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Dihanaam is a type of congregational prayer sung by women in Assam in praise of the Assamese saint Sankardev. Instruments like the Negera, taal, khol and also hand-clapping is used in it. The songs are derived from Vaishnava religious scriptures like Kirtan-ghosa. The songs are sung in call and response style.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Dihanam - Sri guru Sankardev". Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Retrieved 14 September 2020.