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 … Continue reading“Pujaaree System Wants People Remain Ignorant, Fearful, Ritualistic…”

We Are Neither The Body Nor The Mind

All forms are a result of the play of the five elements or Maya, including the human body. With the form of the body, false ego-sense appears. All human sufferings … Continue reading“We Are Neither The Body Nor The Mind”

Gurbani On Religious Paraphernalia

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) rejects decorating the gross body-frame with religious paraphernalia, or symbols, or robes (ਧਾਰਮਕ ਚਿਨ), etc. Because, in the end, when the dead body is … Continue reading“Gurbani On Religious Paraphernalia”

Beware Of Praise

A spiritually elevated person is sensitive to being unduly praised. He feels uncomfortable. Although people who praise him may be well-meaning, but he nevertheless feels uncomfortable. He feels uncomfortable because, … Continue reading“Beware Of Praise”

Two Types of Living And Dying

The Wisdom of the Gurbani indicates two kinds of living — life, existence, state, “ਜੀਵਨਾ-Jeevanaa“: Living at the body-level (i.e., Maya) Living at the Aatmaa or soul-level (i.e., the Gurmukh … Continue reading“Two Types of Living And Dying”