Bijak

by Sun Kin

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Kabir was a 15th-century Indian poet in the Sufi tradition. The Bijak is the best known compilation of Kabir's poetry, and holy scripture for followers of the Kabirpanthi religion. It is one of the earliest major texts in modern Hindi.

Kabir rejected false dichotomies—between Hindu and Muslim, Brahmin and heathen, body and mind. In the spirit of my namesake, Sun Kin rejects prescribed doctrines of rock, folk, and dance music.

Read The Bijak of Kabir here: archive.org/details/bijakofkabirtran00kabiuoft

"Their sound is the beautiful mix of many cultures...Sun Kin is here to reject false dichotomies, something we all need to remember in times like these." - Audiofuzz

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LYRICS

Who can I tell?
Who will believe it?
When a bee touches a flower, he dies.
In the middle of the sky, temple blooms up.

Who can you tell?
Who will believe you?
They'll take any measure to kill you.

How can you tell who to follow, baby,
Will they be wearing a raincoat?
Who have you been listening to lately?
I don't know exactly what to swallow.

credits

released June 21, 2017
Written & performed by Kabir Kumar
Produced by Geoff Saba & Kabir Kumar at Itinerant Home Recordings in Oakland, CA
Mastered by T.W. Walsh
Artwork by Katie Levitt

Special thanks to Miguel Gallego, Sam Forrester, Brien Southward & Jake Kay

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Sun Kin Oakland, California

Sun Kin is a band from Oakland, CA that plays celestial songs by Kabir Kumar.

Please send inquiries and treatises to goodfeels.feelsgood@gmail.com

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