Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band London(UK) was established in 1972, and has become renowned around the world as being a civilian band with military style and discipline. The Band has performed at numerous charitable functions and has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for the needy. It has also performed at important national events including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Golden and Diamond Jubilees. Demonstrating patriotism to the Motherland, the Band performed at Wembley Stadium to welcome Prime Minister Modi for the first time to London. The Band also has a special Cadets Corps where over eighty aspiring Band members learn the disciplines from the age of three.

Some Facts...

64

Members

35

Pipers

24

Drummers

5

Drum Majors

92

Performances


Band Uniform

The band first performed in the Scottish uniform during the opening of Shree Mukatjeevan Swamibapa Smruti Mandir in Ahmedabad, India in 1991. The band uniform includes a black bonnet with a read feather, black doublet, red tartan kilt, sporran, and a red tartan plaid.

Band Repetoire

Our repetoire includes Scottish, religious and Bollywood tunes.

Solo

Aarti (Jay Sadguru Swami)
Aavo Aavo Sahajanandji
Ame Swamibapa na Poriya
Bapa Shreeji Bapa
Bar Bar Mahine
Dhoon 1 (Bolo Swaminarayan Gadi)
Dhoon 2 (Jay Shreejibapa Bolo)
Happy Birthday 1
Happy Birthday 2 (O Swamishree Hamare)
Hari Charanama
Hari Hayana Haar
Jay Jay Jeevanpran (Vande Mataram)
Jeevanmara
Padharo Mare Gare Padharo
Pragatya Vrushpur (Mera Joota hai Japani)
Pranaam Chhe Swami
Prit Bandhani
Saints
Satsang Ni Chandni
Sona Na Bore
Swamibapa Bol Bole (Dhol Baaje)
Swamibapa Madya Che Mune
Teri Daya ko Main (Agar Tum Mil Jao)

Slow March

Bhuli Na Re Jaso
Bruce's Address
Chalo Darshan kari
Flower of Scotland
Loch Rannoch
Shree Ghyansham Sukhkari
Sky Boat

Scottish

Bonnie Galloway
Campbell's Farewell to Redcastle
Coming Round the Mountain
De Campdown Races
Highland Laddie
Mhairi's Wedding
Mussi Den
Oh! Susannah
Rose of Allendale
Rowan Tree
Scotland The Brave
Teribus
The Barren Rocks of Aden
Wings
Yankee Doodle

Combination

Chalo Darshan Kari (slow march)
Scotland The Brave
Sky Boat Song (slow march)
Swamibapa Mara
Swaminarayan Gadi
Yankee Doodle

Melody

Hichak Hichak
Hindole Joole
Joya Shreeji
Naa Bhulana
Oh Mere
Pragatya Vrushpur
Pyari Pyari Murti
Rel Gadi
Sansmaran Kirtan
Sauna Pyara
Shreeji Tame Cho
Shreejibapa Swamibapa
Swamibapa Aave
Swamibapa Mara
Swamibapa ni Ratna
Swaminarayan Gadi na Darshan 1
Swaminarayan Gadi na Darshan 2
SwaminarayanGadi

Salute

Indian National Anthem - Rashtriya Geet (Jana Gana Mana Adhiniayaka Jaya Hey)
Salutation to His Holiness Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa (Swamibapa Shakti)
Salutation to Jeevanpran Shree Abjibapa Shree (Bapa Shreeji Bapa)
Salutation to Lord Swaminarayanbapa Swamibapa (Hari Haya na Haar)
Salutation to Moghera Mehaman (Bugle Horn)
Salutation to Param Pujya Acharya Swamishree (Teri Daya Hui Jabse)
UK National Anthem (God Save the Queen)

Other

Is Dilki (Kaho Na Pyaar Hai)
Kara Jodi (Nagin)
Man Lagaa Kar (Dhoom)
Mili Mili (Chali Chali)
Shreejibapa Muskurate (Ladki Badi)
Ye Mere Man (Ye Mere Dil)

Member Position

Amit Ravindra Vekaria

Drum Major

Anant Jethalal Savani

Bass

Ashwin Harish Kerai

Bagpipe

Avnish Manohar Varsani

Bagpipe

Bharat Shivji Khokhrai

Snare

Chandresh Jadavji Bhudia

Bagpipe

Chandresh Navin Khokhrai

Tenor

Chandresh Ramesh Pindoriya

Tenor

Chandu Parbat Hirani

Snare

Darshan Jadva Hirani

Snare

Dharmendra Nanji Patel

Bagpipe

Dinesh Parbat Bhudia

Snare

Divakar Praful Patel

Bagpipe

Gaurav Jitendra Patel

Bagpipe

Gopal Karsan Bhudia

Bagpipe

Harilal Karsan Pindoria

Bagpipe

Hemanshu Chandu Hirani

Bagpipe

Jagnesh Gopal Gami

Tenor

Jay Talpara

Bagpipe

Jayesh Govind Khokhrai

Tenor

Jignesh Vasant Khimani

Tenor

Kashyap Narendra Varsani

Snare

Kashyap Devji Varsani

Bagpipe

Ketan Laxman Pindoria

Bagpipe

Kirit Ravji Ashani

Snare

Krunal Premji Rabadia

Snare

Mukesh Govind Rabadia

Bass

Mukund Govind Gami

Bagpipe

Naran Karsan Bhudia

Bagpipe

Narhari Parbat Khimani

Drum Major

Niteen Mayji Samji

Drum Major

Nitin Jitendra Patel

Bagpipe

Nrupen Harish Pindoriya

Bagpipe

Pankaj Vekaria

Bagpipe

Pankaj Shantilal Bhudia

Tenor

Parag Shashi Pindoria

Tenor

Paras Vasant Khimani

Bagpipe

Parash Vasudev Khimani

Snare

Paresh Hirani

Bagpipe

Parth Shashi Pindoria

Tenor

Piyush Harish Khimani

Bagpipe

Praful Premji Patel

Bagpipe

Pragnesh Kishor Pindoria

Drum Major

Pravin Karsan Bhudia

Bagpipe

Pritesh Hirani

Bagpipe

Ravindra Mavji Vekaria

Drum Major

Rupak Nanji Patel

Tenor

Sahil Praful Pindolia

Bagpipe

Sailesh Lalji Pindolia

Tenor

Sameer Jethalal Savani

Bagpipe

Sandeep Kishor Pindoria

Bagpipe

Sanjay Govind Sanghani

Bagpipe

Shashi Ravji Gorasia

Snare

Shashi Parbat Hirani

Bagpipe

Shreyas Dinesh Bhudia

Bagpipe

Shrikant Suresh Bhanderi

Bagpipe

Snehal Vasudev Khimani

Bagpipe

Sundeep Jadavji Bhudia

Bagpipe

Suryakant Khimji Dabasia

Tenor

Tejas Kirit Mistry

Bagpipe

Vibhakar Praful Patel

Snare

Vikash Talpara

Bagpipe

Vinod Shivji Khokhrai

Bagpipe

Vipul Laxman Kerai

Snare

Contacts

Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Pipe Band London

Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kingsbury, London
Shree Muktajeevan Swamibapa Complex, Kingsbury Road, London, NW9 8AQ, UK
SMPB@SwaminarayanGadi.com
Dave Khimani
+44 7967484 263
Ravi Vekaria
+44 7904 400 424
http://SwaminarayanGadi.com/PipeBand