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Gurbani Stresses On The Importance Of Internal Cleanliness And Not The External One

The Gurbani has attached paramount importance to the necessity of internal cleanliness, not the external one. ਬਾਹਰਿ ਮਲੁ ਧੋਵੈ ਮਨ ਕੀ ਜੂਠਿ ਨ ਜਾਏ ॥: Outwardly, he (hypocrite) washes off … (more →)

Not Liable For Change

The Gurbani says we are THAT — “Joti Saroopu-ਜੋਤਿ ਸਰੂਪੁ”! The Gurbani reminds us that we as “Joti Saroopu” (“ਜੋਤਿ ਸਰੂਪੁ”) are not separate from the Supreme Reality. Therefore, the … (more →)

Death Is Not To Be Feared

The mind is logical, and it finds it hard to accept the idea that existence contains life and also death. However, life is not logical as the mind! The reality … (more →)

Belly Stuffed And Empty Mind

It’s good to have a healthy body. But, a healthy body is not enough. A healthy mind is also needed to guide it properly. The instrument of the body — … (more →)

A Long Journey!

The Gurbani says: ਹਉ ਆਇਆ ਦੂਰਹੁ ਚਲਿ ਕੈ ਮੈ ਤਕੀ ਤਉ ਸਰਣਾਇ ਜੀਉ ॥: I have come traveling a long distance, (now I am) seeking Your Sanctuary (ਆਸਰਾ). (sggs 763). … (more →)

Wring Hands

Bhagat Freed Sahib has used this idiom (ਮੁਹਾਵਰਾ) in one of the Shabads: ਤਪਿ ਤਪਿ ਲੁਹਿ ਲੁਹਿ ਹਾਥ ਮਰੋਰਉ ॥: Burning and burning (ਬਹੁਤ ਦੁਖੀ ਹੋ ਕੇ, ਖਪ ਖਪ ਕੇ), … (more →)

Immensely Profound Yet Simple

The Gurbani’s Teaching is immensely profound yet simple. For instance, the Gurbani time and again reminds us to understand (ਸੂਝ-ਬੂਝ) couple of things through serious Shabad-Vichaar: The one is our … (more →)