AISE GUR KO BAL BAL JAIYE

Dubbed as one of the most important days in ones life, 22 August 2009 was indeed a day when history was made. His holiness Sri Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji assumed the 50th year in gurgaddi. Namdharis all over the world have marked this unique day with various events. Namdhari Sangat Southall hosted a mela on the day. Lasting a marathon of 12 hours, it started with the Asa di Var and finished minutes before the stroke of mid-night...

04.30hrs   asa di var  
07.30hrs   morning ardas  
15.00hrs   Opening ardas by S.Kuldeep S Chana.  
15.05hrs   Children of Punjabi Class. (Santa K Bhogal, Ratandeep Singh & Manpreet K Matharu, Ravinder & Kartar Kaur Khalla, Inder & Jeevan Singh Khalla, Raj-Inder Kaur Randhawa, Nimrat Kaur & Jivan Singh Sian and Ganga S Chana. Listen
15.15hrs   Ladies jatha of Southall (mata Gian kaur, mata Harbhajan kaur, Kulwant kaur, Kuldeep kaur, Harmit kaur and Ravinder Sian.) Geet & Kavita - Kara bandhana dohay hath jord ke Guru Jagjit Singh nu.
15.45hrs   Shaam Kaur Bhuller (student of U. Gurdev Singh) plays the dilruba. Sarabjit Singh on tabla. Raaga Bihag - madh lay teen taal. Raag Bihag
16.00hrs   Nimrat K Sian (student of U. Gurdev Singh). Sarabjit Singh on tabla. Shabad Na jana kiyagat ram hamari. Raaga Puriya Dhanashri  in teen taal. Shabad
16.15hrs   Gurpratap and Sewak Singh Chana play raaga Maduwanti in teen taal on the Taus and Sarangi (students of U. Surjeet Singh). Sarabjit Singh on tabla. Listen to raag maduwanti
16.36hrs   Aman Kaur & Hakam Singh Bhullar (students of U. Gurdev Singh) on the sitar and dilruba. Sarabjit Singh on tabla. Raaga Bhimpalasi. Madh lay and Dhuratgat. Listen
16.52hrs   Bhagwant Kaur, Vineet Kaur & Puneet Kaur Sian perform a shabad in Raaga Kedar, Teen taal. (students of U. Gurdev  Singh). Sarabjit Singh on tabla. Dhan soovela jit darsan
17.05hrs   A group performance by pupils of U. Surjeet Singh. Shabad Gur thaar thaaranehaaria in raaga Raamkalee. Teeb Taal. Sarabjit Singh on tabla. Listen to the class
17.28hrs   Gurkartar Kaur Deoora sings the shabad Thakur ke chayree. Sarabjit Singh on tabla. shabad - Thakur ke chayree
17.43hrs   Katha & kavita by Amrinder Singh. Listen
18.00 - 19.10hrs   Naam Simran. A DVD of a collection of Historic photos of Sri Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji along with some unique Bhandishis.  Listen to ardas / Thanks to Kirpal Chana
19.10hrs   Southall welcomes Ustad Pdt Ram Naryan Ji (Sarangi Ustad).  
19.25hrs   Speech by Sewak Harpal Singh Ji addresses the sangat via a live teleconference from Sri Bhaini Sahib Listen to the address
20.08hrs   Kaka Jaidev Singh Chana reads a kavita - Tu hai ek lekin tere roop anek. kavita
20.10hrs   Avtar Singh (Windsor) with Sarabjit Singh on tabla. instrumental
20.25hrs   Beant Singh Ryatt & Harnam Kaur Chana on dilruba and violin. (students of U. Gurdev Singh). Sarabjit Singh on tabla. Raaga Yaman. Madh lay, dhuratghat & ati dhuratghat. instrumental
20.46hrs   Gian Singh Virdee on the sitar. (student of U Gurdev Singh). Sarabjit Singh on tabla. Raaga Kaunsi Kandhra, madh lay & dhuratghat. Teen Taal. Sitar solo
20.56hrs   Mata Harbhajan K Chana - kavita. kavita
21.09hrs   Passionate kirtan by ragi Satwinder Singh Bhogal. Kulwant Singh & Sarbjit Singh on tabla. Backing vocals by Avtar Singh, Gian Singh, Gushmir Singh. Kirtan
22.04hrs   Saragni solo by Ustad Surjeet Singh. Shabaz Khan on tabla. Avtar Singh on tanpura. Sarangi solo. Raag Bahar
20.36hrs   Santoor solo by Ustad Kiranpal Singh. Shabaz Khan on tabla. Avtar Singh on tanpura. Raaga Jhinjhoti on santoor
23.45hrs   Closing Speech by Gurtejpal Singh Chana.  Listen
23.55hrs   Final Ardas by S Kuldeep Singh Riyat.
    Special thanks to Ajeet S Anjan for comparing the program.  

Satguru Jis Assan
punjabi class put flowers at assan sadh sangat listen to sewak harpal singh

tabla player shabaz khan presented with mala by s kuldip singh kiranpal singh on santoor surjit singh - sarangi ragi satvinder singh & jatha - kirtan gian s virdee - sitar harnam k chana & beant s riyat avtar singh jaidev s chana - kavita pd ram naryan honoured by nsss pdt ram naryan and surjeet singh amrinder singh - katha & kavita gurkartar kaur - shabad class of surjeet singh puneet, bhagwant & vineet  amaan and hakam singh gurpratap & sewak singh nimrat sian
shaam bhuller ladies jatha nsss punjab class punjabi class mata harbhajan kaur chana - kavita

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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