Rabab or Rubab was used by Bhai Mardana, companion of Guru Nanak. Whenever a shabad was revealed to Guru Nanak he would sing and Bhai Mardana would play on his Rubab
Harmonium is a musical instrument which is a free-reed organ that generates sound as air flows past a vibrating piece of thin metal in a frame. It is an important instrument in many genres of Indian music especially classical. In gurmat sangeet especially, harmonium is one of the most used intstrument amongst the enthuasiasts. It is the most compatible instrument for the human voice and easy to learn.
A pair of small hand drums, one of which is slightly larger than the other, used in Indian classical music and Gurmat Sangeet. It is easy to learn even though it is one of the cruxes of classical Indian music for setting the tempo. Very compatible with other instruments and provides a 360 degree learning experience from the basics.
Punjabi (Gurmukhi: ਪੰਜਾਬੀ, is an Indo-Aryan language with more than 125 million native speakers in the Indian subcontinent and around the world. It is the native language of the Punjabi people, an ethnolinguistic group of the cultural region of Punjab, which encompasses northwest India and eastern Pakistan.
The word Punjabi has been derived from the word Panj-āb, Persian for ‘Five Waters’, referring to the five major eastern tributaries of the Indus River, which means ’Land of the Five RiversGurmukhī (Punjabi: ਗੁਰਮੁਖੀ standardized and used by the second Sikh guru, Guru Angad (1504–1552). Commonly regarded as a Sikh script, Gurmukhi is used in Punjab, India as the official script of the Punjabi language.
The primary scripture of Sikhism, the Guru Granth Sahib, is written in Gurmukhī.Modern Gurmukhī has thirty-five original letters, hence its common alternative term paintī or “the thirty-five, plus six additional consonants, nine vowel diacritics, two diacritics for nasal sounds, one diacritic that geminates consonants and three subscript characters.
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Weekly Gurmat Vichaar (Sundays)
The primary scripture of Sikhism, the Guru Granth Sahib, is written in Gurmukhī, in various dialects and languages. To understand Gurbani 5 important things that can help are 1) Pronunciation 2) Pause 3) Word meaning or acrimonious meaning 4) Grammar 5) Intrinsic sense.
Gurmat Vichaar focusses on all the above to make one understand Gurbani from different perspectives and how can this be applied in one’s life to become a better human and make this world a better place to live.
Anyone over the age of seven can enroll.
A recording of all the live classes will be made accesible to you.
You can manage without one for a month, but it would become a necessity beyond that. We can help you pick the right one for your requirements.
You will start playing from the begining itself and you’ll have your foundation set within the first 3-4 months. But as with any instrument you keep getting better over time with dedication and practice.
It is available to everyone in any part of the world.