Tag Archives: Sikhi

Meditation

The Gurbani frequently uses the word “Simran” (“ਸਿਮਰਨ”, “ਸਿਮਰਨੁ”…), which is often seen translated in English as “meditation”. So is the word “Jap” (“ਜਪ”, “ਜਪੁ” …) often seen translated in …

True Guide Of Practical Spirituality

The Gurbani is a true Guide of practical spirituality. For the Sri Guroo Granth Sahib (SGGS) is very practical, down-to-earth… Spirituality is not merely going to a Gurdwara once a …

The Sword Of The Satguroo

According to the SGGS: The sword of the Satguroo (“Satiguroo Kaa Kharragu“-“ਸਤਿਗੁਰੂ ਕਾ ਖੜਗੁ”) => Satguroo’s Wisdom or Giaan: the Divine Knowledge of the Shabad-Guroo … ਸਤਿਗੁਰੂ ਕਾ ਖੜਗੁ ਸੰਜੋਉ …

Mool Realization Cannot Be Made To An Order

One must do it himself / herself! “ਹੋਰਨਿ ਕਾਰਜੁ ਨ ਹੋਈ” None else can do it for anybody. To put it otherwise, Mool-realization cannot be given to someone as a …

Cleverness

As indicated in the Gurbani, our cleverness (ਸਿਆਨਪ, ਸਿਆਣਪ…) can be lumped in two groups: 1. Oukati Siaanap (“ਉਕਤਿ ਸਿਆਨਪ”) — spiritually speaking, this is harmful. 2. Param Siaanap (“ਪਰਮ …

Toe To Top

The Gurbani has made beautiful use of many idioms (ਮੁਹਾਵਰੇ) throughout. One of these idioms used in the Gurbani goes something like: Toe to Head (“ਨਖ ਸਿਖ”: ਨਖ = the …