The Gurmukh Never Grows Old!

The Gurbani talks about two mentality-groups living together on earth: (1) the “rare” Gurmukhs (Daas, Bhagat, Jan…) who live the Divine Life, and (2) the rest – Manmukhs, Saakat, Mayadhaaree, … Continue reading “The Gurmukh Never Grows Old!”

Gurbani Says Burn Mind’s Bikaar In Fire!

The Gurbani says identification of a Sikh (ਸਿੱਖ ਦੀ ਪਹਚਾਣ) is that he burns away his mind’s Bikaar (Haumai and its faults such as lust, anger, greed, attachment and pride, … Continue reading “Gurbani Says Burn Mind’s Bikaar In Fire!”

A Real Spiritual Person Is No Killjoy

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) urges us to be engaged in this world, but with a detached attitude and Akal (ਅਕਲ, ਬਿਬੇਕ-ਬੁੱਧੀ, keen understanding, Wisdom, discerning intelligence…). To be … Continue reading “A Real Spiritual Person Is No Killjoy”

To A Brahm Giaanee, All Is Tamaashaa: Entertainment

The Gurbani says: ਆਪੇ ਕੀਤੋ ਖੇਲੁ ਤਮਾਸਾ ॥: Himself stages the wondrous Play and Show (of this world). (sggs 1033). ਚਿਲਿਮਿਲਿ ਬਿਸੀਆਰ ਦੁਨੀਆ ਫਾਨੀ ॥: The (glitter or splendor) of … Continue reading “To A Brahm Giaanee, All Is Tamaashaa: Entertainment”

Keep Aimed At Target

The Gurbani indicates that a person who ever keeps the sword of Giaan (“ਗਿਆਨੁ ਖੜਗੁ”- the sword of Spiritual Wisdom) or arrow of Giaan pulled to the anchor point and focused … Continue reading “Keep Aimed At Target”

Glory of the Giaanee

Giaan = Divine Knowledge, Spiritual Wisdom, Aatam-Giaan… Giaanee = the person of Aatam-Giaan, Spiritual Wisdom, the Gurmukh… The following verse of the Gurbani indicates the “Mahatu” (“ਮਹਤੁ” = significance, importance, … Continue reading “Glory of the Giaanee”

Discernment of a Giaanee

The Gurbani urges us to constantly inquire, reflect, contemplate, investigate, directly look into, etc. (i.e., Vichaar): Where I came from? Where did I originate, and where will I go and … Continue reading “Discernment of a Giaanee”