Category Archives: Understanding, ਸੂਝ-ਬੂਝ

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 … (more →)

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 … (more →)

Way Of The Gurbani Is The Way Of Understanding

The Gurbani is BRAHM VICHAAR. Therefore, Baabaa Nanak says we must UNDERSTAND it if we want to realize the Truth or our Mool (which is the purpose of human life!). … (more →)

Toe To Top

The Gurbani has made beautiful use of many idioms (ਮੁਹਾਵਰੇ) throughout. One of these idioms used in the Gurbani goes something like: Toe to Head (“ਨਖ ਸਿਖ”: ਨਖ = the … (more →)

Gurbani Is Meant To Be Understood And Applied

The Gurbani is not meant to be merely read, listened, or memorized. After reading, listening, or memorizing it is meant to be Understood through the diligent Shabad-Vichaar, and ultimately applied … (more →)

What Is Searching Ownself

The Gurbani urges us to become the searcher (ਖੋਜੀ) – searcher of ownself… But the question is: What does it mean by “searching ownself”? In very simple terms, “searching ownself” … (more →)

Gursikhs Solve the Riddle

As indicated by the following verses, one who has truly become the Gursikh, he reflects on the Gur-Giaan: Gurmat or Teaching (ਉਪਦੇਸ) of the Gurbani. He constantly bathes in the … (more →)