Ajaba śahara : Amarīkā meṃ Kabīra = Ajab shahar : Kabir in America
Ajaba śahara : Amarīkā meṃ Kabīra = Ajab shahar : Kabir in America / the Kabir Project at Srishti presents ; direction, Shabnam Virmani.
Parallel title on disc: Ajab shahar
Sub-title on disc: Amarīkā meṃ Kabīra
Bangalore : Srishti School of Art, Design & Technology, 2008.
1 videodisc of 1 (DVD) (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. viewing copy + 1 book (52 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.)
Editing, camera, Shabnam Virmani.
In Hindi and Malvi with English subtitles; dialogue in English and Hindi with English subtitles.
part 1. Kahāṃ se āya, kahāṃ jāoge = Where did you come from? Where are you going? ; Hama paradesī panchī = I'm a bird from another country ; Koī sunatā hai gurū jñānī = A guru, a wise one listens ; Thāra raṅga mahala meṃ = In your colourful palace ; Thane gama nahīṃ rākhī bhāī = You didn't take care, my friend ; Cādara jhīnī raṅga jhīnī ; Subtle cloth of subtle colour
part 2. Zarā halke gāṛī hāṅko = Move your cart along lightly ; Bina bheda bāhara mata bhaṭako = Why wander without insight? ; Jāo nugurī kāyā = Go now, foolish body ; Piyūjī bina mhāro prāṇa paṛe mhārī helī = Without my beloved, I can't breathe ; Tū kā tū = You only you ; Ekalā mata choṛajo bañjārā re = Don't leave me alone, o traveler.
Live performances of 12 folk songs and bhajans (devotional songs) of the 15th century mystic poet Kabir in two parts; includes glimpses of the tour between concerts including the performers' impressions of North American and informal performances by local ensembles.
Copyright notice on disc: Srishti.
Accompanying book includes notes and vocal texts both in Hindi with English translations.
Recorded live in 2003 in multiple North American locations.