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Ajai Alai Mantra – Complete Lyrics, Meaning, Benefits

Ajai Alai mantra is composed by Guru Gobind Singh – a warrior, poet, and philosopher.

He succeeded his father, Guru Tegh Bahadur as the leader of Sikhs at the young age of nine.

This mantra is part of Jaap Sahib – the morning prayer of the Sikhs and is made up of 199 pauris or verses.

The verses are in the form of rhymed couplets, and the vocabulary and ingenuity are superb. The opening verse is typical:

“Thou hast no form or feature, No caste or lineage; None can describe Thy appearance.”

Ajai Alai Mantra Meaning:

Ajai Alai – Invincible. Indestructible
Abhai Abai – Fearless. Unchanging
Abhoo Ajoo – Unformed. Unborn
Anaas Akaas – Imperishable. Etheric
Aganj Abhanj – Unbreakable. Impenetrable
Alakkh Abhakkh – Unseen. Unaffected
Akaal Dy-aal – Undying. Merciful
Alaykh Abhaykh – Indescribable. Uncostumed
Anaam Akaam – Nameless. Desireless
Agaah Adhaah – Unfathomable. Incorruptible
Anaa-thay Pramaa-thay – Unmastered. Destroyer
Ajonee Amonee – Beyond birth. Beyond silence
Na Raagay Na Rangay – Beyond love. Beyond color
Na Roopay Na Raykhay – Beyond form. Beyond shape
Akarmang Abharmang – Beyond karma. Beyond doubt
Aganjay Alaykhay – Unconquerable. Indescribable

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Benefits of Chanting Ajai Alai Mantra:

Brings great sensitivity to the Being and gives the ability to be able to compute what people are actually saying automatically. Once you recite this mantra correctly, it will give you the power that whatever you say must happen. When you chant this mantra you have the power to surpass anything.

In Kundalini yoga, the mantra/meditation “Ajai Alai” is used to give you great strength to overcome any obstacle. It is supposed to lift you from depression, anger and re-align you with the Divine Vortex. Practice it whenever You feel disconnected from the Source.

Moreover, when you are being attacked in one way or another chant or you are in trouble mentally these powerful words and the opposing energies will dissolve easily and fast.

This version is chanted by Mirabai Ceiba, a duo consisting of guitarist/singer Markus Sieber and singer/harpist/keyboardist Angelika Baumbach.

Mantra language: Gurmukhi, the most usual script for writing Punjabi, a language spoken by about 60 million people in India.

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