Category Archives: Purity, Inpurity

Gurbani Stresses On The Importance Of Internal Cleanliness And Not The External One

The Gurbani has attached paramount importance to the necessity of internal cleanliness, not the external one. ਬਾਹਰਿ ਮਲੁ ਧੋਵੈ ਮਨ ਕੀ ਜੂਠਿ ਨ ਜਾਏ ॥: Outwardly, he (hypocrite) washes off …

Impurity

The Gurbani uses the term “Sootak (ਸੂਤਕ)”, which indicates impurity… The Gurbani tells us that the entire world is burning with Sootak! ਸੂਤਕੁ ਅਗਨਿ ਭਖੈ ਜਗੁ ਖਾਇ ॥: The world …

Chully – Handful Of Water

Literally, Chullee (ਚੁੱਲੀ) is to take a handful of water to rinse and wash the mouth by moving the water around inside the mouth, specifically after every meal (also called …

INNER PURITY Vs. OUTER PURITY

The Gurbani asks us not to just look pure on the outside, but also to be pure on the inside. Those who look pure only on the outside but not …