Gurbani on the use of alcohol

The Gurbani says: ਨਿਝਰ ਧਾਰ ਚੁਐ ਅਤਿ ਨਿਰਮਲ ਇਹ ਰਸ ਮਨੂਆ ਰਾਤੋ ਰੇ ॥ ਕਹਿ ਕਬੀਰ ਸਗਲੇ ਮਦ ਛੂਛੇ ਇਹੈ ਮਹਾ ਰਸੁ ਸਾਚੋ ਰੇ ॥: The pure stream (of the  … Read the Whole Post

SPIRITUALITY AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Experts indicate people with current substance-abuse problems (chemical dependency, drug abuse, including alcoholism, and so on) tend to have lower levels of spiritual wellness, characterized by a lack of a … Read the Whole Post

Human Body: a ‘Pile of Ordure and Maggots’ if..

The human body is indicated to be a “pile of ordure and maggots’ if: ਧ੍ਰਿਗੁ ਸਰੀਰੁ ਅਸਤ ਬਿਸਟਾ ਕ੍ਰਿਮ ਬਿਨੁ ਹਰਿ ਜਾਨਤ ਹੋਰ ॥੧॥: Dhrig sareer asat bistaa krim bin … Read the Whole Post

The Right Path

In the Gurbani, the right path is indicated to be honest living and devotion – ਕਿਰਤ ਅਤੇ ਭਗਤੀ. Baabaa Nanak says: ਸਲੋਕ ਮਃ ੧ ॥ ਗਿਆਨ ਵਿਹੂਣਾ ਗਾਵੈ ਗੀਤ ॥ ਭੁਖੇ ਮੁਲਾਂ ਘਰੇ … Read the Whole Post

How Body Becomes Source of Maya

How does the human body becomes the source – ਕਾਰਨ – of Maya? In Sanskrit, Maya literally means “that which is not” – “ma” means not, “ya” means that. It’s … Read the Whole Post

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