Category: 01-Guru Nanak

Reflections on the Eleventh Pauri from JapJī Sāhib by Gurū Nānak

“The Eleventh Paurī gives virtuousness.” – from the Teachings of the Siri Singh Sahib Yogi Bhajan (1) Reflections from SS Prabhu Nam Kaur Khalsa: This Paurī is the 4th of the 4 Suṉi-ai Paurīs. Suṉi-ai means through listening. Deep listening that involves not only hearing with your ears, but hearing with all the senses, every cell of you vibrating
11th Pauree

Reflections on the Tenth Pauri from JapJī Sāhib by Gurū Nānak

“The Tenth Paurī grants grace.” – from the Teachings of the Siri Singh Sahib Yogi Bhajan (1) Reflections from SS Prabhu Nam Kaur Khalsa This Paurī is the 3rd of the 4 Suṉi-ai Paurīs. Suṉi-ai means through listening. Deep listening that involves not only hearing with your ears, but hearing with all the senses, every cell of you vibrating
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Reflections on the Ninth Pauri from JapJī Sāhib by Gurū Nānak

“The Ninth Paurī gives expansion.”– from the Teachings of the Siri Singh Sahib Yogi Bhajan (1) Reflections from SS Prabhu Nam Kaur Khalsa: This Paurī is the 2nd of the 4 Suṉi-ai Paurīs. Suṉi-ai means: through listening.  Deep listening that involves not only hearing with your ears, but hearing with all the senses, every cell of you vibrating
9th Pauree

Nanak and the River

Early every morning Nanak loved to take a bath in the nearby river. He would clean himself with the cold water and then he would meditate. The time was coming for Nanak’s life to change in a big way. All his life he only cared about God.
Guru Nanak river cropped

Reflections on the Eighth Pauri from JapJī Sāhib by Gurū Nānak

The Eighth Paurī is a meditation that touches on many subjects and guides the “listener” to merge into the essence of a Siddha, the person who can manifest the seemingly miraculous; a Pir, the revered spiritual guide; and Sur nāth, the great yogi of divine caliber; – to experience as near as is possible the consciousness of such illumined
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Reflections on the Seventh Pauri from JapJī Sāhib by Gurū Nānak

“When you suffer from greed, madness for power, overbearing expansion and the need to control, when you become trapped in your territoriality, the seventh Paurī will heal you.” – from the Teachings of the Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan (1)     jay jug chāray ārajā hor dasūṉī ho-i.
7th Pauree

Reflections on the Fourth Pauri from JapJī Sāhib by Gurū Nānak

After introducing and developing the notion of hukam, Gurū Nānak invites us to a new relation to the divine, a new kind of exchange with God. One of the main manifestations of our ego is thinking that we are doers. The very word Gurū Nānak uses for “ego” says it clearly: in its Sanskrit etymology, ahankar means “me-doer” or
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Reflections on the Third Pauri from Jap Jī Sāhib by Gurū Nānak

This Paurī also awakens in us an awareness of the many paths, the many ways to relate to the Source and to name the Infinite Spirit, so we come to appreciate all the facets of the creative manifestation around us.  The way each person expresses their connection to their own soul and the Great Cosmic
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