The Third Pauree transforms insufficiency into sufficiency, turns depression into elevation
and transforms low self-esteem into complete self-confidence.
Excerpted from the book Guru Nanak’s Call of the Soul: Japji Sahib:
“Daydaa day lainday thak paa-eh. Jugga jugantar khaahee khaa-eh. Those who get, they get tired. The Giver never gets tired. Giving is a state of consciousness. Giving is the quality of the mind. Giving is the personality of God. Giving cannot be limited. When you limit the giving then you are corrupt. Giving is endless.”Siri Singh Sahib – December 15, 1980
Enjoy these beautiful recitations of the 3rd Pauree courtesy of the SikhNet Gurbani Media Center:
Wahe Guru Kaur (WHA!)
Snatam Kaur – Malaysia 2005
Third Pauree – Snatam
Gyani Sahib Singh (Markanda)
Professor Satnam Singh Sethi
Gaavai ko taann hovai kisai taann.
Gaavai ko daat jaannai neeshaann.
Gaavai ko gunn vaddiaa-eeaa chaar.
Gaavai ko vidiaa vikham veechaar.
Gaavai ko saaj karay tann khayh.
Gaavai ko jee-a lai fir dayh.
Gaavai ko jaapai disai door.
Gaavai ko vaykhay haadaraa hadoor.
Kathanaa kathee na avai tott.
Kath kath kathee kottee kott kott.
Daydaa day lainday thak paa-eh.
Jugaa jugantar khaahee khaa-eh.
Hukamee hukam chalaa-ay raahu.
Naanak vigasai vayparvaahu. II 3 II
Some sing of the divine power – who has that power?
Some sing of divine gifts, and know the divine sign and insignia.
Some sing of the glorious virtues and beauty of the One.
Some sing of knowledge obtained of the One, through difficult philosophical studies.
Some sing that the Divine One fashions the body, and then again reduces it to dust.
Some sing that the Divine One takes life away, and then again restores it.
Some sing that the Divine One seems so very far away.
Some sing that the Divine One watches over us, face to face, ever-present.
There is no shortage of those who preach and teach.
Millions upon millions offer millions of sermons and stories.
The Great Giver keeps on giving, while those who receive grow weary of receiving.
Throughout the ages, consumers consume.
The Commanding Oneness by divine Command, leads us to walk on the path.
O Nanak, the Divine blossoms forth, carefree and untroubled.
Need to practice your pronunciation of Japji Sahib?
One of the best ways to learn how to recite Japji is to listen to and read along with someone else reciting it.
To help with that, we have a FREE Japji for the Aquarian Age App for IOS and Android. Once you download it, you can use it to recite the complete Japji Sahib in your daily practice, or you can choose the “Repeat Paurees” feature and follow along with the recitation of each section of Japji Sahib.
A special 40 week practice of reciting Japji Sahib is to recite one section 11x a day for one week and then do the same for the next section and so on, until over 40 weeks, you’ve completed a practice of reciting each of the 40 sections of Japji Sahib 11x a day for a week.
Here are instructions for downloading the Japji for the Aquarian Age App
In Guru Nanak’s Call of the Soul: Japji Sahib, by Gurutej Singh Khalsa with Shanti Kaur Khalsa, Based on the teachings of Siri Singh Sahib Yogi Bhajan:
In Japji Sahib, Guru Nanak touches the deepest essence of individual consciousness, elevating one to the universal consciousness. Japji is made up of 40 remarkable segments where Guru Nanak not only explains the mysteries of the cosmos, but also gives us spiritual instruction that we can follow to achieve the same experience of higher consciousness that Guru Nanak embodied. In this book the Mul Mantra and each of the 38 paurees of Japji, plus the Slok, are explained from a spiritual as well as historical perspective, enhanced by the teachings of Siri Singh Sahib Yogi Bhajan. It is our sincere prayer that this book will open up to you the miraculous wonder of Japji Sahib.
194 pages including an in-depth exploration of the 40 sections of Japji Sahib, 48 full color illustrations, 15 meditations that enhance the effects of the pauris, pronunciation guide and glossary and a foreword by Bhai Sahiba, Bibiji Inderjit Kaur Khalsa, PhD. Includes beautiful full-color paintings by Sewa Singh and Sewa Kaur.
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