Category Archives: Pilgrimage, Ablutions

Gurbani Rescinds Eclipse Rituals

On August 21, 2017, there was a memorable event in the U.S. — a total eclipse of the sun was visible from within a narrow corridor that traverses the United …

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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 …

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Gurbani Says All Shrines And Pilgrimage Are Within Only If We Were To Understand It!

The Gurbani is Universal in every way. For example, if one were to understand the Gurbani, it tells the entire humanity as to where all shrines and pilgrimage are! Consider …

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Ladles do not know the Taste Of Food They Cruise In!

When the Truth that has not been personally experienced, one can not grasp it directly. However, with the help of analogies, similes, allegories, metaphors, figurative or mystic representations and illustrations, …

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Teerath Yaatraa – Pilgrimage

First thing first, Teerath Yaatraa (also spelt Tirath or Tirth Yatra – ਤੀਰਥ ਯਾਤਰਾ ) is repudiated in the Gurmat (Wisdom, Upadesh or Way of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, …

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Part 12: Stubborn Mindedness

Pilgrimage (Tirath Yatra…) in Stubborn Mindedness (ਮਨ ਹਠ): Other religions of the world recommend, suggest, encourage pilgrimage. Why? Golak (money)! The Gurbani neither recommends, nor suggests, nor encourages pilgrimage. But, …

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Part 4: Stubborn Mindedness

Ritual Bathing In Stubbornness (ਮਨ ਹਠ) First, the Gurbani does not ask us not being hygienic. Second, the Gurbani does not promote or support “Frog-Philosophy” either. But, our “frog-mind” always …

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Pilgrimage Defined

In media, we often come across commercials/advertisements about this Teerath Yaatraa or that Teerath Yaatraa (ਤੀਰਥ-ਯਾਤਰਾ – pilgrimage). What is the true Pilgrimage in Sikhi according to the Gurbani? Vultures …

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