Japji Sahib - The 20th Pauri - Mantra for Navigating Danger

Yogi Bhajan said that when you recited the 20th Pauri of Japji 11 times each day, it became a mantra for navigating danger. 

ਭਰੀਐ ਹਥੁ ਪੈਰੁ ਤਨੁ ਦੇਹ ॥
भरीऐ हथु पैरु तनु देह ॥
bharee-ai hath pair tan dayh

ਪਾਣੀ ਧੋਤੈ ਉਤਰਸੁ ਖੇਹ ॥
पाणी धोतै उतरसु खेह ॥
paanee Dhotai utras khayh

When your hands your feet and your body are dirty, Take water and wash all the dust away.

ਮੂਤ ਪਲੀਤੀ ਕਪੜੁ ਹੋਇ ॥
मूत पलीती कपड़ु होइ ॥
moot paleetee kaparh ho-ay

ਦੇ ਸਾਬੂਣੁ ਲਈਐ ਓਹੁ ਧੋਇ ॥
दे साबूणु लईऐ ओहु धोइ ॥
day saaboon la-ee-ai oh dho-ay

When your clothes become stained with urine, Take soap and wash out the stain.

ਭਰੀਐ ਮਤਿ ਪਾਪਾ ਕੈ ਸੰਗਿ ॥
भरीऐ मति पापा कै संगि ॥
bharee-ai mat paapaa kai sang

ਓਹੁ ਧੋਪੈ ਨਾਵੈ ਕੈ ਰੰਗਿ ॥
ओहु धोपै नावै कै रंगि ॥
oh dhopai naavai kai rang

When your mind becomes loaded with error and pain, Then wash your mind clean with the love of the Name.

ਪੁੰਨੀ ਪਾਪੀ ਆਖਣੁ ਨਾਹਿ ॥
पुंनी पापी आखणु नाहि ॥
punnee paapee aakhan naahi

ਕਰਿ ਕਰਿ ਕਰਣਾ ਲਿਖਿ ਲੈ ਜਾਹੁ ॥
करि करि करणा लिखि लै जाहु ॥
kar kar karnaa likh lai jaahu

Talking will never make you a saint. It's by the actions yoy do again and again That you create your own life and death.

ਆਪੇ ਬੀਜਿ ਆਪੇ ਹੀ ਖਾਹੁ ॥
आपे बीजि आपे ही खाहु ॥
aapay beej aapay hee khaahu

ਨਾਨਕ ਹੁਕਮੀ ਆਵਹੁ ਜਾਹੁ ॥੨੦॥
नानक हुकमी आवहु जाहु ॥२०॥
naanak hukmee aavhu jaahu

What you eat is what you sow. In God's will, O Nanak! We come and go.

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