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Pichakaree

Music of Trinidad and Tobago
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Pichakaree (or pichakaaree) is an Indo-Trinidadian musical form which originated in Trinidad and Tobago. It is named after the long syringe-like tubes used to spray abir during Phagwah celebrations.

Pichakaree songs are generally social commentary, and are sung using a mixture of A sacred occasion like Phagwa must not be used to piggy-back behaviour that is adharamic (anti-religious in the Vedic Tradition)."

There are however Hindus who are open minded to such music and ascribe to the Tantra Tradition of Hinduism.


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References

  1. ^ Pichakaree in Trinidad & Tobago
  2. ^ The Trinidad Guardian -Online Edition Ver 2.0
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