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The Gurbani urges us to become the searcher (ਖੋਜੀ) – searcher of ownself…
But the question is: What does it mean by “searching ownself”? In very simple terms, “searching ownself” is the search of one’s Mool within (ਅਪਣੇ ਮੂਲ ਨੂੰ … [Read More]
In the Gurbani, Maya is likened to a snake, clinging to the world (including all beings).
As indicated in the Gurbani, antidote to the bite of this Maya-snake is the Naam (Shabad: Aatam Giaan, Divine Knowledge, Spiritual Wisdom of the … [Read More]
As indicated in the onset of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (“ਜਪੁ” ਬਾਣੀ), there are countless Jap (“ਅਸੰਖ ਜਪ”) in the world. Associated with these countless Jap are also countless desires (ਇੱਛਾਵਾਂ), demands (ਮੰਗ), feelings, ways, methods, Mariayada (ਮਰਯਾਦਾ: ਬੰਦੇ … [Read More]
The instinctive, Haumai or Mayaic mind is also called “black deer” by the Gurbani.
As indicated in the Gurbani, our mind has been accumulating Malla (Bikh, Sootak; inner filth, inner dirt, inner scum, inner pollution, inner impurity, falsehood, duality or … [Read More]
The Gurbani’s edict is that without attuning to the Shabad (or engaging in the Shabad-Vichaar, Reflections, contemplation, ਸਬਦ ਦੀ ਖੋਜ…), Naam cannot be Realized (ਬਿਨੁ ਸਬਦੈ ਨਾਮੁ ਨ ਪਾਏ ਕੋਈ).
Thus, in nutshell, untainted, keen and thorough Understanding (ਸੂਝ-ਬੂਝ) of … [Read More]