Gurbani’s Sooraa – Braveheart

Literally — in a worldly sense  —”Sooraa” (ਸੂਰਾ) means a brave person (hero, mighty warrior, fearless fighter, ਸੂਰਮਾ, ਬਹਾਦਰ, ਬਲੀ, ਯੋਧਾ, ਮਹਾਬਲੀ…). However, in material life, depending on one’s perspective,… Read More »

No Taker of Knowledge

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) proclaims people are not interested in taking or receiving the Divine Knowledge, let alone applying it to one’s daily life! ਕਬੀਰਾ ਏਕੁ ਅਚੰਭਉ ਦੇਖਿਓ… Read More »

A Long Journey – Cycle of Birth and Death!

First, in order to impart the Truth (ਸਚ) to masses, all the 35 contributors of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) have used terms that were prevalent and prevailing at… Read More »

Gurbani Is The Mirror Of The Mind

As there is a regular mirror to look at one’s own face, similarly, the Gurbani is the mind’s Mirror, which reveals the mind its true state or condition — its… Read More »

Being Detached: Affectionately

The Gurbani asks to strive for affectionate detachment (Bairaag-ਬੈਰਾਗ),  and then practice it in daily life. What’s detachment? Detachment (or non-attachment) implies a state of the mind that springs from… Read More »

The Egg of Doubt Must Burst

The Gurbani speaks at the level of the mind. It’s meant to change the mind for good (change Soch or thinking). Hence, the Gurbani is the mirror for the mind… Read More »

Who can Say the Guru is Dead?

In the life of a true Sikh, everyday is a Gurpurab if he lives his daily life by the Wisdom (Vitues…) of the Guru (ਜੀਵਨ ਵਿਚ ਗੁਣਾਂ ਦੀ ਕਮਾਈ)! Which… Read More »

What Humans and Animals Consume is Another Form of Life

We often hear or come across arguments, debates, opinions, writings, etc., regarding should one eat meat (another Jeeva or life). The purpose of this post is to find out exactly… Read More »

The Satgur’s Sword of Wisdom

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) asserts: (1) Giaan (Wisdom) is the Guru, (2) it’s our consciousness (Surat-ਸੁਰਤ) that needs to become a Sikh (ਸਿਖਿਆਰਥੀ, or learner, or student of… Read More »

Mere Seeing and Bowing is of no Avail

Without Shabad-Vichaar, mere bowing (Mathaa Tekanaa) or seeing (Darshan) of Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) will not and cannot liberate anybody from Maya, doubts, duality, Haumai (false ego-sense), worldly bondage,… Read More »