Tonight I would like to share an old recording of “Sat Nam, Sat Nam ji, Wahe Guru, Wahe Guru……” simran. I don’t remember who this recording is by though. It brings back many memories from my younger years as a child. I remember my mother used to play this tape for long periods of time. We used to play tapes with “Auto Reverse” (set on the tape player) and just have it going 24 hours to set the “vibration” in the house and to sleep with. It kept you focused on the bani all throughout the day. Even today in my house I have an old computer with lots of Gurbani MP3 files hooked up to my home stereo (which plays music throughout the house) so I can hear Gurbani whenever I am at home.
Since I was young I used to love to play the piano. I started classes but then went to India so didn’t have a chance to continue. I have always wanted to learn to play Gurbani Kirtan which is similar to a piano, but have never found the time to study. Especially when I started SikhNet I had to choose my priority. My mother (who is a long time musician) used to always encourage me to learn. God gifted me with a nice voice and good creativity, however my short term memory for some things lacks, so It is hard for me to remember shabads without practicing a whole lot. Why am I rambling about all this and what does this relate to this shabad? Well…. this was one of the things I used to love playing with a Harmonium (Vaja). It was a meditation for me to just sit in a room in my house and bliss out to singing this tune/shabad. Something about playing it gave more depth to the experience for me. I experience this same thing when I sit with someone who is playing a shabad at Gurdwara.
Anyways, Here you go. Enjoy :)
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