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 … Continue reading “Hearing Alone Is Not Enough!”

Vaisakh Is Beautiful!

Using the example of the month of Vaisakh (pronounced “Vaisaakh“), the Gurbani tells us that Vaisakh can be really “Beautiful” (“Suhaavaa“: charming, attractive, pleasant…) for the mind (or soul) ONLY … Continue reading “Vaisakh Is Beautiful!”

Naam Unites All

The Divine Wisdom of the Gurbani Teaches us that the “Raam Naam” yokes all together, like all beads strung on one common thread!. ਸਭ ਜੋਗਤਣ ਰਾਮ ਨਾਮੁ ਹੈ ਜਿਸ ਕਾ … Continue reading “Naam Unites All”

Who Am I?

The Sri Guroo Granth Sahib (SGGS) is a Giaan-Guroo. With this Giaan (Wisdom), we all can  inquire (Spiritual Inquiry) into “Who, or what, am I?”; turn our awareness directly toward … Continue reading “Who Am I?”

Mool Realization Cannot Be Made To An Order

Abidance in one’s True Nature (Jot Saroop, Truth, Wisdom, Virtues…) cannot be given to someone as a ready-made package or as a mundane gift. According to the Gurbani, each one … Continue reading “Mool Realization Cannot Be Made To An Order”

Useless Talk

The Gurbani says only those become acceptable (ਕਬੂਲ, Gurmukhs, etc.) whose consciousness becomes One with their Mool (ਮੂਲ, Source, Jot……), within. However, the Gurbani reminds, all other shallow talks devoid of … Continue reading “Useless Talk”

There Is No Second

The Gurbani asserts there is only one All-Pervading Mool (Reality, Source, Jot, Hari, Prabh, Gobind, Thaakur, Sajjan, Swaami, Preetam, Gopaal, Naraain, etc.). There is no second. Also called Self by … Continue reading “There Is No Second”

What Is Killing The Mind

In this post, we will try to reflect on the “what”, “why”, and “how” of killing of the mind (“ਮਨੁ ਮਾਵਾਸੀ ਰਾਜਾ”). First off, we need to know what the … Continue reading “What Is Killing The Mind”

Signs Of Mool Realization

The Gurbani tells us that the purpose of human life is  to realize one’s Mool (Source, Jot…) by seeking liberation from doubt (Bharam), Maya’s delusion, duality, Haumai (false ego-sense), spiritual … Continue reading “Signs Of Mool Realization”

Two Hukam

As discussed in the preceding post (“Two Minds“) – on account of duality (Doojaa-Bhaav, two-ness, ਦੁਚਿੱਤੀ…) – there are two minds at work (“ਕਹਨ ਸੁਨਨ ਕਉ”): (1) Half mind (ਅਰਧ … Continue reading “Two Hukam”