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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Learned fools are those in love with scepticism and doubt. Impurity does not exist in matter, but in one’s ego, indifference to God and other people. Part of a series on. One of the hands of the king was amputated, so he was called Tunda meaning one hand amputated. However, the assertion of individual ego, is the great obstacle to the process of moral law.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Talking slander, as is done of woman, is to slander one’s soul. 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. So that our self-assertiveness should be replaced by self-surrender. Suffering is a remedy, pleasure a disease for in pleasure God is forgotten.

What counts is self-control, purity and compassion. After explaining the role of a spiritual teacher Guru Nanak goes to tell us that divine wisdom is acquired through intellect. Image Of The Undying. Real pollution is self incurred; it comes from greed, lust, lying and slander, all of which corrupt the mind. Sweetness of speech and humility are the essence of virtues. He becomes free of hope and fear, and burns away his ego with the Word of the Shabad.


The True seeker of “The Truth” welcomes all that comes from God-both good or ill-as a blessing.

It is found in the Sikh scripture from page line 17 to page line But if uncontrolled through self pride of position or riches, it becomes selfish and mean. Retrieved from ” http: How can vara be outside the spiritual court, she who gives birth to the geniuses of this world? O Nanak, only one thing is of any account: Truth Is The Name.

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The practice of humility and love are the most effective qualities for keeping people away from sin, far better than all recitations and rituals of religion. We have self-will with which we can modify our own conduct. It is only by understanding our own self-limits that we achieve the highest goals of our own existence. Chant 13 vvaar 16 5. He does not criticize Him or rail at Him.

The ills of contemporary life, its inequalities and artificialities are sharply noticed. Ultimately we will be judged not by our learning or status, but by our conduct.

The Var opens with the praise of the Guru, the spiritual preceptor, who brings light into the world:. Ego is a deep-rooted disease, but in it lies its own cure as well.

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 sextettes from the groups of six quatrains each counting as a unit.

God will ultimately punish them for deceiving and exploiting ordinary people. Part aawa a series on Sikh scriptures Sikhism history beliefs. Women, says the Guru, are the centre of life here on earth and in heaven. They will also punctuate the sasa with illustrative hymns from Guru Granth Sahib and with passages from Bhai Gurdas and Bhai Nand Lal whose compositions constitute approved texts.


If they abide by His will, they will be content and filled with compassion for others. The text is also strewn with telling social comment. This page was last edited on 19 Julyat A love of God cannot live in the heart that loves only itself. Some of the lines form proverbs which need to be treasured. vi

Asa di Var

The Rig Veda says that God is permeating and pervading everywhere; among the deities, the Lord’s Name is the most exalted. 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.

Zasa with holy persons and learn from them, the secrets of spiritual wisdom. With loving devotional worship, abiding in humility, O Nanak, salvation is attained. Only they are pure, O Nanak, within whose minds the Lord abides.

Secular knowledge or scholarship does not prevent us from sinning. In it, Guru Nanak also warns us against the rituals and tricks of priests and monks. These Sloks are vqar together in a way that id relate to the same theme as highlighted in the pauri.

One Universal Creator God. All people are equal and human. One who lives in the wilderness, in cemetaries and cremation grounds – that blind man does not know the Lord; he regrets and repents in the end. Views Read Edit View history.