Continuing with Japji
Imagine what it would be like to recite Japji easily and well, to recognize key words and phrases, to understand Guru Nanak’s answers to the basic questions of life and to discuss them with others. Take these Continuing Japji classes and you will be on your way to what you just imagined.
We move in a relaxed manner in these classes, reciting and studying one or two pauris each week while sharing our experience and understanding of the pauris. There are separate classes for students reading Gurmukhi and students reading transliteration. You will receive audio and written files to support your study. Everything you learn about these pauris will help you in reading all of Japji. Classes are recorded.
We continue our study in the fall of 2017 with a session on Pauris 26-31. We explore the wisdom of Guru Nanak while learning good pronunciation. We will continue to have a series of classes several times a year as we proceed through the 38 pauris of Japji Sahib.
Pauris 26-31 of Japji Sahib
In these pauris we learn pricelessness, about what happens in God’s Court and about Guru Nanak’s communication with the yogis. Classes include Muharni (alphabet practice), reading practice (both group and individual), and exploring the meaning of the pauri together. We cover one or two pauris each class. Homework for the class is reciting the pauri we have studied eleven times a day until we meet again the next week.
For Transliteration Readers: (two classes to choose from)
Wednesdays: Nov. 15, 22, 29; Dec. 6 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. EST
Fridays: Nov. 17, 24; Dec. 1, 8 from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. EST
For Gurmukhi Readers (two classes to choose from):
Tuesdays: Nov. 14, 21, 28; Dec. 5 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. EST
Wednesdays: Nov. 15, 22, 29; Dec. 6 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. EST
FEE: $95 by Nov. 10; $105 thereafter