Category Archives: Reading-Listening Gurbani

Spiritual Indigestion

When one eats without properly chewing (ਚੱਬਣ) the food or eats more than one can chew, it results in bad-stomach or indigestion. Similarly, we get the spiritual indigestion when we …

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Entire Gurbani Is Naam

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) tells us that the Entire Gurbani is Naam. In addition, the Gurbani is also said to be the “Gun Bani-ਗੁਣ ਬਾਣੀ” (Gun = Virtues). The …

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Spiritual Surgery

If we allow (big if!), the Gurbani can perform spiritual surgery on our minds diseased with the psychological ailments. As a medical doctor performs a surgical procedure to remove or …

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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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Hearing Alone Is Not Enough!

A Maya-driven or a doubt-ridden mind is a crowd. That is, a crowd of innumerable thoughts, fancies, imaginations, voices, desires… Furthermore, each thought tortures us, pulls us, and pushes us …

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Immensely Profound Yet Simple

The Gurbani’s Teaching is immensely profound yet simple. For instance, the Gurbani time and again reminds us to understand (ਸੂਝ-ਬੂਝ) couple of things through serious Shabad-Vichaar: The one is our …

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Gurbani Is Meant To Be Understood And Applied

The Gurbani is meant for the human mind (ਸੋਚ-thinking). It gives us the spiritual Knowledge (Giaan, ਉਚੀ ਮਤ, ਸਮਝ… ) so that we may mend or reform our minds (thinking-ਸੋਚ), …

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Igniting Spark

The Gurbani is the igniting spark, which lits the blazing fire of Prachand Giaan (Divine Knowledge, Wisdom, Aatam–Giaan …) within, which drives away the darkness of ignorance of our Mool …

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An Empty Vessel Makes Most Noise

An empty vessel makes the loudest sound. This popular expression is in reference to the minds or individuals who boast and brag about every single detail in their lives that …

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Part 8: Stubborn Mindedness

Reading And Listening Scriptures In Stubbornness (ਮਨ ਹਠ) Today, in the Gurdawaaraa the page to page reading of Sri Guru Granth Sahib called Akhand-Paath is sold to the public in …

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