Category Archives: GURBANI
First off, what is Maya? In nutshell, as the Gurbani indicates, anything that takes Jeeva (individual beings) away from their Mool (Jot, Source, Reality, etc.) is Maya…
ਏਹ ਮਾਇਆ ਜਿਤੁ … Read Full Post →
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 … Read Full Post →
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 … Read Full Post →
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 … Read Full Post →
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). … Read Full Post →