Glimpses into Gurmukh Life-Style

ਮਾਝ ਮਹਲਾ ੩ ॥ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਮਿਲੈ ਮਿਲਾਏ ਆਪੇ ॥ ਕਾਲੁ ਨ ਜੋਹੈ ਦੁਖੁ ਨ ਸੰਤਾਪੇ ॥ ਹਉਮੈ ਮਾਰਿ ਬੰਧਨ ਸਭ ਤੋੜੈ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਸਬਦਿ ਸੁਹਾਵਣਿਆ ॥੧॥ ਹਉ ਵਾਰੀ ਜੀਉ ਵਾਰੀ ਹਰਿ … Continue reading “Glimpses into Gurmukh Life-Style”

Truthful Living is the Highest Form of Living

Pursuit of Knowledge must lead to truthful living. Therefore, unless Knowledge changes one’s life in the direction of Truth — man’s essential state — it’s useless. One can spend all … Continue reading “Truthful Living is the Highest Form of Living”

Mortality

The Gurbani indicates that “death is pre-ordained”. As pointed out in the following verses, Jeeva (individual beings, embodied beings…) come into this world with a fixed departure from here. ਮਰਣੁ … Continue reading “Mortality”

Life of Security and Sukh

A common requirement of all beings, irrespective of region and faith, is to have a life of Sukh (Peace, Happiness, Joy, etc.) and security. But, the question is: where to … Continue reading “Life of Security and Sukh”

WITHOUT UNDERSTANDING THE PURPOSE OF LIFE (ਜਨਮ-ਮਨੋਰਥ)…

The Gurbani indicates that spiritual unfoldment does not come easily. The majority of beings (Jivaatmaas) struggle through the material world (Jagat or Sansaar) and repeatedly pass through stages of Sukh … Continue reading “WITHOUT UNDERSTANDING THE PURPOSE OF LIFE (ਜਨਮ-ਮਨੋਰਥ)…”

Human Body: a ‘Pile of Ordure and Maggots’ if..

The human body is indicated to be a “pile of ordure and maggots’ if: ਧ੍ਰਿਗੁ ਸਰੀਰੁ ਅਸਤ ਬਿਸਟਾ ਕ੍ਰਿਮ ਬਿਨੁ ਹਰਿ ਜਾਨਤ ਹੋਰ ॥੧॥: Dhrig sareer asat bistaa krim bin … Continue reading “Human Body: a ‘Pile of Ordure and Maggots’ if..”

Way Of Life

The following verses capture the essence of the Way of the Spiritual, or Divine or Gurmukh Lifestyle (ਆਤਮਕ ਜੀਵਨ ਦੀ ਰਾਹ ਅਤੇ ਜਾਚ). ਜੋ ਨਰੁ ਦੁਖ ਮੈ ਦੁਖੁ ਨਹੀ ਮਾਨੈ ॥ … Continue reading “Way Of Life”

It’s Worth It

It’s worth to pursue the ultimate aim of the human life as mentioned in the Gurbani – become the Gurmukh (spiritual being, follower of the Truth and truthful living, etc.). … Continue reading “It’s Worth It”