Pujaaree System Wants People Remain Ignorant, Fearful, Ritualistic…

There is an Indian proverb that goes something like this: Where the greedy people live, there a cheat or a swindler (ਠਗ, thug, trickster, etc.) will never starve. A cheat… Read More »

Rabid Dog and Greed

The Gurbani says that the man is accompanied by one dog and two bitches — greed is the dog, and desires and avarice  (ਆਸਾ, ਤ੍ਰਿਸ਼ਨਾ, etc.) are the two bitches…. Read More »

Ghost-Pret Defined

The majority of us talk about ghosts and goblin or Bhoot-Pret as heard from manufactured stories, or as seen in movies and t.v. serials, or Pakhand, etc. However we seldom… Read More »

Gurbani Speaks of One Universal Dharma of Virtues

The Gurbani says the Truth or Divine is One. Since the Divine (Universal Energy, Law of Nature…) is One, the Dharma is also One — the Universal Dharma of “Sach-ਸਚ-Truth”… Read More »

Siropa

Generally of orange or saffron color, a Siropa (pronounced Siropaa – ਸਿਰੋਪਾ ) is a garment, scarf or a length of cloth. You might have often seen Siropa  giving/taking ceremonies… Read More »

Gursikhs Solve the Riddle

As indicated by the following verses, one who has truly become the Gursikh (i.e. a student or learner of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, SGGS), he searches the Gur-Shabad and… Read More »

So Thaan Suhaavaa

What is essential to know is what most of us do not know: Virtues, Wisdom, Gur-Giaan, Shabad-Giaan,  Brahm-Giaan, Bibek-Budhi… Unfortunately, most of the translations and interpretations of the Sri Guru… Read More »

Raam of the Gurmat

The word “Raam” has two aspects in Gurmat (Wisdom, Upadesh or Way of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, SGGS). It’s emphasized by the SGGS to recognize the difference between both —… Read More »

Gurbani Asks Us To Investigate Mind

The Gurbani asks us to (Spiritually) inquire into this mind (“Khoj-ਖੋਜ” = search, investigation, exploration, quest, finding examination, inquiry, and so on). Since the Gurbani is timeless, we can apply… Read More »

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… Read More »