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=='''Ragi''': Literally one who plays [[Raga|Raag]]==
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'''Ragi''' or '''Kirtani''': Literally one who plays [[Raga|Raag]] or [[kirtan]]. This is a term used to refer to the person who perform Kirtan - sings and/or plays a musical instrument while reciting or singing kirtan. In [[Sikhi]] it is the term used to refer to the player of kirtan in [[Gurdwara]]s and elsewhere. Live Kirtan is almost always played in the presence of the holy [[Guru Granth Sahib]].
  
Sikhs know a raagi to be a musician that sings [[Gurbani]] or [[kirtan]].
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'''Ragi jatha''' refers to the "group" of the members performing [[Kirtan]] together as a team; it refers to the Ragi "band"!
  
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[[Sikh]]s know a raagi to be a musician that sings [[Gurbani]] or [[kirtan]].
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==Prominent Sikh Ragis or Kirtaneaas==
 
Below is a list on prominent Sikh Ragis or Kirtaneaas past and present:
 
Below is a list on prominent Sikh Ragis or Kirtaneaas past and present:
  
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* [[Bhai Amrik Singh]]
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* [[Bhai Avtar Singh]]
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* [[Giani Amolak Singh]]
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* [[Sant Anoop Singh|Sant Anoop Singh Una wala]]
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* [[Bhai Baldeep Singh]]
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* [[Bhai Balwinder Singh Rangila]]
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* [[Professor Darshan Singh]]
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* [[Bhai Dya Singh]]
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* [[Bhai Harbans Singh|Bhai Harbans Singh Jagadriwala]]
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* [[Bhai Harjinder Singh]]
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* [[Bhai Joginder Singh Riaar]]
 
* Bhai Jasbir Singh Ji [http://www.panthrattan.com]
 
* Bhai Jasbir Singh Ji [http://www.panthrattan.com]
* [[Bhai Harjinder Singh]]
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* [[Bhai Mohinder Singh (Delhi wale)]]
 
* [[Bhai Mohinder Singh (Delhi wale)]]
 
* [[Bhai Maninder Singh]]  
 
* [[Bhai Maninder Singh]]  
* [[Giani Amolak Singh]]
 
* [[Professor Darshan Singh]]
 
* [[Bhai Balwinder Singh Rangila]]
 
* [[Bhai Harbans Singh|Bhai Harbans Singh Jagadriwala]]
 
* [[Sant Anoop Singh|Sant Anoop Singh Una wala]]
 
 
* [[Bhai Niranjan Singh]]  
 
* [[Bhai Niranjan Singh]]  
* [[Bhai Amrik Singh]]  
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* [[Bhai Sarabjit Singh Laddi]]
* [[Bhai Avtar Singh]]  
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* [[Dr. Bhai Sarbjit Singh (Sundar Nagar Wale)]]
* [[Bhai Joginder Singh Riaar]]
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* [[Giani Sant Singh Maskeen]]
 
* [[Giani Sant Singh Maskeen]]
* [[Bhai Dya Singh]
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* [[Bibi Snatam Kaur]]  
 
* [[Bibi Snatam Kaur]]  
 
* [[Bibi Dileep Kaur]]
 
* [[Bibi Dileep Kaur]]
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* [[Bibi Kamaljit Kaur]]
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Latest revision as of 16:36, 19 April 2019

Ragi or Kirtani: Literally one who plays Raag or kirtan. This is a term used to refer to the person who perform Kirtan - sings and/or plays a musical instrument while reciting or singing kirtan. In Sikhi it is the term used to refer to the player of kirtan in Gurdwaras and elsewhere. Live Kirtan is almost always played in the presence of the holy Guru Granth Sahib.

Ragi jatha refers to the "group" of the members performing Kirtan together as a team; it refers to the Ragi "band"!

Sikhs know a raagi to be a musician that sings Gurbani or kirtan.

Prominent Sikh Ragis or Kirtaneaas

Below is a list on prominent Sikh Ragis or Kirtaneaas past and present: