The Album is a compilation of Vaars written by Bhai Gurdaas Ji, the first scribe of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji that emphasize the contribution of the first Guru of the Sikhs, Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji to humanity, about his journey’s and how one can achieve Godliness in his lifetime by following simple living, following the path of truth, humility, perseverance, patience and gratitude. The Album with the Shabads is composed by Daler Mehndi & written by Bhai Gurdaas Ji.
These are the ballads sung in the traditional Gurbani singing “Keertan”. Daler Mehndi has kept the melody simple making it easy to sing along.
Ik Fakira Vadda Mastana-written by Bhai Gurdaas ji Composed by Daler Mehndi.
The Album is a compilation of Vaars written by Bhai Gurdaas ji Composed by Daler Mehndi emphasize the contribution of First Guru-Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji to Humanity, truth and patience to achieve Godliness.
Ik Fakir Vadda Mastana
Fir Baabaa Giaa Bagadhaadh No Baahar Jaae Keeaa Asathaanaa
From Mecca Baba went to Baghdad and stayed outside the city.
Eik Baabaa Akaal Roop Dhoojaa Rabaabee Maradhaanaa
Firstly, Baba himself was in the form of Timeless and secondly, he had his companion Mardana, the rebeck player.
Dhithee Baa(n)g Nivaaj Kar sunn Samaan Hoaa Jehaanaa
For Naamaz (in his own style), Baba gave call, listening to which the whole world went into absolute silence.
Sunn Munn Nagaree Bhee Dhaekh Far Bhaeiaa Hairaanaa
The whole city became quiet and Lo! to behold it, the Pir (of the town) also got wonderstruck.
Vaekhai Dhiaan Lagaae Kar Eik Fakeer Vaddaa Masathaanaa
Observing minutely he found (in the form of Baba Nanak) an exhilarated Faqir.
Pushiaa Firakai Dhasathageer Koun Fakeer Kisakaa Ghariaanaa
Pir Dastegir asked him, which category of Faqir you belong to and what is your parentage.
Naanak Kal Vich Aaeiaa Rab Fakeer Eiko Pehichaanaa
(Mardana told) He is Nanak, who has come into Kalyug, and, he recognises God and His Faqirs as one.
Dharath Akaas Chehoo Dhis Jaanaa |35|
He is known in all the directions besides Earth and Sky.(35)