Category Archives: Understanding

Gurbani’s wisdom is meant to be understood and lived

First, the Gurbani is meant to be thoroughly understood through the sincere Shabad-Vichaar. ਏਨਾ ਅਖਰਾ ਮਹਿ ਜੋ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਬੂਝੈ ਤਿਸੁ ਸਿਰਿ ਲੇਖੁ ਨ ਹੋਈ ॥੨॥: Enaa akharaa mahi jo gurmukhi …

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Riding the Horse of Self-Reflection

The Gurbani puts tremendous emphasis on Vichaar (e.g., Shabad-Vichaar, Reflections…). What is Vichaar? The Gurbani time and again indicates that “everything” is within (i.e., The Divine, Satgur, Mool…). The Divine …

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Search, Seek and Understand

The Gur-Shabad tells us that the Gurbani is the subject of searching (ਖੋਜ) and understanding (ਬੂਝਿ). It is only with the Search (ਖੋਜ) and Understanding (ਬੂਝਿ) comes the Liberation, Emancipation, …

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Soojh Boojh

Khoj (ਖੋਜ-search) leads to Samajh (ਸਮਝ, ਸੋਚ, ਸੂਝ, ਸੁਧ, ਮੱਤ, ਹੋਸ, perception, grasp, intelligence, sanity, acuteness, understanding, reorganization, ਗੁਰ-ਸਬਦ ਨੂੰ ਪਛਾਣ ਲੈਣਾਂ/ਸਮਝ ਲੈਣਾਂ, etc.). Then comes Boojh (ਬੂਝ-Understanding, Comprehension, Realization, …

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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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