What is Dying In The Shabad?

[New Gurbani Reflection Posted at this Blog’s Parent Site] ਸਤਿਗੁਰੁ ਮਿਲੈ ਤਾ ਤਤੁ ਪਾਏ ॥ ਹਰਿ ਕਾ ਨਾਮੁ ਮੰਨਿ ਵਸਾਏ ॥ ਸਬਦਿ ਮਰੈ ਮਨੁ ਮਾਰੈ ਅਪੁਨਾ ਮੁਕਤੀ ਕਾ ਦਰੁ ਪਾਵਣਿਆ … Continue reading“What is Dying In The Shabad?”

Meaningful Poojaa

Poojaa (ਪੂਜਾ) = worship… Not according to our self-willed mind or Manmukhataa, but according to the Gurbani what kind of Poojaa is “ਥਾਇ ਪਾਈ” – meaningful, useful, fruitful, beneficial, and … Continue reading“Meaningful Poojaa”

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”

I-Am-the-Body Idea

The Gurbani Teaches us that “I-am-the body” idea is erroneous – mistaken identity. This error arises out of the body-consiousness or body-attachment (ਦੇਹ-ਅੱਧਿਆਸ, Mayaic consciousness, conditioned or contaminated consciousness, etc.). … Continue reading“I-Am-the-Body Idea”

Fakir and Gurmukh

As indicated in the Gurbani, a Fakir (pronounced Fakeer) and a Gurmukh are different stages. First, the Gurbani defines the Fakeer here: ਜਿਨ ਕੈ ਪਲੈ ਧਨੁ ਵਸੈ ਤਿਨ ਕਾ ਨਾਉ … Continue reading“Fakir and Gurmukh”