Category archive: Bani

The Mystical Process of the Divine as Described in the Mool Mantra

Guru Nanak gave the Mool Mantra as the essence of the Sikh teachings. Recently, while meditating on it, it dawned on me how inter-dependent the phrases of the Mool Mantra really are. For a long time the Mool Mantra seemed to me a group of adjectives describing the experience of Divinity. But like a seed
Mul Mantra - Entrance of Golden Temple. Courtesy of Gurumustuk Singh.

Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan’s Words on Jaap Sahib

"Jaap Sahib" is Guru Gobind Singh's bani. Guru Gobind Singh became one with God and recited Jaap Sahib. You have to understand: the Sikhs of Guru Gobind Singh were in a position to run at the speed of a horse. What was the miracle that gave them such power? Jaap Sahib.
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Japji Sahib and the Shabad Guru

"Give because God gives to you.  Love because that is your purpose in life.  Shine because it is important. Share because it is demanded of you. How can you do it?  In Japji, Guru Nanak gave you guidance, telling you the way he found liberation, ‘In the ambrosial hour, meditate on the True Identity.  Your
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