Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
CDs & DVDs > Indian Classical Music > The Elements Wind (Audio CD)
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
The Elements Wind (Audio CD)

The Elements Wind (Audio CD)

The Elements Wind (Audio CD)

Availability:
Sold Out
Specifications:

Hariprasad Chaurasia
Music Today (2004)

Item Code:
ICI032
Price:
$28.00   Shipping Free
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
The Elements Wind (Audio CD)

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 7445 times since 28th Feb, 2014
About the CD

The theme of Elements is a creative challenge, so vast is the subject. And the musical interpretation of these soaring concepts is an even greater challenge. In my approach, I have explored various aspects of the element air or wind, expressing these in a range of musical forms. So, just like the changeable winds, there are many moods on this album… some and majestic, philosophic, playful, light and romantic.

The great Vedic hyman to purusha tells us that Yayu the wind was born out of the breath of Purusha. So the birth of Vayu arose from life-giving breath, (prana), our most immediate experience of wind and air. Prana is an essential in the yogic exercise of pranayama, which controls the rhythm of the in-breath (puraka), the held breath (kumbhaka), and the out-breath (rechaka). Such breath control is required for the calm state of mind we experience in meditation or contemplation.

But winds, gales, air and clouds as used in Indian art and poetry are also metaphors in Shringara rasa, the romantic sentiment. They can depict love fulfilled or love separated (viraha). In "The winds of love", which is a lyrical contrast to the gravity of "cosmic wind" and to "Paranayama", sweet melodies and gentle rhythms lead to the feeling of romance. "Romantic Air" has the freshness and youth of first love, whereas "Perfumed Breeze" portrays all the longing and yearning of Kalidasa's Yaksha for his beloved wife.

Among the splendid nature poems of the Vedas is that addressed to the Maruts, the winds of Heaven. Roaring, surging, restless, never-ceasing: the winds sweep across sky and earth, driving before them rain-bearing clouds, causing trees and fields to bend and sway in their path. In some legends, Vayu is said to be the father of the Maruts, the spirits of tempest and thunder, who, full of fury, ride on the whirlwind and direct the storms.

Vata, air, is the giver of life and longevity. A beautiful Hymn to Vata, taken from Rig Veda, was the inspiration for the first part of the last track. In our times, we have seen great pollution of natural resources, especially of air. Even so, nature, like man, renews herself. In an unending cycle, death follows life and precedes yet another life, a process of renewal that is expressed in verses of the Vedic hymn to Prana. The powerful verse- rendered movingly by Pandit Jasraj- ends with a heartbeat, sign of new life.

From the Rig Veda: From the breath of Purusha was born Vayu, the wind; Vayu, first born among the breathing ones. Vayu, imbued with cosmic law.

Kalidasa: The wind, breathing through hollow bamboos, makes sweet music, and woodland nymphs sing with passion-filled voices.
Perfumed Himalayan breezes blow south; I rembrace those breezes, fondly imagining they have touched your limbs, O perfect one!

The maruts, Atharva Veda: Like wondrous looking kings bedecked with arnaments Shining like fire, with gold ornaments on their breasts, Like winds they are shakers, swiftly moving, like tongues of fire they are resplendent like the ever victorious heroes of heaven, they raise their musical voice as psalmists their song.

Kalidasa: Tender leaf-shoots on young creepers bend and wave in a gentle spring breeze, their lovely blossoms ardently kissed by intoxicated honey bees.

Rig Veda: May Vata blow the balm on us, and bring health and happiness to our hearts. May he lengthen our lives. Thou, Vata are our father, thou art our brother and our friend

Atharva Veda: Man breathes out and breathes in when within the womb. When thou, O Prana, quickenest him, them is he born again. They call Prana Matarishvan (the dweller in the mother's womb); Prana, forsooth is called Vata (air). All that exists in past, present, future in life breath too.

1.The Breath Of Life14:55
Cosmic Wind - Prana, the Breath of Life
Pranayama
2.The Winds Of Love14:17
Romantic Air - Perfumed Breeze
3.The Winds OF Heaven11:11
Windsongs
Maruts - the Sons of Heaven
4.Spring Air13:15
Sweet Breeze of Spring - Melody of Spring
5.Cosmic Swirl 5:28
Vata - Hymn to Prana
Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to The Elements Wind (Audio CD) (Indian Classical Music | CDs & DVDs)

Prithvi Earth with Vastu Benefits and Knowledge (Panchmahabhuta The 5 Elements) (Audio CD)
Various Artists
N A Classical Audio Cassettes co. (2007)
48 Min. 6 Sec. Approx
Item Code: IZZ695
$28.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Elements Earth (Audio CD)
Vanraj Bhatia
Music Today (2003)
Item Code: ICI033
$28.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Elements Fire (Audio CD)
Bhaskar ChandavarkarMusic Today (2007)
58:49 Minutes
Item Code: ICR483
$28.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Panchamahabhuta The 5 Elements: Jal (Water):  With Vastu Benefits & Knowledge (Audio CD)
Pt. Tarun Bhattacharya
N A Classical (2007)
63:48 Mintues
Item Code: ICR258
$23.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Elements Space (Audio CD)
Zakir Hussain
Music Today (2004)
Item Code: ICI044
$28.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Elements Water (Audio CD)
Shiv Kumar Sharma
Music Today (2004)
Item Code: ICI031
$28.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Feet In the Soil (Volume 2) (Audio CD)
James Asher
Times Music (2006)
64:79 Minutes
Item Code: ICR599
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Music for Fengshui  (Audio CD)
G. Rengarajan
Super Audio (Chennai) Pvt. Ltd. (2003)
65:75 Minutes
Item Code: ICY030
$24.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
I've been happy with prior purchases from this site!
Priya, USA
Thank you. You are providing an excellent and unique service.
Thiru, UK
Thank You very much for this wonderful opportunity for helping people to acquire the spiritual treasures of Hinduism at such an affordable price.
Ramakrishna, Australia
I really LOVE you! Wonderful selections, prices and service. Thank you!
Tina, USA
This is to inform you that the shipment of my order has arrived in perfect condition. The actual shipment took only less than two weeks, which is quite good seen the circumstances. I waited with my response until now since the Buddha statue was a present that I handed over just recently. The Medicine Buddha was meant for a lady who is active in the healing business and the statue was just the right thing for her. I downloaded the respective mantras and chants so that she can work with the benefits of the spiritual meanings of the statue and the mantras. She is really delighted and immediately fell in love with the beautiful statue. I am most grateful to you for having provided this wonderful work of art. We both have a strong relationship with Buddhism and know to appreciate the valuable spiritual power of this way of thinking. So thank you very much again and I am sure that I will come back again.
Bernd, Spain
You have the best selection of Hindu religous art and books and excellent service.i AM THANKFUL FOR BOTH.
Michael, USA
I am very happy with your service, and have now added a web page recommending you for those interested in Vedic astrology books: https://www.learnastrologyfree.com/vedicbooks.htm Many blessings to you.
Hank, USA
As usual I love your merchandise!!!
Anthea, USA
You have a fine selection of books on Hindu and Buddhist philosophy.
Walter, USA
I am so very grateful for the many outstanding and interesting books you have on offer.
Hans-Krishna, Canada
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2019 © Exotic India