musical instruments. Most commonly used musical instrument by Bauls is Ektara. Other musical instruments include the dotara, the dugi, dhol and khol, kartal, mandira and the bamboo flute.

Top Bengali Baul Songs are as follows:

(1) Song :  Sae Kalachand

Album : Purna Das Baul - Banglar Baul

Description : It is a very spiritual song that casts its magical effect on the audience. Listeners get completely immersed in the music and feel completely at peace with them. Purna had lent his melodious voice to make it a divine song.

(2) Song : Prem Sikhaia

Album : Purna Das Baul - Banglar Baul

Description : This divine song mesmerizes the audience with its sheer class and composition. It is very soothing and peaceful to ear as well as one's mind. This song settles down the uncertainties in one’s mind and helps the listener to think rationally.

Purna Das Baul - Banglar Baul
(3) Song : Tui Amare Pagal Korli Re

Album : Purna Das Baul - Banglar Baul

Description : This song provides the answer to various spiritual queries of the audience who are looking for their meaning in life. It reduces the tension and is an effective stress buster. It was sung beautifully by Purna.

(4) Song : Champa Ke Haar Porali Kene

Album : Purna Das Baul - Banglar Baul

Description : This song is a perfect song for offering one's prayer to God Almighty. It is very soulful in its essence and very appealing to the followers. Lyrics are rich in its content and very meaningful.

(5) Song : Boner Pakhi Mone Ese

Album : Purna Das Baul - Banglar Baul

Description : This devotional song is very inspiring and teaches good learning to the audience and praises Lord as the supreme power. It is deeply spiritual at its core and is one of the greatest devotional songs of all time.

Purna Das Baul - Banglar Baul-2(6) Song : Sudhu Hari Bole Dakile

Album : Purna Das Baul - Banglar Baul

Description : It is a great devotional song that reverberates in the listener's soul and heart long after the song is over. It creates the powerful influence on the audience and gives them inner strength.

(7) Song : Se Abar Kemon Pagal

Album : Purna Das Baul - Banglar Baul

Description : This devotional song has the potential of cleaning the mind and soul of the listeners from the impurities of the outside world. It helps them to concentrate on inner self and gets them in dialogue with it.

(8) Song : Marona Marona Mago

Album : Purna Das Baul - Banglar Baul

Description : It is a classic devotional song that awakes the person and increases his/her awareness about his surroundings. It is best choice to listen to bring the wandering mind to rest. It was sung with lots of heart and emotions.

(9) Song : Mon ChhiloPurna Das Baul - Banglar Baul

Album : Purna Das Baul - Banglar Baul

Description : It is easily one of the greatest devotional songs that had generated massive fan following. Lyrics are very spirited and fill one's heart with enthusiasm and energy.  It is played widely everywhere during the festivals.

(10) Song : Agun Pani

Album : Purna Das Baul - Banglar Baul

Description : This devotional song exhibits its timeless class and aura every time one plays it. It is an awesome composition that takes the audience on journey of another world and leaves them refreshed and contented.

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