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  1. TheSikhRenaissance

    Who was the real Guru Nanak? Why not take a look at Gurbani?

    Who was the real Guru Nanak? A hyper-liberal pacifist? A renunciative Buddha-like Saint? A Vedic sage? Some Pooran Tam Avatar? Or was he something radically different? We are joined by Professor Balwant Singh Dhillon (GNDU) to seek out Baba Nanak's own testimony as to who he was within the Guru...
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    Pauri 2 Japji Sahib Translation Of Katha By Sant Maskeen Ji

    How regal is the one who’s command holds so much power?. Guru Nanak Dev Ji states thus.. hukami hovan akar..hukam na kahaya jayee.. The rules of the universe, these are rules of nature, the rules of life itself, in all its forms be it the plant, animal or humans. Science even today despite its...
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    Pauri 1 Japji Sahib Translation Of Katha By Sant Maskeen Ji

    Ek Onkar Satnaam Kartha purkh Nirvau, nirvair Akal murath Ajoone se bhang Gurpursad... This is the Mangal of Japji Sahib Ji and the Guru Grant Sahib Ji... What follows the mangal is the Japji Sahib Ji. There are many Bani’s in the Guru Grant Sahib Ji like Sukhmani Sahib, Rehraas, saviye etc...
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    Preamble Japji Sahib Translation Of Sant Maskeen Ji’s Katha : Mool Mantar

    Dear Mods/All, This is my first post on the forum and if this attempt at translation falls short or is seriously lacking in my understanding please feel free to delete this/associated thread(s). If it does seem useful to anyone i shall feel glad for this share and i feel blessed for having had...
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    My Spiritual Journey Through Sri Japji Sahib - A Mystical Translation Of Mool Mantra

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    The Jap Ji In Brief

    The JapuJi in Brief O Beloved, Thy name is Truth. Thou art the Person who creates, Thou art the humanity that hath no fear, no enmity. Thy shining spiritual form is above time and space. Thou art immortality, Self-radiant Thou, O Love, Whom no birth can envisage And no death can remove. O...
  7. Ishna

    Japji Translation Questions

    Sat Sri Akal Hi everyone I've started this thread as a place to gather questions specifically relating to translations of Japji Sahib. Here's a question from the first line after Mul Mantar: ਸੋਚੈ ਸੋਚਿ ਨ ਹੋਵਈ ਜੇ ਸੋਚੀ ਲਖ ਵਾਰ ॥ Socẖai socẖ na hova▫ī je socẖī lakẖ vār. The English...
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    Intrepretation Of The Opening Of Japji Sahib

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  9. Ajmer singh Randhawa


    Veer jio Gur fateh!! Please shed some light upon the full mool-mantar because at some places it is recited upto "Gur parsaad." and at some places upto "Naanak hosi bhi sach." What does mean the 'Mangalacharan' and where is it used? There are many scholars on this forum so please educate us...
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    The Japji Sahib By Yogi Press, Sat Nam Media

    Sat sri akaal! I´m new to sikhism and currently reading mostly different translations on the SGGS. I found some translations of the japji sahib in Swedish and German that differ a lot from the English ones I´ve previously read and leaving me confused. They´re mostly from 3ho, kunalini yoga...
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    The Japji By James G. Lochtefeld

    Introduction to the Japji by James G. Lochtefeld Copyright 1994 (I, James G. Lochtefeld, am completely responsible for the text and translations on this page, and any faults herein must fall on me alone.) The Japji is the opening section of the Adigranth, the Sikh scripture. As the name...
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    Japji - Meditation On Truth By Carol Marshall

    Ms. Carol Marshall’s appraisal of the Japji indicates that she has delved deep into the poem. Her description of the poem as a ‘reminder’ and an ‘inspirer’ is extremely telling. No less telling is her summing up of the substance of the poem: the poem tries to understand God and man’s...