Ghost-Pret Defined

The majority of us talk about ghosts and goblin or Bhoot-Pret as heard from manufactured stories, or as seen in movies and t.v. serials, or Pakhand, etc. However we seldom … Continue reading“Ghost-Pret Defined”

Siropa

Generally of orange or saffron color, a Siropa (pronounced Siropaa – ਸਿਰੋਪਾ ) is a garment, scarf or a length of cloth. You might have often seen Siropa  giving/taking ceremonies … Continue reading“Siropa”

O Wandering Mind! Come Home

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) calls mind “Pavan Man(u) – ਪਵਨ ਮਨੁ” (i.e., wind like – wavering, restless, wandering, Mayaic…), and “Pardaesee – ਪਰਦੇਸੀ” (i.e., wandering mind, strange, alien, foreigner, … Continue reading“O Wandering Mind! Come Home”

Actions Are The Louder Expressions Of Thoughts

Thought is mind, there is no distinction between the two. Hence, whatever the mind contemplates, the organ of actions strive to materialize.  Notions (ideas, concepts, thoughts-stuff) are the fuel of … Continue reading“Actions Are The Louder Expressions Of Thoughts”

Gurbani Says We Are In A State Of Sleep Paralysis

The Gurbani proclaims that the entire world is asleep — sleep of attachment or love of Maya (ਮਾਇਆ ਦੀ ਭੁਖ). The Gurbani reveals that, in this horrific state of endless … Continue reading“Gurbani Says We Are In A State Of Sleep Paralysis”

Pride Of Worldly Possessions Rots The Mind

In nutshell, pride corrupts man’s mind and intellect (pride => self-conceit, arrogance, haughtiness, consciousness of exalted position, Abhimaan-ਅਭਿਮਾਨ, Ahankaar-ਅਹੰਕਾਰ, Garab-ਗਰਬ, etc.). ਬਡੇ ਬਡੇ ਅਹੰਕਾਰੀਆ ਨਾਨਕ ਗਰਬਿ ਗਲੇ ॥੧॥: O Nanak! … Continue reading“Pride Of Worldly Possessions Rots The Mind”

Bhav Saagar

The Gurbani mentions (1) Sukh Saagar (“ਸੁਖ ਸਾਗਰ”) or Sach Khand, and (2) Bhav Saagar (ਭਵ ਸਾਗਰ). In this post, we will try reflecting on what’s the Bhav Saagar? Where … Continue reading“Bhav Saagar”