Category Archives: One, Truth, Sach, Reality

When “This” and “That” blend to become “One”…

“This” (“ਇਹੁ”) = Jeeva (individual being), the mind… “That” (“ਓਹੁ”) =  Mool (ਮੂਲ), Jot, Source, Origin, Brahm … The Gurbani reminds us we are to Realize our Jot-Saroop, and thus …

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Sahib and Sewak is One

The Gurbani says that the Sahib and the Sewak is One. Sahib = Master, Source, Origin, Joti, Mool, ਮੂਲ, ਚਿੱਤ … Sewak = Servant, Jeeva, Individual being, mind … This consistency of the …

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Aatam Tirath

Aatam (ਆਤਮ) = one’s own soul, personal, pertaining to one’s own self… Tirath (ਤੀਰਥ) = a sacred place, a place of pilgrimage, a holy spot, a shrine… Combining these two …

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Ultimate Purpose of Human Birth

From One (Saabat, Joti-Svaroopa, Embodiment of the Divine Light…), we became two (divided, fragmented, two like a split grain or seed-ਦਲੀ ਹੋਈ ਦਾਲ ਵਾਂਗ ਦੋ ਫਾੜ…). This division or duality …

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Where is God?

The Gurbani tells us that God dwells within our heart day and night. ਤੂ ਹਿਰਦੈ ਗੁਪਤੁ ਵਸਹਿ ਦਿਨੁ ਰਾਤੀ ਤੇਰਾ ਭਾਉ ਨ ਬੁਝਹਿ ਗਵਾਰੀ ॥: (O Lord!) You dwell, hidden, …

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To Overbear God

The following Shabad Teaches us as to how to overbear God. ਪਉੜੀ ॥ ਨਾ ਤੂ ਆਵਹਿ ਵਸਿ ਬਹੁਤੁ ਘਿਣਾਵਣੇ ॥ ਨਾ ਤੂ ਆਵਹਿ ਵਸਿ ਬੇਦ ਪੜਾਵਣੇ ॥ ਨਾ ਤੂ ਆਵਹਿ …

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Wine of Truth

Truth – Eternal Reality – is That Wine which is not fermented from molasses (worldly molasses – ਗੁੜ). Then how it’s formented? For the gross or worldly wine to be …

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Listening to the Guru’s Word

ਖੇਮ ਸਾਂਤਿ ਰਿਧਿ ਨਵ ਨਿਧਿ ॥ ਬੁਧਿ ਗਿਆਨੁ ਸਰਬ ਤਹ ਸਿਧਿ ॥ ਬਿਦਿਆ ਤਪੁ ਜੋਗੁ ਪ੍ਰਭ ਧਿਆਨੁ ॥ ਗਿਆਨੁ ਸ੍ਰੇਸਟ ਊਤਮ ਇਸਨਾਨੁ ॥ ਚਾਰਿ ਪਦਾਰਥ ਕਮਲ ਪ੍ਰਗਾਸ ॥ ਸਭ ਕੈ …

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Recognize God Within

ਸਦਾ ਹਜੂਰਿ ਦੂਰਿ ਨ ਜਾਣਹੁ ॥ ਗੁਰ ਸਬਦੀ ਹਰਿ ਅੰਤਰਿ ਪਛਾਣਹੁ ॥: He is always close at hand (ਅੰਗ-ਸੰਗ) – do not think that He is far away. Through the …

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Jali Thali Maheeali

Jali or “ਜਲਿ” = in Water Thali or “ਥਲਿ” = in Land Maheeali or “ਮਹੀਅਲਿ” = in Sky In the Gurbani, God is celebrated as Omniscient, Omnipotent and Omnipresent. It …

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