Instruments

Tools to elevate
your inner sound

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Learn the tools given by the Sikh masters

Use the traditional Sikh string instruments to elevate your consciousness.

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Dilruba is also the easiest and lightest instrument to play and is incredibly simple to understand. It is a matter of 10 minutes to pick it up and start playing.

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The sound of the Taus is wonderfully melodious, taking you to a complete heavenly state where you can feel the warmth of the universe.

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An enchanting instrument that dates back to 5000BC. The name ‘Sarangi’ is translated as 'one hundred colours'.

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The Jori, also known as Panjabi Pakhawaj, was created in the court of the fifth Sikh Guru, Guru Arjan, by two musicians of the court, Satta and Balwand.

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The Sikh Rababi (Kirtanee) tradition of singing Kirtan according to the hukam (divine order) of the Gurus – following the given raag (musical mood).

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The Saranda is a unique bowed instrument which originated among the Sikhs. It was designed, created and played by the fifth Sikh Guru, Guru Arjan.

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For 7-days we invite you to use these powerful sacred sounds from the Mere Mun Album as a gateway to experience a sense of oneness, peace, and unity.

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Why did the Sikh string instruments start to disappear?

Watch 'The Untold Story' on the origins and journey of the Sikh musical instruments.

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