Crow-Mind

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”

SILKWORM

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”

TRAPPING OF ELEPHANT AND THE HUMAN MIND

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”