From Sanskrit भजन (bhajana).
bhajan (plural bhajans)
- (music) a type of Indian devotional song
- c.1885, A.L.O.E., The Wondrous Sickle
- "No, there was never a school," said the child; "but the patwaris bibi lets us come to her of a morning, and teaches us bhajans and our letters, and when we learn well she sometimes gives us fruit."