Beware Of Praise

A spiritually elevated person is sensitive to being unduly praised. He feels uncomfortable. Although people who praise him may be well-meaning, but he nevertheless feels uncomfortable. He feels uncomfortable because, … Continue reading“Beware Of Praise”

Gurbani Teaches Speaking Truth Is Not Slandering

It should be noted and remembered that Sikhi or Sikh thought (ਸਿਖੀ ਵਿਚਾਰਧਾਰਾ) came into being questioning others — questioning Yogis, Mullahs, Kazi, Pandits, Brahmins, Jains, leaders, rulers, religious rituals … Continue reading“Gurbani Teaches Speaking Truth Is Not Slandering”

Slander Me Well, O People!

The Gurbani warns us against “ਨਿੰਦਾ-Nindaa” (slander, defamation, spreading of lies about a person or a group, false accusation or charge, calumny, etc.). In this post, we will attempt to … Continue reading“Slander Me Well, O People!”

Kabeer Sahib and his slanderer

A little story may help us understand the deadly nature of slandering. Kabeer Sahib had a jealous neighbor, whose only pastime was to slander (Nindaa) Kabeer. One day the foolish … Continue reading“Kabeer Sahib and his slanderer”

The Dragon and the Slanderer

ਅਰੜਾਵੈ ਬਿਲਲਾਵੈ ਨਿੰਦਕੁ ॥ ਪਾਰਬ੍ਰਹਮੁ ਪਰਮੇਸਰੁ ਬਿਸਰਿਆ ਅਪਣਾ ਕੀਤਾ ਪਾਵੈ ਨਿੰਦਕੁ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥ ਜੇ ਕੋਈ ਉਸ ਕਾ ਸੰਗੀ ਹੋਵੈ ਨਾਲੇ ਲਏ ਸਿਧਾਵੈ ॥ ਅਣਹੋਦਾ ਅਜਗਰੁ ਭਾਰੁ ਉਠਾਏ ਨਿੰਦਕੁ ਅਗਨੀ … Continue reading“The Dragon and the Slanderer”