Definition of bhajan in English:

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bhajan

Pronunciation: /ˈbʌdʒ(ə)n/

noun

Hinduism
A devotional song.
Example sentences
  • Singing of devotional songs like bhajans has been one of the significant ceremonials at temples and other religious congregations.
  • The cassette, which has 10 bhajans and songs, is the result of music therapy which her parents started on her at the age of four.
  • He makes a living by teaching affluent housewives in Bombay how to sing devotional bhajans and ghazals.

Origin

From Sanskrit bhajana, from bhaj 'to honour, adore'.

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