Lohri Songs

Lohri songs are an integral part of Lohri festival, as without them the Lohri celebrations are incomplete. Lohri is mainly celebrated in Punjab and northern India. In the night when the Lohri is lit, people perform folk dances on the beats of dhol (folk drum) and sing Lohri songs to create a perfect ambience of Lohri celebrations.

All the customs that are followed on Lohri add to the liveliness of the celebrations that everyone remembers till the next Lohri.
Some of the famous Lohri songs are:
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Lohri songs for girls


“Hulle nee maiyee hulle
do beri patte jhulle
do jhul payeaan kahjurran
khajurran suttya meva
es munde de ghar mangeva es munde di voti nikdi
oh! khandi choori, kutdi

Kut! Kut! Bharaya thaal woti bave nananaa nal
Ninaan te wadi parjaee
So kudma de ghar aayee!
mein lohri lain aayee!”



Lohri songs for boys



The song given below is also sung when children visit each and every house to collect the Lohri contributions.

    
Sunder mundriye ho!
Tera kaun vicaharaa ho!
Dullah bhatti walla ho!
Dullhe di dhee vyayae ho!
Ser shakkar payee ho!
Kudi da laal pathaka ho!
Kudi da saalu paatta ho!
Salu kaun samete!
Chache choori kutti! zamidara lutti!
Zamindaar sudhaye!
bade bhole aaye!
Ek bhola reh gaya!
Sipahee pakad ke lai gaya!
Sipahee ne mari eet!
Sanoo de de lohri te teri jeeve jodi!
Paheenve ro te phannve pit! ”





Lohri Fun Songs



“Mukai da dana, Aana lei ke jana…
hulle hulare
asi ganga chale
sas sora chale
jeth jathani chale
dyor darani chale
pairi shaunkan chali
hulle hulare

asi ganga pohnche
sas sora pohnche
jeth jathani pohnche
dyor darani pohnche
pairi shaunkan pohnchi
hulle hulare

asi ganga nahte shava or hulle
jeth jathani nahte
dyor darani nahte
pairi shaunkan nahtii
hulle hulare

shaunkan paili pauri
shaunkan duji pauri
shaunkan tiji pauri
maiti dhakka ditta
shaukan vichhe rud gayi
hulle hulare

sas sora ron
jeth jathani ron
dyor darani ron
paira oh wi rove

main kya tusi kyon ronde
tvade jogi main batheri
mainu dyo badhaiyaan ji
Hulle Hullare”


Apart from the traditional Lohri songs people on the occasion of Lohri sing many other Punjabi songs and perform bhangra and gida that is the folk dance of Punjab.

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