Category: 05-Guru Arjan

Back to Basics with Kundalini Yoga

Kundalini Yoga is a powerful practice for personal transformation. It works swiftly to energize your whole system and, through you, impact your total environment. This feature is dedicated to highlighting the essential skills and fundamental principles of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®. It will serve to focus and refine your daily practice
Back to Basics with Kundalini Yoga

The Mother’s Prayer: Puta Mata Ki Asis

Every woman embodies the energy of the Kundalini Mata Shakti: The Creative Power of the Mother. When a woman decides to assist a soul in coming to the planet in human form, it is a tremendous responsibility. In Japji Sahib, Guru Nanak said that the human birth is very rare and very precious, for it is only
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Guru Arjan Dev and the Birth of the Guru Granth Sahib

Guru Ram Das had three sons. The child who was to become the Guru was the youngest. Born April 15, 1563, he was named Arjan Mal. Each of the boys had very different dispositions. The eldest, Prithi Chand, was clever in social and worldly affairs. He managed the Guru’s household and most efficiently administered the
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History and Composition of the Siri Guru Granth Sahib

Part 1 of Chapter 3 of Victory and Virtue Through his Hymns and Prayers, Guru Nanak inspired and uplifted humankind to live a life of truth, righteousness and spirituality. These enlightening words were sung by his companions, Bala and Mardana, and by the Sangats which grew up around Guru Nanak. In his later
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The Life and Times of Guru Har Rai

This post is about Guru Har Rai and his unique leadership of the Sikhs during the turbulence of the 17th century in India. The time of Guru Har Rai’s Guruship was marked not only by serious infighting between the various contenders to the Mughal throne, but also by the Minas or the descendants of
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Sookay Haray Keeay Khin Maahay – To Become Fruitful and Prosperous

Written by Guru Arjan Dev ji, this shabad brings prosperity and abundance. Meditate on this Shabad or recite it 11 times a day to become fruitful and prosperous. Siri Guru Granth Sahib ji, page 191 Ga-orhee mehlaa panjvaa Sookay haray kee-ay khin maahay. Amrit darisat sanch jeevaa-ay. ||1|| Kaatay kasat pooray gurdayv. Sayvak
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Mera Man Lochai

Mera Man Lochai The Bani of the Fifth Guru, Guru Arjan Dev, in the Raag (musical measure) called Maajh, Chau-Padas (Four lines per Hymn), First House of Raag. My mind longs for meeting the Guru (Guru Arjun Dev, not yet a Guru, expresses his desire to meet his father Guru Ram Das
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