12. Paheli Manzil No Chanto
(Seeking mercy during the journey leading to the first destination)
Having accounted for it's actions, the soul begins what is termed the first leg of its journey forward. During this time the soul is still attached to many earthly possessions and desires. These now become a burden which slow him down or may even prevent him from moving forward. This Chanta is taken to enable the soul to realize quickly the futility of carrying this burden and to discard it. It also reminds us that we cannot carry any of our possessions with us when we leave this world.