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As the Gurbani is cognizant of the importance of the human birth as well its impermanence, its views about the human life are based on a sound common sense. Accordingly, … Read Full Post →
The Gurbani Indicates that as is the mind’s intellect (ਅਕਲ, ਬੁੱਧਿ…), that comes forth (becomes manifest, apparent, evident, ਪ੍ਰਗਟ ਹੋ ਜਾਣਾਂ, ਫਲ ਲੱਗਣਾਂ…). That is, mere words of mouth by … Read Full Post →
Bhagat Kabeer Sahib says:
ਜਾ ਕੈ ਜੀਅ ਜੈਸੀ ਬੁਧਿ ਹੋਈ ॥ ਕਹਿ ਕਬੀਰ ਜਾਨੈਗਾ ਸੋਈ ॥੪੫॥: Jaa kai jea jaisee budhi hoee. Kahi Kabeer jaanegaa soee: Says Kabeer! As is the intellect … Read Full Post →
When the subtler philosophical truth that has not been personally experienced, one cannot grasp it directly. However, with the help of allegories, metaphors and similes, the real nature of the … Read Full Post →
The Gurbani urges us to use Akal (ਅਕਲ).
Akal (ਅਕਲ) = wisdom, intellect, reason…
Thus, in nutshell, using Akal (ਅਕਲ) simply implies using Viveka-Budhi (discerning intellect).
Without discerning or discriminating … Read Full Post →