Door hai tu
Mere naino ka saara
Noor hai tu
Meri saans ke har mod pe
Sapno ke chhor pe
Dekh sirf tere hain nishaan
Aye bairaagi teri laagi laagi re
You’re far away from all the customs and rules of this world. You are the light of my eyes.
On every corner of my breaths, in every direction of my dreams, only your signs exist. I am separated from the worldly pleasures because of you.
WORD- Dastoor: Customs, Noor: Light, Chhor: Direction,
FACT - A Bairaagi is one who is completely detached and free from all worldly desires and greed.
A Bairaagi is also a person who feels the pain of separation from their beloved.
Beparwah behti si naav tu
Kaise apnaaye tu ek ghar
Hai banjaro ka gaanv tu
You’re the reflection of a flying bird. You’re a carefree sailing boat. How will you confine yourself to one house? You’re a village of nomads.
A sailing boat usually has a destination that it wishes to reach. The protagonist describes this woman as someone who cares less about the destination and more about the journey.
He has learnt to appreciate the little, everyday moments of joy because of her.
WORD - Chaanv - Shade, Beparwah - Carefree, Banjaro - Nomad.
The signs that you've left behind, I walk on those same paths now. Who knows where I will possibly find you?
She’s an amalgamation of joy, carelessness and love! In many ways, this woman has guided him to a better life and now he continues to follow her ways of living.
FACT - On Bairaagi, Jonathan Rebeiro plays the Merlin - is a stringed musical instrument created as recently as 2013 by a company named Seagull.
Similar to an acoustic guitar, it is much smaller in size and portable with four strings.
Teri rooh phire aawara
Tu tairta tinka oonchi lehron pe
Teri saans mein jamke kansa
Tu paani tu hi pyaasa
Tu muskaata hai dil ke pehro pe
You’re the blue star of dawn. Your soul is a wanderer and you're like a straw that sails swiftly on the high waves.
Your breath glitters. You’re water and also the thirst. You bring a smile to my face at all times.
Her beautiful soul has left behind a deep influence on his ways of living life.
WORD- Bhor: Dawn/Early morning, Rooh: Soul, Tinka: Straw, Pehro - Unit of time.
FACT - The first line refers to the early morning star. Planet Venus is usually called as the "morning star" since it appears in the east just before the sun rises. Interestingly, Venus also symbolises femininity and womanhood.