Category Archives: Vivek-Budhi, Discernment

Destruction Of Wall

Previous two posts talk about the use of idioms in the Gurbani. Since all human languages are dynamic, the current form of these idioms may not be exactly the same …

Don’t Take Anything At Face Value

The Giaan (Divine Knowledge or Wisdom) of the Gurbani protects us from deceit and trickery. Consider the following verse of the Gurbani: ਪਹਿਲਾ ਵਸਤੁ ਸਿਞਾਣਿ ਕੈ ਤਾਂ ਕੀਚੈ ਵਾਪਾਰੁ ॥: …

Path on Which the Water Woman is Plundered

When the subtler philosophical truth that has not been personally experienced, one cannot grasp it directly. However, with the help of allegories, metaphors and similes, the real nature of the …

Discernment of a Giaanee

The Gurbani urges us to constantly inquire, reflect, contemplate, investigate, directly look into, etc. (i.e., Vichaar): Where I came from? Where did I originate, and where will I go and …