Repeated travelling of a cart makes grooves in a dirt road (ਗੱਡੇ ਦੀ ਲੀਹ, ਖੋੜ, ਖੁੱਡ, tracks, narrow lane…).
If both wheels of the cart remains in those grooves, then the bulls (that pull the cart) and the cart don’t … [Read More]
The Gurbani indicates that the deluded mind (disconnected from its Mool, connected to Maya, duality-stricken, doubt-ridden, illusioned, separated from the Hukam or Bhaanaa…) is like a rebellious king (“ਮਾਵਾਸੀ ਰਾਜਾ”-Maavaasee Raajaa). The Gurbani tells us that this mind is very … [Read More]
The Gurbani tells us that our mind is Joti-svaroopa.
ਇਉ ਕਹੈ ਨਾਨਕੁ ਮਨ ਤੂੰ ਜੋਤਿ ਸਰੂਪੁ ਹੈ ਅਪਣਾ ਮੂਲੁ ਪਛਾਣੁ ॥੫॥: Thus says Nanak – O mind! Your “Saroop” (your own, True State) is “Joti” (Divine Light)! Recognize your Mool … [Read More]
Why do we need to churn (Shabad-Vichaar…) the Gurbani? Consider the following verse of the Gurbani:
ਪ੍ਰਥਮੇ ਮਾਖਨੁ ਪਾਛੈ ਦੂਧੁ ॥: First (comes) butter, and then the milk. (sggs 900).
First comes butter, and then the milk? It seems pretty … [Read More]
All forms, names, shapes, or colors appear in our worldly consciousness of Maya as appearances. On account of movement of thoughts (words…) on the surface of the Pool of Consciousness, Jeeva, influenced by Maya (or “I-am-the-body” idea), makes division out … [Read More]