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Gurbani says do not call Vedas false

Hindus say “Kateb” (Quraan, etc.) are “Jhoothae-ਝੂਠੇ” (i.e., false, fictitious, untrue…). Muslim say the Hindu “Bed-ਬੇਦ”  (Vedas) are “Jhoothae”. The Gurgani tells both of them to cut it off and …

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How does Thakur abides in Consciousness

The Gurbani never gets tired of reminding us that the Thakur (the Lord, Truth, Source, Origin, Jot, Mool, ਸਚ…) is ever present within the Heart. But, due to cataract of …

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Understanding Truth

The Search of Truth = (ਸਚ ਦੀ ਖੋਜ – Sach Dee Khoj) => Shabad-Vichaar => Understanding of Truth – true Understanding of the Gurbani (beyond its literal or worldly meanings: …

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Demystify the Shabad

The strength of the soul is true Understanding (ਸੂਝ-ਬੂਝ), Wisdom, Aatam-Giaan, true contentment (ਸਚੁ ਸੰਤੋਖੁ / ਸਤੁ ਸੰਤੋਖੁ), and so on. The awakening of this strength within takes place when …

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Gurbani’s wisdom is meant to be understood and lived

First, the Gurbani is meant to be thoroughly understood through the sincere Shabad-Vichaar. ਏਨਾ ਅਖਰਾ ਮਹਿ ਜੋ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਬੂਝੈ ਤਿਸੁ ਸਿਰਿ ਲੇਖੁ ਨ ਹੋਈ ॥੨॥: Enaa akharaa mahi jo gurmukhi …

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Search, Seek and Understand

The Gur-Shabad tells us that the Gurbani is the subject of searching (ਖੋਜ) and understanding (ਬੂਝਿ). It is only with the Search (ਖੋਜ) and Understanding (ਬੂਝਿ) comes the Liberation, Emancipation, …

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Soojh Boojh

Khoj (ਖੋਜ-search) leads to Samajh (ਸਮਝ, ਸੋਚ, ਸੂਝ, ਸੁਧ, ਮੱਤ, ਹੋਸ, perception, grasp, intelligence, sanity, acuteness, understanding, reorganization, ਗੁਰ-ਸਬਦ ਨੂੰ ਪਛਾਣ ਲੈਣਾਂ/ਸਮਝ ਲੈਣਾਂ, etc.). Then comes Boojh (ਬੂਝ-Understanding, Comprehension, Realization, …

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WITHOUT UNDERSTANDING THE PURPOSE OF LIFE (ਜਨਮ-ਮਨੋਰਥ)…

The Gurbani indicates that spiritual unfoldment does not come easily. The majority of beings (Jivaatmaas) struggle through the material world (Jagat or Sansaar) and repeatedly pass through stages of Sukh …

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