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 – Wikipedia

AG, There is also the concept of ‘Self. Through ignorance, we engage ourselves in selfishness and enjoyment, this will frustrate our hopes of a higher life. Monday, 31 December Over the years this fear should become gradually replaced by love and self surrender, so that he loses his Impatience with those who are imperfect; he asq in sympathy with them, for they are like strayed sheep.

Gobind Singh Mansukhani The Guru’s personality and message transform the life of the disciple. World Gurudwaras World Gurudwaras will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras vzar Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world. There is nothing wrong with food and drink.

In it, Guru Nanak also warns us against the rituals and tricks of priests and monks. 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.

The Guru offers us a vision of a God whose whole presence in made manifest in Nature.

Asa di Var

It is only when we attune our own will to the Supreme Will, that we can become super-men. However, the assertion of individual ego, is the great obstacle to the process of moral law. Summing up the Asa-di-var’s message we can summarise it under vaat headings ethical, social and metaphysical.


Sometimes so-called religious people, commit heinous crimes through self-righteousness and bigotry. But if uncontrolled through self pride of position or riches, it becomes avar and mean. The world is not a dream, but an impermanent reality. Asa-di-varmeans A ballad of hope; it is one of the basic sacred compositions for the Sikhs and is sung every morning in congregation in gurdwaras.

Real pollution is self incurred; it comes from greed, lust, lying and slander, all of which corrupt the mind. Views Read Edit View history. Women, says the Guru, are the centre of life here on earth and in heaven. Now to a summary of the Asa-di-var in serial order.

The Lord is not pleased by the theatrics of the so-called ncarnates, but only by acts of love and devotion. It should be remembered that Vasr 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 asx nature. Ultimately we will be judged not by our learning or status, but by our conduct.

People who are over-bearing and haughty only harden their own hearts. The deeds and the ode of 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.

Guru Nanak exposed the maladies of his time. So that our self-assertiveness should be replaced by self-surrender. How can woman be outside the spiritual court, she who gives birth to the geniuses of this world? The Sikh Encyclopedia Encyclopedias encapsulate accurate information in a given area of knowledge and have indispensable in an age which the volume and rapidity of social change are making inaccessible much that outside one’s immediate domain of concentration.

A Book of Sikh Studies: They will not feel disturbed, if others appear to be more fortunate. The Var is an heroic ode which describes the brave deeds of a hero. If people really observe God’s creation, they will be filled with wonder.


If they abide by His will, they will be content and filled with compassion of others. Gobind Singh Mansukhani Asa di Vaar: These two are natural events being ordained by God. 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.

Guru Nanak also exposed any idea of pollution, being connected with the events of birth and death. The good ones, who are absorbed in The Truth, do service; They do no evil; They travel on the right path and do what is just; They break worldly bonds. God knows our inner selves and cannot be cheated by any so-called holy practice. It is generally sung to inspire armies going to battle or to inspire people with martial spirit. The True seeker of The Truth welcomes all that comes from God-both good or ill-as a blessing.

We have self-will with which we can modify our own conduct.

Mi constantly endeavor to put their wills in harmony with Divine Will. The Guru praised the role of woman in family life. By submission to His Divine Will, one may win the favour of the Lord. It is only by understanding our own self-limits that we achieve the highest goals of our own existence.

Both Hindu and Muslim have strayed from the path of their religious preceptors and practised greed, falsehood, extortion and tyranny. When regulated by right motivation and active service, it is positive and beneficial.