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” … Continue reading “The Miser”

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 … Continue reading “Satee Defined”

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 … Continue reading “A PARADOX”

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 … Continue reading “THE RIGHT ATTITUDE”

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 … Continue reading “O Lord! What Should I Beg for From You”

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 … Continue reading “GURBANI DEFINES THE Pardhan”

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 … Continue reading “Gurbani Says Judge Yourself Not Others”

RICE AND HUSK

ਕਬੀਰ ਚਾਵਲ ਕਾਰਣੇ ਤੁਖ ਕਉ ਮੁਹਲੀ ਲਾਇ ॥ ਸੰਗਿ ਕੁਸੰਗੀ ਬੈਸਤੇ ਤਬ ਪੂਛੇ ਧਰਮ ਰਾਇ ॥੨॥: Kabeer chaaval kaarane tukh kaou muhalee laai. Sang kusangee baisate tab poochhe Dharam Raai … Continue reading “RICE AND HUSK”

Wresling Arena – ਛਿੰਝ (Chhinjh)

What is Chhinjh – ਛਿੰਝ ? It is essentially a wresting competition held in an open arena. This colorful festival is celebrated mainly in the rural areas of Punjab. In … Continue reading “Wresling Arena – ਛਿੰਝ (Chhinjh)”