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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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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! … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more