Category Archives: Animals

Baavar Gaavar

Baavar (“ਬਾਵਰ”) => Crazy, mad, demented, ਬਾਉਲਾ, ਝੱਲਾ, ਕਮਲਾ, ਵਾਤੂਲ, ਪਾਗਲ, etc. Gaavar (“ਗਾਵਰ”) => Fool, stupid, primitive, ਗੰਵਾਰ, etc. The Gurbani calls that person “Baavar Gaavar” whose deluded or … [Full Post→]

The Dog’s Tail

The previous post touched upon the use of idioms (ਮੁਹਾਵਰੇ) in the Gurbani. When the Truth that has not been personally experienced, one can not grasp it directly. However, with … [Full Post→]

Crazy-Mind

As indicated in the few previous posts, the human mind that conducts itself at the animal (e.g., elephant, monkey, frog…) level is crazy. The Gurbani urges us to look into … [Full Post→]

Dog-Mind

It is said that one can keep a dog’s tail in a straight tube and hold it there for as long as the dog lives. But it will curl as … [Full Post→]

Camel-Mind

From ignorance comes the perception of individuality (false ego-sense, Haumai…). Thus, as indicated in the Gurbani, unaware of his true purpose of life, a Saakat or a  Manmukh passes his … [Full Post→]

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