Tag Archives: illusion
The Gurbani reminds us:
ਸਚੁ ਜਾਣੈ ਕਚੁ ਵੈਦਿਓ ਤੂ ਆਘੂ ਆਘੇ ਸਲਵੇ ॥ ਨਾਨਕ ਆਤਸੜੀ ਮੰਝਿ ਨੈਣੂ ਬਿਆ ਢਲਿ ਪਬਣਿ ਜਿਉ ਜੁੰਮਿਓ ॥੨॥: Sachu jaanai kachu vaidio too aaghoo aaghe salave…: (O Jeeva!) You believe what is false … [Read More]
The Gurbani (and other Indian scriptures) calls this created universe “Jhooth” (false or fake), “Mithyaa or Bharam” (illusion), and ” Supanaa” (dream). Calling this universe or material world false, illusion and dream does not mean this world is non-existent. If … [Read More]
Like a person in the dark of night mistakes a rope for a snake, we get mixed up about the true nature of things in this world (including our own True Nature, which is Joti-Svaroopa). We end up being confused … [Read More]
The Gurbani stresses that this physical world, and all the experiences associated with it, is only a dream (“ਸੁਪਨਾ”). In other words, as repeatedly indicated in the Gurbani, it is important to realize that one’s life on earth is tantamount … [Read More]
In addition to “dream”, the Gurbani calls material world or Maya as “Jhooth” (false or fake), and “Mithiyaa or Bharam” (unreal, fleeting, temporary, perishable, illusion, etc.). “Mithia” (pronounced Mithiyaa or Mithiaa ) is really an interesting word.
ਮਿਥਿਆ ਭਰਮੁ ਅਰੁ … [Read More]