Posted by 3HO-Legacy Organization& filed under Legacy Organizations, Music
In 2019, in celebration of their 50th Anniversary, 3HO released a 9 - volume album of iconic music from our community from all five decades. Here are the stories of the songs on the 2nd volume. …
Posted by 3HO-Legacy Organization& filed under Music
In 2019, in celebration of their 50th Anniversary, 3HO released a 9-volume album of iconic music from our community from all 5 decades.
Here are the stories of the songs on the 1st volume.
Song of the Khalsa ~ Livtar Singh, 1970
I've been playing and performing music ever since…
Posted by Livtar Singh Khalsa& filed under Music, Sikh Art Corner
Beyond the Far Horizon, there is….nothing? We are hurtling through space, moving in every dimension, yet we never move at all. This observation sounds like nonsense because it has two opposite points of view. One is looking from the outside in, the physical world illusion. The other is looking inside out, from a single point of…
Posted by Livtar Singh Khalsa& filed under Sikh History, Your Stories
Livtar Singh Khalsa recounts his experience as one of the two first students of Yogi Bhajan in the West to take Sikh vows:
On Sunday morning of the Baisakhi day Gurdwara in 1970, I met up with Baba Singh on the street in Los Angeles. He was wearing a turban,…
Posted by Aquarian Times& filed under Community, Music
In this article written in 2004 by Guru Dass Singh, which was originally published in the Aquarian Times, Winter of 2005 (Vol. 4, No. 4) Edition, he explores the first 35 years of music in 3HO.
I wanted to be a rock star. I had left Puerto Rico for Boston in…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Legacy Organizations, Music
The wonderful Khalsa String Band was composed of the finest musicians of early 3HO.
The 3HO musical scene had been taking shape since Yogiji began teaching in Los Angeles in 1969. Some of his earliest students had begun putting mantras to music and writing songs of and for this new and emerging spiritual family.…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Sikh Art Corner, Your Stories
The song "Winter Solstice Time" was written by Livtar Singh Khalsa
Listen to Livtar Singh singing the "Winter Solstice Time" song here
Here are the "Winter Solstice Time" lyrics:
1. It's mornin light, and out on the lake The mist is dancin around
I'm with my Guru, and…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Music
Written by Livtar Singh Khalsa
Listen to the Khalsa Way:
Read the lyrics:
Long ago and far away
A man sat like a stone
On a burning seat of red-hot iron ...
To him it was a throne.
For he was Guru Arjan,
King of this world and…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Publications, Sikh Dharma Technology, Sikh History
Source: Heroes, Saints & Yogis by Shakti Parwha Kaur Khalsa and Guruka Singh Khalsa
In 1975, Livtar Singh Khalsa (Atlanta, Georgia) composed this song recounting some of the major events in Sikh history. The Siri Singh Sahib directed that “The Song of the Khalsa” be sung in every Gurdwara immediately before the Anand Sahib. He…
Posted by Sikh Dharma International& filed under Music, Sikh Dharma Technology
On February 13, 1977, Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan said this about Song of the Khalsa:
Mukhia Singh Sahib Livtar Singh, put our entire philosophy into one Song of the Khalsa, which we always sing with every prayer and in every congregation to remind ourselves that we must know who we are, what our…