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Top 15 Bihari wedding songs

The culture and folklore of Bihar can be traced back to the Prehistoric period. The Indian state of Bihar has seen many settlements since then. The evidences of the same can still be seen and felt in the daily lives of the people. From cuisine to costumes, Bihari culture has its own mark in the map of India.

One such alluring representation of culture of the Bihar can be seen through the Bihari weddings. Yes, you are not mistaken if you knew this already.

The weddings of Bihar are a perfect blend of dance, colors, rituals and traditions that are ages old. One such manner in which the well-preserved culture of Bihar can be understood is from Bihari folk songs especially the ones that are sung in weddings.

They showcase the very roots of Bihari tradition and fill the air with a different aura. The Bihari wedding songs are much celebrated and hold their own meaning and grandeur. The songs of Bihari weddings mostly revolve around the central theme of Ram and Sita. The songs describe the journey of the sacred relation shared between the Princess of Maithili-Sita and her husband Ram- the prince of Ajodhya.

The songs are principally sung in Maithili and Bhojpuri, either way they are meant to touch the very bottom of your hearts. Let us have a look into a few of them.

  1. Poorab Disha se

          Singer: Sharda sinha

         This Bihari wedding song celebrates the very beginning of the marriage. It shows how happily the father of the bride gets ready to visit the groom’s house with the gifts and shagun to finalize the alliance.

          Lyrics: Poorab Disha se chalal le beti ke babu..dulha ke lagan  chadaawe jee.. dhotiya peeyar lihale..reshmi chadariya jee.. mohra lihale besshumaar jee..

  • Sanwar Sanwar Suratiya Tohra Dulha

Singer: Sharda Sinha

Album: Dulheen

Lyrics: Sawar sawar suratiya tohar dulha X3..Gore gore lakhan rangdaar dulha ho..tohar dulha…Kehu hathi chadha kehu ghira chadha..Kehu uth pe sawar bariyati chalal

  • Logwa det kaahe gaari gaari

Singer: Sharda Sinha

Album: Dulheen

Lyrics: Raam jee se puche janakpur ke naari bata da baabua..logwa det kahe gaari..bata de babuaa X2

Ee budha baba ke pakkal pakkal dhadhee X2

  • Choti nanadi haamr jiya dole re

Singer: Sharda Sinha

Album: Kekra Se Kahan Mile Jala

Lyrics: Baba dihale tikwa.. senhoor hm tejab..balamua kaise tejab he..chota nanadi.. humar jiya dole re choti nanadi.. X2  

  • Jab tak pure nah on phere saat

Singer: Hemlata

Album: Nadiya ke Paar

Lyrics: Jab tak pure na ho phere saat..jan tak pure na ho phere saat..tabtak dulheen nahi dulhe ki..re tabtak babuni nahi babua ki na.. jabtak pure na ho phere saat..

  • Sunder Sahano Dulha

Singer: Sharda Sinha

Album: Shagun

This song is sung for the welcoming of the Groom. In Bihari wedding the bride’s mother performs Parichawan ritual upon the arrival of the Baraat.

Lyrics: Sunder Sahano Dulha aayo duwaar re..X2..chalo sakhi paricchan aarti utaar re.. son eke lodha sakhi sup saraiyaa..parichaan chali dekho siyaa jee ki maiyaa..hath ghumawe lodha nainan mein pyaar re..

  • Kohbar na jaaye deib ae bhauji

Singer: Kiran Sachdeva

Here in this Bihari wedding song, the groom’s younger sister is asking her newly wedded sister in law to give her shagun. The song depicts the fun loving relation shared by both of them.

Lyrics: Kohbar na jaye deib ae bhauji tohke..negwa nikala tani deda bhauji humke.. bhaiya ke bahin hoyii..nanad hum tohar ho X2..man he ke padi bhauji batiya humar ho..

  • Aptan laagi rahi

Singer: Sharda Sinha

Album: Dulheen

This song is about the Haldi ceremony in Bihari weddings. The central figure is Goddess Sita.

Lyrics:  Aaju siyajee ke aptan lagau..Mangal geet sunau aptan laagi rahi X2

Kaathi katori mein aagar chanan..kaathi katori phulel..aptan laagi rahi..

