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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 perceptible physical body, which is time-bound – it diminishes each … [Read More]
Literally, Chullee (ਚੁੱਲੀ) is to take a handful of water to rinse and wash the mouth by moving the water around inside the mouth, specifically after every meal (also called Kurlee – ਕੁਰਲੀ ਕਰਨਾ: gargling…). Using this worldly example of … [Read More]
Pride is one of the “five” (i.e., evil passions, Bikaars…). The Gurbani time and again reminds us to get rid of all Bikaars, including “pride”.
For example, Bhagat Kabeer Sahib says:
ਕਬੀਰ ਗਰਬੁ ਨ ਕੀਜੀਐ ਊਚਾ ਦੇਖਿ ਅਵਾਸੁ ॥ ਆਜੁ … [Read More]
The Gurbani’s edict is what comes and goes is time-bound, thus unreal (“ਸੋ ਕਾਚੋ ਕਾਚਾ”). In other words, that which is Real never ends, and that which ends is not Real.
Anything that is time-bound cannot be Eternal, hence not … [Read More]
The Gurbani Teaches us that “I-am-the body” idea is erroneous – mistaken identity. This error arises out of the body-consiousness or body-attachment (ਦੇਹ-ਅੱਧਿਆਸ, Mayaic consciousness, conditioned or contaminated consciousness, etc.).
The Gurbani removes this doubt (ਭਰਮ-ਜਾਲ:Bharam-Jaal).
Sidh asked Baabaa Nanak: