Sher

In passing…

बरसों बाद तेरे करीब से गुज़रे… जो न संभलते तो गुज़र ही जाते……! ====== barson baad tere kareeb se guzare… jo na sambhlate to guzar hee jaate……! … Share Shers that touched you ! ( )
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Sher

Meel ke pathar

Meel ke patthar उन मील के पत्थरों पे लिखे तो थे कुछ मंज़िलों के फ़ासले.... ....गर हम जिधर मुड़ चलें हैं, वो राह ही मंज़िल है.. === un meel ke pattharon pe likhe to the kuchh manzilon ke faasle gar ham jidhar mud chalen hain, vo raah hee manzil hai … Share Shers that touched you ! ( )  
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Ghazals

I will meet you again – nice poem by Amrita

Amrita-Main Tenu Pher Milangi Very nice poem by Amrita Pritam , recited so beautifully by Gulzar. Attempting translation in Gurmukhi-ongoing ..... A bit about Amrita : Amrita Pritam (31 August 1919 – 31 October 2005) was an Indian writer and poet, who wrote in Punjabi and is considered the first prominent woman Punjabi poet, novelist, and essayist, and the leading 20th-century poet of the Punjabi language, who is equally loved on both sides of the India-Pakistan border. With a career spanning over six decades, she produced over 100 books of poetry, fiction, biographies, essays, a collection of Punjabi folk songs…
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Devotional

Mittar Pyare Nu

Mittar Pyare Nu A beautiful immortal This is the beautiful shabad by the tenth Sikh master, Guru Gobind Singh, who recited it in the Machhivara forest when the Master was separated from everyone; not everyone because the connection to the Lord remain strong as always! From Mukhaarbind of Guru Gobind Singh ji; this Shabad was sung by him on the night of the cold Winter when Guru Sahib jio had earlier in the day led the Khalsa forces in the battle of Chamkaur where Guru ji fought with the huge army of enemies of Khalsa sons embraced martyrdom in front…
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Ai Sareera Meerya…….

A wonderful, soothing Shabad.   Will try to put Lyrics and Harmonium Notation here too ...     eae sareeraa maeriaa eis jag mehiaae kai kiaa thudhh karam kamaaeiaa || O my body, why have you come into this world? What actions have you committed? k karam kamaaeiaa thudhh sareeraa jaa thoo jag mehiaaeiaa || And what actions have you committed, O my body, since you came into this world? jin har thaeraa rachan rachiaa so har man n vasaaeiaa || The Lord who formed your form - you have not enshrined that Lord in your mind. gur parasaadhee har…
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Prabh Jiyo , Khasmana Kar Pyaare

This is a lovely shabad that I plan to learn and sing with a Harmonium , someday .....   This Shabad is by Guru Arjan Dev Ji in Raag Sorath on Pannaa 631 soriT mhlw 5 ] sorat(h) mehalaa 5 || Sorat'h, Fifth Mehla: sunhu ibnµqI Twkur myry jIA jMq qyry Dwry ] sunahu bina(n)thee t(h)aakur maerae jeea ja(n)th thaerae dhhaarae || Hear my prayer, O my Lord and Master; all beings and creatures were created by You. rwKu pYj nwm Apuny kI krn krwvnhwry ]1] raakh paij naam apunae kee karan karaavanehaarae ||1|| You preserve the honor of Your…
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Hindi

Hum Bekhudi mein Unko Pukaare….

Movie : Kala Pani Music Director : Sachin Dev Burman Singer : Mohd Rafi Director : Raj Khosla   Kalapani is a 1958 Hindi movie produced by Dev Anand for Navketan Films and directed by Raj Khosla. The film is based on Cronin's 1953 novel, Beyond This Place, and is a remake of the 1955 Bengali film 'Sabar Upaarey'.The film stars Dev Anand, Madhubala, Nalini Jaywant, Bir Sakuja and Agha. The film's music is by Sachin Dev Burman, and the lyrics are by Majrooh Sultanpuri. The movie won Dev Anand a best actor Filmfare award. A great movie . Had…
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Tu Pyar ka Sagar Hai – with Notations

A beautiful song, dedicated to Goddess Amba.   गीतकार : शैलेन्द्र, गायक : मन्ना डे, संगीतकार : शंकर जयकिशन चित्रपट : सीमा (१९५५) / Lyricist : Shailendra, Singer : Manna Dey, Music Director : Shankar Jaikishan, Movie : Seema (1955) तू प्यार का सागर है, तेरी एक बूँद के प्यासे हम लौटा जो दिया तूने, चले जायेंगे जहाँ से हम घायल मन का पागल पंछी, उड़ने को बेकरार पंख हैं कोमल, आँख है धुंदली ,जाना है सागर पार अब तू ही इसे समझा, राह भूले थे कहा से हम इधर झूम के गाये जिन्दगी, उधर है मौत खडी कोई क्या…
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Western

Get Ready Here Come the Drums ! ( Rare Earth )

Rare Earth - The Band   Formed in 1960, Rare Earth had a number of Top 40 hits in the 1970–71 period. This one was their biggest, peaking at number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. This disc sold over one million copies and received a gold record awarded by the Recording Industry Association of America. The Drums start at about 5 Never met a girl could make me feel the way that you do. (You're all right). Whenever I'm asked what makes-a my dreams real, I tell em you do. (You're outta sight). Well tweedle dee, tweedle…
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