About Asa Di Vaar: Asa Di Var is a collection of 24 pauris or stanzas written by Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji (Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Ang to Ang ). The whole . Bhai Gurmeet Singh Ji – Aasa Di Vaar – Vol.3 (Part-1 & 2) (Part 2) – Music. Check out Aasa Di Vaar, Vol. 18 by Bhai Ranjit Singh Chandan on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s now on

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Guru Nanak also warned us against lust in sex. At the time of recitation, the choir will prefix each of the stanzas by a quatrain from the series by Guru Ram Das entered separately under Raga Asacollectively known as “chakkas”, or vaxr from the groups of six quatrains each counting as a unit.

Only they are pure, O Nanak, within whose minds the Lord abides. Real pollution is self incurred; it comes from greed, lust, lying and slander, all of which corrupt the mind. The deeds and the ode of this king was sung by the bards in that typical fashion which then was extremely popular and melodious and was therefore adopted to performing Asa Di Var.

Secular knowledge or scholarship does not prevent us from sinning. The world is not a dream, but an impermanent reality. Sometimes so-called religious people, commit heinous crimes through self-righteousness and bigotry.

Now to a summary of the Asa-di-var in serial order. Become a SikhNet Sponsor. We have self-will with which we can modify our own conduct. It is not right for any one to pass judgment on or vilify others. Outline of Sikhism Sikhism portal. The Asa Di Var kirtan is recited in the early morning hours in a very melodious way and style as mentioned by Guru Arjan Dev Ji called “Tunde Asraje Ki Dhuni” after the name of the contemporary brave and pious king Asraj. Views Read Edit View history.

So that our self-assertiveness should be replaced by self-surrender. It is a composition by Guru Nanakthe founder of Sikhiand is sung by kirtania religious musicians at Sikh congregations or gatherings as part of the early morning service. These things are done to win popular acclaim or to appease priests.


Retrieved from ” http: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Image Of The Undying. The style of the language of the Asa-di-var is crisp, and pithy. Guru Nanak also exposed any idea of pollution, being connected with the events of birth and death.

His past and present mould his future. Arguing, hair-splitting over sacred texts, the performance of rituals and traditional offerings or the wearing of symbols or other marks of holiness, are of no avail. There is also the vaqr of ‘Self. One who lives in the wilderness, in cemetaries and cremation grounds – that blind man does not know the Lord; he regrets sasa repents in the end. He reads our hearts and is not affected by only recitations of holy texts, markings on the fore-head aasx sandal-wood paste, cooking food within plastered squares, offering of choice dishes and libations of water, or by the barley-rolls and leafy platters, served to priests for the benefit of the dead.

The Lord is not pleased by the theatrics of the so-called ncarnates, but only by acts of love and devotion. They constantly endeavor to put their wills in harmony with Divine Will.

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One Universal Creator Azsa. He does not criticize Him or rail at Him. Let there be no rudeness or discourtesy between one person and another. Even though the Guru also puts a premium on discrimination-Bibek-Budhi–learning to sort good from bad, he emphatically refutes any belief that austerities like fasting, bathing, ritual worship have spiritual merit.

Puran Singh wrote in this connection:. People who are over-bearing and haughty only harden their own hearts. Even holy persons, who are outwardly very good and kind, often suffer from religious pride. The Var opens with the praise of the Guru, the spiritual preceptor, who brings light into the world:. The True seeker of “The Truth” welcomes all that comes from God-both good or ill-as a blessing.


Suffering is a remedy, pleasure a disease for in pleasure God is forgotten.

Asa di Var

A love of God cannot live in the heart that loves only itself. It is found in the Sikh scripture from page line 17 to page line It is only by understanding our own self-limits that we achieve the highest goals of our own existence. Both Hindus and Muslimsill-treated their women.

Over the years this fear should become gradually replaced by love and self surrender, so that he loses his Impatience with those who are imperfect; he is in sympathy with them, for they are like strayed sheep.

Women, says the Guru, are the centre of life here on earth and in heaven. How can woman be outside the spiritual court, she who gives birth to the geniuses of this world? The Rig Veda says that God is permeating and pervading everywhere; among the deities, the Lord’s Name is the most exalted.

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The Guru rejected the ‘Transfer-theory’ of Brahmins, that offerings given to them, were of benefit to the ancestors of the donors. When regulated by right motivation and active service, it is positive and beneficial. Following this, the seeker’s life-style begins to change:. Ego is a deep-rooted disease, but in it lies its own cure as well. In its present form, it carries twenty four stanzas with a total of fifty nine slokas, 45 by Guru Nanak and 14 by Guru Angad.

If people really observe God’s creation, they will be filled with wonder. Servants of God must content themselves by obeying only God’s will and asking for no reward or bonus.