He counseled them not to worry and forbade them to grieve for him. Upon being asked, Guneet was kind enough to sing this mesmerizing shabad. It really needs to be experienced live. We had the the good fortune to host Bhai Gurmej Singh Ji, one of the Huzoori Ragis from Sri Harmandir Sahib at Bridgewater. Bhai Mani Singh wrote precisely while Guru Gobind Singh dictated the entire volume by memory.
Par istree da sang nahee karnaa — Other than your wedded wife, consider all women as your mothers and sisters. It is based in ego. Of course this is no great surprise! And Bhai Dharam Singh Zakhmi Ji's erudition; his outstanding language skills and his ability to communicate powerfully and succinctly is quite apparent in the short vyakhya that is interspersed with the shabad. Basant or Sarang or Tukhari. He placed before him two earthen vessels covered with muslin, one containing milk and the other with water. Gurbani kantth karnee — Learn Gurbani by heart. Bhai Baljeet Singh with Bhai Gurmeet Singh and Fateh Singh on Tabla Now! I have never heard anyone sing Basant in particular, like Bhai Sahib.
Jad tak Karaah Parshaad vartadaa rahae sadh sangat addol batthee rahae — Until Karaah Parshaad has been served to everyone, the congregation ought to be still and remain seated. An interesting side-note : This shabad is by Bhai Gurdas Ji the second , who was a Sindhi poet from Shikarpur and a contemporary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur. Kaurha bachan nahee kahinaa — Do not speak in bitterness. The Shabad is both practical and mystical at the same time. Sharaab nai saevanee — Do not indulge in drinking alcoholic beverages.
A shabad, a Reet, a Puratan Bandish. The Shabad Guru transforms the practitioner by removing the barriers erected by the needs of the ego. With genius and sensitivity, uplifted the common people from under the horrible oppression of the fanatic Mughal regime that had gripped India. According to ancient Indian aesthetics, the Rasa or aesthetic flavor that is associated with art cannot be described; only suggested and experienced. Someone is Hindu and someone a Muslim, then someone is Shia, and someone a Sunni, but all the human beings, as a species, are recognized as one and the same. He had no personal Guru to teach him, and the revelations that flowed through him came directly from God.
Time does not stay steady. All the Gurus and prophets are mine. Ever remain under his protection alone. Gobind Rai was a beautiful child, cheerful in disposition and radiant in appearance. Enjoy these shabads as we celebrate the Prakash Purb of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. This was the magnificence Guru Gobind Singh, both a teacher and a disciple, a saint and a soldier, a man of the world and yet detached from it. Towards the end of August 1707, the Guru answered the demands of the time and shifted his royal court to Nanded, south of Mumbai.
He who takes birth must assuredly someday die. The mind is not trained to base itself in relationship to the Infinite. It gives you procedural knowledge that is in your cells and your subconscious, not just the representational knowledge in your ideas. Mehr was born later that year in July. Raaj Kaaj dian kamaan tae doosrae mutaa dia purshaan noo huk nahee daenaa — Maintain independent rule.
But when it becomes the dust of all, then it recognizes the Lord in each and every heart. Since I've mentioned the Nand version of this shabad, it must be the next one to be presented :- This rendition is by Guneet Kaur : Guneet Kaur is in my view, the leading female vocalist in her generation in the world of Gurmat Sangeet. Staying with Bhai Dharm Singh Zakhmi Ji, the third shabad is a masterful rendition in Raga Bihag : Bihag, one of my personal favorites, is a Raga of enduring beauty and nobody sings it like this Jatha. The Guru drew his sword from beside his bed and swept it forward in a mighty arc, killing the assassin with a single blow. Bhai Shamsher Singh Ji, who did the musical heavy lifting in the Jatha, in my view had few equals among his contemporaries. He revealed the Shabad to us as a way to know God and as a technology to reach Him. The of the Sikh path heard the Shabad perfectly.
Giani Gian Singh, Panth Parkash, Page 353 As the great Guru left this earth, the grief and loss of the Khalsa was unendurable. Gurbanee dee kathaa tae keertan roaz sunanaa atae karnaa — Take part in listening to Kirtan and discussions of the essence of Gurbani every day. And pelase respond by posting your favorites as well. If, under the torrential flood of subconscious feelings and thoughts, you persist in repeating the pattern of the Shabad Guru, then a new pattern establishes itself. . When I talk about Rasa in Kirtan, there is no better exemplar than Bhai Gurmej Singh. But what Guru are we referring to exactly when we make these statements, and what cosmic entity is it that we heap such responsibilities on? The Pir, his disciples and servants then returned to his home and remained a steadfast supporter of the Guru for his entire life.
He replied that there had just been born a spiritual and temporal king in the east who should establish true religion and destroy evil. Once again the shabad begins with a majestic Manglacharan that unfolds slowly. This time Guru Gobind Singh motioned for him to sit near and asked that prashad be given to him. Download Shabads Shabad: Raagi: Play Audio Play Video Tip: Right click on the Download link and then click Save Target As or Save Link As to download the Mp3 file. As he grew older, Gobind Rai transformed himself through enormous sacrifice into the King of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh. It is not the intellectual knowledge that simply classifies or analyzes.
Since the Shabad Guru must be returned to the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh set up a separate tent and worked long hours without interruption. Jagat jootth tambaakoo bikhiaa da tiaag karnaa — Discard worldly ways, falsehoods, and poisonous tobacco. The incredible strain of bending the bow burst open the stitching of his stab wounds and he began to bleed uncontrollably. Her singing has an indescribable quality that transcends musical virtuosity or technical competence. Guneet Kaur accompanied by Gurmeet Singh and her students Bhai Gurmeet Singh Shant, is a hugely talented Kirtaniya who hails from Jalandhar. Guru Gobind Singh gave his Sikhs the gift of chardi kala, so even through those tragic times the spirit of the Khalsa was exalted.