When “This” and “That” blend to become “One”…

“This” (“ਇਹੁ”) = Jeeva (individual being), the mind… “That” (“ਓਹੁ”) =  Mool (ਮੂਲ), Jot, Source, Origin, Brahm … The Gurbani reminds us we are to Realize our Jot-Saroop, and thus … Continue reading “When “This” and “That” blend to become “One”…”

Sahib and Sewak is One

The Gurbani says that the Sahib and the Sewak is One. Sahib = Master, Source, Origin, Joti, Mool, ਮੂਲ, ਚਿੱਤ … Sewak = Servant, Jeeva, Individual being, mind … This consistency of the … Continue reading “Sahib and Sewak is One”

Aatam Tirath

Aatam (ਆਤਮ) = one’s own soul, personal, pertaining to one’s own self… Tirath (ਤੀਰਥ) = a sacred place, a place of pilgrimage, a holy spot, a shrine… Combining these two … Continue reading “Aatam Tirath”

Ultimate Purpose of Human Birth

From One (Saabat, Joti-Svaroopa, Embodiment of the Divine Light…), we became two (divided, fragmented, two like a split grain or seed-ਦਲੀ ਹੋਈ ਦਾਲ ਵਾਂਗ ਦੋ ਫਾੜ…). This division or duality … Continue reading “Ultimate Purpose of Human Birth”

Where is God?

The Gurbani tells us that God dwells within our heart day and night. ਤੂ ਹਿਰਦੈ ਗੁਪਤੁ ਵਸਹਿ ਦਿਨੁ ਰਾਤੀ ਤੇਰਾ ਭਾਉ ਨ ਬੁਝਹਿ ਗਵਾਰੀ ॥: (O Lord!) You dwell, hidden, … Continue reading “Where is God?”

To Overbear God

The following Shabad Teaches us as to how to overbear God. ਪਉੜੀ ॥ ਨਾ ਤੂ ਆਵਹਿ ਵਸਿ ਬਹੁਤੁ ਘਿਣਾਵਣੇ ॥ ਨਾ ਤੂ ਆਵਹਿ ਵਸਿ ਬੇਦ ਪੜਾਵਣੇ ॥ ਨਾ ਤੂ ਆਵਹਿ … Continue reading “To Overbear God”

Wine of Truth

Truth – Eternal Reality – is That Wine which is not fermented from molasses (worldly molasses – ਗੁੜ). Then how it’s formented? For the gross or worldly wine to be … Continue reading “Wine of Truth”

Listening to the Guru’s Word

ਖੇਮ ਸਾਂਤਿ ਰਿਧਿ ਨਵ ਨਿਧਿ ॥ ਬੁਧਿ ਗਿਆਨੁ ਸਰਬ ਤਹ ਸਿਧਿ ॥ ਬਿਦਿਆ ਤਪੁ ਜੋਗੁ ਪ੍ਰਭ ਧਿਆਨੁ ॥ ਗਿਆਨੁ ਸ੍ਰੇਸਟ ਊਤਮ ਇਸਨਾਨੁ ॥ ਚਾਰਿ ਪਦਾਰਥ ਕਮਲ ਪ੍ਰਗਾਸ ॥ ਸਭ ਕੈ … Continue reading “Listening to the Guru’s Word”

Recognize God Within

ਸਦਾ ਹਜੂਰਿ ਦੂਰਿ ਨ ਜਾਣਹੁ ॥ ਗੁਰ ਸਬਦੀ ਹਰਿ ਅੰਤਰਿ ਪਛਾਣਹੁ ॥: He is always close at hand (ਅੰਗ-ਸੰਗ) – do not think that He is far away. Through the … Continue reading “Recognize God Within”

Jali Thali Maheeali

Jali or “ਜਲਿ” = in Water Thali or “ਥਲਿ” = in Land Maheeali or “ਮਹੀਅਲਿ” = in Sky In the Gurbani, God is celebrated as Omniscient, Omnipotent and Omnipresent. It … Continue reading “Jali Thali Maheeali”