  • Seeta ke sang saheliyan

Singer: Sharda Sinha

Album: Dulheen

This song is centered around the thought process of Sita as she and her to be husband Lord Ram wonders about their upcoming marriage. Often in bihari weddings the bride and groom is seen as Ram and Sita.

Lyrics: Sakhi phul lodhe chalu phullwariya..seeta ke sang                    saheliyan..X2 Koi beli phool lodhe.. chameli phool lodhe.. kkoi lodhela  champak ke kaliya..sita ke sang saheliyaa X2

  1. Dhire dhire ho bhasur

Singer: Anuradha Paudwal

Album: Sindoor daan

This song is a dedication from the bride to her elder brother in law. She asks her to come and perform the ritual of Bhaisur Nirakshan in the Mandapa calmly and gently. She outlines her respect in this Bihari wedding song for him.

Lyrics: Dhire Dhire ho bhasur shire dhire..humara madwa mein aaaiyah bhasur dhire dhire.. Madwa ke aari baari chanda sitara..dekha madwa ke bhasur gazbe nazaraa.. bachke samhiye bhasur dheere dheere..

  1. Dadi chumavahu sarbas lutaw raghunandan

Singer:  Sharda Sinha

Album: Old Mehendi Geet

In this Bihari wedding, song the bride is asking her grandmother to bless the alliance with all her heart. She is telling her how she would want her upcoming marriage life to be prosperous and fulfilled. The bride seeks her grandmother’s blessing for the same.

Lyrics: Dadi chumavahu sarbas lutaw raghunandan he.. diyeh dadi man se aashish sunawu raghunandan hee.. dudho nahaiya puto putr phulaiyeh raghunandan he.. jug jug banal rahe jodiyaa suhawaan raghunandan hee..

  1. Hardi hardiya

Singer: Sharda Sinha

Album: Mehendi

This song is about the ritual of Haldi. The bride is asking her mother that who all are invited for the ceremony.

Lyrics: Age maayi hardi hardiya dudh patar na..X6

Aaage mayi kon baba hardii chadawela na..X3

Aage mayi baba se baba apan baba na

Aage mayi uuhe baba hardi chadalewa na

  1. Hare hare dubhiya

Singer: Sharda Sinha

Album: Mehendi

Lyrics: Hari Hari dubhiya bachruwo na chare ge maayi..X2

Humor sundar dulha moriyoo na penhe ge maayi.. Maaliya ke janmal sabhe behnoyiaa ge maayi.. uhe behenoiyaa babu ke jodwa pehnawee ge maayi..

  1. Raja janak jee ke bagh me albela raghuvar aayo jee

Singer: Nitu Pathak

Album: Vivah Geet

This Bihari wedding song shows the arrival of the Baraat. The bride’s mother addresses the groom as Lord Ram who has come in the city of the Bride for wedding her.

Lyrics: Raja janak je eke bagh me albela raghuvar aayo jee.. sone ke thaar mein biriya lagawal.. X2 biriya chabhan aayo jee..raja janak je eke bagh mein albela raghuvar aayo jee.

  1. Chutki bhar sindoorwa lagwate ae baba

Singer: Alka Singh Pahadiya

Album: Vivah Geet

This song is the emotional conversation between the bride and her father. In Bihari culture, the sindoor is considered as very auspicious.

Lyrics: Chutki bhar senruha lagawate ae baba..betii ho jahiye paraya..aeja janakiya ke putariyaa ae baba hathwaa sindoorwa dharaayy..

  1. Hare hare baas ke maduwa

Singer: Sharda Sinha

Album: Anmol Dulha

Lyrics: Hare Hare baans ke madauwa ta dekhte suhawaan lage he.. taahi mein jadal heera laal bahutee.. manbhawan laage re.. madwa ke beech beech kalsa haris.. gadaii gaiyle re..

  1. Sir ke Sindoor na Gavanva

Singer: Sharda Sinha

Album: Dulheen

Lyrics: Udi re gawanva se aayile kawan dulha..X2..Baaithi gayile saasure duwaari re gawaanva.. kahan gayelii..kiyee bhayelii..suhawe se kaniya suhawe..X2

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