No Taker of Knowledge

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) proclaims people are not interested in taking or receiving the Divine Knowledge, let alone applying it to one’s daily life! ਕਬੀਰਾ ਏਕੁ ਅਚੰਭਉ ਦੇਖਿਓ … Continue reading “No Taker of Knowledge”

The Satgur’s Sword of Wisdom

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) asserts: (1) Giaan (Wisdom) is the Guru, (2) it’s our consciousness (Surat-ਸੁਰਤ) that needs to become a Sikh (ਸਿਖਿਆਰਥੀ, or learner, or student of … Continue reading “The Satgur’s Sword of Wisdom”

It Is The Mind That Should Bathe In The Pool Of Spiritual Knowledge

The Gurbani stresses on the importance and need of Internal Cleanliness and not the external one. Because, it’s the mind that must become pure and truthful. As far as the … Continue reading “It Is The Mind That Should Bathe In The Pool Of Spiritual Knowledge”

Bhagti

In the English translations of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS), the term “Bhagti” is seen translated as devotion, devotional service, or devotional worship. That’s NOT the Gurbani’s understanding or … Continue reading “Bhagti”

Entire Gurbani Is Naam

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) tells us that the Entire Gurbani is Naam. In addition, the Gurbani is also said to be the “Gun Bani-ਗੁਣ ਬਾਣੀ” (Gun = Virtues). The … Continue reading “Entire Gurbani Is Naam”

Bhav Saagar

The Gurbani mentions (1) Sukh Saagar (“ਸੁਖ ਸਾਗਰ”), and (2) Bhav Saagar (ਭਵ ਸਾਗਰ). What is this Bhav Saagar (ਭਵ ਸਾਗਰ)? Literally, “Bhav – ਭਵ ” = Maya, world, material … Continue reading “Bhav Saagar”

Meditation

The Gurbani frequently uses the word “Simran” (“ਸਿਮਰਨ”, “ਸਿਮਰਨੁ”…), which is often seen translated in English as “meditation”. So is the word “Jap” (“ਜਪ”, “ਜਪੁ” …) often seen translated in … Continue reading “Meditation”

Fearlessness

The Gurbani Teaches us the subtle art of cultivating fearlessness! A doctor cannot effectively treat a disease unless, first, he has properly diagnosed it! The Gurbani’s Divine Doctor perfectly diagnoses … Continue reading “Fearlessness”

We All Act In Accordance With The Nature Of Our Mind

Our minds are heavily conditioned, fragmented, and deep in contradiction. The Gurbani’s Divine Wisdom Guides us to reverse this whole process of chaos and conflict to a state of Wisdom, … Continue reading “We All Act In Accordance With The Nature Of Our Mind”

Explosion Of Gurbani’s Divine Wisdom

By and by the earnest Shabad-Vichaar (Reflections on the Shabad) creates more and more Awareness, Alertness, Watchfulness, discernment (Bibek-Budhi)… Consequently, ripples and waves of Bikaar (lust, anger, greed, attachment, pride, … Continue reading “Explosion Of Gurbani’s Divine Wisdom”