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Jup Bannee Videos by Dr. Karminder Singh Annotated by Dr Gagandeep Kaur – Paurees 1-17

Jup (Jap) Ji Sahib
Translations By
Dr Karminder Singh Dhillon

Annotation sewa by Dr. Gagandeep Kaur Ji

 

I.

● Needing to unlearn/widen the space in mind with new ideas- cognitive dissonance
● Summary Bani of Guru Nanak’s teachings (Abstract)
● Title Bani- What can you make out of a title? Title is to be read in context of book
● Full understanding comes from entire text 1429 pages;
● Most explained Bani; 250+ translations, voluminous kathas (Live & Recorded)
● Jap Ji is not a beginner bani even though it is the first bani in SGSS; First ≠ Easy
● First Bani we learn as a child, first bani to memorize
● Last Bani of First Guru (written last phase of his life)
● It is a complex bani, most explained but least understood
● Concise, brevity, idiomatic, contextual
● Probability of misinterpretation is high
● 70 years of Nanak’s spirituality condensed in this Bani
● Nanak Gaaya Jaape Jaye II I have walked this path, now you take the knowledge and walk the path
● 240 years of Sikhi summarized; Abridged
● Teekas (Translations)
○ Vedantic School (Vedic scholars)
○ Nirmala/Udasi tradition (followers of Sri Chand) Vedic + Sakhi based- took over Sikh psyche
during Shaheedi times 1715
○ Sampardayee Vedic + Sakhi + Taksali explanation
○ Spinoffs; Sant Singh (3HO)
○ Viakran (Grammar) Tradition; Prof Sahib Singh 1963

 

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GURBANEE VIDEOS BY DR. KARMINDER SINGH DHILLON

Review of Jup Banee by Dr KSD – Video Part 11

Review of Jup Banee by Dr KSD – Video Part 11

Recapitulation

Conclusion of Pauree 1 (Seminal Question and Its Answer)

  • ਹੁਕਮਿ ਰਜਾਈ ਚਲਣਾ ਨਾਨਕ ਲਿਖਿਆ ਨਾਲਿ ॥੧॥

Hukm Rajayee Chalnaa Nanak Likhiya Naal

The way to Realise the Creator Within is to ‘Remain within the

confines of His Hukm and abide in Sehej (Chalna) as contained

within us.’

  • This is the answer to the question

ਕਿਵ ਸਚਿਆਰਾ ਹੋਈਐ ਕਿਵ ਕੂੜੈ ਤੁਟੈ ਪਾਲਿ ॥

Kiv Sachiara Hoeyey Kiv Kooray Tootey Paal

 

  • It is the answer to what is Guru Nanak’s Sikhi and Guru Nanak’s

core philosophy of spirituality. It is the gist of the the rest of the

Jup Banee and the entire substance of 1429 pages of SGGS.

 

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