In the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) this material world is likened to the safflower. It’s deceptively enchanting, full of repeated pain and suffering, impermanent, momentary, ephemeral, fleeting etc. The… Continue reading Enchanting World-Picture
Nimm (ਨਿੰਮ – Azadirachta indica, an Indian lilac tree) is known to be bitter by its very nature. Also called Neem, everything about this tree is bitter — its leaves,… Continue reading Bitter as Nimm
Like a person in the dark of night mistakes a rope for a snake, similarly, we also get mixed up about the true nature of things in this world including… Continue reading Rope Mistaken for a Snake!
The Gurmat Wisdom of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) tells us that it is the man’s mind that is responsible for his problems or suffering. Also, it is the… Continue reading What is Killing the Mind
The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) is the source of Wisdom (Giaan, ਉਚੀ ਮਤ, ਸਮਝ… ) which can be applied to mend a conditioned mind (thinking-ਸੋਚ). Hence, the Gurbani (SGGS)… Continue reading Churning the Gurbani