Tag Archives: Bikaar

Rabid Dog and Greed

The Gurbani says that the man is accompanied by one dog and two bitches — greed is the dog, and desires and avarice  (ਆਸਾ, ਤ੍ਰਿਸ਼ਨਾ, etc.) are the two bitches. …

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O Wandering Mind! Come Home

The Spiritual Knowledge (Brahm-Giaan) of the Gurbani is meant to annihilate body-consciousness (Mayaic-mind, Haumai…) and jolt us into Mool-abidance (Truth, Source, Origin, True Nature,  Jot, Gobind, Raam, Hari, Allah…). But …

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Pride Of Worldly Possessions Rots The Mind

In nutshell, pride corrupts man’s mind and intellect (pride => self-conceit, arrogance, haughtiness, consciousness of exalted position, Abhimaan-ਅਭਿਮਾਨ, Ahankaar-ਅਹੰਕਾਰ, Garab-ਗਰਬ, etc.). ਬਡੇ ਬਡੇ ਅਹੰਕਾਰੀਆ ਨਾਨਕ ਗਰਬਿ ਗਲੇ ॥੧॥: O Nanak! …

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Gurbani Says Well Filled With Amrit Is Within Your Body

The Gurbani (Sri Guru granth Sahib, SGGS) tells us “every thing” is within, here and now! Therefore, those who look sublime thing like Amrit outside — according to the Gurbani …

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Bhav Saagar

The Gurbani mentions (1) Sukh Saagar (“ਸੁਖ ਸਾਗਰ”), and (2) Bhav Saagar (ਭਵ ਸਾਗਰ). What is this Bhav Saagar (ਭਵ ਸਾਗਰ)? Literally, “Bhav – ਭਵ ” = Maya, world, material …

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Frozen Mind!

Since the mind is responsible for man’s all troubles and Freedom from them, the Gurbani asks the mind be frozen, here and now! The frozen mind simply means: The mind …

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What Is Karma?

In the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS), the term Karma appears with the meaning “action”. In addition, at some places, it also appears to indicate religious or Dhaarmic Karamkaand (rituals), …

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Gurbani Says Burn Mind’s Bikaar In Fire!

The Gurbani says identification of a Sikh (ਸਿੱਖ ਦੀ ਪਹਚਾਣ) is that he burns away his Bikaar (Haumai and its faults such as lust, anger, greed, attachment and pride, including …

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Sharing In Virtues

The Gurbani is also the “Gun Bani-ਗੁਣ ਬਾਣੀ” (Gun = Virtues). The more we gain Aatam-Giaan or Spiritual Knowledge (“Gur-ਗੁਰ”) from the Gurbani, the more Divine Virtues come to dwell …

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Stuck Half-Way

Consider the following verse of the Gurbani: ਕਬੀਰ ਸਿਖ ਸਾਖਾ ਬਹੁਤੇ ਕੀਏ ਕੇਸੋ ਕੀਓ ਨ ਮੀਤੁ ॥ ਚਾਲੇ ਥੇ ਹਰਿ ਮਿਲਨ ਕਉ ਬੀਚੈ ਅਟਕਿਓ ਚੀਤੁ ॥੯੬॥: O Kabeer! (Those who) …

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