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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 Niranjan Singh]]  
 
* [[Bhai Niranjan Singh]]  
 
* [[Bhai Sarabjit Singh Laddi]]
 
* [[Bhai Sarabjit Singh Laddi]]
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* [[Dr. Bhai Sarbjit Singh (Sundar Nagar Wale)]]
  
  

Latest revision as of 17:36, 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: