Naam is one of the terms often used willy-nilly. The Pujaaree-Group (priest-class , ਪੁਜਾਰੀ ਲਾਣਾ, Ragi, Parchaarak, etc.) repeats it incessantly, but without explaining from the Gurbani’s point of view as to what it is and how to experience it.
Many go to the good-for-nothing Deraavaad Sant (“ਬਾਨਾਰਸਿ ਕੇ ਠਗ”) to get Naam,
One must do it himself / herself!
“ਹੋਰਨਿ ਕਾਰਜੁ ਨ ਹੋਈ”
None else can do it for anybody. To put it otherwise, Mool-realization cannot be given to someone as a ready-made package or as a mundane gift. According to the Gurbani, each one of us must realize his Mool (Source,
Where to start!
There are so many empty rituals and superstitions being carried out in Sikhi these days! They are encouraged, supported, instigated, and propagated by the people who run Gurdwara corporations, and by the crafty priest-group (Pujaaree-Group, ਪੁਜਾਰੀ ਲਾਣਾਂ: Bhais, Ragis, Paathee, Parchaarark, Deraavaad Sant,
Yes, the Gurbani boldly rejects the priest-class (Pujaaree-Group, ਪੁਜਾਰੀ ਲਾਣਾ).
The entire Gurbani speaks against the crafty priestcraft of the Pujaaree-Group (ਗੁਰਬਾਣੀ ਪੁਜਾਰੀ ਲਾਣੇ ਦੀਆਂ ਕਰਤੂਤਾਂ ਦੇ ਖਿਲਾਫ ਬੋਲਦੀ ਹੈ). Why?
Selfishness is said to be the root of evil in the world. It’s rooted in the doubt-ridden condition or mistaken ideas of oneself.