Being Detached: Affectionately

The Gurbani asks to strive for affectionate detachment (Bairaag-ਬੈਰਾਗ),  and then practice it in daily life. What’s detachment? Detachment (or non-attachment) implies a state of the mind that springs from … Continue reading “Being Detached: Affectionately”

The Egg of Doubt Must Burst

The Gurbani speaks at the level of the mind. It’s meant to change the mind for good (change Soch or thinking). Hence, the Gurbani is the mirror for the mind … Continue reading “The Egg of Doubt Must Burst”

Who can Say the Guru is Dead?

In the life of a true Sikh, everyday is a Gurpurab if he lives his daily life by the Wisdom (Vitues…) of the Guru (ਜੀਵਨ ਵਿਚ ਗੁਣਾਂ ਦੀ ਕਮਾਈ)! Which … Continue reading “Who can Say the Guru is Dead?”

What Humans and Animals Consume is Another Form of Life

We often hear or come across arguments, debates, opinions, writings, etc., regarding should one eat meat (another Jeeva or life). The purpose of this post is to find out exactly … Continue reading “What Humans and Animals Consume is Another Form of Life”

The Satgur’s Sword of Wisdom

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) asserts: (1) Giaan (Wisdom) is the Guru, (2) it’s our consciousness (Surat-ਸੁਰਤ) that needs to become a Sikh (ਸਿਖਿਆਰਥੀ, or learner, or student of … Continue reading “The Satgur’s Sword of Wisdom”

Mere Seeing and Bowing is of no Avail

Without Shabad-Vichaar, mere bowing (Mathaa Tekanaa) or seeing (Darshan) of Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) will not and cannot liberate anybody from Maya, doubts, duality, Haumai (false ego-sense), worldly bondage, … Continue reading “Mere Seeing and Bowing is of no Avail”

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 … Continue reading “Churning The Gurbani”

Pujaaree System Wants People Remain Ignorant, Fearful, Ritualistic…

There is an Indian proverb that goes something like this: Where the greedy people live, there a cheat or a swindler (ਠਗ, thug, trickster, etc.) will never starve. A cheat … Continue reading “Pujaaree System Wants People Remain Ignorant, Fearful, Ritualistic…”

Rabid Dog and Greed

The Gurbani says that the man is accompanied by one dog and two bitches — greed is the dog, and desires and avarice  (ਆਸਾ, ਤ੍ਰਿਸ਼ਨਾ, etc.) are the two bitches. … Continue reading “Rabid Dog and Greed”

Ghost-Pret Defined

The majority of us talk about ghosts and goblin or Bhoot-Pret as heard from manufactured stories, or as seen in movies and t.v. serials, or Pakhand, etc. However we seldom … Continue reading “Ghost-Pret Defined”