Japji Sahib - The 10th Pauri - Mantra for Grace

Grace makes you simultaneously self-confident and humble, it gives you courage and generosity, and gives you an inner radiance and indescribable beauty.

ਸੁਣਿਐ ਸਤੁ ਸੰਤੋਖੁ ਗਿਆਨੁ ॥
सुणिऐ सतु संतोखु गिआनु ॥
suni-ai sat santokh gi-aan

ਸੁਣਿਐ ਅਠਸਠਿ ਕਾ ਇਸਨਾਨੁ ॥
सुणिऐ अठसठि का इसनानु ॥
suni-ai athsath kaa isnaan

Listening… Truth, patience, wisdom. Listening… bathing at all holy places.

ਸੁਣਿਐ ਪੜਿ ਪੜਿ ਪਾਵਹਿ ਮਾਨੁ ॥
सुणिऐ पड़ि पड़ि पावहि मानु ॥
suni-ai parh parh paavahi maan

ਸੁਣਿਐ ਲਾਗੈ ਸਹਜਿ ਧਿਆਨੁ ॥
सुणिऐ लागै सहजि धिआनु ॥
suni-ai laagai sahj dhi-aan

Listening… reading and reading gains honor. Listening… concentration comes easy.

ਨਾਨਕ ਭਗਤਾ ਸਦਾ ਵਿਗਾਸੁ ॥
नानक भगता सदा विगासु ॥
naanak bhagtaa sadaa vigaas

ਸੁਣਿਐ ਦੂਖ ਪਾਪ ਕਾ ਨਾਸੁ ॥੧੦॥
सुणिऐ दूख पाप का नासु ॥१०॥
suni-ai dookh paap kaa naas

O Nanak! God's lovers bloom forever. Listening destroys all pain and error.

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