A Sikh Punjabi Song is one of many traditional musical styles from northern India's Punjab region.
Sikh songs are derived from the Guru Granth Sahib, which is the central text of Sikhism. This style of music dates back to the 16th century, when men interpreted mystical poetry through musical expression.
One of the first Sikh musicians was Bhai Mardana. He was an early follower of Sikhism's founder, Guru Nanak.
A typical Sikh Punjabi song is characterized by regional classical and folk musical styles, accompanied by string and percussion musical instruments.
Showcased below is a music video featuring traditional Punjabi songs.
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