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ONG The original sound (akin to and Aum). The infinite creative energy of the cosmos and of the Creator as experienced in the creation. Complete totality.

ONG NAMO DEV NAMO (Adi ) An ancient yogic mantra that connects you to the Golden Chain, allowing “self” to dissolve so you can serve that flow of divine wisdom/energy. Ong = creative energy of the cosmos & consciousness of the Creator Namo = to bow or to call on, with respect & receptivity Guru = wisdom/teacher; that which brings us from darkness/ignorance (Gu) into light/knowledge (Ru) Dev = divine, belonging to the realms of God

Ong Namo = I bow before the great cosmos/Creator Guru Dev Namo = I bow to the divine wisdom within me

ONG SOHUNG Recognition that we are each a part of the Creative Consciousness. Chanting this mantra stimulates and opens the Heart . Ong = infinite creative consciousness Sohung = “I am thou”

AAD GURAY NAMEH JUGAAD GURAY NAMEH SAT GURAY NAMEH SIRI GURU DEV-AY NAMEH A mantra of protection; recited to invoke the protective energy of the universe. I bow to the primal wisdom (or Guru) I bow to the that has existed throughout the ages I bow to the True wisdom. I bow to the great Divine wisdom

HAR A bij (seed) mantra that represents the Infinite in its creative form. Associated with the earth element. Tangible. Personal. God / Creative Infinity / Creation in action Har, Haray, = three aspects of Har unto the infinite: seed, flow, completion

WAHE GURU (Gurmantra) A mantra of the infinity of ecstasy and dwelling in God. Expresses the indescribable experience of going from darkness to light (& from ignorance to true understanding). It is said that chanting Wahe Guru is equivalent to chanting Har 11,000x. Wahe = a statement of awe & ecstasy Guru = that which brings us from darkness into light Wahe Guru = expression of complete ecstatic awe of the Divine

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THE PRIMAL SOUNDS SA RE GA MA PA DHA NI (SA) Each note in a classical Indian scale is known as a “Swara”, an ancient word derived from the roots “svr”, meaning “to sound or resound” &/or “svar”, meaning “to shine” (like “” – the sun). These roots are related to one another in ancient Indian writings, in which the cyclic rise and setting of sun and world is referred to as “the music of the spheres”, with the sun “humming the wheel of the world.” A proverb among Indian musicians states that “Through swara, Isvara (god) is realized.” The seven notes of the musical scale (Sargam) in are: Shadja, Rishabh, Gandhar, Madhyam, Pancham, Dhaivat and Nishad… shortened to Sa, Re (or Ri, depending on regional ), Ga, Ma, Pa, Dha, Ni

SAT NAM A bij (seed) mantra that awakens the and gives you your destiny. Used as a greeting as well as a mantra it reinforces the divine consciousness in everyone. The essence is the identity of truth embodied in condensed form. Balances the five elements (). Sat = derived from “”, meaning Truth or Real/the of one’s existence Naam = Vibrational identity. What we vibrate, we become.

SA TA NA MA The atomic or Naad form of the mantra Sat Nam. The “Panj Shabd” expresses the five primal sounds of the Universe (sss, ttt, nnn, mmm, aaa). Increases intuition, balances the hemispheres of the brain, creates destiny. Catalyst for change. Describes the continuous cycle of life & creation. Sa = Infinity, totality of the Cosmos Ta = Life or Birth of Form from Infinity Na = Death or Transformation Ma =

SA RE SA SA Base mantra of all mantras. Melts adversity; takes away negativity from within you; awakens the infinite creative energy to burn away obstacles to achieving . Helps you conquer the wisdom of past, present & future. Gives you the capacity of effective communication so your words contain mastery and impact. Brings you peace & prosperity even if it wasn’t in your destiny. Sa Re Sa Sa, Sa Re Sa Sa, Sa Re Sa Sa, Sa Rang Har Re Har Har, Har Re Har Har, Har Re Har Har, Har Rang

That Infinite Totality is here, everywhere. That creativity of God is here, everywhere.

