Category archive: 11-Siri Guru Granth Sahib

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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The Invention of the Gurmukhi Script

Many people who practice Kundalini Yoga as taught by the Siri Singh Sahib - Yogi Bhajan love the mantras and chants. But where did these chants come from? What language are they written in? Kundalini Yoga often uses chants taken from the language of Gurmukhi.  As far as languages go, Gurmukhi is relatively new. It’s
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The Shabad is my Guru

Shabad – the sound that cuts the ego. Guru – the wisdom that takes us from darkness to light. In his teachings, Yogi Bhajan, also known as the Siri Singh Sahib of Sikh Dharma, taught that the Shabad Guru would become the guiding wisdom for people in the Aquarian Age. But what, exactly, is the
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The Quantum Technology and Impact of Shabad Guru

The impact of the Shabad Guru comes from its masterful use of the technology of sound and rhythm. It is a “quantum technology.” A technology is the application of a science. The sound patterns of the Shabad Guru are based on the science of sound. In the West this would be the science of reflex
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The Science of Naad and Gurbani

Siri Guru Granth Sahib is the Guru and it contains the Guru. What is the Guru? It is the formula for experiencing one's own divinity. Naad means "the essence of all sounds." All languages contain sounds, which relate to one or more of the five elements of air, fire, water, earth, and ether.
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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

Excerpt from 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 years,
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Shabad Guru: Basis, Use and Impact of the Quantum Technology of the Shabad Guru

The impact of the Shabad Guru comes from its masterful use of the technology of sound and rhythm. It is a “quantum technology.” A technology is the application of a science. The sound patterns of the Shabad Guru are based on the science of sound. In the West this would be the science of reflex
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Cuál es la diferencia entre el Shabad Guru, el Siri Guru Granth Sahib y el Gurbani?

El Siri Guru Granth Sahib es una colección específica de shabads (poemas) compilados por el Quinto Guru, Guru Arjan en 1604, con algunos shabads añadidos por el décimo y último Guru Sikh, Guru Gobind Singh. Comienza con el Japji escrito por Guru Nanak e incluye escritos de los primeros cinco Gurus Sikh y el Noveno Guru, Guru Teg
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What is the Difference Between the Shabad Guru, the Siri Guru Granth Sahib, and Gurbani?  

The Siri Guru Granth Sahib is a specific collection of shabads (poems) compiled by the 5th Guru, Guru Arjan in 1604, with a few shabads added in by the 10th and last Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh. It begins with the Japji written by Guru Nanak and includes writings by the first five Sikh Gurus
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