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Aks Sur Saaya – Mirror/Opposite

Saaya nahi, pratibimb hai bahin

Not a shadow but a reflection of my sister

Vibhil chabi, ek dusre ka darpan

Lucid image, a mirror of one another

Vo aks hai aur saaya bhi

My sister is both my mirror and my opposite

 

Includes musical syllables in Hindi (sa-re-ga-ma-pa-dha-ni) and English (do-re-mi-fa-sol-la-ti) as well as syllables used in Hindustani music to perform percussion patterns vocally.

Text compiled and translated by Niranjani Deshpande, Akila Rao, Saili Oak, and Reena Esmail