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Grindmill songs of Maharashtra — Song #50469 by Kadam Kiwala

Village: कंधार - Kandhar

H:XXI-5.2ai (H21-05-02a01) - Ambedkar / Ramābai, the first wife / Āheva / Kuṅkū, Ramā’s auspicious symbol

Cross-references:H:XXI-5.1a (H21-05-01a) - Ambedkar / Struggles for the dalits / Takes sides for his people
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कदम किवळाबाई - Kadam Kiwala
रमाबाई कुकु लेती बाई मेणावरी गोल
भीम इवाइनात बोल दलिताचे काय हाल
ramābāī kuku lētī bāī mēṇāvarī gōla
bhīma ivāināta bōla dalitācē kāya hāla
Ramabai applies the round mark of kunku* on wax
Baba speaks from the plane, how are the Dalits* doing
▷  Ramabai kunku (लेती) woman (मेणावरी)(गोल)
▷  Bhim (इवाइनात) says (दलिताचे) why (हाल)
Ramābāī applique du kumku, un point rond sur la cire
Bābā parle de l’avion. Quelle détresse que celle des dalit!
kunkuA red spot applied on the forehead by married women whose husband is alive as a mark of good fortune. This powder is also applied to God as a part of worship. It is prepared from turmeric, lemon juice, alum etc.
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