Bani Mahala 9 - Rag Asa

Rag Asa

In the Guru Granth Sahib there are fifty-seven saloks and fifty-nine Sabads revealed by Guru Teghbahadar Sahib (1621-1675). While the saloks are recorded without any prescribed rag (musical mode), the Sabads are recorded under fifteen different rags. Under Rag Asa, the Guru has revealed one Sabad, which is recorded on page 411 of the Guru Granth Sahib. This Sabad comprises of two stanzas. The stanza of rahau is separate from these stanzas.

Videos

Monday
,
7
August
2017

Sheikh Farid in Rag Asa | Guru Granth Sahib 488

This Sabad is by Sheikh Farid (1173-1265) and is set in Rag Asa, a devotional musical framework. The essence of the composition lies in its contemplation of contrasting states.

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Sunday
,
30
April
2017

Bhagat Namdev in Rag Asa | Guru Granth Sahib 485

This composition by Bhagat Namdev is in Rag Asa, a musical mode used to evoke a mood of hope, expectation, inspiration, and courage. In Bhagat Namdev’s earlier worship mode, he was a follower of the “Bithal” deity.

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Monday
,
17
April
2017

Guru Arjan Sahib in Rag Asa | Guru Granth Sahib 406

This composition by Guru Arjan Sahib is in Rag Asa, a musical mode used to evoke a mood of hope, expectation, inspiration, and courage. Guru Arjan Sahib asks, “Where does one go to experience the ultimate comfort?”

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Monday
,
20
February
2017

Guru Arjan Sahib in Rag Asa | Guru Granth Sahib 404

This composition by Guru Arjan Sahib is in Rag Asa, a musical mode used to evoke a mood of hope, expectation, inspiration, and courage.

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Monday
,
20
February
2017

Guru Arjan Sahib in Rag Asa | Guru Granth Sahib 404

This composition by Guru Arjan Sahib is in Rag Asa, a musical mode used to evoke a mood of hope, expectation, inspiration, and courage.

watch now ⟶
Monday
,
17
April
2017

Guru Arjan Sahib in Rag Asa | Guru Granth Sahib 406

This composition by Guru Arjan Sahib is in Rag Asa, a musical mode used to evoke a mood of hope, expectation, inspiration, and courage. Guru Arjan Sahib asks, “Where does one go to experience the ultimate comfort?”

watch now ⟶
Sunday
,
30
April
2017

Bhagat Namdev in Rag Asa | Guru Granth Sahib 485

This composition by Bhagat Namdev is in Rag Asa, a musical mode used to evoke a mood of hope, expectation, inspiration, and courage. In Bhagat Namdev’s earlier worship mode, he was a follower of the “Bithal” deity.

watch now ⟶
Monday
,
7
August
2017

Sheikh Farid in Rag Asa | Guru Granth Sahib 488

This Sabad is by Sheikh Farid (1173-1265) and is set in Rag Asa, a devotional musical framework. The essence of the composition lies in its contemplation of contrasting states.

watch now ⟶

Articles

Monday
,
7
August
2017

Those Who Forget Nam Become a Burden on the Earth

This Sabad is by Sheikh Farid (1173-1265) and is set in Rag Asa, a devotional musical framework. The essence of the composition lies in its contemplation of contrasting states. 

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Monday
,
12
June
2017

I Cannot Live Without All-Pervasive For Even a Moment or an Instant

Sabad is Infinite; we are very finite. This is our understanding at the moment, which was different yesterday and may evolve tomorrow, as we deepen our relationship with the Sabad.

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Sunday
,
30
April
2017

Everywhere I Go, Bithal is Present

Delve into the Sabad (Shabad) of Bhagat Namdev in Rag (raag) Asa from the Guru Granth Sahib, the sacred scripture of the Sikhs. Read the translation done by Harinder Singh and Inni Kaur.

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Monday
,
17
April
2017

That Husband-Beloved’s Love

Explore the Sabad (Shabad) of Guru Arjan Sahib in Rag (raag) Asa from the Guru Granth Sahib, the sacred scripture of the Sikhs. Read the translation done by Harinder Singh and Inni Kaur. Listen to Inni Kaur’s reflection on this Sabad. 

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Monday
,
20
February
2017

Guru Hasn’t Held it Back From the Mind

Explore the Sabad (Shabad) of Guru Arjan Sahib in Rag (raag) Asa from the Guru Granth Sahib, the sacred scripture of the Sikhs. Sabad is the bond between the Guru and the Sikh. Read the translation done by Harinder Singh and Inni Kaur.

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Monday
,
20
February
2017

Guru Hasn’t Held it Back From the Mind

Explore the Sabad (Shabad) of Guru Arjan Sahib in Rag (raag) Asa from the Guru Granth Sahib, the sacred scripture of the Sikhs. Sabad is the bond between the Guru and the Sikh. Read the translation done by Harinder Singh and Inni Kaur.

READ More ⟶
Monday
,
17
April
2017

That Husband-Beloved’s Love

Explore the Sabad (Shabad) of Guru Arjan Sahib in Rag (raag) Asa from the Guru Granth Sahib, the sacred scripture of the Sikhs. Read the translation done by Harinder Singh and Inni Kaur. Listen to Inni Kaur’s reflection on this Sabad. 

READ More ⟶
Sunday
,
30
April
2017

Everywhere I Go, Bithal is Present

Delve into the Sabad (Shabad) of Bhagat Namdev in Rag (raag) Asa from the Guru Granth Sahib, the sacred scripture of the Sikhs. Read the translation done by Harinder Singh and Inni Kaur.

READ More ⟶
Monday
,
12
June
2017

I Cannot Live Without All-Pervasive For Even a Moment or an Instant

Sabad is Infinite; we are very finite. This is our understanding at the moment, which was different yesterday and may evolve tomorrow, as we deepen our relationship with the Sabad.

READ More ⟶
Monday
,
7
August
2017

Those Who Forget Nam Become a Burden on the Earth

This Sabad is by Sheikh Farid (1173-1265) and is set in Rag Asa, a devotional musical framework. The essence of the composition lies in its contemplation of contrasting states. 

READ More ⟶

Podcasts

Thursday
,
10
August
2017

Those Who Forget Nam Become a Burden on the Earth

This Sabad is by Sheikh Farid (1173-1265) and is set in Rag Asa, a devotional musical framework. The essence of the composition lies in its contemplation of contrasting states.

LISTEN NOW⟶
Thursday
,
10
August
2017

Those Who Forget Nam Become a Burden on the Earth

This Sabad is by Sheikh Farid (1173-1265) and is set in Rag Asa, a devotional musical framework. The essence of the composition lies in its contemplation of contrasting states.

LISTEN NOW⟶

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