Category Archives: Bhagti, Devotion, Worship

Regular Flowers Versus The Lotus Of The Heart

Because the lotus rises from impurity (unclean water) to blossom as a pure, uncontaminated flower, it is a symbol of purity. The individual consciousness does the same on its path …

The Sword Of The Satguroo

According to the SGGS: The sword of the Satguroo (“Satiguroo Kaa Kharragu“-“ਸਤਿਗੁਰੂ ਕਾ ਖੜਗੁ”) => Satguroo’s Wisdom or Giaan: the Divine Knowledge of the Shabad-Guroo … ਸਤਿਗੁਰੂ ਕਾ ਖੜਗੁ ਸੰਜੋਉ …

Persistent Bhagti

It is said that persistence can grind a steel beam into a needle! The Gurbani urges us to apply persistence in Bhagti as well – “Nirantari Bhagti” (ਨਿਰੰਤਰਿ ਭਗਤਿ); for …

Bhagti

As indicated in the Gurbani – for a Sikh Bhagti (also spelt Bhakti…) is to Realize the Gurmat or Gur-Giaan (i.e., ਸਿਖ ਵਾਸਤੇ ਗੁਰਮਤ ਲੈਣਾ ਹੀ ਭਗਤੀ ਹੈ, i.e., ਗੁਰਮਤਿ …

Nij Bhagtee

ਨਿਜ ਭਗਤੀ ਸੀਲਵੰਤੀ ਨਾਰਿ ॥: Nij bhagtee seelvantee naar: (sggs 370). ਨਿਜ (Nij) = own, personal, ਆਪਣੀ, ਆਪਣੇ ਆਪ ਦੀ, ਆਤਮਾ ਦੇ ਕੰਮ ਆਉਣ ਵਾਲੀ, beneficial to Aatmaa… ਭਗਤੀ (Bhagtee) …

Meaningful Poojaa

Poojaa (ਪੂਜਾ) = worship… Not according to our self-willed mind or Manmukhataa, but according to the Gurbani what kind of Poojaa is “ਥਾਇ ਪਾਈ” – meaningful, useful, fruitful, beneficial, and …