BARA MAH TUKHARI
Bara Mah Tukhari written in Tukhari raga by Guru Nanak presents the devotee in the image of a woman who is restless to meet her lover; the romance of nature making her more tense. It is believed that this was the last poetic creation by Guru Nanak. We see the zenith of lyrical and poetic excellence in this \’Calendar Composition\’ based on the 12 months of a year. It is one of the most sensitive pieces of this poetic form.
1. Guru Nanak, “Bara Mah Tukhari” in Sri Guru Granth Sahib, (English Translation Dr. Gopal Singh), SGPC, Amritsar, 1929.
2. Kohli, Surindar Singh, A Critical Study of Adi Granth, Delhi, 1961.
3. Uberoi, Mohan Singh (ed.), Punjabi Bhagti-Kavya, 1944.