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What Does the word 'dark' mean in this context?

asked 2018-07-25 06:57:05 -0600

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updated 2018-07-25 10:27:58 -0600

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ਸਾਵਲ ਸੁੰਦਰ ਰਾਮਈਆ ॥ सावल सुंदर रामईआ ॥ Sāval sunḏar rām▫ī▫ā. O my dark and beautiful Lord,

ਮੇਰਾ ਮਨੁ ਲਾਗਾ ਤੋਹਿ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥ मेरा मनु लागा तोहि ॥१॥ रहाउ ॥ Merā man lāgā ṯohi. ||1|| rahā▫o. my mind is attached to You. ||1||Pause||

What does the word Dark mean in this context? Does it mean Dark-skinned?

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answered 2018-07-25 10:25:51 -0600

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Yes, it means dark skinned. Usually used to describe lord Krishna, or God visualized as Krishna.

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