The thirty-eight pauri (stanza) of Japji gives you the power to rewrite your own destiny.
Jat Paahaaraa dheeraj suniaar
Let self-control be your furnace, and patience your goldsmith.
Bhau khalaa agan tap taa-o
With the Respect of Creation as your bellows, fan the flames of the body’s inner heat, the Tapa.
Bhaandaa bhaa-o amrit tit dhal
In the crucible of love, melt the Nectar of the Name.
Jin Kau nadar karam tin kaar.
Such is the labor of those upon whom Creation has given the Glance of Grace.
Nanak Nadaree Nadar Nihaal
Oh Nanak, God gives this Glance of Grace to those people,
and they are filled with absolute joy and fulfillment.