Music for the Soul: Gate, Gate Chant by Deva Premal and More
- As many of you know, Deva Premal is one of my favorite singers,
ever. Here's her beautiful version of the Gate mantra. And, even
though I've shared her Gayatri Mantra before, I couldn't bear to
leave it off the list so have also included links to it in this post,
along with a couple of her other pieces. At the very end I've
included two additional favorite songs by other artists because
they didn't want to be left out either. Hope you find some quiet
time to Enjoy this music.
Gate, Gate Mantra by Deva Premal
Gate, gate means gone, gone; paragate means gone over; parasamgate
means gone beyond (the other shore of suffering or the bondage of
samsara); bodhi means the Awakened Mind; svaha is the Sanskrit word
for homage or proclaimation. So, the mantra means "Homage to the
Awakened Mind which has crossed over to the other shore, freed from
Gayatri Mantra Meditation by Deva Premal (10 minutes) - Stunning
Gayatri Mantra by Deva Premal (2 minutes)
"Summary of the Gayatri Mantra"
Gayatri Mantra (the mother of the vedas), the foremost mantra in
hinduism and hindu beliefs, inspires wisdom.
Its meaning is:
"May the Almighty God illuminate our intellect to lead us along the
Oh God! Thou art the Giver of Life,
Remover of pain and sorrow,
The Bestower of happiness,
Oh! Creator of the Universe,
May we receive thy supreme sin-destroying light,
May Thou guide our intellect in the right direction.
So Much Magnificence by Miten and Deva Premal
Brahma Nandam by Deva Premal and Miten
Salutations to the inner guru, the inner guiding light.
Who is the embodiment of pure delight,
Who is the giver of supreme happiness.
Who is beyond the dualities of this material
world; Who is as infinite as the sky. Who is
the sole aspiration and goal of life;
Who is unique, eternal, pure, unwavering.
Who sees with the eyes of wisdom;
Who is beyond emotions and beyond the
Two Favorite Songs
Sacred Spirit, Yeha Noha (wishes of happiness and prosperity), 4 minutes
Goodbye Milky Way by Enigma (3 versions)
Two Songs by Denean (Sundancer and Fire Prayer)
Love to all,