Category Archives: Cleverness, Trickery, ਸਿਆਨਪ

Pujaaree System Wants People Remain Ignorant, Fearful, Ritualistic…

There is an Indian proverb that goes something like this: Where the greedy people live, there a cheat or swindler (ਠਗ, thug, trickster, etc.) will never starve!! “Pujaaree” is a …

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Gurbani Stresses On The Importance Of Internal Cleanliness And Not The External One

The Gurbani has attached paramount importance to the necessity of internal cleanliness, not the external one. ਬਾਹਰਿ ਮਲੁ ਧੋਵੈ ਮਨ ਕੀ ਜੂਠਿ ਨ ਜਾਏ ॥: Outwardly, he (hypocrite) washes off …

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Cleverness

As indicated in the Gurbani, our cleverness (ਸਿਆਨਪ, ਸਿਆਣਪ…) can be lumped in two groups: 1. Oukati Siaanap (“ਉਕਤਿ ਸਿਆਨਪ”) — spiritually speaking, this is harmful. 2. Param Siaanap (“ਪਰਮ …

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