The Egg of Doubt Must Burst

The Gurbani speaks at the level of the mind. It’s meant to change the mind for good (change Soch or thinking). Hence, the Gurbani is the mirror for the mind … Continue reading “The Egg of Doubt Must Burst”

Step Onto My Path With Your Head In Hand

The Gurbani or the Wisdom of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) places emphasis and focus on our minds. For it’s the mind that needs to become Sikh, hence it’s … Continue reading “Step Onto My Path With Your Head In Hand”

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! … Continue reading “Pride Of Worldly Possessions Rots The Mind”

Leave Ego And Shoes Outside!

The priorities of the Gurmat (Wisdom, Upadesh or Way of the SGGS) are totally different then the priorities of the mind which is ridden with  the false ego-sense (Haumai), doubt (Bharam), … Continue reading “Leave Ego And Shoes Outside!”

Conquer The Mind, Conquer The World

“ਮਨਿ ਜੀਤੈ ਜਗੁ ਜੀਤੁ” (Mani jeetai jagu jeetu, sggs 6) are very popular and often quoted words from the Gurbani, which essentially indicates that if you conquer the mind, you … Continue reading “Conquer The Mind, Conquer The World”

Death Of Haumai Brings Sukha

The Gurbani tells us that killing of the Haumai-mind (ਆਪਾ-ਭਾਵ…) brings Sukha (Peace, Joy, Happiness, Anand, Bliss, Natural Ease…). ਕਬੀਰ ਸੋਈ ਮਾਰੀਐ ਜਿਹ ਮੂਐ ਸੁਖੁ ਹੋਇ ॥ ਭਲੋ ਭਲੋ ਸਭੁ … Continue reading “Death Of Haumai Brings Sukha”

Elephant-Mind

Spiritually speaking, when we talk about a wild elephant, its three main aspects come to light: (1) elephants’ lustful urges, (2) its conduct, which is like a drunkard being (3) … Continue reading “Elephant-Mind”

Panch Ko Jhagaraa

Panch ( ਪੰਚ) = five (passions: lust, anger, greed, attachment, and pride), leader, ਚੌਧਰੀ, ਮੁਖੀ, ਪੰਜ ਕਾਮਾਦਿਕ… Jhagaraa (ਝਗਰਾ) = dispute, variance, contention, scramble, affray, squabble, controversy, tussle, wrangling, scrimmage, … Continue reading “Panch Ko Jhagaraa”

Man minus ego becomes Godlike

A computer virus infects the computer and ruins it. To bring the computer back to its original state, removal of the virus and cleansing of any damage done by it … Continue reading “Man minus ego becomes Godlike”

Crookedness of the Mind

Both the ocean and the wave are water. Waves arise at the surface of the ocean due to wind. If there is no wind created disturbance (e.g., deep below the … Continue reading “Crookedness of the Mind”