About: 40 days of Shabad Guru

Ang Sang Wahe Guru to Guide the Psyche

Excerpt from a Commentary by Gurucharan Singh, originally published in The Inner Voice, February 1991 and revised October 2001 Ang is 'a part'. Sang is 'in every,' or 'with every'.  Wahe is 'the indescribable living ecstasy of Infinite Being'. Guru is 'the knowledge that transforms your mind, emotion and essence.' The whole phrase means,
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Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan’s Words on Jaap Sahib

"Jaap Sahib" is Guru Gobind Singh's bani. Guru Gobind Singh became one with God and recited Jaap Sahib. You have to understand: the Sikhs of Guru Gobind Singh were in a position to run at the speed of a horse. What was the miracle that gave them such power? Jaap Sahib.
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Reflections on the Salok from JapJī Sāhib by Gurū Nānak

In the first line of this Salok Guru Nānak reminds us of the trinity of our primary relationships of Father, Mother and "Guru" (our connection to the Divine). This trinity directly invokes three of the elements, or Tattvas, namely Air, Water and Earth. In other scriptures Guru Nānak describes how in the beginning of creation Air
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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 Golden Gift of Peaceful Sleep ~ Kirtan Sohila

I have been listening to, or reciting Kirtan Sohila (evening Sikh prayer) my whole life. My first conscious memory of this prayer was when my stepfather, Sat Santokh would read Kirtan Sohila to me every night before going to sleep. I am grateful beyond any words I can come up with that my stepfather did this. There
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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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