Gurbani Speaks of One Universal Dharma of Virtues

The Gurbani says the Truth or Divine is One (Universal Energy). Since the Divine (Universal Energy, Law of Nature…) is One, the Dharma is also One — the Universal Dharma … Continue reading“Gurbani Speaks of One Universal Dharma of Virtues”

Entire Gurbani Is Naam

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) tells us that the Entire Gurbani is Naam. In addition, the Gurbani is also said to be the “Gun Bani-ਗੁਣ ਬਾਣੀ” (Gun = Virtues). The … Continue reading“Entire Gurbani Is Naam”

Pride Of Worldly Possessions Rots The Mind

In nutshell, pride corrupts man’s mind and intellect (pride => self-conceit, arrogance, haughtiness, consciousness of exalted position, Abhimaan-ਅਭਿਮਾਨ, Ahankaar-ਅਹੰਕਾਰ, Garab-ਗਰਬ, etc.). ਬਡੇ ਬਡੇ ਅਹੰਕਾਰੀਆ ਨਾਨਕ ਗਰਬਿ ਗਲੇ ॥੧॥: O Nanak! … Continue reading“Pride Of Worldly Possessions Rots The Mind”

Belly Stuffed And Empty Mind

It’s good to have a healthy body. But, a healthy body is not enough. A healthy mind is also needed to guide it properly. The instrument of the body — … Continue reading“Belly Stuffed And Empty Mind”

Sharing In Virtues

The Gurbani tells us that a person without Virtues (ਗੁਣ) is as useless as a cow without milk; a bird without wings; vegetation or crop without water; an emperor without … Continue reading“Sharing In Virtues”

Kirtan

In order to impart the Truth (ਸਚ) to masses, as examples (ਹਵਾਲਾ), all the 35 contributors of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) have used terms in their Bani (ਬਾਣੀ) … Continue reading“Kirtan”

What is Maya?

All awakening begins with an inquiring mind. The Gurbani provides answers to spiritual inquiries such as: (1) What’s Maya? (2) How does Maya subjugate mortals? (3) How can mortals transcend … Continue reading“What is Maya?”