Giaan Ratan: the Jewel of Spiritual Wisdom

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) is the Giaan-Guru. It’s the Treasure or Jewel of the Wisdom (Giaan, Bibek…) for living a Divine Life (Gurmukh Lifestyle). Also, the SGGS tells … Continue reading“Giaan Ratan: the Jewel of Spiritual Wisdom”

Intellect Must Awaken to Wisdom

As is the intellect, so does one understands, thinks, acts, behaves, talks, and so on. Therefore, the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) asserts that our intellect (Budhi) must Awaken to … Continue reading“Intellect Must Awaken to Wisdom”

Don’t Take Anything At Face Value

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) teaches us the Way of Bibek (discernment, logic, Tarak-ਤਰਕ, Daleel-ਦਲੀਲ…). In other words, the SGGS DOES NOT teach us to follow the path of … Continue reading“Don’t Take Anything At Face Value”

No Taker of Knowledge

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) proclaims people are not interested in taking or receiving the Divine Knowledge, let alone applying it to one’s daily life! ਕਬੀਰਾ ਏਕੁ ਅਚੰਭਉ ਦੇਖਿਓ … Continue reading“No Taker of Knowledge”

Gurbani Is The Mirror Of The Mind

As there is a regular mirror to look at one’s own face, similarly, the Gurbani is the mind’s Mirror, which reveals the mind its true state or condition — its … Continue reading“Gurbani Is The Mirror Of The Mind”

The Satgur’s Sword of Wisdom

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) asserts: (1) Giaan (Wisdom) is the Guru, (2) it’s our consciousness (Surat-ਸੁਰਤ) that needs to become a Sikh (ਸਿਖਿਆਰਥੀ, or learner, or student of … Continue reading“The Satgur’s Sword of Wisdom”

Gurbani Speaks of One Universal Dharma of Virtues

The Gurbani says the Truth or Divine is One (Universal Energy). Since the Divine (Universal Energy, Law of Nature…) is One, the Dharma is also One — the Universal Dharma … Continue reading“Gurbani Speaks of One Universal Dharma of Virtues”