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Gurbani Speaks of One Universal Dharma of Virtues

The Gurbani says the Truth or Divine is One. Since the Divine (Universal Energy, Law of Nature…) is One, the Dharma is also One — the Universal Dharma of “Sach-ਸਚ-Truth” …

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Siropa

Generally of orange or saffron color, a Siropa (pronounced Siropaa – ਸਿਰੋਪਾ ) is a garment, scarf or a length of cloth. You might have often seen Siropa  giving/taking ceremonies …

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Gursikhs Solve the Riddle

As indicated by the following verses, one who has truly become the Gursikh (i.e. a student or learner of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, SGGS), he searches the Gur-Shabad and …

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So Thaan Suhaavaa

What is essential to know is what most of us do not know: Virtues, Wisdom, Gur-Giaan, Shabad-Giaan,  Brahm-Giaan, Bibek-Budhi… Unfortunately, most of the translations and interpretations of the Sri Guru …

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Raam of the Gurmat

The word “Raam” has two aspects in Gurmat (Wisdom, Upadesh or Way of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, SGGS). It’s emphasized by the SGGS to recognize the difference between both — …

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Gurbani Asks Us To Investigate This Mind

The Gurbani asks us to (Spiritually) inquire into this mind (“Khoj-ਖੋਜ” = search, investigation, exploration, quest, finding examination, inquiry, and so on). Since the Gurbani is timeless, we can apply …

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Spiritual Indigestion

When one eats without properly chewing (ਚੱਬਣ) the food or eats more than one can chew, it results in bad-stomach or indigestion. Similarly, we get the spiritual indigestion when we …

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Human Mind Acting Like Nonhuman Animals

Four things are common in nonhuman animals and a sense-blind human having an unhealthy or empty mind: eating, sleeping, mating, and defending. Mind infatuated with Bikaar (lust,anger, greed, etc.) is …

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Gurbani Disapproves Telling Beads

The edict of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) is that telling beads or counting beads is worthless — “Phokat”, of no value, etc. Accordingly, counting beads is disapproved (ਨਿਖੇਧੀ) …

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ਮੂਲ – Mool

The Gurbani reminds us the very purpose of human birth — Recognizing or Understanding our True Nature (ਅਪਣੇ ਅਸਲੀ ਸਰੂਪ ਨੂੰ ਪਛਾਣ ਲੈਣਾਂ), and thus become One with the Mool …

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