MOHANA BAVATA – an effort to bring forth the traditional singing of Borgeet of the Shri Shri Uttar Kamalabari Sattra, Majuli was released at the Press Club, Guwahati on September 7, 2017. The event witnessed several recognised personalities from the Majuli island. Majuli being the cultural hub of the State of Assam is the treasure of many historical and cultural genesis and the Vaishnavite Movement in the region.
MOHANA BAVATA is a collection of seven melodious Borgeets, rendered by Sri Upen Borbayan, a Bhakat from the esteemed Shri Shri Uttar Kamalabari Sattra, Majuli. The CD release ceremony was graced by the Sattradhikar of Shri Shri Uttar Kamalabari Sattra (Majuli) Sri Jannardan Dev Goswami as the Chief Guest. The other guests who were present during the release this noble venture were Paban Bezbarua, Robin Bhuyan, Mathura Hazarika and Gopiram Borbayan (Burha Bhakat of the mentioned Sattra).
The event was inaugurated by revered Sri Gopiram Borbayan by lighting the auspicious lamp and a Borgeet by established singer of the region Bidyasagar.
Respected Sri Jannardan Dev Goswami, Sattradhikar, Uttar Kamalabari Sattra, Majuli made a mark with His speech saying that, “As the Sattra’s divine performing arts intellectual treasures are been released to the world for greater benefit of the people as well as for the purpose of the promoting the Sattra’s culture, we hope that it would be well preserved and not to be stained in any form.”
The released witnessed great encouragement and support by the artiste community and some organisations heads. Such an effort is worth appraising, as it’ll give all its listeners an essence to know and enjoy the traditional style of Borgeet rendition of the Sattra. From Amrapali Rendition Magazine, we wish great success to the team for putting such a remarkable effort in the cultural arena.