Invocation

by Krishna Sharma

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This peculiar song Invocation is a humble expression of gratitude and respect for the guru.

It uses cathedral organs and echos of Gregorian chants to create a sense of space and reverence for the spiritual master.

In part inspired by Ranchor Prime's beautifully haunting version on his Message of Devotion album, it kicks off my own 2012 album Offerings.

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om ajnana-timirandhasya jnananjana-salakaya
caksur unmilitam yena tasmai sri-gurave namah

I was born in the darkest ignorance, and my spiritual master opened my eyes with the torch of knowledge. I offer my respectful obeisances unto him.

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released January 30, 2013
All instruments, vocals and programming by Krishna Sharma.

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Krishna Sharma Barcelona, Spain

Krishna Sharma Das was exposed to many types of music from a very early age. His parents were active classical musicians when he was born in England in 1970. Yet despite receiving basic musical education at home, music didn’t become a passion until he discovered guitars at the age of 14 when writing songs and singing in public became...
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