Happiness and Unhappiness – Sukh and Dukh

First off, nothing else can make anybody happy (Sukhi) or unhappy (Dukhi) if that individual does not want to be. If something or somebody can make an individual happy (Sukhi) … Continue reading“Happiness and Unhappiness – Sukh and Dukh”

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), … Continue reading“What Is Karma?”

Flow of Desires

The Gurbani tells us to restrain (ਬੰਨ ਕੇ, ਰੋਕ ਕੇ ਰਖਣਾਂ) the flow of our desires (Kaam, hunger for Maya…) that flow out from the uncontrolled appetite of our senses. … Continue reading“Flow of Desires”

Comparing Life to Others’

We are all actors on this stage of the life. Since life is a journey, during this journey on earth, we all play our unique role. At the end of … Continue reading“Comparing Life to Others’”

What is Mind?

The ocean at depth is calm and quiet. But at the surface, due to disturbance created by the wind, waves arise. Stronger the wind, stronger and higher the waves. If … Continue reading“What is Mind?”

One Dog and Two Bitches

The Gurbani says that the man is accompanied by one dog and two bitches — greed is the dog, material and celestial desires are two bitches. In the morning, they (i.e., … Continue reading“One Dog and Two Bitches”