Churning The Gurbani

The Gurbani is the source of  Wisdom (Giaan, ਉਚੀ ਮਤ, ਸਮਝ… ) which we can apply to mend our conditioned minds (thinking-ਸੋਚ). Hence, it’s NOT meant to be ritualistic or … Continue reading “Churning The Gurbani”

Spiritual Indigestion

When one eats without properly chewing (ਚੱਬਣ) the food or eats more than one can chew, it results in bad-stomach or indigestion. Similarly, we get the spiritual indigestion when we … Continue reading “Spiritual Indigestion”

Gurbani Defines Naam

First thing first – according to the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS), the entire Gurbani is Naam (Wisdom, Truth, Shabad, Hukam…) “Naam” is one of the terms often used willy-nilly … Continue reading “Gurbani Defines Naam”

Frozen Mind!

Since the mind is responsible for man’s all troubles and Freedom from them, the Gurbani asks the mind be frozen, here and now! The frozen mind simply means: The mind … Continue reading “Frozen Mind!”

The Ultimate Medicine

The Gurbani is the Doctor of life and death! The Gurbani — Brahm Giaan, Divine Wisdom or the Divine Virtues of the Gur-Shabad, Gur-Upadesh… — is the Spirituous “Medicine” that … Continue reading “The Ultimate Medicine”

Explosion Of Gurbani’s Divine Wisdom

By and by the earnest Shabad-Vichaar (Reflections on the Shabad) creates more and more Awareness, Alertness, Watchfulness, discernment (Bibek-Budhi)… Consequently, ripples and waves of Bikaar (lust, anger, greed, attachment, pride, … Continue reading “Explosion Of Gurbani’s Divine Wisdom”

Gurbani Says Only A Rare Person Realizes Truth

The Gurbani says a person who has realized Truth (ਅਸਲੇ ਦੀ ਸਮਝ, ਮੂਲ ਦੀ ਸਮਝ…) is rare. Because, sincere willingness is very rare, earnestness is very rare, true faith is … Continue reading “Gurbani Says Only A Rare Person Realizes Truth”

Chewing Iron!

The Gurbani compares the spiritual path (the Gurmukh Lifestyle, the Divine Life) to chewing iron with the teeth of wax! ਮੈਣ ਕੇ ਦੰਤ ਕਿਉ ਖਾਈਐ ਸਾਰੁ ॥: How can iron … Continue reading “Chewing Iron!”

Shabad Consciousness VS Body Consciousness

By thorough and proper understanding plus implementation of the Gurbani’s Giaan (Gur-Wisdom), the Gurbani asks us to burn away all other intellect (all Mayaic Budhi, ਸਾਰੀਆਂ ਸਿਆਣਪਾਂ…) through the Gur-Shabad-Vichaar. … Continue reading “Shabad Consciousness VS Body Consciousness”

Gur-Advice

The Guru has given this “Manntaanee” (advice, instruction, Updesh, Mantra, ਉਦਾਹਰਣ, etc.): Amrit Naam is the priceless Gem; for it bestows Spiritual Life (ਆਤਮਕ ਜੀਵਨ ਦੇਣ ਵਾਲਾ) that transcends death/Maya, … Continue reading “Gur-Advice”