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”

Gurbani Defines Naam

First thing first – according to the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS), the entire Gurbani is Naam (Wisdom, Truth, Shabad, Hukam…) “Naam” is one of the terms often used willy-nilly … Continue reading“Gurbani Defines Naam”

Frozen Mind!

Since the mind is responsible for man’s all troubles and Freedom from them, the Gurbani asks the mind be frozen, here and now! The frozen mind simply means: The mind … Continue reading“Frozen Mind!”

Beauty

The physical beauty is just skin-deep — temporary, fleeting, fading, vanishing, changing, or deceptive (i.e., Maya). However, the Beauty the Gurbani holds is that Beauty which is perceived in the … Continue reading“Beauty”

Gurbani Says Burn Mind’s Bikaar In Fire!

The Gurbani tells us that the five Bikaar, as well as Divine Virtues reside within the body of everyone. Neither Bikaar nor the Divine Virtues can be yanked out of … Continue reading“Gurbani Says Burn Mind’s Bikaar In Fire!”

We All Act In Accordance With The Nature Of Our Mind

Our minds are heavily conditioned, fragmented, and deep in contradiction. The Gurbani’s Divine Wisdom Guides us to reverse this whole process of chaos and conflict to a state of Wisdom, … Continue reading“We All Act In Accordance With The Nature Of Our Mind”

The Ultimate Medicine

The Gurbani is the Doctor of life and death! The Gurbani — Brahm Giaan, Divine Wisdom or the Divine Virtues of the Gur-Shabad, Gur-Upadesh… — is the Spirituous “Medicine” that … Continue reading“The Ultimate Medicine”

Explosion Of Gurbani’s Divine Wisdom

By and by the earnest Shabad-Vichaar (Reflections on the Shabad) creates more and more Awareness, Alertness, Watchfulness, discernment (Bibek-Budhi)… Consequently, ripples and waves of Bikaar (lust, anger, greed, attachment, pride, … Continue reading“Explosion Of Gurbani’s Divine Wisdom”

Gurbani Says Only A Rare Person Realizes Truth

The Gurbani says a person who has realized Truth (ਅਸਲੇ ਦੀ ਸਮਝ, ਮੂਲ ਦੀ ਸਮਝ…) is rare. Because, sincere willingness is very rare, earnestness is very rare, true faith is … Continue reading“Gurbani Says Only A Rare Person Realizes Truth”

Chewing Iron!

The Gurbani compares the spiritual path (the Gurmukh Lifestyle, the Divine Life) to chewing iron with the teeth of wax! ਮੈਣ ਕੇ ਦੰਤ ਕਿਉ ਖਾਈਐ ਸਾਰੁ ॥: How can iron … Continue reading“Chewing Iron!”