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Yogic Living: Japji - Meditation of the Soul

"Guru Nānak gave us Japji. Jap means repeated, reciprocal creative power. Jap means when we recite and what we recite, it takes mind, body, and soul to recite. Jap requires consciousness, intelligence, and personality; it requires soul, mind, and body.

Ji means the soul, the inner self, the eternal self, the excellent self, the infinite self. Ji energy is what the universal energy is, and Guru Nānak gave you Jap of the Ji, that's why the name is Japji. It is recitation of that Ji; it is called multiple soul, it's called infinite soul." ~Yogi Bhajan, April 16, 1985

Through repeating Japji daily, we attune our Soul to the universal consciousness that Guru Nānak embodied. This amazing poem teaches us how to live in consciousness on this planet. As we recite it with each repetition, we teach ourselves through its vibration; we don't even have to know the meaning. On a cellular level, we are shifting the vibratory frequency of our being. 

Wisdom from the Master

Yogi Bhajan Video on the Power of Japji

Yogi Bhajan Lecture: Japji―Beyond Time and Space 6/17/03

Yogi Bhajan Lecture: Naad—The Resounding Sound

Yogi Bhajan Lecture: The Science of Naad and Gurbani

Yogi Bhajan Quotes on Mantra

Yogi Bhajan Quotes on Japji

 

Blogs 

Japji is the Love of My Life by Savitree Kaur

Journaling a 40-Day Meditation by Kathe Forrest aka Siri Kirin Kaur

Japji―The Song of the Soul by Dev Suroop Kaur

Japji 1st Pauri: Antidote to Depression by Dev Suroop Kaur

Japji 25th Pauri: Bahota Karam for Prosperity

Japji 28th Pauri: Conquer Your Monkey Mind  by Dev Suroop Kaur

Japji 32nd Pauri: The Karma Completer by Dev Suroop Kaur

Japji 33rd Pauri: The Ego Eradicator by Dev Suroop Kaur

Japji Sahib and the Shabad Guru by Ek Ong Kaar Kaur

Japji at Summer and Winter Solstices

Guru Nanak and the Yogis by Ek Ong Kaar Kaur

Guru Nanak: Awakened Sensory Human by Guruka Singh

Shabad Guru and the Aquarian Age by Ek Ong Kaar Kaur

The Sound Current Brings Bliss to the Operating Room by Jeff Hawkins aka Jaswant Singh

Naad Yoga and How Mantra Works

Shabad Guru: Our Guide through the Wave of Change by Gurucharan Singh

The Unstruck Melody: Understanding the Science of Naad Yoga by Mata Mandir Singh

Unlocking the Power of Mantra: Deep Listening by Dev Suroop Kaur

Naad Yoga and the Healing Power of Sound