Category Archives: Gurbani

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 — … Read more

Gurbani Asks Us To Investigate This Mind

The Gurbani asks us to (Spiritually) inquire into this mind (“Khoj-ਖੋਜ” = search, investigation, exploration, quest, finding examination, inquiry, and so on). Since the Gurbani is timeless, we can apply … Read more

Spiritual Indigestion

When one eats without properly chewing (ਚੱਬਣ) the food or eats more than one can chew, it results in bad-stomach or indigestion. Similarly, we get the spiritual indigestion when we … Read more

Human Mind Acting Like Nonhuman Animals

Four things are common in nonhuman animals and a sense-blind human having an unhealthy or empty mind: eating, sleeping, mating, and defending. Mind infatuated with Bikaar (lust,anger, greed, etc.) is … Read more

Gurbani Disapproves Telling Beads

The edict of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) is that telling beads or counting beads is worthless — “Phokat”, of no value, etc. Accordingly, counting beads is disapproved (ਨਿਖੇਧੀ) … Read more

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