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Bitter Nature As Nimm

Nimm (ਨਿੰਮ – Azadirachta indica, an Indian lilac tree) is known to be bitter by its very nature. Also called Neem, everything about this tree is bitter — its leaves, … (more →)

Non-Gurmukh Nature

In the previous post – with the guidance of the Gurbani – we looked at the Gurmukh-Nature. Here the Gurbani indicates to us the nature of a Non-Gurmukh person. ਤੁਮੀ … (more →)

THE NATURE OF ILLUSION – MAYA : PART 3

How can we get rid of this illusion? Consider the following verses from the Gurbani: ਬਿਨੁ ਸਬਦੈ ਜਗੁ ਦੁਖੀਆ ਫਿਰੈ ਮਨਮੁਖਾ ਨੋ ਗਈ ਖਾਇ ॥ ਸਬਦੇ ਨਾਮੁ ਧਿਆਈਐ ਸਬਦੇ ਸਚਿ … (more →)

THE NATURE OF ILLUSION – MAYA : PART 2

ਰਾਜ ਭੁਇਅੰਗ ਪ੍ਰਸੰਗ ਜੈਸੇ ਹਹਿ ਅਬ ਕਛੁ ਮਰਮੁ ਜਨਾਇਆ ॥ ਅਨਿਕ ਕਟਕ ਜੈਸੇ ਭੂਲਿ ਪਰੇ ਅਬ ਕਹਤੇ ਕਹਨੁ ਨ ਆਇਆ ॥: Raaj bhuiang prasang jaise hahi ab kashu maram janaaiaa … (more →)

THE NATURE OF ILLUSION – MAYA : PART 1

The Gurbani asserts that we all are in the grip, spell, grasp, hook, net (Jaal), claws, hands, or talons of Maya (illusion). ਕਹਿ ਕਬੀਰ ਜਿਸੁ ਉਦਰੁ ਤਿਸੁ ਮਾਇਆ ॥: Kahi Kabeer … (more →)