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The Gurbani’s edict is what comes and goes is time-bound, thus unreal (“ਸੋ ਕਾਚੋ ਕਾਚਾ”). In other words, that which is Real never ends, and that which ends is not Real.
Anything that is time-bound cannot be Eternal, hence not Real. To be Real means to … View Full Post »
Muhataaj ( ਮੁਹਤਾਜ ) = necessitous, needy, indigent, subservient, dependence, slave of, in control of, ਗੁਲਾਮ, ਪਰ ਅਧੀਨ, ਲੋੜਵੰਦ, ਅਰਥੀਆ …
Bemuhataaj ( ਬੇਮੁਹਤਾਜ or ਵੇਮੁਹਤਾਜ ) – is the opposite of Muhataaj.
The Gurbani shows us as to how we become Maya’s Muhataaj. But first, what’s … View Full Post »
The Gurbani provides answers to spiritual inquiries such as: (1) What’s Maya? (2) How does Maya subjugate us mortals? (3) How can mortals transcend Maya?…
First, what’s Maya? Maya’s delusive or deceptive force makes us forget our True Nature or Mool (“Hari Visrai“), it gives rise … View Full Post »
Aatam (ਆਤਮ) = one’s own soul, personal, pertaining to one’s own self…
Tirath (ਤੀਰਥ) = a sacred place, a place of pilgrimage, a holy spot, a shrine…
Combining these two terms:
Aatam Tirath (ਆਤਮ ਤੀਰਥ) = one’s own soul, personal, pertaining to one’s own self… + a sacred … View Full Post »
Linking back with the Mool (call it Realisation of God, Reality, Truth, or whatever you like) is the goal of human birth. The Gurbani time and again indicates that this is attained through a process of self-transcendence:” ਚੀਨੈ ਆਪੁ ” (Cheenai Aapu), ” ਆਪੁ ਪਛਾਣਿਆ … View Full Post »