Jaat Paat

Inclusion of the Bani of all the 35 contributors of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) was NOT based on their Jaat Paat (caste), or their religion! It is included … Continue reading “Jaat Paat”

Happiness and Unhappiness – Sukh and Dukh

We all can attest to the fact that all human efforts and activities are aimed at two things: (1) gaining happiness (Sukh); and (2) freedom from all sorrows (Dukh). Accordingly, … Continue reading “Happiness and Unhappiness – Sukh and Dukh”

Non-Gurmukh Nature

In an another post – with the guidance of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) – we looked at the Gurmukh-nature or Gurmukh-lifestyle. Here in this post, through the light … Continue reading “Non-Gurmukh Nature”

Gurbani’s Sooraa – Braveheart

Literally — in a worldly sense  —”Sooraa” (ਸੂਰਾ) means a brave person (hero, mighty warrior, fearless fighter, ਸੂਰਮਾ, ਬਹਾਦਰ, ਬਲੀ, ਯੋਧਾ, ਮਹਾਬਲੀ…). However, in material life, depending on one’s perspective, … Continue reading “Gurbani’s Sooraa – Braveheart”

No Taker of Knowledge

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) proclaims people are not interested in taking or receiving the Divine Knowledge, let alone applying it to one’s daily life! ਕਬੀਰਾ ਏਕੁ ਅਚੰਭਉ ਦੇਖਿਓ … Continue reading “No Taker of Knowledge”

A Long Journey – Cycle of Birth and Death!

First, in order to impart the Truth (ਸਚ) to masses, all the 35 contributors of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) have used terms that were prevalent and prevailing at … Continue reading “A Long Journey – Cycle of Birth and Death!”

Gurbani Is The Mirror Of The Mind

As there is a regular mirror to look at one’s own face, similarly, the Gurbani is the mind’s Mirror, which reveals the mind its true state or condition — its … Continue reading “Gurbani Is The Mirror Of The Mind”

Being Detached: Affectionately

The Gurbani asks to strive for affectionate detachment (Bairaag-ਬੈਰਾਗ),  and then practice it in daily life. What’s detachment? Detachment (or non-attachment) implies a state of the mind that springs from … Continue reading “Being Detached: Affectionately”

The Egg of Doubt Must Burst

The Gurbani speaks at the level of the mind. It’s meant to change the mind for good (change Soch or thinking). Hence, the Gurbani is the mirror for the mind … Continue reading “The Egg of Doubt Must Burst”

Who can Say the Guru is Dead?

In the life of a true Sikh, everyday is a Gurpurab if he lives his daily life by the Wisdom (Vitues…) of the Guru (ਜੀਵਨ ਵਿਚ ਗੁਣਾਂ ਦੀ ਕਮਾਈ)! Which … Continue reading “Who can Say the Guru is Dead?”