The Miser

A miser is essentially a greedy person. A miser person (Soom) is also called “Kirapan” in the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS). As he serves only Maya, consequently, the “Kirapan” … Continue reading“The Miser”

Unburdening in Life

The Gurmat Wisdom of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) tells us it’s necessary to consistently unburden the mind in life. To that end, Gurmat (Giaan, Wisdom, Upadesh, Sikhia, or … Continue reading“Unburdening in Life”

Pride Corrupts and Causes Downfall

Pride is one of the powerful Bikaars (negative tendencies, passions…). As long as we have pride, it will impede the Divine Grace. While modesty and humility are traits to be … Continue reading“Pride Corrupts and Causes Downfall”

Rituals Bind Us in Egotism

The Gurbani thunders from the top of its voice that the performance of rituals bind people in more and more false ego-sense (Haumai). Why? Because the chronic disease of this … Continue reading“Rituals Bind Us in Egotism”

Small Pool vs. Ocean

ਕਬੀਰ ਥੋਰੈ ਜਲਿ ਮਾਛੁਲੀ ਝੀਵਰਿ ਮੇਲਿਓ ਜਾਲੁ ॥ ਇਹ ਟੋਘਨੈ ਨ ਛੂਟਸਹਿ ਫਿਰਿ ਕਰਿ ਸਮੁੰਦੁ ਸਮ੍ਹ੍ਹਾਲਿ ॥੪੯॥:  O Kabeer! (if) the fish dwells in the shallow water; (then) the Jheevar … Continue reading“Small Pool vs. Ocean”