Tag Archives: Bikaar

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 →)

Frozen Mind!

Since the mind is responsible for man’s all troubles and Freedom from them, the Gurbani asks the mind be frozen, here and now! The frozen mind simply means: The mind … (more →)

What Is Karma?

The mind is the only perception, and perception is movement in consciousness. The expression of this movement is action ( Karma ), followed by fruition (ਫਲ). In other words, there … (more →)

Gurbani Says Burn Mind’s Bikaar In Fire!

The Gurbani says identification of a Sikh (ਸਿੱਖ ਦੀ ਪਹਚਾਣ) is that he burns away his Bikaar (Haumai and its faults such as lust, anger, greed, attachment and pride, including … (more →)

Sharing In Virtues

The Gurbani cites an example of the honey bee that focuses on the nectar of flowers, and collects only honey (“ਮਧੁਪ ਮਖੀਰਾ”)! Similarly, we are asked by the Gurbani to … (more →)

Stuck Half-Way

Consider the following verse of the Gurbani: ਕਬੀਰ ਸਿਖ ਸਾਖਾ ਬਹੁਤੇ ਕੀਏ ਕੇਸੋ ਕੀਓ ਨ ਮੀਤੁ ॥ ਚਾਲੇ ਥੇ ਹਰਿ ਮਿਲਨ ਕਉ ਬੀਚੈ ਅਟਕਿਓ ਚੀਤੁ ॥੯੬॥: O Kabeer! (Those who) … (more →)

Rebel Mind-King And Its Formidable Fortress

The Gurbani indicates that the deluded mind (disconnected from its Mool, connected to Maya, duality-stricken, doubt-ridden, illusioned, separated from the Hukam or Bhaanaa…) is like a rebellious king (“ਮਾਵਾਸੀ ਰਾਜਾ”-Maavaasee … (more →)