Japji Sahib - The 7th Pauri - Mantra for Overcoming Greed

According to Yogi Bhajan, "when you suffer from greed, madness for power, overbearing expansion and the need to control, when you become trapped in your territoriality, the seventh pauri will heal you."

ਜੇ ਜੁਗ ਚਾਰੇ ਆਰਜਾ ਹੋਰ ਦਸੂਣੀ ਹੋਇ ॥
जे जुग चारे आरजा होर दसूणी होइ ॥
jay jug chaaray aarjaa hor dasoonee ho-ay
You may live through all the ages, Or even ten times more.

ਨਵਾ ਖੰਡਾ ਵਿਚਿ ਜਾਣੀਐ ਨਾਲਿ ਚਲੈ ਸਭੁ ਕੋਇ ॥
नवा खंडा विचि जाणीऐ नालि चलै सभु कोइ ॥
navaa khanda vich jaanee-ai naal chalai sabh ko-ay
Everyone may know you; People may even follow you around.

ਚੰਗਾ ਨਾਉ ਰਖਾਇ ਕੈ ਜਸੁ ਕੀਰਤਿ ਜਗਿ ਲੇਇ ॥
चंगा नाउ रखाइ कै जसु कीरति जगि लेइ ॥
changa naa-o rakhaa-ay kai jas keerat jag lay-ay
You may be well thought of, And praised throughout the world.

ਜੇ ਤਿਸੁ ਨਦਰਿ ਨ ਆਵਈ ਤ ਵਾਤ ਨ ਪੁਛੈ ਕੇ ॥
जे तिसु नदरि न आवई त वात न पुछै के ॥
jay tis nadar na aavee ta vaat na puchhai kay
But if you don't see the unseen, Then none of it matters at all.

ਕੀਟਾ ਅੰਦਰਿ ਕੀਟੁ ਕਰਿ ਦੋਸੀ ਦੋਸੁ ਧਰੇ ॥
कीटा अंदरि कीटु करि दोसी दोसु धरे ॥
keetaa andar keet kar dorsee dos dharay
You'll live as a worm among worms. And guilty people will place all their guilt on you.

ਨਾਨਕ ਨਿਰਗੁਣਿ ਗੁਣੁ ਕਰੇ ਗੁਣਵੰਤਿਆ ਗੁਣੁ ਦੇ ॥
नानक निरगुणि गुणु करे गुणवंतिआ गुणु दे ॥
naank nirgun gun karay gunvanti-aa gun day
O Nanak! God gives goodness To those who have it and those who don't.

ਤੇਹਾ ਕੋਇ ਨ ਸੁਝਈ ਜਿ ਤਿਸੁ ਗੁਣੁ ਕੋਇ ਕਰੇ ॥੭॥
तेहा कोइ न सुझई जि तिसु गुणु कोइ करे ॥७॥
tayhaa ko-ay na sujh-ee je tis gun ko-ay karay
But the person does not exist Who can give any goodness to Him.

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