Aug 12

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…
—————————————–

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


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78 Responses to “Cheers to the Breath and Sudarshan Kriya”

  1. atmarati avirodhena says:

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

    • Jigyasa says:

      hehe.. this is soooo funky πŸ™‚ unh unhh… to the rhythm of your soul.. do that thing with your nose… supeeeeeerb πŸ™‚
      And what timing, I just did my kriya, not too well though as my mind was flooded with thoughts again. Was kind of over analyzing that and the song has just made me relax on it… unh that thing with your nose… la la laaaaaa
      Thank you πŸ™‚

  2. hamsa_tachyon says:

    super, absolutely super ! :):)

  3. Karpagavalli says:

    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’ πŸ™‚ ;)…

  4. bhawana kapoor says:

    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

  5. Sneha says:

    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

  6. Shruti Poojari says:

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

  7. OH!! I AM BLESSED says:

    Jai Gurudev Dinesh!!!

    Woahh!! what a Rapchik ishtyle rap πŸ™‚ 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

  8. OH!! I AM BLESSED says:

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

    Jai Gurudev!!!

  9. Ajay says:

    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’

  10. Jyuthika says:

    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 πŸ˜€ πŸ™‚

    Mann this was a Rapchik thing seriously πŸ˜› HEhehehh

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

    Keep posting..

    Jai Gurudeva! πŸ™‚

  11. Sakshi says:

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

  12. Pradnya says:

    Awesome!!
    loved it! πŸ™‚ Both lyrics as well as the way Daniel has sung the song!

  13. Abhishek Suryawanshi says:

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


    Thats thing you do with your Nose…

  14. Prakirtee says:

    Beautiful prose πŸ™‚

  15. SS says:

    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)

  16. Kaushik says:

    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

  17. Anonymous says:

    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.

  18. Manish says:

    Wow! Wah Wah Wah!
    Amazing… we can relate to that so much!! πŸ™‚

  19. vinay says:

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

  20. Abhay Karnataki says:

    wow, the lyrics is catchy tune!

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

  21. Harshal says:

    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.

  22. Kavita says:

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

    Jai Gurudev!!!

  23. parth says:

    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

  24. komal says:

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

  25. Anonymous says:

    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

  26. Monica says:

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

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

    hahahahahahhahahaha.
    love you and Bawa πŸ™‚
    Jai Gurudeva πŸ™‚

  27. Monica says:

    imagine getting up in the morning with THIS !! can’t get over the song. hahahahhahhahhaaahahaa !!
    πŸ˜€

  28. Harsha Vardhan M.V says:

    wow!dinesh bhiayya,i was waiting for your post.lovely song.
    plz post again soon πŸ™‚
    jaigurudev!

  29. Jay says:

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

  30. Johann says:

    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! πŸ˜‰

    it’s tooooo good

    Jai Gurudev

    — Johann πŸ™‚

  31. shreejith says:

    My 1st Visit to your blog..
    Good Lyrics.. πŸ™‚

    Hari Aum..

  32. GAYATRI....JGD says:

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

  33. Anonymous says:

    Today(12 August 2007 ) is International Youth Day.
    http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unyin/iyd2007.htm

  34. Vishal says:

    woowie ..
    good one ..
    excellent bhaiya .. ??
    why dont u post more often .. ? πŸ™‚

    I love this blog!!

  35. hariharan says:

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

  36. Pspextacy says:

    cherry on top!!

  37. ARNAV says:

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

    nice to hear from dinesh bhaiyya after long:-)

  38. Crazy Gopi says:

    Wow !! This is absolutely awessome blossom !! Luuvvre the lyrics as well as the tune πŸ™‚

  39. shruti says:

    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’

  40. Kanu... says:

    superb song

  41. rads says:

    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!

  42. rads says:

    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

  43. gauri says:

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

  44. Anand says:

    cute knowledgable song πŸ™‚

  45. Shreyans Mehta says:

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

  46. Anupam Gupta says:

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

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

  47. Kanasu Nagathihalli says:

    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. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  48. The Thinker says:

    Nice-os
    Gonna listen to it on my Bose!

  49. Sandeep says:

    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

  50. Raghav says:

    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.

  51. Krish says:

    MIND BOGGLING I MEAN BREATH BOGGLING.

  52. Bhanu says:

    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

  53. SS says:

    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? πŸ™‚ “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)

  54. romamak says:

    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

  55. Jyuthika says:

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

    Jai Gurudeva! πŸ™‚

  56. Streax says:

    And then…. Dinesh Posts!!!

    isnt it a great one liner? πŸ˜› πŸ™‚

    Thanks for posting!!!!!

    Keep posting.

    That was a nice song/voice. But the background music could’ve been better! πŸ™‚

    Jai Gurudev!!
    With tons of love,
    Aparna

  57. erica says:

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

  58. Anonymous says:

    jgd..
    its greaaattttt :)))

  59. Vishal says:

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

  60. Rohini says:

    Dinesh Bhaiyya …thats awesome !
    Love your style πŸ™‚

  61. vishesh says:

    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 … πŸ™‚

  62. sangeeta says:

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

  63. sakshibhaw says:

    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

  64. Vivek Barun says:

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

  65. Anonymous says:

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

    Dinesh and rap song????

    Dinesh…Daniel.. rap song…. πŸ˜€

    Some thing so obvious
    But sill very oblivious ….

    Enjoy…the obliviousness of the obvious πŸ™‚

  66. gauri says:

    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… πŸ™‚ πŸ˜€

  67. Dinesh says:

    its was just awesome dinesh da πŸ™‚ cool like u πŸ™‚

    jai gurudev

  68. Kirtida says:

    The rap is Super delightful…
    Jai Gurudev
    Kirtida

  69. Kamatchi says:

    Librans and Virgos ROCK!!!!

    – The Arien testimony(LOL!!)

    Jai Gurudev Bhaiya!!

  70. Stutii says:

    haha…. Awesome…
    A li’l bit of Bass in that and we could use it as a background score for doing the surya namaskar!!!
    Nice!!!

  71. Neeraj says:

    Very nicly written and completely joyful and feel happy

    thanks
    Neeraj
    http://www.festee.com

  72. Dinesh says:

    ~*~*~ JAi Guru Dev ~*~*~

    Nice lines bhaiya..

    Kya baat hai aapki..

    Delhi main koi Advance KAro Na..???

    We are waiting for U…. (Shimla Gruop)

    Regards..

    Dinesh

  73. Swati Arora says:

    Wow! simply superb! πŸ™‚

  74. Abhishek Bhardwaj says:

    Just Amazing..so simple yet so profound…in sync with the meaning of guru(knowledge) dev (fun).

  75. saanu says:

    jai guru dev dinesh bhaiya:

    i was just lil sad and was crying……was bout to sleep as there was no light.and light just appeared suddenly and happen to check the blog and clicked music and this is wat i receive……….. a smile n breath in in in let go go go…yes+ I am doing that thing from the nose.lol……jai guru dev

    πŸ™‚

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