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Grindmill songs of Maharashtra — Song #342 by Utekar Jana

Village: घोडशेत - Ghodshet

A:I-1.6di (A01-01-06d01) - Sītā / Rāvaṇ / In the form of a Gosāvī / Rāvaṇ as a gosāvī mendicant

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उतेकर जना - Utekar Jana
लंकेचा रावण आला गोसावी होऊनी
भूक लागली भारी भिक्षा वाढ तू सीतामाई
laṅkēcā rāvaṇa ālā gōsāvī hōūnī
bhūka lāgalī bhārī bhikṣā vāḍha tū sītāmāī
Ravan* from Lanka* came in the guise of a Gosavi*
I am very hungry, Sitamai, you give me alms
▷ (लंकेचा) Ravan here_comes (गोसावी)(होऊनी)
▷  Hunger (लागली)(भारी)(भिक्षा)(वाढ) you (सीतामाई)
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RavanA devotee of Shiva, an asura king of ancient Lanka, he is depicted as a great scholar, a Brahmin, a capable ruler and a maestro of the veena (plucked stringed instrument). He is also described as an extremely powerful king and has ten heads.
LankaThe name given in Hindu epics to the island fortress capital of the legendary asura king Ravana in the epics of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. The fortress was situated on a plateau between three mountain peaks known as the Trikuta Mountains. The site of Lanka is identified with Sri Lanka.
GosaviA man who has renounced worldly business, pleasures, etc. He wears clothes of brick-dust colour. It is also the name of a caste that engages itself in religious activities.

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