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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 ॥: …

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Gurbani Is Meant To Be Understood And Applied

The Gurbani is meant for the human mind (ਸੋਚ-thinking). It gives us the spiritual Knowledge (Giaan, ਉਚੀ ਮਤ, ਸਮਝ… ) so that we may mend or reform our minds (thinking-ਸੋਚ), …

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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 …

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One knows the Truth only When

The Gurbani has given us the markers – if we set these markers in our lives, then we should be able to ascertain as to if we are established in …

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As is the intellect so does one understands

Bhagat Kabeer Sahib says: ਜਾ ਕੈ ਜੀਅ ਜੈਸੀ ਬੁਧਿ ਹੋਈ ॥ ਕਹਿ ਕਬੀਰ ਜਾਨੈਗਾ ਸੋਈ ॥੪੫॥: Jaa kai jea jaisee budhi hoee. Kahi Kabeer jaanegaa soee: Says Kabeer! As is the intellect …

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