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Give Us Light (Jyothi dho Prabhu)

Author: Charles Vas

DR. FR.CHARLES VAS S.V.D. A singing visionary and a dancing missionary An evangelist through dance! A bhajan chanting Christian priest! That is what Dr.Fr.Charles Vas is who preaches "God experience through song and dance." For him life is a "melody of love" (Prem Ragini), a love song. Song and dance is natural and universal in character. They know no language, religion, race, culture or gender! In them East meets West, and God meets man! The life and works of Fr.Charles are a ballet of these noble expressions! Childhood and Training:- Charles Vas was born to devout parents Late Jacob and Late Seraphine Vas on 12th February, 1944 in Omzoor parish in Mangalore Diocese and grew up in an idyllic and silvanic environment. He has one b… Go to person page >

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First Line: Give us light, give us light
Title: Give Us Light (Jyothi dho Prabhu)
Author: Charles Vas
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Copyright: © 1990 Christian Conference of Asia (admin. GIA Publications, Inc.)


From northern India comes this refrain from a typical bhajan, a kind of spiritual song praising the attributes of God. The Indian tradition of repeating important words and phrases (often even more than here) can be seen in this text drawn from images appearing in John 1:9–17.


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