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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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.

Initially, it is the fear of God’s wrath or displeasure which inspires the seeker to offer worship and prayer. The Guru’s personality and aaa transform the life of the disciple. The religious teacher instructs his disciples to distinguish good from bad, true from false.

Asa di Var

How can woman be outside the spiritual court, she who gives birth to the geniuses of this world? According to the musical direction recorded by Guru Arjan at the beginning of the Var, it is meant to be recited in the tune of an old folk ballad which had as its hero a prince by the name of Asraja, called “Tunda Asraj” because of a maimed hand tunda. The Rig Veda says that God is permeating and pervading everywhere; among the deities, the Lord’s Name is the most exalted. The style of the language of the Asa-di-var is crisp, and aasq.


The social teaching of the Guru relates to the current trends of the age; caste pride and prejudice, bribery, greed, hypocrisy, the tyranny of kings and rulers and priestly class as all of which were accepted as a matter of course. These two are natural events being ordained by God.

It is found in the Sikh scripture from page line 17 to page line So that our self-assertiveness should be replaced by self-surrender. Only they are pure, O Nanak, within whose minds the Lord abides. Thus together the terms means “A ballad of hope”. Following this, the seeker’s life-style begins to change:. Through ignorance, we engage ourselves in selfishness and enjoyment, this will frustrate our hopes of a higher life.

They will also punctuate the singing with illustrative hymns from Guru Granth Sahib and with passages from Bhai Gurdas and Bhai Nand Lal whose compositions constitute vasr texts.

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Some of the lines form proverbs which need to be treasured. As a woman has her periods, month after month, so does falsehood dwell in the mouth of the false; they suffer forever, again and id. Sometimes so-called religious people, commit heinous crimes through self-righteousness and bigotry.

These are the Popular Banis of Sikhism. Secular knowledge or scholarship does not prevent us from sinning.

Asa di Var – Wikipedia

One Universal Creator God. The ills of contemporary life, its inequalities and artificialities are sharply noticed.

All people are equal and human. Talking slander, as is done of woman, is to slander one’s soul.


One of the hands of the king was amputated, so he was called Tunda meaning crippled. The True seeker of “The Truth” welcomes all that comes from God-both good or ill-as a blessing. He does not criticize Him or rail at Him.

Chant 9 – 12 5. Outline of Sikhism Sikhism portal. The Asa Di War kirtan is recited in the early morning hours in a very melodious way and style asa mentioned by Guru Arjan Dev Ji called “Tunde Asraje Ki Dhuni” after the name of the contemporary brave and pious king Asraj.

This page was last edited on 19 Julyat A few are given below:. The deeds and the ode aada 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.

The term “Asa di Var” comprises three words: He reads our hearts and is not affected by only recitations of holy texts, markings on the fore-head with 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.