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Grammy Awards
Originally known as Gramophone Awards, the Grammy Awards  are considered globally to be the most prestigious of awards in the entire music industry. The awards for best artists, compositions, and recordings, are determined by members of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.  The awards are gold plated replicas of a gramophone. Awards are given to multiple categories.

65th Annual Grammy Award
The February 5, 2023, 65th Grammy Award ceremony took place at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles California, to recognize winners of eligibility year October 1, 2021, to September 30, 2022, nominated on November 15, 2022.  Celebrities in attendance at the ceremony, included host Trevor Noah, award winners included, Beyoncé, Lizzo, Bonnie Raitt, Diana Ross, Bononbo, Harry Stiles, Ozzy Ozborne, Elvis Costello, Jay-Z, Dwayne Carter, Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Willie Nelson, Billy Crystal, Justin Beber, Niel Young, presenters and performers included Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Queen Latifa, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, and many, many more.

Mystic Mirror Best New Age, Ambient, or Chant Album
Winners awarded in the Best New Age category of the February 5, 2023, 65th Grammy Award ceremony included Mystic Mirror by White Sun, a band formed in 2015 out of Los Angeles California, whose members, Gurujas, Harijiwan Khalsa, and Adam Berry have a unique fusion of styles and genres. The lyrics of album Mystic Mirror are complemented by the etheric quality evoked by exquisite vocalist Gurujas, the subtle energies harnessed by instrumentalist and gong player Harijiwan, and the sublime arrangements directed by multi-instrumentalist, and two-time Emmy Award winner, Adam Berry.

Award Winning White Sun Music Albums

Mystic Mirror is an album released September 23, 2022 that won the 65th Annual Grammy Award February 5, 2023, for Best New Age, Ambient, or Chant Album.
1. Garden
2. Akhan Jor (feat. Mark Batson)
3. You Walked Away
4. We Were One Once
5. I'll Be There
6. Icy Reflections
7. Pavan Guru
8. Narayan
9. Ma

White Sun II is an entire album devoted to featuring an exclusive collection of selections, segments, and snippets from the Sikh scriptures Guru Granth Sahib Gurbani and Dasm Granth Bani released on August 26, 2016, that won the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in 2017 for Best New Age Album.
1. Gobinday Mukunday
2. Ajai Alai
3. Chattra Chakkra Varti
4. Simro Gobind
5. Suniai
6. Aap Sahaee Hoa Har Har Har
7. Dhan Dhan Ram Das Gur
8. Akal Instrumental
9. Akal
10. Hummee Hum
11. Ik Ardas Wahe Guru

Sampling of White Sun II Gurbani Lyrics

Gobinday Mukunday Lyrics
CHACHARI STANZA BY THY GRACE
ਗੁਬਿੰਦੇ ॥ ਮੁਕੰਦੇ ॥ ਉਦਾਰੇ ॥ ਅਪਾਰੇ ॥੯੪॥
Gobindae|| Mukandae || Udaarae || Apaarae ||94||
Sustainer! Liberator! Giver! Infinite!
Guru Gobind Singh Jap Sahib from Dasm Granth Panna 6 ||94
https://youtu.be/Khe7B9uekpc

Ajai Alai Lyrics
AEK ACHARI STANZA
ਅਜੈ ॥ ਅਲੈ ॥ ਅਭੈ ॥ ਅਬੈ ॥੧੮੯॥
ajai || alai || abhai || abai ||189||
O Unconquerable Lord ! O Indestructible Lord !
O Fearless Lord !  O Unchanging Lord !
Guru Gobind Singh Jap Sahib from Dasm Granth Panna 6 ||189
https://youtu.be/XcqkogZEtWM

Chattra Chakkra Varti Lyrics
BHUJANG PRAYAAT STANZA
ਚੱਤ੍ਰ ਚੱਕ੍ਰ ਵਰਤੀ ਚੱਤ੍ਰ ਚੱਕ੍ਰ ਭੁਗਤੇ ॥
chattra chakkra varti chattra chakkra bhugate ||
Salutation to Thee O Pervader and Enjoyer in all the four directions Lord!
ਸੁਯੰਭਵ ਸੁਭੰ ਸਰਬਦਾ ਸਰਬ ਜੁਗਤੇ ॥
suyanbhav subhan sarabdaa sarab jugatae ||
Salutation to Thee O Self-Existent, Most Beautiful and United with all Lord! 
Guru Gobind Singh Dasm Granth Panna 10||199
https://youtu.be/Khe7B9uekpc

Sampling of Other White Sun Releases with Lyrics Featuring Gurbani Tuks
Many releases over the years since the band formed in 2015, feature devotional lyrics from Gurbani Tuks. This is but a small sampling of sublime sacred sounds produced by White Sun.  

Bahota Karam Lyrics April 8, 2019
ਬਹੁਤਾ ਕਰਮੁ ਲਿਖਿਆ ਨਾ ਜਾਇ ॥
bahutaa karam likhiaa naa ja-i ||
His Blessings are so abundant that there can be no written account of them.
ਵਡਾ ਦਾਤਾ ਤਿਲੁ ਨ ਤਮਾਇ ॥
vaddaa daataa til na tama-i ||
The Great Giver does not hold back anything. From Guru Nanak ji Japji Sahib SGGS Ang 5 ||25 https://youtu.be/vxhLLcA4OUk

Ant Na Siftee Lyrics June 21, 2019
ਅੰਤੁ ਨ ਸਿਫਤੀ ਕਹਣਿ ਨ ਅੰਤੁ ॥
ant na siftee kahan na ant ||
Endless are His Praises, endless are those who speak them.
ਅੰਤੁ ਨ ਕਰਣੈ ਦੇਣਿ ਨ ਅੰਤੁ ॥
ant na karnai daen na ant ||
Endless are His Actions, endless are His Gifts. From Guru Nanak ji Japji Sahib SGGS Ang 5 ||24
https://youtu.be/90akkUE5VFE

 

Sukhmandir Kaur Khalsa

Sukhmandir Kaur Khalsa

Sukhmandir has written hundreds of articles on topics related to Sikhism and has co-written and and edited several books on the Gurmat teachings and Naam Simran meditation. 

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