The Satgur’s Sword of Wisdom

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) asserts: (1) Giaan (Wisdom) is the Guru, (2) it’s our consciousness (Surat-ਸੁਰਤ) that needs to become a Sikh (ਸਿਖਿਆਰਥੀ, or learner, or student of … Continue reading“The Satgur’s Sword of Wisdom”

Bhagti

In the English translations of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS), the term “Bhagti” is seen translated as devotion, devotional service, or devotional worship. That’s NOT the Gurbani’s understanding or … Continue reading“Bhagti”

Gurmati Bhagti

Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) emphasizes on how to live life — how to properly utilize the time between the birth and death. Accordingly, the Teaching of the SGGS rather … Continue reading“Gurmati Bhagti”

Uphill Climb

It’s relatively easy to walk downhill. But not so easy to climb uphill! The Way of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (Gurmati, Shabad-Upadesh, spiritual Wisdom of the Gurbani, Brahm-Giaan…) is … Continue reading“Uphill Climb”

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 … Continue reading“Regular Flowers Versus The Lotus Of The Heart”

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 … Continue reading“Persistent Bhagti”

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) … Continue reading“Nij Bhagtee”