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The term Gurbani is derived from the two words ‘Guru’, meaning ‘Teacher’, and ‘Bani’, meaning ‘Message’. It refers to the writings and passages of Sikh holy scriptures which have been written and compiled by the ten Great Gurus of Sikhism. This genre of music has developed and evolved for more than five hundred years. Since the very beginning of the Sikh tradition, music has been an integral part of devotional practices, to the extent that each Gurbani has a prescribed Raag to which it must be sung. The Great Sikh Gurus were also musicians and each promoted a variety of styles, instruments, and techniques within the Gurmat Sangeet (Sikh musical tradition). Performed by Amreek Singh Zakhmi and group, this album is a sampling of this musical heritage. The Harmonium and Tabla are used as accompaniments for the soulful renditions.