April 30, 2018 |

It’s amazing to reflect on Guru Nanak, who never actually had a human Guru. In his day, you had to have a human guide and teacher, but his guide came to him through the Jal Samadhi—his awakening in the river—when the Infinite came to him directly delivering the words of Japji Sahib.

The first non-human guide of the Shabd Guru came through this channel, and it continued through 10 human masters. The immense gift of Shabd Guru is that the state of ecstatic bliss that our Gurus experienced is transmitted directly to the reader, the listener, or the speaker of these sacred hymns.

Read: "Transformed by Gurbani"

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May 30, 2009 |

Amrit Peevo: the power of the mother’s prayer.  Recitation of this ancient prayer protects, heals, blesses, and watches over.  Just listening to the words invokes a powerful blessing. Yogi Bhajan said that the greatest power is the prayer of the mother. For those who don’t have children, you can focus on the child within yourself. To care for others, you must first care for yourself.

Read: "Blessings of a Woman"

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