Category Archives: Vichaar, Read, Listen

Churning The Gurbani

The Gurbani is the source of  Wisdom (Giaan, ਉਚੀ ਮਤ, ਸਮਝ… ) which we can apply to mend our conditioned minds (thinking-ਸੋਚ). Hence, it’s NOT meant to be ritualistic or …

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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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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 …

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Explosion Of Gurbani’s Divine Wisdom

By and by the earnest Shabad-Vichaar (Reflections on the Shabad) creates more and more Awareness, Alertness, Watchfulness, discernment (Bibek-Budhi)… Consequently, ripples and waves of Bikaar (lust, anger, greed, attachment, pride, …

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Who Am I?

The Sri Guroo Granth Sahib (SGGS) is a Giaan-Guroo. With this Giaan (Wisdom), we all can  inquire (Spiritual Inquiry) into “Who, or what, am I?”; turn our awareness directly toward …

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Naam Sevaa

The Subject of this post is to understand “what” and “how” of Naam-Sevaa and Gur-Sevaa through the Gurbani (NOT through the fool-o-sophy but through the Gurbani)! Before that, let’s consider …

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Gur-Advice

The Guru has given this “Manntaanee” (advice, instruction, Updesh, Mantra, ਉਦਾਹਰਣ, etc.): Amrit Naam is the priceless Gem; for it bestows Spiritual Life (ਆਤਮਕ ਜੀਵਨ ਦੇਣ ਵਾਲਾ) that transcends death/Maya, …

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Spiritual Efforts

Giaan (spiritual Wisdom or Divine Knowledge of the Gurbani) can be explained, but cannot be given as a readymade package, or made to an order. SGGS impartially provides Giaan to ALL. …

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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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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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