The Gurmukh Never Grows Old!

The Gurbani talks about two mentality-groups living together on earth: (1) the “rare” Gurmukhs (Daas, Bhagat, Jan…) who live the Divine Life, and (2) the rest – Manmukhs, Saakat, Mayadhaaree, … Continue reading “The Gurmukh Never Grows Old!”

O Wandering Mind! Come Home

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) calls mind “Pavan Man(u) – ਪਵਨ ਮਨੁ” (i.e., wind like – wavering, restless, wandering…), and “Pardaesee – ਪਰਦੇਸੀ” (i.e., wandering mind, strange, alien, foreigner, looking … Continue reading “O Wandering Mind! Come Home”

Gurmati Bhagti

Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) emphasizes on how to live life — how to properly utilize the time between the birth and death. Accordingly, the Teaching of the SGGS rather … Continue reading “Gurmati Bhagti”

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”

Bhav Saagar

The Gurbani mentions (1) Sukh Saagar (“ਸੁਖ ਸਾਗਰ”) or Sach Khand, and (2) Bhav Saagar (ਭਵ ਸਾਗਰ). In this post, we will try reflecting on what’s the Bhav Saagar? Where … Continue reading “Bhav Saagar”

Gurbani Defines Form Of God

Religions and people have all sorts of concepts regarding the form of God (call him whatever you like – Allah, Rabb, Kaadar, Prabh, Hukam, …). Many of these concepts are not … Continue reading “Gurbani Defines Form Of God”

Gurbani Defines Naam

First thing first – according to the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS), the entire Gurbani is Naam (Wisdom, Truth, Shabad, Hukam…) “Naam” is one of the terms often used willy-nilly … Continue reading “Gurbani Defines Naam”

Fearlessness

The Gurbani Teaches us the subtle art of cultivating fearlessness! A doctor cannot effectively treat a disease unless, first, he has properly diagnosed it! The Gurbani’s Divine Doctor perfectly diagnoses … Continue reading “Fearlessness”

Gurbani Says Burn Mind’s Bikaar In Fire!

The Gurbani says identification of a Sikh (ਸਿੱਖ ਦੀ ਪਹਚਾਣ) is that he burns away his mind’s Bikaar (Haumai and its faults such as lust, anger, greed, attachment and pride, … Continue reading “Gurbani Says Burn Mind’s Bikaar In Fire!”

The Ultimate Medicine

The Gurbani is the Doctor of life and death! The Gurbani — Brahm Giaan, Divine Wisdom or the Divine Virtues of the Gur-Shabad, Gur-Upadesh… — is the Spirituous “Medicine” that … Continue reading “The Ultimate Medicine”