Category Archives: World, Sansar

Bhav Saagar

The Gurbani mentions (1) Sukh Saagar (“ਸੁਖ ਸਾਗਰ”), and (2) Bhav Saagar (ਭਵ ਸਾਗਰ). What is this Bhav Saagar (ਭਵ ਸਾਗਰ)? Literally, “Bhav – ਭਵ ” = Maya, world, material … (more →)

Conquer The Mind, Conquer The World

“ਮਨਿ ਜੀਤੈ ਜਗੁ ਜੀਤੁ” (Mani jeetai jagu jeetu, sggs 6) are very popular and often quoted words from the Gurbani, which essentially indicates that if you conquer the mind, you … (more →)

To A Brahm Giaanee, All Is Tamaashaa: Entertainment

The Gurbani says: ਆਪੇ ਕੀਤੋ ਖੇਲੁ ਤਮਾਸਾ ॥: Himself stages the wondrous Play and Show (of this world). (sggs 1033). ਚਿਲਿਮਿਲਿ ਬਿਸੀਆਰ ਦੁਨੀਆ ਫਾਨੀ ॥: The (glitter or splendor) of … (more →)

Seeing the world as the Gurbani sees it

The Gurmat (i.e., the Aatam-Giaan, Bibek-Budhi – ਆਤਮ ਗਿਆਨ, ਬਿਬੇਕ ਬੁਧਿ – of the Gurbani…) is meant to be thoroughly understood and applied. ਫਰੀਦਾ ਅਮਲ ਜਿ ਕੀਤੇ ਦੁਨੀ ਵਿਚਿ ਦਰਗਹ … (more →)

Hukam and Dynamic Universe

This universe is dynamic – ever changing. Nothing here stays forever. Everything we see is changeful, fleeting, impermanent, ephemeral, or perishable. Nothing our physical eyes can see in it is … (more →)