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This dance associated with Muslim holymen called pirs and is generally danced in their hermitages (khangahs). This dance is mostly performed in sitting posture, sometimes it is also danced around the grave of a preceptor. A single dancer can also perform this dance. Normally the dancer wears black so is his head covered with black scarf. Sometimes, the murids (followers) also the tie ghungroos (Jingling bells) around their waists like the Bhangra dancers of yore. This dance is fast disappearing.
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'''Jalli''' is a  dance associated with the Muslim holymen who are called pirs; it  is generally danced in their hermitages (khangahs). This 'dance' is mostly performed in sitting posture, sometimes it is also danced around the grave of a preceptor. A single dancer can also perform this dance. Normally the dancer wears black with a black scarf covering his head.  
  
Gurdaas maan do jalli dance in some songs like allah hu and many others.
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Sometimes, the Pir's murids (followers) also  tie ghungroos (Jingling bells) around their waists like the Bhangra dancers of yore. This dance is fast disappearing.
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[[Gurdas Maan]] does the  jalli dance in some songs such as, ''Allah hu'' and many others.
  
 
{{Dances of Punjab}}
 
{{Dances of Punjab}}
  
 
[[Category:Folk]]
 
[[Category:Folk]]

Latest revision as of 07:43, 8 July 2010

Jalli is a dance associated with the Muslim holymen who are called pirs; it is generally danced in their hermitages (khangahs). This 'dance' is mostly performed in sitting posture, sometimes it is also danced around the grave of a preceptor. A single dancer can also perform this dance. Normally the dancer wears black with a black scarf covering his head.

Sometimes, the Pir's murids (followers) also tie ghungroos (Jingling bells) around their waists like the Bhangra dancers of yore. This dance is fast disappearing.

Gurdas Maan does the jalli dance in some songs such as, Allah hu and many others.

Dances of Punjab and beyond

Bhangra -|- Giddha -|- Kikli -|- Luddi -|- Jhumar -|- Dhankara -|- Sammi -|- Teeyan -|- Jaago -|- Jalli -|- Dhumall -|- Malwai Giddha