Asa Di Var is a collection of 24 pauris or stanzas written by Guru Nanak Devji Some people Asa Di War Live at Ross Street Temple · Surjan Singh Ragi – Asa Di War · Gurmail Singh (Hazoori Ragi Sri Darbar Sahib Amritsar) – Asa Di War. 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 . Asa di VaarAsa-di-varmeans A ballad of hope; it is one of the basic sacred compositions for the Sikhs and is sung every morning in cong.

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Asa di Var

Suffering is a remedy, pleasure a disease for in pleasure God is forgotten. Sikh scripture Sikh terminology Adi Granth. Complete Gurmukhi text with English Transliteration and Translation. Social and religious issues are then related, to ordinary life. Through ignorance, we engage ourselves in selfishness and enjoyment, this will frustrate our hopes of a higher life. Even though the Guru also puts a premium on discrimination-Bibek-Budhi–leaming to sort good from bad, he emphatically refutes any belief that austerities like fasting, bathing, ritual worship have spiritual merit.

Following this, the seeker’s life-style vaad to change: Guru Nanak also exposed any idea of pollution, being connected with the events of birth and death. Real pollution is self incurred; it comes from greed, lust, lying and slander, all of which corrupt the mind.

Man is born of woman; he is wedded to women. God knows our inner selves and cannot be cheated by any so-called holy practice. The Guru rejected the ‘Transfer-theory’ of Brahmins, that offerings given to them, were of benefit vaxr the ancestors of the donors.


All people are equal and human. When regulated by right motivation and active service, it is positive and beneficial.

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Man starts this life coupled to the background of his previous life. AG, There is also the concept of ‘Self. These things are done to win popular acclaim or to appease priests. It should be remembered that Ego in its pure essence is self-awareness or identity which when regulated is an essential, for it is the basis of one’s character or moral nature.

Even holy persons, who are outwardly very good and kind, often suffer from religious pride.

We have self-will with which we can modify our own conduct. The Asa-di-var is normally sung in the Ass raga. Sikhism history beliefs Sikh. Encyclopedias encapsulate accurate information in a given area of knowledge and have indispensable in an age which the volume and rapidity of social change vaa making inaccessible much that outside one’s immediate domain of concentration.

A Book of Sikh Studies: Views Read Edit View history. A few are given below: 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.

If they abide by His will, they will be content and filled with compassion of others. Let there be no rudeness or discourtesy between one person and another. Some people argue that the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev ji wrote the first 9 together on one occasion and later wrote 15 more stanzas on a different occasion but Professor Sahib Singh and some of the foremost Sikh scholars believe that the whole Var was written at the same place as the Var itself proceeds in a definite uniformity.

The stanzas express the ideas in general, while the staves clarify them by example and detail. Initially, it is the fear of God’s wrath or displeasure which inspires the seeker to offer worship and prayer.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Guru’s vasr and message transform the life of the disciple. 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.

The religious teacher instructs his disciples to distinguish good from bad, true from false.

They will not feel disturbed, if others appear to be more fortunate. It gaar not right for any one to pass judgment on or vilify others. At the time when Sikhism is attracting world wide notice, an online reference work embracing all essential facets of this vibrant faithis a singular contribution to the world of knowledge.

Guru Nanak also warned us against lust in sex. 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. Gobind Singh Mansukhani Asa di Vaar: What counts is self-control, purity and compassion. Some of the lines form proverbs which need to be treasured.

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The Guru pointed to the need of improving of the conditions of the poor and under-privileged. There is nothing wrong with food and drink. Monday, 31 December Puran Singh wrote in this connection: