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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Cheers to the Breath and Sudarshan Kriya


One fine morning, I woke up at Anjana’s house with a song in my head. I took a deep breath in and a couple of hours later, the song took birth. It came out in rap (or 'rapchick') style. I asked one of the best song-maker I knew, to set it to music and sing it (lyrics are below). Click That thing you do with your nose to listen to the song and please write to the classy Daniel Moss and tell him how you liked it.







That thing you do with your nose


Breathe Breathe Breathe away
To the rhythm of your soul
The solution to your woes
Flows right under your nose.

So get ready with you bows
And your red rose arrows
Love truly flows and grows
When you dissolve big fat egos.

Deal with life's highs and lows
Vanquish all your silly foes
Drown the rest of your sorrows
If only, You do that thing with your nose!

Love even they who oppose
That's the best of all mottos
He reaps as he sows
Says the wise one who knows.

Breathe Breathe Breathe away
To the rhythm of your soul
Its easier that licking your elbows
That thing you do with your nose.

The birds, the bees and all of those
Do their naughty things with close windows
And even when they doze
They still do that thing with their nose.

Very little poetry and some prose
Has been composed on blowing your nose
Yet the best pleasure nature bestows
Flows right under your nose.

You can dig into those cheesy tacos or sinful chocos
And yet shed those extra kilos,
If the discipline you impose
Gets you to do that thing with your nose.

When come calling the head honchos
Your paycheck can add extra zeroes
If in between the his and hellos
You disclose
You do that thing with your nose

Those that smartly used their nose,
The world labeled them weirdoes or psychos
Before long their glory arose
As they joined the march of the heroes

Whether you dwell in borrows or chateaus
Anyone from Librans to Virgos
Breathe in the fragrance of the rose
And do that thing with your nose.

So kick in to some new clothes
Plus add some attitude that shows
That nothing can shake those
Who do that thing with their nose.

Breathe in in let go go go…
Breathe in in let go go go…
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I am the Libran and Bawa is the Virgo...
Goes without saying, I am inspired by all your comments;-)  

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68 comments:

atmarati avirodhena said...

aawww... that is sooo wonderfully written :):):)
bucketfulls of love
tanu:)

hamsa_tachyon said...

super, absolutely super ! :):)

Karpagavalli said...

Bhaiya... Its soooo nice:) As I read through the lines, unknowingly there was a smile on my face and I knew that was because 'I was doing that thing with my nose' :) ;)...

bhawana kapoor said...

bhaiya its nice.
If only you could work on the music a bit more.
Ganesh Sharnam Sharnam Ganesha Rap from the 21st Kilometer, just blew me Off. Its awesome.
Make this one on the same lines no?
Add some mantras as well.
Jai Gurudev

Sneha said...

hi dinesh bhaiya,
this is sneha here..firstly very happy to know that u are a libran,because even i am one.and i felt very good when i read the poem first..but then later i sang the poem loudly in a rythm with a tune for the second time...n i enjoyed it even more..and the whole poem truely sums up all the values that we have been taught by u and bawa since the past 4 days.nad it will be all the good if we(i mean I).follow them with some discipline in life..and i can achieve all that i want and all that i desire..AND DEFINITELY MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE IN THIS WORLD.
take care
with lots of love n gratitude,
sneha

Shruti Poojari said...

jai gurudev bhaiya,
gud 2 c ur 1st post...nice song....
keep writing more...
jai gurudev

OH!! I AM BLESSED said...

Jai Gurudev Dinesh!!!

Woahh!! what a Rapchik ishtyle rap :) Its too kool..and i was smiling while listening the rap and also was aware with "You do that thing with your nose".

Just LOVELY

OH!! I AM BLESSED said...

Cilicking on Daniel Moss Email I am getting HTTP 404 Error. I guess in the URL there is a typo or no longer available :)

Jai Gurudev!!!

Ajay said...

Wow Dinesh bhaiya
Finally, a post from you.
But ya it is worth wait ....but this doesn't imply that you got to write after ages. So please keep posting frequently.

You know what, I didn't realize that you have written this post till I read this line towards the end of this post...
"I am the Libran and Bawa is the Virgo..." which finally led my eyes to some more text a few inches below - 'Posted by Dinesh'...wow.

Jai Gurudev
'J'

Jyuthika said...

Yeah!! Yey yey.. WAH!!

Breathe in in and let go go go.. Breathe in in and let go go go...

you do--that--with your nose :D :)

Mann this was a Rapchik thing seriously :P HEhehehh

Dinesh bhaiyaa.. You always spurs up with a surprise post :P
That is a Gold striking attempt!!:P ;)
and yess, I am a VIRGO too :P HAhahah!!

Keep posting..

Jai Gurudeva! :)

Sakshi said...

jai gurudev dinesh bhaiya,
this one is fantastic!!!!
too good....
love sakshi

Pradnya said...

Awesome!!
loved it! :) Both lyrics as well as the way Daniel has sung the song!

Abhishek Suryawanshi said...

Nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Thats thing you do with your Nose...

Prakirtee said...

Beautiful prose :)

SS said...

Hmmmm....message received.... from one Libran to another....By the way the title of the poem is rather creative, unique or should I say 'ekdumich rapchick' ;).

Jai Gurudev!

Sonia (Anu)

Kaushik said...

Superhit, beautiful composition, great lyrics!! hope u can put up the musical version soon online.

It would be nice if you can start a audio blog and also put up some samples of your favourite music?

JGD,
Kaushik

Anonymous said...

Nice poem,flow is very nice, you maintained rhyme in the poem very well. Yet it felt spontantaneous creation!! I really liked it. Thanx for sharing such a beautiful creation.

Manish said...

Wow! Wah Wah Wah!
Amazing... we can relate to that so much!! :-)

vinay said...

Cheers! Finally a post by Dinesh bhaiya. The poem is simply superb. Hats off to Dinesh bhaiya.

Abhay Karnataki said...

wow, the lyrics is catchy tune!

it just goes to well as you compose
your poem on everyone's nose!

Harshal said...

Hi dinesh bhaiya.My name is Harshal Badgujar. I just completed my YES+ course from Dombivli and took up volunteering at the Utsav. I was really waiting for u 2 post sumthing so that i get a chance to talk to u. The song was really nice. I just love you You are a fantastic yoga teacher and a great guru to have.

Kavita said...

Wow It is really a gr8 Lyrics... Guru and Dev Combined..

Jai Gurudev!!!

parth said...

I am just wondering, really nice i like this most:

Very little poetry and some prose
Has been composed on blowing your nose
Yet the best pleasure nature bestows
Flows right under your nose

JGD
Cheers
Parth

komal said...

JGD Dinesh Bhaiya,
finally a post from you.... awesome song.....

Anonymous said...

dada, jgd...

the song is just awesome... i think u shld record d last part of it "breath in in in... let go go go"
n may b we can use it for meditation... i really like breathin on such a music..

jatin

Monica said...

hahahahahahahaha!! Dinesh sir this is insane work. hahahahahaha!!

librans to virgos to geminis (please, i'm one !)

hahahahahahhahahaha.
love you and Bawa :)
Jai Gurudeva :)

Monica said...

imagine getting up in the morning with THIS !! can't get over the song. hahahahhahhahhaaahahaa !!
:D

Harsha Vardhan M.V said...

wow!dinesh bhiayya,i was waiting for your post.lovely song.
plz post again soon :)
jaigurudev!

Jay said...

Awesome song da, you dont mind if I sort of mix it up to make a ringtone??

Johann said...

The song is awesome!
with the music and all it sounds even more good.

i like the beats and the way it's sung.
the start is awesome and i like the last stanza:
"So kick in to some new clothes
Plus add some attitude that shows
That nothing can shake those
Who do that thing with their nose."

already heard it like more than 20 times since the time i have downloaded it! ;)

it's tooooo good

Jai Gurudev

-- Johann :)

amit said...

WOW!!!

shreejith said...

My 1st Visit to your blog..
Good Lyrics.. :)

Hari Aum..

GAYATRI....JGD said...

speechless!!!!!!!!!! one word which describes the song......

Anonymous said...

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Vishal said...

woowie ..
good one ..
excellent bhaiya .. ??
why dont u post more often .. ? :)

I love this blog!!

hariharan said...

That is really cool. Good to see Dinesh Bhaiyya's post after long time.

Pspextacy said...

cherry on top!!

ARNAV said...

JAI GURUDEVA!!!!
a masterpiece....!!!

nice to hear from dinesh bhaiyya after long:-)

Crazy Gopi said...

Wow !! This is absolutely awessome blossom !! Luuvvre the lyrics as well as the tune :)

shruti said...

Jai Gurudeva!
Truly rapchik..its a master piece Daniel! M so excited to show it to my friends who think Art of living is only about bhajans n tell them to 'do that thing with the nose'

Kanu... said...

superb song

rads said...

Jai Gurudev dude,now that is sum song!!!!realllly lyk it n nothing can actually shake de 1 who does tht thing wid his NOSE....super coool!

rads said...

so so glad 2 read u Dinesh..plzzz write more frequently,missing u a lot,i volunteered fr de Utsav tht unfortunately got over yestrday in Mumbai(had loads of fun though)...hope 2 see u really soooon!!!JGD tkcr

gauri said...

the lyrics are super duper cool..really really liked them..simply awesome!!:-):-)

Anand said...

cute knowledgable song :)

Shreyans Mehta said...

