Volume 8

2017

Beautiful tracks from around the world grace this volume, which includes tracks from the US, UK, Germany and Israel.

1.  In Your Grace (Maa) - Ajeet Kaur

2.  God and Me, Me and God Are One - Anand Kirtan

3.  Ardas Bhaee - Andi Flax

4. Guru Ram Das - Charanpal Singh

5.  Ek Ong Kaar Laya Yoga - Hansu Jot

6.  Ang Sang Wahe Guru - Jap

7. Carry It On - Robin Cummings

8.  Aap Sahaaee Hoaa - Sat Puran

9. Jap Man Satnaam - Satwant Kaur Khalsa

 

In Your Grace (Maa) - Ajeet Kaur, USA, 2017

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Ajeet Kaur's music is a meeting of rivers. Her love of meditation and sacred music meet her upbringing with traditional Irish music and her unwavering love of poetry through song. Growing up in a musical and eclectically spiritual home, music has always been present. Ajeet found her way to the magic of sacred music at a young age, leading her to fall in love with the songs, stories and sense of mystery in the folk traditions. Collaboration is central in her work, and some of her collaborators include Snatam Kaur, Trevor Hall, Rising Appalachia and Peia. She has released five albums, which have been celebrated as #1 on the iTunes world chart, and Billboard Top 10 new age chart. Ajeet makes her debut as a producer on her newest album, “Indigo Sea” which was self created and funded by fans and listeners worldwide. Join Ajeet and her band as they weave together ancient rhythms and melodies, deep meditative spaces and heart-opening songs to bring you on a journey through music.

God and Me, Me and God Are One - Anand Kirtan, UK, 2017

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Anand Kirtan is a Kundalini Yoga teacher and musician who serves her local community in rural Britain, whilst also travelling with her husband and three sons across the UK and Europe to teach yoga and sing kirtan music together. Her sons, currently 13,12 and 9 are themselves musicians and singers, and together as a family, they bring an energy of love, unity, seva and harmony. Anand Kirtan also works as a spiritual counsellor for people going through challenge and is currently studying karam kriya and level 2 Kundalini yoga with her spiritual teacher, Shiv Charan Singh.

Ardas Bhaee - Andi Flax, USA, 2017

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Born in the US, raised in Canada and based in Newport, Rhode Island, US, Andi Flax is a singer and songwriter drawn to the healing and expressive power of the human voice. A classically-trained vocalist and dancer from childhood, Andi later discovered the practice of Kundalini yoga and science of sacred sound vibration (mantra), which has helped her consciously move through the blocks to allow her to express her highest creative potential, using her dynamically radiant voice. She has made it her mission to introduce these profoundly transformational tools so all may experience them. By sharing her gifts with the world, she wants to inspire others to do the same.

Guru Ram Das - Charanpal Singh, Finland, 2017

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Charanpal Singh is a Level 2 Kundalini Yoga teacher and a trainer of Kundalini Yoga. Charanpal is the founding partner and director of Kehto Spiritual School in Finland. He organises and trains Kundalini Yoga Teachers in Finland with his wife Jagat Prem Kaur. His main instrument is the guitar and he has played it since he was 11 years old. The most specialized area of Kundalini Yoga for him are the technologies and teachings of Shabd, Mantra and Sound. “Let the music be alive” guidance by his spiritual teacher Shiv Charan Singh and Charanpal's devotion for finding the Authentic Voice for him and the students have now carried him and his way of delivering the teachings since 2008. And the learning continues. Wahe Guru.

Ek Ong Kaar Laya Yoga - Hansu Jot, Germany, 2017

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Hansu Jot plays Harmonium, Piano, Keyboards, Guitar, Bamboo flute, Bansuri flute and Sarangi. Trained as a classical pianist, he worked internationally as a musical director and producer. His compositions flow gracefully between poetry and meditation, while his warm voice radiates peace and beauty. 

Ang Sang Wahe Guru - Jap, Germany, 2017

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"The Mantra Band JAP formed in 2013 as a Sadhana Band (morning yoga with live music) in Cologne, Germany, when the three musicians discovered their common love for the mantras of Kundalini yoga.


Inspired by their own personal experiences with Kundalini Yoga, JAP creates catchy melodies and opens up a meditative space that invites you to sing along and experience the sound current, Naad, in a most wonderful way."

 

Carry It On - Robin Cummings

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Robin Cummings has been singing in spiritual centers doing cover and original songs for many years. She is  a member of the Columbus Ohio Choir Harmony Project. The songs she has written and recorded have been reflections of periods of time on her journey. This album is in part a tribute to her sister Hari Bhajan Kaur.

Aap Sahaaee Hoaa - Sat Puran, Israel, 2017

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Sat Puran studied and explored different styles of music, starting with classical western singing from a young age, being an opera singer, and then also continued studying Indian classical singing and Gurbani Kirtan.

Sat Puran is a Kundalini Yoga teacher, teaching in teacher's trainings in Europe and Israel. She is a practicing evolutionary astrologer, consulting and teaching internationally."

Jap Man Satnaam - Satwant Kaur, UK, 2017

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From the beginning, it was the mantra that had me hooked with Kundalini Yoga. With this
particular shabd, it was the first shabd where I knew and understood the words of the
repeating line (Jap man, Satnaam, sadaa Satnaam) without having to look them up.
Satnaam being the bij mantra of kundalini yoga, this has always felt like a key message:
breath by breath, with every breath, to stay tuned in to the vibration of Satnaam.

About the Artist:

Satwant Kaur grew up in Northern Canada, surrounded by forests and rivers and wide open spaces. She began practising yoga as a child with her mother and sister, and later re-discovered yoga, in the form of Kundalini Yoga, in Vancouver. Sound and communication have long been an interest for her – she studied speech and language therapy, and has worked in this field for over 15 years. Her musical influences have mostly been folk singers, and growing up there was always music in the house – singing with her dad around the piano, or making up harmonies with her sister. One of the things that most attracted her to Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma was the importance of sound – and of everyone joining in to create the vibration. She has played kirtan around the UK and Europe, and taught workshops on developing the Teacher’s Voice.
 
Satwant has been living in London, UK for the last 12 years, where she teaches and trains teachers of Kundalini Yoga.