Regular Flowers Versus The Lotus Of The Heart

Because the lotus rises from impurity (unclean water) to blossom as a pure, uncontaminated flower, it is a symbol of purity. The individual consciousness does the same on its path … Continue reading “Regular Flowers Versus The Lotus Of The Heart”

Gurbani Says Burn Mind’s Bikaar In Fire!

The Gurbani says identification of a Sikh (ਸਿੱਖ ਦੀ ਪਹਚਾਣ) is that he burns away his Bikaar (Haumai and its faults such as lust, anger, greed, attachment and pride, including … Continue reading “Gurbani Says Burn Mind’s Bikaar In Fire!”

Darkness And Light

If there is light, darkness departs immediately. But, if there is no light, darkness appears instantly. However, if there is no darkness, we will not know the greatness of the light! … Continue reading “Darkness And Light”

Antidote for Ignorance

There are antidotes for poisons and snake-bites. What is the antidote for ignorance (known variously as Agiaanataa or ਅਗਿਆਨਤਾ, Avidiaa, etc.) or the for the bite of the Maya-snake? Mundane … Continue reading “Antidote for Ignorance”

Light Symbolizes Knowledge

The gurbani leads us to the Light – Infinite Knowledge (Wisdom, Giaan, etc). Light (Jot, Joti, or Jyoti) Symbolizes spiritual Knowledge, the greatest and lasting Inner Wealth. For Knowledge removes … Continue reading “Light Symbolizes Knowledge”