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The Miser

A miser is essentially a greedy person. A miser person (Soom) is also called “Kirapan” in the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS). As he serves only Maya, consequently, the “Kirapan” …

Satee Defined

“Sati” (pronounced “Satee”) is an ancient Sanskrit word, meaning/indicating a chaste woman who thinks of no other man than her own husband. Sati pratha (pronounced as Satee Prathaa – forcible …

A PARADOX

We are given this Divine Gurbani, which spares no effort in trying to save us, but the majority of us (over 99.9 percent) remain unresponsive. Why? The reason is of …

THE RIGHT ATTITUDE

The Gurbani says spiritual Realization is easy of access to those who are imbued in the Naam / Shabad, but is difficult for those without it. Apparently, therefore, it is …

O Lord! What Should I Beg for From You

ਸੋਰਠਿ ਮਹਲਾ ੧ ॥ ਤੂ ਪ੍ਰਭ ਦਾਤਾ ਦਾਨਿ ਮਤਿ ਪੂਰਾ ਹਮ ਥਾਰੇ ਭੇਖਾਰੀ ਜੀਉ ॥ ਮੈ ਕਿਆ ਮਾਗਉ ਕਿਛੁ ਥਿਰੁ ਨ ਰਹਾਈ ਹਰਿ ਦੀਜੈ ਨਾਮੁ ਪਿਆਰੀ ਜੀਉ ॥੧॥ ਘਟਿ ਘਟਿ …

GURBANI DEFINES THE Pardhan

The word Pardhan (pronounced as Pardhaan) has a general meaning (a leader, Aagoo, chief, a distinguished person, etc.) as understood by most of the people, and also a special meaning …

Gurbani Says Judge Yourself Not Others

ਨਾਨਕ ਪਰਖੇ ਆਪ ਕਉ ਤਾ ਪਾਰਖੁ ਜਾਣੁ ॥: O Nanak, if someone judges himself, only then is he known as a real judge (sggs 148). ਇਸੁ ਮਨ ਕਉ ਕੋਈ ਖੋਜਹੁ …