Category Archives: Sant, Sadhu, Guru, Bhagat

Deraavaad Sant

First off, the SGGS does NOT create SANTDOM or DERAAVAAD! Instead, the SGGS creates GURMUKHS – Bhagat, Daas, or Jan! When people – specially of Indian origin – see somebody … [Keep Reading]

Sant and Asant

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According to the Gurbani, who is Sant (saint) and who is Asant (unsaintly person)?

ਸੋਈ ਸੰਤੁ ਜਿ ਭਾਵੈ ਰਾਮ ॥: Soee santu ji bhaavai Raam. (sggs 867).

ਅਸੰਤੁ ਅਨਾੜੀ ਕਦੇ ਨ ਬੂਝੈ ॥ ਕਥਨੀ ਕਰੇ ਤੈ ਮਾਇਆ ਨਾਲਿ ਲੂਝੈ ॥ ਅੰਧੁ ਅਗਿਆਨੀ ਕਦੇ ਨ ਸੀਝੈ ॥੨॥: Asantu anaarree kade n boojhai. Kathanee kare tai maya loojhai. Andh agiaanee kade n seejhai. ||2|| (sggs 160).

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Who can Say That the Guru is Dead?

The Gurbani declares that the Guru never dies. Then, isn’t celebrating death anniversaries of the Gurus contrary to the Gurmat (the Teaching of the Gurbani…)? However, starting from the so … [Keep Reading]

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 … [Keep Reading]

Sant and Saadhoo Defined

From Sanskrit origin, the term “Saadhoo” (also spelt Sadhu – ਸਾਧੂ), there are several possible interpretations means: good, right, holy, virtuous, a saintly person, straight, unerring… The term Sant (ਸੰਤ) is … [Keep Reading]