Category Archives: Maya, Illusion, Dream

Live In The Moment

The light of our individual consciousness passes through the film of deep rooted past memories (Vaasnaas, tendencies, dispositions, undigested desires, etc.) and throws images on the screen of our brain. Because …

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We All Act In Accordance With The Nature Of Our Mind

Our minds are heavily conditioned, fragmented, and deep in contradiction. The Gurbani’s Divine Wisdom Guides us to reverse this whole process of chaos and conflict to a state of Wisdom, …

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The Ultimate Medicine

The Gurbani is the Doctor of life and death! The Gurbani — Brahm Giaan, Divine Wisdom or the Divine Virtues of the Gur-Shabad, Gur-Upadesh… — is the Spirituous “Medicine” that …

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Anything That Appears Will Soon Disappear

That which is Real never ends, and that which ends is not Real! The Gurbani Teaches us that anything seen is ephemeral — it will soon disappear. What rises must …

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Rol Ghacholaa

The Gurbani tells us that a “Mayadhaaree” mind is nothing but “Rol Ghacholaa“. “Mayadhaaree” (“ਮਾਇਆਧਾਰੀ”) => one attached to Maya, a mammon worshipper, etc. “Rol Ghacholaa” (“ਰੋਲ ਘਚੋਲਾ”) => uproar, …

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What Is Killing The Mind

In this post, we will try to reflect on the “what”, “why”, and “how” of killing of the mind (“ਮਨੁ ਮਾਵਾਸੀ ਰਾਜਾ”). First off, we need to know what the …

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Falsehood Cannot Propagate Truth

The Gurbani asserts Jhooth (falsehood, untruth — Maya) cannot propagate Sach (Truth). Because, both — Jhooth and Sach — are of opposing nature, incompatible. In other words, falsehood cannot influence …

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Stuck Half-Way

Consider the following verse of the Gurbani: ਕਬੀਰ ਸਿਖ ਸਾਖਾ ਬਹੁਤੇ ਕੀਏ ਕੇਸੋ ਕੀਓ ਨ ਮੀਤੁ ॥ ਚਾਲੇ ਥੇ ਹਰਿ ਮਿਲਨ ਕਉ ਬੀਚੈ ਅਟਕਿਓ ਚੀਤੁ ॥੯੬॥: O Kabeer! (Those who) …

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Mind Clinging To Maya Can’t Be Trusted

The Gurbani tells us that anything and everything, which can be seen with our physical eyes is under the influence of Maya, including all humans. ਜਹ ਦੇਖਾ ਤਹ ਜੇਵਰੀ ਮਾਇਆ …

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Dance Of The Mind Attached To Maya

First off, what is Maya? Maya is a Sanskrit word which literally means “that which is not” – “Ma” means “not”, “Ya” means “that”. Like mirage (“ਮ੍ਰਿਗ ਤ੍ਰਿਸਨਾ”), it never …

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