Deer-Mind!

In order to instruct, explain or persuade us (ਸਮਝਾਣ ਲਈ), the Gurbani has used numerous examples of our world around us, including many animals. However, the Gurmat (Wisdom, Giaan, Upadesh or Way … Continue reading“Deer-Mind!”

Giaan Ratan: the Jewel of Wisdom

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) is the Giaan-Guru. It’s the Treasure or Jewel of the Wisdom (Giaan, Bibek…) for living a Divine Life (Gurmukh Lifestyle). Also, the SGGS tells … Continue reading“Giaan Ratan: the Jewel of Wisdom”

Intellect Must Awaken to Wisdom

As is the intellect, so does one understands, thinks, acts, behaves, talks, and so on. Therefore, the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) asserts that our intellect (Budhi) must Awaken to … Continue reading“Intellect Must Awaken to Wisdom”

Don’t Take Anything At Face Value

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) teaches us the Way of Bibek (discernment, logic, rationality, Tarak-ਤਰਕ, Daleel-ਦਲੀਲ…). Irrationality or illogical thinking (ਤਰਕਹੀਣਤਾ) symbolizes slavery. Hence, the SGGS does NOT teach … Continue reading“Don’t Take Anything At Face Value”

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 … Continue reading“No Taker of Knowledge”