Tag Archives: desires

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 …

Flow of Desires

The Gurbani tells us to restrain (ਬੰਨ ਕੇ, ਰੋਕ ਕੇ ਰਖਣਾਂ) the flow of our desires (Kaam, hunger for Maya…) that flow out from all our senses. ਬਹਤੀ ਮਨਸਾ ਰਾਖਹੁ …

Comparing Life to Others’

We are all actors on this stage of the life. Since life is a journey, during this journey on earth, we all play our unique role. At the end of …

What is Mind?

The ocean at depth is calm and quiet. But at the surface, due to disturbance created by the wind, waves arise. Stronger the wind, stronger and higher the waves. If …

Sadness and Happiness Defined

Baabaa Nanak says: ਤਰਵਰ ਪੰਖੀ ਬਹੁ ਨਿਸਿ ਬਾਸੁ ॥ ਸੁਖ ਦੁਖੀਆ ਮਨਿ ਮੋਹ ਵਿਣਾਸੁ ॥: Tarvar pankhee bahu nidhi baas. Sukh dukheeaa mani moh vinaas: At night, birds settle on …

One Dog and Two Bitches

The Gurbani says that the man is accompanied by one dog and two bitches — greed is the dog, material and celestial desires are two bitches. In the morning, they (i.e., …