Sa = the infinite, the totality – God. Element of ether – subtle & beyond. The origin, the beginning, containing all other effects. Subtle & beyond. Har = creativity of the Earth. Power of manifestation. Tangible & personal. Ang = Ong – complete totality, with which Sa’s ether and Har’s earth are woven together.

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SUN & MOON & HEALING GURU, GURU, WAHE GURU, GURU RAM means “God’s Servant”, and also references Guru Ram Das, the Fourth Sikh Guru, and the guardian of the Aquarian Age. This mantra was given to by Guru Ram Das in his astral form. It invokes the qualities of Guru Ram Das – , relaxation, self-healing and emotional relief. It opens the Heart Center so that you can feel and effortlessly radiate universal love. “Wise, wise is the one who serves Infinity.”

RA MA DA SA The primal sounds of Ram Das. This mantra is a healing mantra, and an attunement of the self to the universe. It stimulates the energy for healing. Goes through a circuit of the , & activates the Neutral (Guru Ram Das’ realm…), bringing balance. RA = the energy of the Sun – strong, bright & hot; energizes & purifies. MA = the energy of the Moon – receptive, cool & nurturing DA = the energy of Earth – secure, personal; the ground of action SA = the impersonal infinity – the cosmos in all of its open dimensions & totality. SA = repetition of Sa is the turning point. The first part of the mantra ascends and expands into the Infinite, and the highest and most subtle ether, and brings those qualities back down, interweaving ether with earth. SAY = the totality of experience – is personal; the embodiment of Sa SO = the personal sense of merger and identity HANG = the infinite, vibrating and real. Together, So Hang means “I am Thou”

DHAN DHAN, RAM DAS GUR This is the mantra for where the impossible becomes possible. This Sikh or shabd is in praise of Guru Ram Das, who is able to manifest miracles. It is the realm of the heart, of the Neutral Mind, where all things become pure. Dhan dhan raam daas gur jin siri-aa tinai savaari-aa; Pooree hoee karaamaat aap sirajanhaarai dhaari-aa; Sikhee atai sangatee paarbrahm kar namasakaari-aa; Atal athaa-o atol too tayraa ant na paaraavaari-aa; Jinee too sayvi-aa bhaa-o kar say tudh paar utaari-aa; Lab lobh kaam maar kadhay tudh saparvaari-aa; Dhan so tayraa thaan hai sach tayraa paisakaari-aa; Naanak too lehanaa toohai gur amar too veechaari-aa; Gur dithaa taa man saadhaari-aa

Blessed, blessed is Guru Ram Das; the One who created you has also exalted You. You are such a ! The Creator has installed you on a throne. Your , & all conscious people bow to you because you manifest God. You are unchanging, unfathomable, immeasurable; your limit cannot be perceived. Those who serve you with love are carried across the sea of existence. The five obstacles (greed, attachment, lust, anger, ego/pride) cannot exist where you are. Blessed is Your realm, and True is Your magnificent glory. You are Nanak, You are Angad, and You are Amar Daas the Guru. Oh, when I recognize you, my soul is comforted!

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POWER & PROJECTION AJAI ALAI Brings great sensitivity, and gives the ability to compute what people are actually saying. Chanted correctly, it gives the power to surpass anything, and that whatever you say must happen. “Whenever you are in trouble mentally or you are being attacked in one way or another, these words & opposition will dissolve in your face.” (Yogi Bhajan) Ajai Alai Invincible, Indestructible Abhai Abai Fearless, Unchanging Abhoo Ajoo Unformed, Unborn Anaas Akaas Imperishable, Etheric Aganj Abhanj Unbreakable, Impenetrable Alakkh Abhakkh Unseen, Unaffected Akaal Dy-aal Undying, Merciful Alaykh Abhaykh Indescribable, Uncostumed Anaam Akaam Nameless, Desireless Agaah Adhaah Unfathomable, Incorruptible Anaathay Pramaathay Unmastered, Destroyer Ajonee Amonee Beyond birth, Beyond silence Na Raagay Na Rangay Beyond love, Beyond color Na Roopay Na Raykhay Beyond form, Beyond shape Akarmang Abharmang Beyond , Beyond doubt Aganjay Alaykhay Unconquerable, Indescribable

GOBINDAY, MUKANDAY (Guru Gaitri Mantra) A projective mantra that eliminates karmic blocks and past errors. Balances brain hemispheres, clears the subconscious mind, purifies the magnetic field and brings and patience. Gobinday Sustainer (Sustaining) Mukanday Liberator (Liberating) Udaaray Enlightener (Enlightening) Apaaray Infinite Hariang Destroyer (Destroying) Kariang Creator (Creating) Nirnamay Nameless Akaamay Desireless

HAR HAR HAR HAR GOBINDAY… (adding Har Har Har Har before each of the words above). This mantra fixes the mind to prosperity and gives power to break down barriers of the past. It converts fear to determination and invokes guidance. The four repetitions of “Har” (“God” or Creative Infinity) calls on the reserve energy of the Navel Point. All powers come to serve your true purpose. Per Yogi Bhajan: “Opportunities will come. Richness will come…” “Har” is the original force of Creativity.

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WOMAN & CREATIVITY BHAND JAMMEE-AI This shabad (song), written by blesses and honors all women. “Bhand” means “universal container” which acknowledges woman’s ability to be a – not just of a child, but as a channel of humanity. For women, the mantra resolves insecurity & frees her from conflict, negativity & crisis with grace. For a man, it dissolves any conflicts with the women in his life, elevating his communication with and treatment of all women. Bhand jammee-ai bhand nimmee-ai bhand mangan veeaa-hu. Bhandahu hovai dostee bhandahu chalai raahu. Bhand moo-aa bhand bhali-ai bhand hovai bandhan. So kio mandaa aakhi-ai jit jameh raajaan. Bhandahu hi bhand oopjai bhandai baajh na ko-ay. Naanak bhandai baahraa ayko sachaa so-ay. Jit mukh sadaa salaahee-ai bhaagaa ratee chaar.Naanak tay mukh oojalay tit sachai darbaar

From woman, man is born; within woman, man is conceived; to woman he is engaged and married. Woman becomes his friend; through woman, the future generations come. When his woman dies, he seeks another woman; to woman he is bound. So why call her bad? From her, kings are born. From woman, woman is born; without woman, there would be no one at all. O Nanak, only the True Lord is without a woman. That mouth which praises the Lord continually is blessed and beautiful. O Nanak, those faces shall be radiant in the Court of the True Lord.

ADI (Kundalini Mantra) A devotional mantra that invokes the Divine Feminine/Mother Power. Primal protecting/ generating energy. Eliminates fears, fulfills desires, takes away misfortune. Gets women in touch with their own power. They become Shakti – the energy of the Universe. Adi Shakti, namo, namo; Sarab Shakti, namo, namo Pritham bhaagavatee, namo, namo Kundalini, mata shakti, namo, namo

I bow to the Primal power. I bow to the all Encompassing Power and Energy I bow to that through which God creates I bow to the creative power of the kundalini, the divine mother power.

MA The sound of Maa calls on compassion and protection. This doesn’t just honor , but rather invokes the mother of our soul, the Universal mother.

SAY A poem written by Yogi Bhajan that praises three aspects of the Goddess: Love, Wealth & Power. It brings knowledge, happiness, victory, prosperity & fulfillment. Say Saraswati Sar-rang – Hay Bhagwatee Har-rang – La Lakhshmee Nar-ring – Karn Kar-an Kar-ring – Dev Maa-haa Dev – Sarab Shakti – Tarn Taran Tar-ring – Neel Narayan Nar-ring – Guru Dev Dev-ing – Sarab Lok Sev-ing

Goddess of Love. Happiness Shakti Power. Victory Goddess of Wealth. Prosperity God’s Three Aspects – Fulfillment Nurtures the Experience of Totality. The God of Gods, the Infinite One Under and Over, God is love, All Creation, serving. RA MA Institute • www.ramayogainstitute.com/venice Day 5 WORD! - Mantras & their Meanings - with True

