Gajir Geet, Indian Folk Music
Gajir geet is a special type of song which belongs to the music community like Sufi, Darbes, Pir, and Fakir.
(Last Updated on : 08-09-2014)
Gajir Geet is a folk song sung by Gajir. Gajir means a rural religious mendicant of the Muslim community
like Sufi, Darbes, Pir, and Fakir. Gajirs also hold a conspicuous position in the rural communities. They preach their faith through songs more or less in the narrative form.
In some parts of Dacca and Mymensingh, Gajirs are highly esteemed for their acts of miracles. At least they are known for their supernatural power of some type. They establish friendly relationship between the two communities. They are well received by all in villages
Gajirs generally apply their indigenous method of healing diseases by puffing air, blowing air from the mouth, sprinkling water
, applying oil with mantras
. They are also well known for the treatment of cows diseases.
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