Refers to any song performance with religious themes.
Bhajan Quotes in Kanthapura
The Kanthapura quotes below are all either spoken by Bhajan or refer to Bhajan. For each quote, you can also see the other terms and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Oxford University Press edition of Kanthapura published in 1963.).
Bhajan Term Timeline in Kanthapura
The timeline below shows where the term Bhajan appears in Kanthapura. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...she prays to God for him. When he awakes, Moorthy feels stronger and leads a bhajan attended by people from throughout Kanthapura, including even Badè Khan—but very few of the brahmins.... (full context)
...and it shall be done.” Moorthy explains his program. Fewer brahmins are coming to the bhajans, and some—like Waterfall Venkamma, Temple Rangappa, Patwari Nanjundia, Schoolmaster Devarayya, and especially Bhatta—are staunchly opposed... (full context)
...and frequent visitors from the city. Seenu rings the gong to call the Gandhians for bhajans, during which Moorthy tells them stories about activists across India, like the 170 Patels that... (full context)