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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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[[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:
  

Revision as of 23:47, 27 February 2011

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.

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: