Tag Archives: understanding

Spiritual Surgery

If we allow (big if!), the Gurbani can perform spiritual surgery on our minds diseased with the psychological ailments. As a medical doctor performs a surgical procedure to remove or …

Ladles do not know the Taste Of Food They Cruise In!

When the Truth that has not been personally experienced, one can not grasp it directly. However, with the help of analogies, similes, allegories, metaphors, figurative or mystic representations and illustrations, …

Way Of The Gurbani Is The Way Of Understanding

The Gurbani is BRAHM VICHAAR. Therefore, Baabaa Nanak says we must UNDERSTAND it if we want to realize the Truth or our Mool (which is the purpose of human life!). …

Nonsense Rituals And Superstitions

Where to start! There are so many empty rituals and superstitions being carried out in Sikhi these days! They are encouraged, supported, instigated, and propagated by the people who run …

Don’t Take Anything At Face Value

The Giaan (Divine Knowledge or Wisdom) of the Gurbani protects us from deceit and trickery. Consider the following verse of the Gurbani: ਪਹਿਲਾ ਵਸਤੁ ਸਿਞਾਣਿ ਕੈ ਤਾਂ ਕੀਚੈ ਵਾਪਾਰੁ ॥: …

Gurbani Is Meant To Be Understood And Applied

The Gurbani is not meant to be merely read, listened, or memorized. After reading, listening, or memorizing it is meant to be Understood through the diligent Shabad-Vichaar, and ultimately applied …

People See, People Do

The Gurbani tells us that the majority of us imitate what we see other people doing – “Dekhaa Dekhee” (“ਦੇਖਾ ਦੇਖੀ”, ਰੀਸਾ ਰੀਸੀ, ਹੋਰਨਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਕਰਦਿਆਂ ਦੇਖ ਕੇ, ਨਕਲ ਕਰ …