Japji Sahib - The 12th Pauri - Mantra for Obedience

We can't really become the master of anything until we have learned to obey—purely, fully, and humbly. The act of aligning your own will with God's. This state of consciousness is elusive.

ਮੰਨੇ ਕੀ ਗਤਿ ਕਹੀ ਨ ਜਾਇ ॥
मंने की गति कही न जाइ ॥
mannay kee gat khaee na jaa-ay

ਜੇ ਕੋ ਕਹੈ ਪਿਛੈ ਪਛੁਤਾਇ ॥
जे को कहै पिछै पछुताइ ॥
jay ko kahai pichhai pachhutaa-ay

If you agree with /god inside, Your state of consiciousness cannot be described. Anyone who tries will be sorry he tried.

ਕਾਗਦਿ ਕਲਮ ਨ ਲਿਖਣਹਾਰੁ ॥
कागदि कलम न लिखणहारु ॥
kaagad kalam na likhanhaar

ਮੰਨੇ ਕਾ ਬਹਿ ਕਰਨਿ ਵੀਚਾਰੁ ॥
मंने का बहि करनि वीचारु ॥
mannay kaa bahi karan veechaar.

No writer can write it. No pen can list it. You have missed it.

ਐਸਾ ਨਾਮੁ ਨਿਰੰਜਨੁ ਹੋਇ ॥
ऐसा नामु निरंजनु होइ ॥
aisaa naam niranjan ho-ay

ਜੇ ਕੋ ਮੰਨਿ ਜਾਣੈ ਮਨਿ ਕੋਇ ॥੧੨॥
जे को मंनि जाणै मनि कोइ ॥१२ ॥
jay ko man jaanai man ko-ay

Such is the Nam. It makes you pure. If you agree to agree, Your mind becomes sure.

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