Who Am I?

The Sri Guroo Granth Sahib (SGGS) is a Giaan-Guroo. With this Giaan (Wisdom), we all can  inquire (Spiritual Inquiry) into “Who, or what, am I?”; turn our awareness directly toward … Continue reading “Who Am I?”

Mool Realization Cannot Be Made To An Order

Abidance in one’s True Nature (Jot Saroop, Truth, Wisdom, Virtues…) cannot be given to someone as a ready-made package or as a mundane gift. According to the Gurbani, each one … Continue reading “Mool Realization Cannot Be Made To An Order”

There Is No Second

The Gurbani asserts there is only one All-Pervading Mool (Reality, Source, Jot, Hari, Prabh, Gobind, Thaakur, Sajjan, Swaami, Preetam, Gopaal, Naraain, etc.). There is no second. Also called Self by … Continue reading “There Is No Second”

What Is Killing The Mind

In this post, we will try to reflect on the “what”, “why”, and “how” of killing of the mind (“ਮਨੁ ਮਾਵਾਸੀ ਰਾਜਾ”). First off, we need to know what the … Continue reading “What Is Killing The Mind”

Signs Of Mool Realization

The Gurbani tells us that the purpose of human life is  to realize one’s Mool (Source, Jot…) by seeking liberation from doubt (Bharam), Maya’s delusion, duality, Haumai (false ego-sense), spiritual … Continue reading “Signs Of Mool Realization”

Two Hukam

As discussed in the preceding post (“Two Minds“) – on account of duality (Doojaa-Bhaav, two-ness, ਦੁਚਿੱਤੀ…) – there are two minds at work (“ਕਹਨ ਸੁਨਨ ਕਉ”): (1) Half mind (ਅਰਧ … Continue reading “Two Hukam”

Two Minds

The Gurbani tells us that we Jeeva live in duality (Doojaa Bhaav, a dual existence, two-ness, ਦੁਚਿੱਤੀ-ਦੋ ਮੱਨ…). If we bravely and honestly examine our duality-ridden existence (Mayaic), we will … Continue reading “Two Minds”

Mind That Gives Up Hunger For Maya Realizes Its Mool

The Gurbani tells us that our mind is “Joti-saroop(u)”. ਇਉ ਕਹੈ ਨਾਨਕੁ ਮਨ ਤੂੰ ਜੋਤਿ ਸਰੂਪੁ ਹੈ ਅਪਣਾ ਮੂਲੁ ਪਛਾਣੁ ॥੫॥: Thus says Nanak – O mind! You are “Joti … Continue reading “Mind That Gives Up Hunger For Maya Realizes Its Mool”

Neither Male Nor Female

All forms, names, shapes, or colors appear in our worldly consciousness of Maya as appearances. On account of movement of thoughts (words…) on the surface of the Pool of Consciousness, … Continue reading “Neither Male Nor Female”

Who is Greater?

First, it should be kept in the mind that the Gurbani’s Divine (call by whatever name you like: Truth, God, Raam Hari, Allah, Universal Energy…) is WITHIN everybody, including you … Continue reading “Who is Greater?”