devotional songs; musical chanting of mantras
Religious songs which repeat the names of God. For example, the mantra Om Namaha Shivaya is sung for minutes on end to any of a dozen or more tunes.
A devotional song, theme associated with Lord Krishna, does not strictly adhere to the raga scale, musical value subdued by sentimental emotion.
(keer TON) Singing the praises of God, a central aspect of Sikh worship.
Songs of praise; corporate devotional singing, usually accompanied by musical instruments.
devotional singing of the compositions found in the Guru Granth Sahib Ji
Devotional music, often accompanied by dancing.
singing of devotional poems written praising the appearance, qualities, acts and glories of the Lord
The singing of Sikh hymns, or shabads
hymn in praise of a deity
Musical rendering of Sikh gurbani.
chanting; signing devotional songs; mantras that are sung to music.
The devotional singing of sacred hymns, or shabads, from the Guru Granth Sahib, usually accompanied by instruments.
Singing devotional songs.
Musical rendering of Gurbani, preferrably according to the Raag, never to be sung to the tunes of pop-songs or film melodies.
Kirtan means singing the scriptural compositions in traditional musical measures.
Kirtan is one of the pillars of Sikhism and in that context refers to the singing of the sacred hymns from the Guru Granth Sahib to set music normally in classical Raags format. The Sikhs place huge value on this type of singing and a Sikh is duty bound to listen and/or sing Guru-Kirtan as frequently as possible.