Tag Archives: listening

Spiritual Surgery

If we allow (big if!), the Gurbani can perform spiritual surgery on our minds diseased with the psychological ailments. As a medical doctor performs a surgical procedure to remove or … [Full Post→]

Hearing Alone Is Not Enough!

A Maya-driven or a doubt-ridden mind is a crowd. That is, a crowd of innumerable thoughts, fancies, imaginations, voices, desires… Furthermore, each thought tortures us, pulls us, and pushes us … [Full Post→]

Gurbani Is Meant To Be Understood And Applied

The Gurbani is not meant to be merely read, listened, or memorized. After reading, listening, or memorizing it is meant to be Understood through the diligent Shabad-Vichaar, and ultimately applied … [Full Post→]

Listening Skills

The Gurbani instructs the path of Bhagti (devotion) as the basis of spiritual life (ਆਤਮਕ ਜੀਵਨ). Listening (hearing) to the Truth is one of the forms of devotional discipline. Listening … [Full Post→]

Listening to the Guru’s Word

ਖੇਮ ਸਾਂਤਿ ਰਿਧਿ ਨਵ ਨਿਧਿ ॥ ਬੁਧਿ ਗਿਆਨੁ ਸਰਬ ਤਹ ਸਿਧਿ ॥ ਬਿਦਿਆ ਤਪੁ ਜੋਗੁ ਪ੍ਰਭ ਧਿਆਨੁ ॥ ਗਿਆਨੁ ਸ੍ਰੇਸਟ ਊਤਮ ਇਸਨਾਨੁ ॥ ਚਾਰਿ ਪਦਾਰਥ ਕਮਲ ਪ੍ਰਗਾਸ ॥ ਸਭ ਕੈ … [Full Post→]