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Repeated travelling of a cart makes grooves in a dirt road (ਗੱਡੇ ਦੀ ਲੀਹ, ਖੋੜ, ਖੁੱਡ, tracks, narrow lane…).
If both wheels of the cart remains in those grooves, then the bulls (that pull the cart) and the cart don’t … [Read More]
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 Raajaa). The Gurbani tells us that this mind is very … [Read More]
Why do we need to churn (Shabad-Vichaar…) the Gurbani? Consider the following verse of the Gurbani:
ਪ੍ਰਥਮੇ ਮਾਖਨੁ ਪਾਛੈ ਦੂਧੁ ॥: First (comes) butter, and then the milk. (sggs 900).
First comes butter, and then the milk? It seems pretty … [Read More]
The Gurbani says:
ਆਪੇ ਕੀਤੋ ਖੇਲੁ ਤਮਾਸਾ ॥: Himself stages the wondrous Play and Show (of this world). (sggs 1033). ਚਿਲਿਮਿਲਿ ਬਿਸੀਆਰ ਦੁਨੀਆ ਫਾਨੀ ॥: The (glitter or splendor) of the world is exorbitant like a thunderbolt, (but it is) … [Read More]
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]