Gurbani’s Sooraa – Braveheart

Literally — in a worldly sense  —”Sooraa” (ਸੂਰਾ) means a brave person (hero, mighty warrior, fearless fighter, ਸੂਰਮਾ, ਬਹਾਦਰ, ਬਲੀ, ਯੋਧਾ, ਮਹਾਬਲੀ…). However, in material life, depending on one’s perspective,… Read More »

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,… Read More »

Gurmati Bhagti

Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) emphasizes on how to live life — how to properly utilize the time between the birth and death. Accordingly, the Teaching of the SGGS rather… Read More »

Two Types of Living And Dying

The Wisdom of the Gurbani indicates two kinds of living — life, existence, state, “ਜੀਵਨਾ-Jeevanaa“: Living at the body-level (i.e., Maya) Living at the Aatmaa or soul-level (i.e., the Gurmukh… Read More »

Looking Pious And Mahatma Outside But Fraud Inside

Too many who disguise themselves pure and Mahatma are fake and fraud on the inside. Such false and adulterated behavior signifies Manmukh lifestyle (a lifestyle contrary to the Wisdom of… Read More »

Gurbani Says We Are In A State Of Sleep Paralysis

The Gurbani proclaims that the entire world is asleep — sleep of attachment or love of Maya (ਮਾਇਆ ਦੀ ਭੁਖ). The Gurbani reveals that, in this horrific state of endless… Read More »

Birth Is The Proof Of Impending Death

As sunrise is the proof of immanent sunset or as the morning is the proof of approaching night, similarly, birth of an entity is the proof of it’s impending death…. Read More »

Gurbani Defines True Teerath Or Place Of Pilgrimage In Sikhi

Under the influence of Bikaar (lust, anger, greed, etc.), even if you were to visit all five Takhat, you will have nothing to show for — your efforts will be… Read More »

Bitter Nature As Nimm

Nimm (ਨਿੰਮ – Azadirachta indica, an Indian lilac tree) is known to be bitter by its very nature. Also called Neem, everything about this tree is bitter — its leaves,… Read More »

Acting Without Being

The Gurbani time and again urges us to become the Gurmukh. Obviously, “Being” and “Becoming” is very important to the Gurbani. The Gurbani puts tremendous emphasis on living by this… Read More »