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Sangat ji, as a teenager who is trying to do Naam Simran atleast 2 hours a day I am currently having a struggle in pondering that I don't benefit from it. I feel like I don't benefit from doing Naam Simran. I still will be doing Naam SImran of course because of how much our Bani emphasizes on chanting His Name. Does anyone have motivational stories that people have experienced during Naam SImran? Does it take many years to finally experience something from Naam Simran? Are people allowed to tell their own experiences or must keep it to themselves?

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How much Gurbani do you read with concentration? Guru sahib says you need Shabad to be able to do simran with devotion. Reading gurbani as a parrot will cause you to do simran like a parrot. Although you don't feel anything while doing simran, it still is benefiting you. Read Gurbani with concentration if tou want to feel the energy of Simran.

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Not that I have any kamai or anything but what I have learned in my own life is A) never to give up on any aspect of Sikhi and B) recognising faults in ourselves mean the seed is still present, the light is still burning and that's half the battle won. When we get knocked down we need to dust ourselves down and start from scratch. Experiencing the bliss of naam comes easily to some and takes longer for others and this of course depends on karma from previous lives.

The lahaa increases in Sangati roop significantly and can leave you feeling charged the whole day.

In terms of sharing miracles you may/ may not have noticed it's advisable to keep those to yourself and not tell others as kamai is lost much quicker than gained. At the end of the day, would you share details of your bank account with someone else?

As Sat said, 2 hours per day is amazing!!

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Do not want anything when doing Naam Simran. If you do want/ask for something then ask for LOVE nothing else. Simply do Simran out of love and devotion to Vaheguru. Vaheguru Ji's language is LOVE.

Understanding Jap Ji Sahib was the key for me. Jap Ji Sahib tells us what/who Vaheguru is and the exact way to connect with Vaheguru.

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Do not want anything when doing Naam Simran. If you do want/ask for something then ask for LOVE nothing else. Simply do Simran out of love and devotion to Vaheguru. Vaheguru Ji's language is LOVE.

Understanding Jap Ji Sahib was the key for me. Jap Ji Sahib tells us what/who Vaheguru is and the exact way to connect with Vaheguru.

Thanks for your input and everyone else's posts too. I will recite Japji Sahib every time before I do Naam Simran to help myself. There are stories sants saying it takes them 15 - 20 years for some kind of experience to take place but on the other hand some receive them quickly. I guess it matters how much devotion and love you put into doing simran.

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Thanks for your input and everyone else's posts too. I will recite Japji Sahib every time before I do Naam Simran to help myself. There are stories sants saying it takes them 15 - 20 years for some kind of experience to take place but on the other hand some receive them quickly. I guess it matters how much devotion and love you put into doing simran.

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Thanks for your input and everyone else's posts too. I will recite Japji Sahib every time before I do Naam Simran to help myself. There are stories sants saying it takes them 15 - 20 years for some kind of experience to take place but on the other hand some receive them quickly. I guess it matters how much devotion and love you put into doing simran.

If you go digging for gold you may strike gold with you first dig or you may have to dig 10 feet or 100 feet. We are all different. Remember Vaheguru is inside you. Just listen to your own void when doing simran.

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Sangat ji, as a teenager who is trying to do Naam Simran atleast 2 hours a day I am currently having a struggle in pondering that I don't benefit from it. I feel like I don't benefit from doing Naam Simran. I still will be doing Naam SImran of course because of how much our Bani emphasizes on chanting His Name. Does anyone have motivational stories that people have experienced during Naam SImran? Does it take many years to finally experience something from Naam Simran? Are people allowed to tell their own experiences or must keep it to themselves?

WJKK WJKF

Dear veer ji,

Why don't you start to sing the gurus bani using a harmonium, participating in Kirtan whilst at home or at the gurdwara, Kirtan is a beautiful way to remember waheguru in his praise, this is also Naam Japan as the gurbani is the the gur mantra and the Truth of the Naam of the Akal Purakh waheguru.

I leave you with one of my favourite shabads, beautifully recited by bhai satvinder Singh ji and bhai harjinder Singh ji Delhi wale, close your eyes and simply just listen dear brother....hope it helps!

WJKK WJKF

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