Category Archives: Conflicts, Quarrels

Acting Without Being

The Gurbani time and again urges us to become the Gurmukh. Obviously, “Being” and “Becoming” is very important to the Gurbani.

The Gurbani puts tremendous emphasis on living by this Divine Wisdom in daily life. Not out of any fear, compulsion, or ulterior motives but naturally, spontaneously (Sahaj-ਸਹਜ).

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Rol Ghacholaa

The Gurbani tells us that a “Mayadhaaree” mind is nothing but “Rol Ghacholaa“.

“Mayadhaaree” (“ਮਾਇਆਧਾਰੀ”) => one attached to Maya, a mammon worshipper, etc.

Rol Ghacholaa” (“ਰੋਲ ਘਚੋਲਾ”) => uproar, tumult, noise of Maya, noise of Haumai, noise of doubts (Bharam), noise of Bikaar, noise of ignorance, clamour of self-will, commotion of foolishness, ਰੌਲਾ-ਗੌਲਾ, ਫੂੰ-ਫਾਂ, etc.

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Panch Ko Jhagaraa

Panch ( ਪੰਚ) = five (passions: lust, anger, greed, attachment, and pride), leader, ਚੌਧਰੀ, ਮੁਖੀ, ਪੰਜ ਕਾਮਾਦਿਕ…

Jhagaraa (ਝਗਰਾ) = dispute, variance, contention, scramble, affray, squabble, controversy, tussle, wrangling, scrimmage, quarrel…

Bhagat Kabeer Sahib says that all the quarrels in this world are of the “Panch” (ਚੌਧਰਪਣਾਂ…), egotism or Haumai whose faults are Bikaar such as lust, anger, greed, and so on…

  • ਕਹਤ ਕਬੀਰ ਪੰਚ ਕੋ ਝਗਰਾ ਝਗਰਤ ਜਨਮੁ ਗਵਾਇਆ ॥ ਝੂਠੀ ਮਾਇਆ ਸਭੁ ਜਗੁ ਬਾਧਿਆ ਮੈ ਰਾਮ ਰਮਤ ਸੁਖੁ ਪਾਇਆ ॥੩॥੩॥੨੫॥: Kahat Kabeer panch ko jhagaraa jhagarat janamu gavaaiaa.

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