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 … [Full Post→]

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, … [Full Post→]

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 … [Full Post→]

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 … [Full Post→]

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 … [Full Post→]