Jagjit Singh (1941 - 2011) was one of India's best singers of devotional songs. Besides his soulful ghazals, for which he is well known, he composed and recorded many Hindu hymns, including bhajans, kirtans, aartis, mantras and chants, during his lifetime. Here is a selection of the best CDs of devotional music sung in Hindi and Sanskrit by Jagjit Singh, the man with the golden God-gifted voice. These compilations will certainly figure among your favorite music collections with lots of hummable hymns accompanied by some of the most relaxing music you've ever heard.
This bhajan collection by Jagjit Singh in praise of Lord Krishna includes Krishna Chalisas and Shree Krishna Naam Dhun or chants. The bhajans featured in this CD are Baat Nihare Ghanshyam, Hey Krishna Gopal Hari, Banke Bihari, Tum Dhundho Mujhe Gopal, Radhe Radhe Govind, Aarti Kunj Bihari Ki, and Neel Gagan Sang.
This is another beautiful collection of Krishna bhajans and kirtans sung by the legendary Jagjit Singh. Listen to some great renditions of these songs in his inimitable mellifluous voice - Tum Dhundho Mujhe Gopal, Krishna Murariji Aankh Base, Baat Nihare Ghanshyam, Hey Krishna Gopal Hari, Banke Bihari, and Krishna Pranat Pal Prabhu.
This is a beautiful and must-have collection of devotional songs in praise of Lord Ganesha. Jagjit Singh brings to you eight soothing hymns including Gaiye Ganptai Jagvandan, Ganapati Bappa Morya, Jai Ganesh Deva, Jai Ganesh Gananath Dyanidhi, Jai Jai Ganpati Bhaktan, Pratham Sumir Shri Ganesh, Vakratundaahakaya Prathameshwara Ganadheeshwara, and Vande Ganpati Vighnavinashan.
Jagjit Singh's 'Maa' has some of the best prayer songs and chants in praise of the Goddess Durga. This compilation includes the following 8 songs - Om anandmayi chaitanyamayi, Ambe charan kamaln hain tere, Mere mann ke andh tamas mein jyotirmayi utaro, Varde verde verde, Sarveshwari jagdishwari he roop maheshwari, De maa nij charanon ka pyar, Mera jeevan teri sharan, Karm sakal tav vilas.
The album features Jagjit Singh's 'Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna' hymn, which is a continuous chanting of the name of Lord Krishna ideal for devotional meditation. It also includes some immortal Krishna songs by the maestro: Hey gobind hey gopal, Hari tum haro jan ki peer, Tum meri rakho laaj hari, Deenan dukh haran dev, Sabse oonchi prem sagai, Jai radha madhav, and Murli manohar gopala.