Majaa aa gaya ye sunne me... Kya banaya hai Dinesh Bhaiyya! Too cool!

Anupam Gupta said...

hehehe....this was AMAZING!!!!!i mean AMAZING Da....the lyric...the rhyme...the tune...PURRRRRRRRFECT!!!!!

LOVE YOU UUUUUUUUUUUU!!!!!!!!!!

Kanasu Nagathihalli said...

Breathe Breathe Breathe away
To the rhythm of your soul
Its easier that licking your elbows
That thing you do with your nose.

I think there's a slight mistake in this stanza, shouldn it be its easier than licking your nose?

And awesome Bawa! I didnt know you could write poetry. :-) :-)

The Thinker said...

Nice-os
Gonna listen to it on my Bose!

Sandeep said...

There is a mistake in the poem
"borrows" should be boroughs.

It deserves a good title!

1) Thrill of the nostrils.
2) The Nose blowers of Bangalore.
3) Ode to the Nose.
4) Depth of Breath
5) Prana Gan

Raghav said...

That was an amazing piece of song, I liked the way Daniel breathed music into it.Total Rapchick...i wonder how you guys manage to do so many different things.

Krish said...

MIND BOGGLING I MEAN BREATH BOGGLING.

Bhanu said...

No1 else could be more simple and yet so deep, its grt to know u Dinesh Bhaiya...

btw, grt poetry!!

Lots of love
Jai Gurudeva,
Bhanuja

SS said...

WOW!! 52 Comments in all till now ! (this is the 53rd, bty Bau how come my earlier comment came so much later at around 12.16 p.m. when in fact I was the first one to comment?? Anyways, DG this should make you post much much more often, to satiate us poor hungry souls, don't you think? :) "YEH DIL MAANGE MORE, MUCH MUCH MORE! YOUR POSTS MAKE INTERESTING LIFES' DAILY CHORES WHICH OTHERWISE ARE A BORE! Howzzat! Luv-n-regards-JAI GURUDEV!

Sonia (Anu)

romamak said...

Oh, dat was so nice to have something from you Dineshda, it was speechless.....Pls do keep writing something...I love it.

Jai Gurudeva....Roma

Jyuthika said...

A JACKPOT HIT!!!!!!.. look at the comments (55+) which are still flowing in, Dinesh bhaiyaa.. ;)
See... how demanding you are! ;)
Now can we expect a new post from you sooner..?? :P


Jai Gurudeva! :)

Streax said...

And then.... Dinesh Posts!!!

isnt it a great one liner? :P :)

Thanks for posting!!!!!

Keep posting.

That was a nice song/voice. But the background music could've been better! :)


Jai Gurudev!!
With tons of love,
Aparna

erica said...

wowow dinesh da,
aWesOme.... :)
have it hung on my desk and shared with many more... its a must read for allllllll :)
pls keep writing more bhaiya!!!
JGD

Anonymous said...

jgd..
its greaaattttt :)))

Vishal said...

Simply AWESOME !! Dinesh bhaiya u write less but when u write its toooo awesome !! There could be some other tune to it though

Rohini said...

Dinesh Bhaiyya ...thats awesome !
Love your style :)

vishesh said...

awesome !!!! hilarious !!!
typical DA style !!!
one of the best poems ive ever read ... reminds me of my childhood .. the innocence while reading beautiful poems from school textbooks ... :)

sangeeta said...

beutiful one, bhaiya ........
please keep posting more often and be in touch with us ....
love u loads
jai gurudev

sakshibhaw said...

Jai guru Dev Bhaiya,
The lirics are superfantabulous...please make the music more peppy, fast, joshila.
always love wat u write.
Please dont stop. This is the only way I can feel ur proximal presence!
regards
Sakshi

Vivek Barun said...

Thats simply one of the best raps i have come across.
I would love to hear more from Dinesh Bhaiya in this blog!!

Anonymous said...

It took fractions of second to understand what's going on....

Dinesh and rap song????

Dinesh...Daniel.. rap song.... :-D


Some thing so obvious
But sill very oblivious ....

Enjoy...the obliviousness of the obvious :-)

gauri said...

man this is so cool.... i used to rap but stopped as its full of *&^%$# now i can start again... this is really cool.... i LOVED IT i mean really really LOVED IT.... certainly triggered me into making one now... Dinesh you are truly too good to be true.... Bows and salutations... :) :D

Dinesh said...

its was just awesome dinesh da :) cool like u :)

jai gurudev

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