A Shabad to Block Animosity and Bring Protection and Prosperity
Written by Guru Arjan Dev Ji, the fifth Guru of the Sikhs, this powerful shabad can help overcome any obstacle.
“This mantra meditation from the Siri Guru Granth Sahib is a gift to you that will let you penetrate the unknown without fear. It will give you protection and mental balance. It is very simple and rhythmic. If you do it nobly it will be extremely helpful. Whenever you are effective and create a success in your life, you must also generate some opposition and animosity. That is called the Law of Polarity. It is called facing a square in your life. This meditation will totally eliminate enemies and block the impact of animosity forever. It can give you mental self-control and let you command your five tattvas for effective living.” ~ Siri Singh Sahib Ji
The Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan also said that if chanted for 62 minutes, the best time being between 3-4 am, Aap Sahaaee Hoaa can relieve unbearable financial pressure. Many have chanted this mantra to help resolve tricky legal matters with the highest good and outcome for all.
Chant the entire shabad 11 times a day to bring the blessings of protection, focus and abundance into your life.
Sorath Mahalaa Panjavaa ||
Aaithai oothai rakhavaalaa ||
Prabh satigur deen dyaalaa ||
Daas apanay aap raakhay ||
Ghatt ghatt shabad subhaakhay ||1||
Gur kay charan oopar bal jaaee ||
Dinas rayn saas saas samaalee pooran sabhanee thaaee || rahaa ||
Aap sahaaee hoaa ||
Sachay daa sachaa dhoaa ||
Tayree bhagat vaddiaaee ||
Paaee Naanak prabh saranaaee ||2||14||78||
Raag Sorath – Guru Arjan Dev Ji – Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji – Page 628
Sorath, Fifth Mehla:
Here and hereafter, the Divine is our Savior ||
God, the True Guru, is merciful to the meek ||
The Divine protects all ||
In each and every heart, the beautiful word of the Shabad resounds ||1||
I am a sacrifice to the Guru’s feet ||
Day and night, with each and every breath, I remember my Guru who is totally pervading and permeating all places ||Pause||
The Lord has become our protector ||
The Truest of the True has taken care of us ||
Glorious and great is devotional worship to you ||
Nanak has found God’s Sanctuary. ||2||14||78||
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Listen to Musical Versions of this Shabad
Listen to musical versions of the entire Aap Sahaaee Hoa Shabad by Satkirin Kaur Khalsa and 11 repetitions by Kirtan Singh and Shakti Parwha Kaur:
Alternatively, you can chant the shorter mantra:
Aap Sahaaee Hoaa Sachay Daa Sachaa Dhoaa Har Har Har
Listen to musical versions of this chant by Guru Dass Singh and Guru Dass Kaur and Snatam Kaur:
Aap Sahaaee Hoaa – A Personal Story
Guru Singh, one of the Siri Singh Sahib’s first students, shares the following story:
Thirty eight years ago I was running a booming business as well as teaching. Like today, the economy suddenly tanked and we were way over-leveraged to survive a deep slow down. I sat with Yogi Bhajan at the Los Angeles airport and explained this dilemma. He gave a mantra to me – which was the first time anyone had heard this mantra in our spiritual family – Aap Sahai Hooaa Suchay Daa Sachaa Dooaa – Har Har Har. He said to have it playing in the office 24-7. In 1980 the only way to accomplish this was to use a 60 second cassette loop (made for answering machines). We recorded 60 seconds of this mantra repeating and we played that cassette until the media fell off the tape nine months later. During that nine months we came up with revolutionary ways to not only survive but to thrive. This mantra overcomes all challenges.