The Other Person Is You

Can one find clarity at a Kundalini Yoga retreat? A first-person account from the Summer Solstice Sadhana Celebration:

“Japji was written sometime in the 16th century by Guru Nanak, the first of the ten Sikh gurus. It was written in Gurmukhi. It takes about twenty minutes to recite and what it mostly says is A. it is good to chant God’s name and B. you can’t comprehend how great God is so you need to chant his name and C. doing so is the only way you will really make any headway in life, so don’t bother trying to figure life out, really, it’s too complicated, so you should just chant God’s name.

“I don’t believe in God, really, or maybe I do. Either way, metaphorically, that all makes a lot of sense to me.”

Source: The Awl
Published: Jul 10, 2013
Length: 18 minutes (4,637 words)
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