When the Truth that has not been personally experienced, one can not grasp it directly. However, with the help of examples, analogies, similes, allegories, metaphors, figurative or mystic representations and … Continue reading“Crow-Mind”

O Black Deer!

The instinctive, Haumai or Mayaic mind is also called “black deer” by the Gurbani. As indicated in the Gurbani, our mind has been accumulating Malla (Bikh, Sootak; inner filth, inner … Continue reading“O Black Deer!”

Manmukh is Filthy As a Crane

ਮਨਮੁਖੁ ਸਦਾ ਬਗੁ ਮੈਲਾ ਹਉਮੈ ਮਲੁ ਲਾਈ ॥: Manamukh sadaa bagu mailaa houmai malu laaee: The Manmukh (self-willed, materialistic, ego being, denier of truthful living …) will always be filthy … Continue reading“Manmukh is Filthy As a Crane”

Two Birds

ਮਃ ੩ ॥ ਨਾਨਕ ਤਰਵਰੁ ਏਕੁ ਫਲੁ ਦੁਇ ਪੰਖੇਰੂ ਆਹਿ ॥ ਆਵਤ ਜਾਤ ਨ ਦੀਸਹੀ ਨਾ ਪਰ ਪੰਖੀ ਤਾਹਿ ॥ ਬਹੁ ਰੰਗੀ ਰਸ ਭੋਗਿਆ ਸਬਦਿ ਰਹੈ ਨਿਰਬਾਣੁ ॥ ਹਰਿ ਰਸਿ … Continue reading“Two Birds”

Symbolism of Elephant-Crocodile Story

ਮਾਇਆ ਫਾਸ ਬੰਧ ਬਹੁ ਬੰਧੇ ਹਰਿ ਜਪਿਓ ਖੁਲ ਖੁਲਨੇ ॥ ਜਿਉ ਜਲ ਕੁੰਚਰੁ ਤਦੂਐ ਬਾਂਧਿਓ ਹਰਿ ਚੇਤਿਓ ਮੋਖ ਮੁਖਨੇ ॥੩॥: Maya phaas bandh bahu bandhe har japio khul khulanae. Jiou … Continue reading“Symbolism of Elephant-Crocodile Story”

Beast of Burden

A donkey or an ass is known to be the beast of burden. It carries burden day and night, without knowing for who he is doing it, and why he … Continue reading“Beast of Burden”

They Are Real Donkeys

The level of intelligence of an utterly foolish or stupid person is generally compared with that of a donkey. Poor Donkey! For example, if some one acts stupidly, he takes … Continue reading“They Are Real Donkeys”

One Dog and Two Bitches

The Gurbani says that the man is accompanied by one dog and two bitches — greed is the dog, material and celestial desires are two bitches. In the morning, they (i.e., … Continue reading“One Dog and Two Bitches”


ਤੁਮ ਮਖਤੂਲ ਸੁਪੇਦ ਸਪੀਅਲ ਹਮ ਬਪੁਰੇ ਜਸ ਕੀਰਾ ॥ ਸਤਸੰਗਤਿ ਮਿਲਿ ਰਹੀਐ ਮਾਧਉ ਜੈਸੇ ਮਧੁਪ ਮਖੀਰਾ ॥੨॥: Tum makhatool suped sapeeal ham bapure jas keeraa. Satsangat mil raheeai maadhaou jaise … Continue reading“SILKWORM”


Spiritually speaking, when we talk about wild elephants, their three main aspects come to light: (1) elephants’ lustful urges, (2) its conduct, which is like a drunkard being, and (3) … Continue reading“TRAPPING OF ELEPHANT AND THE HUMAN MIND”