STRENGTH OF THE WARRIOR JAI TE GANG The Victory Mantra. This shabd brings strength, courage & inspiration. It is said to cut through your karma & erase negativity with the strength of an invincible sword. Yogi Bhajan said it can bring any person courage, grit and self-esteem, no matter what forces are at play. It’s power affects you differently when you chant it lying down, sitting up and standing. “Once you can get this shabd around you, you are done. It will follow you.” YB Khag bihandaang khaldala khandaang at ran mandaan barbaandaang Bhuja daanda akhandaang tej parchandaang jot amandaang bhan parbhaang Sukh santaa karnaan durmat darnaan kilabikh harnaan as sarnaang Jai jai jag kaaran srist ubaaran mam prtipaaran jai tegang

The sword breaks through and cuts down the demons of the mind and body. This beautiful and powerful weapon adorns the battlefield of life. It is as an extension of the arm, unbreakable, terribly fast; it’s awesome splendor overshadows even the sun. It protects the peace and happiness of the and destroys any powerful negative energy. It has erased the negativity and guilt that I carry. I seek its . Praise, praise be to the great doer of the world, savior of the creation, my great protector, praise be to the sword!

Jai = Victory Te = Life – “tej”, “” Ang = Self, body Te Gang – Being part of the Infinite Light & Power

HAR SINGH NAR SINGH This mantra makes you a conqueror of evil. It works on the evolution of energy, and the strength of the masculine (active) energy. The word “Singh” is rooted from the Sanskrit word “Sinha”, which means Lion. It was mandated by that it be used as a surname and title for all Sikh men, thus referencing their lion-like warrior nature. Har singh nar singh neel naaraayan. Guru sikh guru singh har har gayan Wahe guru, wahe guru har har dhiayan Saakhat nindak dusht mathaayan

God the Protector takes care of the universe. Those who live in God’s consciousness and power, chant Har Har Meditate on Wahe Guru and live in that ecstasy. Those who vibrate God’s Name and relate to God , all are cleared.

GOBINDA / GOBINDA HARI This mantra represents the sustaining energy of the universe. It gives strength, courage, fearlessness and security. Gobinda (Govinda) is one of the names of . Gobinda = God, the Sustainer and Support of All Hari = God, the beautiful & potent healing energy that inherently exists within us

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PRAYER ARDAS BHAEE A mantra prayer that assures that all needs are provided for and guarantees the prayer will be answered. When you sing it, your mind, body and soul automatically combine, and without having to say what you want, the need of life is adjusted. Ardas bhaee, amar das guru, ardas bhaee Ram das guru, ram das guru Ram das guru, sachee sahee

The prayer has been given to Guru Amar Das. The prayer is manifested by Guru Ram Das. The miracle is complete.

AAP SAHAEE HOA This mantra takes away negativity – from within you and from the environment around you. It is a gift that lets you penetrate into the unknown without fear. It gives protection and mental balance; totally eliminates enemies, and blocks the impact of animosity. Aap sahaee hoa sachay daa sachay dhoaa. Har, Har, Har. The Lord Himself has become my protector. The Truest of the True has taken care of me. God, God, God.

AKAAL Akaal (and a variation Akaal Maha Kaal) are life-giving mantras that remove fear and relax the mind. Yogi Bhajan said that is to be chanted when a person has died (or is dying) to help release their soul from the bounds of the Earth and to guide it to the Light. It means there is no death, only liberation. We are deathless. Akaal = Timeless, Immortal, Undying, Non-Temporal Maha Kaal = Great Death

NARAYAN SHABD Narayan is one of the many different names for the Divine. It relates to the quality of water It allows life to become fresh, lush and green again. Chanting this Shabd restores what has been lost. It brings forth abundance and life. It protects against the power of death. The Name of the Immaculate Lord is the Ambrosial Water. Chanting it with the tongue, sins are washed away. ||1||Pause|| The Lord abides in everyone. The Lord illumines each and every heart. Chanting the Lord's Name, one does not fall into hell. Serving the Lord, all fruitful rewards are obtained. ||1|| Within my mind is the Support of the Lord. The Lord is the boat to cross over the world-ocean. Chant the Lord's Name, and the Messenger of Death will run away. The Lord breaks the teeth of , the witch. ||2|| The Lord is forever and ever the Forgiver. The Lord blesses us with peace and bliss. The Lord has revealed His glory. The Lord is the mother and father of His . ||3|| The Lord, the Lord, is in the Saadh , the Company of the Holy. Time and time again, I sing the Lord's Praises. Meeting with the Guru, I have attained the incomprehensible object Slave Nanak has grasped.

