The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) teaches us the Way of Bibek (discernment, logic, rationality, Tarak-ਤਰਕ, Daleel-ਦਲੀਲ…). Irrationality or illogical thinking (ਤਰਕਹੀਣਤਾ) symbolizes slavery. Hence, the SGGS does NOT teach… Continue reading Don’t Take Anything At Face Value
The Gurbani talks about two mentality-groups living together on earth: (1) the “rare” Gurmukhs (Daas, Bhagat, Jan…) who live the Divine Life, and (2) the rest – Manmukhs, Saakat, Mayadhaaree,… Continue reading The Gurmukh Never Grows Old!
Previous two posts talk about the use of idioms in the Gurbani. Since all human languages are dynamic, the current form of these idioms may not be exactly the same… Continue reading Destruction Of Wall
When the subtler philosophical truth that has not been personally experienced, one cannot grasp it directly. However, with the help of allegories, metaphors and similes, the real nature of the… Continue reading Path on Which the Water Woman is Plundered
The Gurbani urges us to constantly inquire, reflect, contemplate, investigate, directly look into, etc. (i.e., Vichaar): Where I came from? Where did I originate, and where will I go and… Continue reading Discernment of a Giaanee