Bridge Linking Sansaar and Niraakaar

In this material world, bridges (“ਸੇਤੁ”) are seen built to go acrooss something. For example, a bridge is a link between one side of the river to the other side. … Continue reading “Bridge Linking Sansaar and Niraakaar”

Antidote for Ignorance

There are antidotes for poisons and snake-bites. What is the antidote for ignorance (known variously as Agiaanataa or ਅਗਿਆਨਤਾ, Avidiaa, etc.) or the for the bite of the Maya-snake? Mundane … Continue reading “Antidote for Ignorance”

Giaan Kharrag or Sword

Giaan (ਗਿਆਨ) = Divine Knowledge, Spiritual Wisdom … Kharrag = Sword, ਕਿਰਪਾਨ, ਤਲਵਾਰ … Combinging both terms – Giaan Kharrag = ਆਤਮਕ ਜੀਵਨ ਦੀ ਸੂਝ ਦੀ ਤਲਵਾਰ, the Sword of … Continue reading “Giaan Kharrag or Sword”

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?”

Know the Mool – Who Am I?

The Supreme Message of the Gurbani is (if we want to put it in words): Know Yourself, Recognize or Realize Your Mool (Origin, Root, Source, Reality, Truth – Jot Saroop…). … Continue reading “Know the Mool – Who Am I?”

Wine of Truth

Truth – Eternal Reality – is That Wine which is not fermented from molasses (worldly molasses – ਗੁੜ). Then how it’s formented? For the gross or worldly wine to be … Continue reading “Wine of Truth”

Essence of Karma, Dharma, and Wisdom

ਕਰਮ ਧਰਮ ਇਹੁ ਤਤੁ ਗਿਆਨੁ ॥ ਸਾਧਸੰਗਿ ਜਪੀਐ ਹਰਿ ਨਾਮੁ ॥: This is the essence of Karma, Dharma and spiritual wisdom: do japa of Hri Naam with Saadh (within). (sggs 866). … Continue reading “Essence of Karma, Dharma, and Wisdom”

Light Symbolizes Knowledge

The gurbani leads us to the Light – Infinite Knowledge (Wisdom, Giaan, etc). Light (Jot, Joti, or Jyoti) Symbolizes spiritual Knowledge, the greatest and lasting Inner Wealth. For Knowledge removes … Continue reading “Light Symbolizes Knowledge”

Cultivating Knowledge

Sikhi is not a part-time job or part-time lifestyle. Instead, Sikhi is living 24/7 the Gurmukh-Lifestyle — a Lifestyle guided by the Divine Wisdom of the Gurbani. Fittingly, the Gurbani’s … Continue reading “Cultivating Knowledge”

Without Knowledge and Naam

As the opposite of darkness is light, the opposite of ignorance is Knowledge. As the Gurbani indicates, spiritual Knowledge (Wisdom, Giaan, Shabad-Vichaar, etc.) and Naam (Simran, meditation on the Name, … Continue reading “Without Knowledge and Naam”