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Understand the Gurbani through the Gurbani; share it ("Vand Shakna"
Updated daily, Reflections On Gurbani has been online since 1993, and now features over 300 Gurbani
. Additionally, there are over 300 entries at our Gurbani Blog
Free of dogmas, the Gurbani has a simple message: there is One, All-pervading Reality. Our mind is
...). The purpose of human life is to understand this
Truth through Shabad-Vichaar
(Reflections on the Gurbani), and thus become liberated
from doubts (Bharam
), Maya, duality, etc., and Realize one's
(Source, Joti...), within, here and now.
It is repeatedly indicated in the Gurbani that there are only two different groups of people living together on earth:
(1) the "rare" Gurmukhs
(Mool-realized, followers of Truth-Sach-Hukam
-Wisdom of SGGS...); and (2) the majority Manmukhs
(oppugnant of Mool-Truth...).
The Gurbani asks us to become the Gurmukh
and thus live a Divine Life. The Gurbani's Teaching (Upadesh) is Universal and Timeless.
Since no particular group or people have monopoly or ownership of the Gurbani and its Divine Wisdom, everybody in the world can benefit from it.
For the Gurbani and its students ( Sikhs ), there is no enemy or alien in this world - ALL beings are considered as part and parcel of the same ONE Light!
A Guide for practical Spirituality, the Gurbani
is the Treasure of Wisdom (Giaan-Guroo
). It provides all that's needed to raise one's consciousness to the Higher dimension,
and become Enlightened (Liberated-Jeevan Mukta
) while alive, here and now, not after death...
Otherwise, what's the use of reasoning and intellectuality, and
reading scriptures or listening to their recitations if it does not usher one in Viveka-Budhi
, Wisdom, Aatm-Giaan
Divine Virtues? What's the use of talking about religion, Dharma, spirituality, or
Truth if not lived? ...