Deeming Oneself Bhagat Or Giaanee

We all see and hear many self-claimed “Bhagat”, “Giaanee”, “Sant”, etc. (who either call themselves or love to be called “Bhagat”, “Giaanee”, “Sant”…). The Gurbani says: ਜਉ ਜਾਨੈ ਹਉ ਭਗਤੁ ਗਿਆਨੀ … Continue reading“Deeming Oneself Bhagat Or Giaanee”

Deraavaad Sant

First off, the SGGS does NOT create SANTDOM or DERAAVAAD! Instead, the SGGS creates GURMUKHS – Bhagat, Daas, or Jan! When people – specially of Indian origin – see somebody … Continue reading“Deraavaad Sant”

Sant and Asant

The Gurbani tells us as to who the real “Sant” is in the Gurmat (Wisdom of the Gurbani, SGGS): • ਹਮਰੋ ਭਰਤਾ ਬਡੋ ਬਿਬੇਕੀ ਆਪੇ ਸੰਤੁ ਕਹਾਵੈ ॥: My Husband … Continue reading“Sant and Asant”

Sant and Saadhoo Defined

From Sanskrit origin, the term “Saadhoo” (also spelt Sadhu – ਸਾਧੂ), there are several possible interpretations: Holy, good, right, virtuous, unerring… The term Sant (ਸੰਤ) is derived from the Sanskrit sat … Continue reading“Sant and Saadhoo Defined”