Chully – Handful Of Water

Literally, Chully (ਚੁੱਲੀ) is to take a handful of water for external cleansing. Specifically, at the so called “Sarovars” or Tirath Asthaan (even at local Gurdawars), ignorant people take Chully … Continue reading“Chully – Handful Of Water”

Siropa

Generally of orange or saffron color, a Siropa (pronounced Siropaa – ਸਿਰੋਪਾ ) is a garment, scarf or a length of cloth. You might have often seen Siropa  giving/taking ceremonies … Continue reading“Siropa”

Gurbani Disapproves Counting Beads

The edict of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) is that telling beads or counting beads is worthless — “Phokat”, of no value, etc. It’s so because the Divine (Divine … Continue reading“Gurbani Disapproves Counting Beads”

Crowds of people follow the path of Pakhand

If one follows the crowd, one can get no further than the crowd. In other words, if one follows the narrative set by the crowd, one will not be an … Continue reading“Crowds of people follow the path of Pakhand”

It Is The Mind That Should Bathe In The Pool Of Knowledge

The Gurbani addresses human mind, and Awakens it – it’s the mirror for the mind. As medicine is for the alive people not for dead, similarly the Wisdom of the … Continue reading“It Is The Mind That Should Bathe In The Pool Of Knowledge”