Category Archives: Corruption, Crookedness

Impurity

The Gurbani uses the term “Sootak (ਸੂਤਕ)”, which indicates impurity… The Gurbani tells us that the entire world is burning with Sootak! ਸੂਤਕੁ ਅਗਨਿ ਭਖੈ ਜਗੁ ਖਾਇ ॥: The world …

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, …

Deeming Oneself Bhagat Or Giaanee

We all see and hear many self-claimed “Bhagat”, “Giaanee”, “Sant”, etc. (who either call themselves or love to be called “Bhagat”, “Giaanee”, “Sant”…). The Gurbani says: ਜਉ ਜਾਨੈ ਹਉ ਭਗਤੁ ਗਿਆਨੀ …

The Dog’s Tail

The previous post touched upon the use of idioms (ਮੁਹਾਵਰੇ) in the Gurbani. When the Truth that has not been personally experienced, one can not grasp it directly. However, with …

Crowds of people follow the path of Pakhand

The Gurbani indicates that crowds and crowds of people are attracted to the path of Pakhandvaad (ਪਖੰਡਵਾਦ) in the world. Path of Pakhandvaad (ਪਖੰਡਵਾਦ): the path of Karam-Kaand (rituals, religious …

Haraamkhor

Generally spelt as Haramkhor but pronounced as Haraamkhor – ਹਰਾਮਖੋਰ  = ਹਰਾਮ + ਖੋਰ = One who persists on unrighteous earnings of others, who makes his earnings by doing what he …

List of Dhaarmic con-artists

In this world, countless (“ਅਸੰਖ”) are mentally blind (ignorant, fool – “ਮੂਰਖ ਅੰਧ ਘੋਰ”…) who have made the Gurbani a mundane business. Countless are who have made Dharma a mundane …