Raam of the Gurmat

The word “Raam” has two aspects in Gurmat (Wisdom, Upadesh or Way of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, SGGS). It’s emphasized by the SGGS to recognize the difference between both — … Continue reading “Raam of the Gurmat”

ਮੂਲ – Mool

The Gurbani reminds us the very purpose of human birth — Recognizing or Understanding our True Nature (ਅਪਣੇ ਅਸਲੀ ਸਰੂਪ ਨੂੰ ਪਛਾਣ ਲੈਣਾਂ), and thus become One with the Mool … Continue reading “ਮੂਲ – Mool”

Try To Be Better Than Yourself!

Enlightenment, Freedom, Liberation is to know one’s true self (Jot Saroop, True Nature, Mool, Reality)! So, instead of expecting others to change, the Gurbani’s wisdom teaches focusing on being better … Continue reading “Try To Be Better Than Yourself!”

Mind Happens To Us, We Do Not Happen To Mind

Mind is the separation from its Mool (Root, Source, Origin, Jot, Hari, Raam, Gobind, Allah…). Wider the gap of this separation, denser the mind — thicker the Haumai or false … Continue reading “Mind Happens To Us, We Do Not Happen To Mind”

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”

Beauty

The physical beauty is just skin-deep — temporary, fleeting, fading, vanishing, changing, or deceptive (i.e., Maya). However, the Beauty the Gurbani holds is that Beauty which is perceived in the … Continue reading “Beauty”

Not Liable For Change

The Gurbani says we are THAT — “Joti Saroop(u)-ਜੋਤਿ ਸਰੂਪੁ”! The Gurbani reminds us that we as “Joti Saroop(u)” (“ਜੋਤਿ ਸਰੂਪੁ”) are not separate from the Supreme Reality. Therefore, the … Continue reading “Not Liable For Change”

Gurbani Says Help Yourself To Realize The Ultimate Purpose Of Life

If a person is disease-stricken, his mere reading of the medicine’s label without taking the medicine will not cure him. In order to be cured of the disease and related … Continue reading “Gurbani Says Help Yourself To Realize The Ultimate Purpose Of Life”

Death Is Not To Be Feared

The mind finds it hard to accept the idea that existence contains life and also death. However, life is not logical as the mind! The reality is: If there is … Continue reading “Death Is Not To Be Feared”

Vaisakh Is Beautiful!

Using the example of the month of Vaisakh (pronounced “Vaisaakh“), the Gurbani tells us that Vaisakh can be really “Beautiful” (“Suhaavaa“: charming, attractive, pleasant…) for the mind (or soul) ONLY … Continue reading “Vaisakh Is Beautiful!”