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Chewing Iron!

The Gurbani compares the spiritual path (the Gurmukh Lifestyle, the Divine Life) to chewing iron with the teeth of wax! ਮੈਣ ਕੇ ਦੰਤ ਕਿਉ ਖਾਈਐ ਸਾਰੁ ॥: How can iron … (more →)

People See, People Do

The Gurbani tells us that the majority of us imitate what we see other people doing – “Dekhaa Dekhee” (“ਦੇਖਾ ਦੇਖੀ”, ਰੀਸਾ ਰੀਸੀ, ਹੋਰਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਕਰਦਿਆਂ ਦੇਖ ਕੇ, ਨਕਲ ਕਰ … (more →)

Dandouti Bandan

“ਡੰਡਉਤਿ ਬੰਦਨ” – Dandouti Bandan: Conditioned, Mayaic, Bikaaree, or Haumai (ego) mind is called crooked, twisted, ਬੱਲ … For the nature of such a conditioned mind is to remain curled, … (more →)

Mere Bowing Down is Not Humility

The Gurbani captures Varied facets of human nature and the gross and subtle ways in which the right conduct can be transgressed. ਸਲੋਕੁ ਮਃ ੧ ॥ ਸਿੰਮਲ ਰੁਖੁ ਸਰਾਇਰਾ ਅਤਿ … (more →)