Category Archives: Rituals, Karamkaand

Gurmat Can Only Be Begotten Through Shabad Vichaar

The Gurbani teaches that Gurmat is born, gained, or begotten through the Shabad-Vichaar. In other words, the eyes of Vichaar are needed to see the true Beauty and Nature (Saroop) of …

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 …

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 …

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, …

Rituals-Karamkaand

The Gurbani repudiates Karamkaand (rituals…)! Karamkaand (rituals) are utilitarian in nature and therefore do not provide ultimate Anand or Sukh (Joy…). Furthermore, Karamkaand (rituals) can never afford realization of one’s …

Nonsense Rituals And Superstitions

Where to start! There are so many empty rituals and superstitions being carried out in Sikhi these days! They are encouraged, supported, instigated, and propagated by the people who run …

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 …