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Bards & Bhatts

Bards/Bhatts in Adi Granth:Satta and Balwand

SATTA, also called Sattã Düm because he was a dum or mirãsi by birth, a rabàbi or rebeck­player to Guru Arjan, and cocomposer, with Rãi Balvand, of Rãmkali ki Var, included in the Guru Granth Sãhib in the Rãmkali musical measure.

1 Var Satta was a rebeck player who served Guru Angad, Guru Amar Das, Gur Ram Das and Guru Arjun Dev. Along with his fellow musician Balwand they jointly composed a ballad which appears in the Guru Granth.

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