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THE SHABD GURU & MUL MANTRA SHABD GURU Shabd means “Sound”; Guru means “Teacher or Knowledge that Transforms you”. The Shabad Guru is, thus, “Sound Teacher”, employing the Naad (the totally balanced universal sound) to remove the constrictions and distortions of the ego.

MUL MANTRA The beginning of . It removes the fate, and changes the destiny to prosperity.” Ek Ong Kar = The Creator and the Creation are One. Sat Naam = Truth is our vibrational identity. We are vibrating our existence. Karta purakh = We are creative beings personified; the personification of God. Nirbho, nirvair = Fearless, without hatred or revenge Akal moort = Undying - our vibrational pattern which exists beyond death. Ajoonee = Unborn; we are not caught purely in the cycle of birth & death Saibhung = Self-realized, sovereign & autonomous, in the integrity of totality Gur Prasad = the Guru’s , grace & transforming touch Jap! = To chant out loud – repeating & vibrating consciously Aad Sach = True in the beginning Jugaad Sach = True throughout the ages Hay Bhee Sach = True at this moment Nanak Hosee Bhee Sach = Nanak says this Truth shall ever be

EK ONG KAR “If you want to understand the Siri , understand Japji. And if you want to understand Japji, understand the Mul Mantra, and if you want to understand the Mul Mantra, understand the first word in the Mul Mantra, and that is Ek Ong Kar.” Ek Ong Kar = The universe is one without division. One creator is in every action and thing. We are connected with all things; a creative consciousness.

EK ONG KAR SAT NAM SIRI WAHE GURU (The Adi Shakti Mantra) Chanted with and without “Uh” after each line (Long Ek Ong Kars…) Siri Wahe Guru = The ecstasy of this wisdom is Great beyond words.

EK ONG KAR SAT GUR PRASAD (Siri Mantra) A Gutka Shabd (one that reverses the mind). It can stop anything negative. It brings great intuition. There’s a backlash if you chant it incorrectly. After chanting this mantra, anything you say will be amplified & created with great force. Must be chanted with reverence, in a place of reverence. Best to chant Mul Mantra or Ad Guray before chanting it. Sat Gur Prasad = I know this by the Grace of the True Guru.

AAD SACH, JUGAAD SACH, HAY BHEE SACH, NANAK HOSEE BHEE SACH One of two commandments in the Guru Granth Sahib. The first is Jap!. The second: If God is True now, then YOU have to be true now. You have to live true & righteously. AAD SACH, JUGAAD SACH, HAY BHAY SACH, NANAK HOSEE BHAY SACH The pronunciation variation acts as a lever. When things don't move, this mantra adds seeds of prosperity into your personality. All that is stuck shall move.

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JAPJI SAHIB MANTRAS SIRI GURU GRANTH SAHIB The spiritual teachings of Guru Nanak, the first Guru, and the nine Sikh that succeeded him. The Tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, named the Sikh Scripture Guru Granth Sahib as his successor, terminating the line of human Gurus, and making the scripture the eternal, religious, spiritual guide for Sikhs. It contains 5,894 shabads () arranged into 31 (musical groupings) in its 1430 pages.

JAPJI SAHIB Japji Sahib (the “Song of the Soul”) is the very beginning of the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. It was Guru Nanak’s accounting of his Jal (“merger with the One in the water”) after he emerged from under the water after three days. It acts as an inner compass that gives direction to the many aspects of the self. It is comprised of forty Pauris (or steps) that begin with God (in the Mul Mantra), and work their way down to the frequency of Earth. In reciting the entire Japji Sahib, all the elements in all of your chakras, as well as your subtle and physical bodies are adjusted. Each Pauri deals with a particular area of life. Chanting one Pauri (or more) eleven times a day addresses specific areas, with predictable effects; chant them all, and “every problem in your life can be solved and dissolved.” It is the first Mantra chanted during Aquarian . Jap (Jaap, Jappa, Japu) = To recite, to repeat or to chant; to understand. Ji = Soul Sahib = Respectful address for a master, lord or man; friend or companion.

