(Garhwali Folk Dance-Song, Traditional Dance-Songs of Uttarakhand, Himalayan Folk Dance –Songs )
In Garhwal, Badi and Badan are the professional dancing-singing class It is said that Badi and Badan were born from wet dirt from the body of Lord Shiva while he was performing a vigorous dance and perspiring.
Dr Govind Chatak and Dr Shiva Nand named for some folk dance-songs as Nat-Nati Nrity Geet which, are entertaining and humorous too.
Theere is fixed songs or dance for Nat Nati dance-songs. The only condition is that the songs and dance should be entertaining and fast rhythm on dances. The Mirasi-Mirasan another Garhwali professional class of dancers-singers also do the same performances.
The following song is very agile and humorous song for Nat Nati dance
नट नटी नाच गाण (नट नटी लोक नृत्य गीत )
Garhwali Folk Song for a Garhwali Nat Nati Folk Dance
अलसी, सिमानी चुची बौ
अलसी, तू रौंदी कख छे ?
तै मथ्या गौं !
अलसी , तेरा यार कत्ती ?
एक बीसी नौ
अलसी, तेरा भितर क्या च ?
एक फुटयूँ तौ
अलसी, तेरा घिन कत्ति ?
एक डून्डी गौ
अलसी , तू खांदी क्या छे ?
एक डाळी जौ
अलसी , सिमानी चुची बौ
Source: Dr Govind Chatak and Dr Shiva Nand Nautiyal
To be continued in Garhwali Folk Dance-Songs, Traditional Songs of Uttarakhand and Himalayan Folk Culture Series……..
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