Dihanam' refers to congregational prayers sung mostly by women accompanied by 'nagera', kettle drumsand hand clapping. Cymbals called 'tal' and 'khol', the double-headed barrel-shaped drum may also be used.The women sing mainly in call and response style. The songs are usually taken from Vaishnava religious scriptures like Kirtan-ghosa. Sometimes verses from Bargit or other devotional songs are also sung. This Dihanam is in praise of the god Krishna.
Dihanam in praise of Krishna