SUNI-AI (in Pauris 8, 9, 10, 11) Suni-Ai references deep listening that involves not only hearing with your ears, but hearing with all the senses; every cell of you vibrating in awareness, consciousness and inner knowing. These Pauris broaden your base of information, teaching you to expand your awareness. No judgement, no belief, no conclusion is required. Simply listen. Suni-ai = “through listening”

ASANKH (in Pauris 17, 18, 19) Yogi Bhajan said that if you can understand these three Pauris, you can understand all about life, God and self. They list the many and challenges we must face, and then reminds us to connect to God through our Word. Asankh = “countless”; no way of measuring; beyond comprehension; infinity

AADAYS TISAI AADAYS (in Pauris 28, 29, 30, 31) In these Pauris, Guru Nanak describes the true yogic path. They remind of personal integrity, purity in conduct and intention, and restraint and simplicity in expression. Aad aneel anaad anahat, jug jug ayko vays. The Primal One, the Pure Light, without beginning, without end. Throughout all the ages, He is One and the Same.

AAKHAN JOR (in Pauri 33) This Pauri destroys ego & neutralizes your destructive nature, bringing forth your divinity Jor = “power” (as in we have none on our own - surrender to God…)

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JAAP SAHIB MANTRAS The start of the , written by Guru Gobind Singh. “It gives you the strength of mind behind every muscle of you.” Jaap Sahib is a praise of God as the unchanging, loving, unborn, ultimate power. It includes within it 950 names for God as found in the Hindu traditions – all manifestations of the One, the limitless eternal creator. It raises the soul and self of the being. Jap (Jaap, Jappa, Japu) = To recite, to repeat or to chant; to understand. Sahib = Respectful address for a master, lord or man; friend or companion.

NAMASTANG The “namastang” section of Jaap Sahib is used in the Bowing Jaap Sahib Kriya, in which you bow your head to the ground as you chant in time to the mantra (as chanted by specific ). Yogi Bhajan says that this is a powerful way to learn about sensitivity. “You are not mimicking the words, you are re-creating the creative essence of the word, the naad.” If you can practice this meditatively, then whatever people say, you will always compute what people mean. It will give you a totally different dimension. It will take away unawareness, foolishness and nonsense. What a person is saying and what he actually means are two different dimensions. And that is what I want you to experience.” Namastang = to bow with respect and reverence

CHATTRA CHAKKRA VARTEE The last four lines of Jaap Sahib. It is a mantra used to remove fear, anxiety and phobias; a mantra to allow you to experience victory. It instills courage and fearlessness into your fiber, giving you control over your domain, self-command and grace. It directly addresses the creative potential force of the universe. Chant it when your position is endangered; when your authoritative personality is weak. “Chattra Chakkra Vartee is the mantra for the heart center; it gives direct energy to it. When you are sinking, if you know this mantra and can sing it, you can totally recuperate yourself.” YB Chattra chakkra vartee, chattra chakkra bhugatay Suyambhav subhang sarab daa sarab jugatay Dukaalan Pranasee, diaalang saroopay Sadaa ang sangay, abhangang bibhutaay

You are pervading in all the four directions, the Enjoyer in all the four directions. You are self-illumined, profoundly beautiful, and united with all. Destroyer of the torments of birth and death, embodiment of mercy & compassion. You are ever within us. You are the everlasting giver of indestructible power.


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AQUARIAN SADHANA MANTRAS AQUARIAN SADHANA Given by Yogi Bhajan to help carry us through the transition into the Aquarian Age, preparing and attuning our psyches to excel in the coming age.

LONG EK ONG KAR (see Day 8 – the Shabd Guru & Mul; & Day 1 – the Mantras that Tune Us In) Initiates the kundalini, & opens all the chakras. Connects your soul to the Universal Soul.

