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Continuing Japji: Pauris 26-31 (Wednesdays for Gurmukhi Readers)
November 22, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EST
An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 6, 2017
Imagine what it would be like to recite Japji easily and well, to recognize key words and phrases, to contemplate Guru Nanak’s answers to the basic questions of life and to discuss them with others. Take these Continuing Japji classes and you will be on your way to what you just imagined.
We move in a relaxed manner in these classes, reciting and studying one or two pauris each week while sharing our experience and understanding of the pauris. There are separate classes for students reading Gurmukhi and students reading transliteration. We meet in a group conference call on the phone. Classes are recorded. You will receive audio and written files to support your study. Everything you learn about these pauris will help you in reading all of Japji. We will continue to have a series of classes several times a year as we proceed through the 38 pauris of Japji Sahib.
In the fall of 2017 we will study Pauris 26-31. In these pauris we learn about pricelessness, about what happens in God’s Court and about Guru Nanak’s communication with the yogis. Classes include Muharni (alphabet practice for Gurmukhi readers or vowel practice for transliteration readers), reading practice (both group and individual), and exploring the meaning of the pauri together. We cover one or two pauris each class. Homework for the class is reciting the pauri we have studied eleven times a day until we meet again the next week.
Classes are taught by Siri Sevak Kaur Khalsa who learned Gurmukhi in the early 70’s and has studied Gurbani and Japji ever since, gathering materials from different teachers along the way. Teleclasses have opened up her ability to reach people across the country and around the world. She is known for her patience, humor and extensive background information.
Pauris 26-31 of Japji Sahib
For Transliteration Readers: (two classes to choose from)
Wednesdays: Nov. 15, 22, 29; Dec. 6 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. EST
Fridays: Nov. 17, 24; Dec. 1, 8 from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. EST
For Gurmukhi Readers (two classes to choose from):
Tuesdays: Nov. 14, 21, 28; Dec. 5 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. EST
Wednesdays: Nov. 15, 22, 29; Dec. 6 from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. EST
FEE: $95 by Nov. 10; $105 thereafter