Category Archives: Renunciation, Detachment

Householder or Bairaagee

Householder = ਗ੍ਰਹੀ, ਘਰ-ਗ੍ਰਿਹਸਤੀ ਵਾਲਾ, ਘਰ-ਬਾਰੀ, one who lives the householder’s life, the head of a household… Bairaagee (ਬੈਰਾਗੀ) = Recluse, a hermit, anchorite, renunciate, retired from the society, detached …

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Renunciation Defined

What is renunciation (Sannyaas, Suniyas, Sanyas, ਤਿਆਗ…)? Is it wandering around wearing saffron robes or other peculiar garbs? Does it mean running away from the society? Is it the self-inflicted …

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Gurbani Stresses To Strive For Detachment

Bairaag (ਬੈਰਾਗੁ, detachment, non-attachment, etc.) implies a state of the mind that springs from one’s sense of discerning intellect (Viveka Budh) – this subtle sense of discrimination helps one to …

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