WAH YANTEE Awakens the intuition. “The culmination of hundreds of years of prayer” (2,000+ years). Wah Yantee, Kar Yantee, Jag dut pattee, aadak it aaahaa, Brahmaday, Trayshaa Guru, it Wahe Guru

Great Macroself, Creative Self, All that is creative through time, All that is the Great One. Three aspects of God: , , Mahesh, That is Wahe Guru

MUL MANTRA (see Day 8 – the Shabd Guru & Mul Mantra) Gives experience of the depth & consciousness of your soul, aligns you with your destiny.

SAT SIRI SIRI AKAL Yogi Bhajan calls this the “Mantra for the Aquarian Age”. It captures the frequency of the Aquarian Age as we cross the threshold into it. It establishes us outside the change of time as deathless, timeless beings. It is known for giving victory in all aspects of our life. Sat Siri, Siri Akaal, Siri Akaal, Mahaa Akaal Mahaa Akaal Sat Nam Akaal Moorat, Wahe Guru

Great truth, Great beyond death, Great beyond death Truth is God’s Name; deathless image of God, Great beyond words is this wisdom

RAKHAY RAKHANHAR A Victory song and mantra of protection against all negative forces, inner & outer, that block you from moving on your true path. Cuts like a sword through every opposing vibration, thought, word and action. Eases pain and is considered a “social” mantra. Rakhay rakhanahaar aap ubaarian, Gur kee pairee paa-i kaaj savaarian Hoaa aap dayaal manho na visaarian Saadh janaa kai sang bhavjal taarian Saakat nindak dusht khin maaeh bidaarian Tis sahib kee tayk nanak manai maaeh Jis simrat such ho-eh saglay dookh jaa-eh

God Himself is looking out for us, gives us the light, and takes care of our affairs God is merciful & never forgets us. God guides us, giving us good people to help us God does not allow hurt to come to us. I take comfort in the thought of God When I remember God, I feel peaceful and happy, and all my pain departs

WAHE GURU, WAHE JIO (see Day 1 – The Mantras that Tune Us In) Mantra of ecstasy with which you establish victory & excellence for yourself.

GURU RAM DAS GURU (see Day 3 – Sun & Moon & Healing) Mantra of humility. Opens the heart center so we can feel & radiate universal love.

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SO PURKH Known as “The Relationship Mantra” or the “Mantra for Love”, this prayer creates a sacred space in which grace prevails so the greatness of the soul may come forth. Written by Guru Ram Das, whose vibration exists holding a state of grace and love that heals all realms of the heart and being. So Purkh is a part of Rehiraas, the evening prayer of the Sikhs. It is suggested that it can help you attract a male partner, but more, it is about healing the wounds around masculinity and masculine energies within yourself. This can heal previous romantic interactions that have dimmed your glow, allowing you to shine brighter, with greater magnetism so that you may attract your true partner. It is good for inviting masculine energy into your life, and for healing the relationship you already have with a male partner. It helps him in his own life, improves the things in him (or your perception of him) that you may be having difficulty with, and helps to clear conflict between you. Yogi Bhajan taught that if a woman recites this bani eleven times a day for any man, it has the power to make him a saint, and dissolve any negativity between you and him. (A forty day practice is recommended, though results may be seen in a shorter time. Some have practiced it for a longer period of time – 90 days, 120 days, 1 year… in seeking their life partner.) (One might chant Adi Shakti for the same reasons in seeking a female life partner…).

“Woman is the molder of time, the molder of space and of man: the man of tomorrow, the child; the man of today, the husband; and the men of yesterday, the ancestors. The entire society in theory and in reality is based on the spirit of the woman” Yogi Bhajan

Raag aasaa mehela chauthaa So Purkh = I know that I am one with God Ik ong kar sat gur prasaad = This is my True Guru’s gift. …

(this is a long mantra – only the first two lines are included here. Check online for full mantra and translation…)

NOTE: The mantras and meanings have been gathered from multiple sources and resources… for easy reference for most mantras, please start with the following online sources. 3HO.org SpiritVoyage.com’s “Mantrapedia” (google “Mantrapedia”…)

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