Regular Flowers Versus The Lotus Of The Heart

Because the lotus rises from impurity (unclean water) to blossom as a pure, uncontaminated flower, it is a symbol of purity. The individual consciousness does the same on its path … Continue reading“Regular Flowers Versus The Lotus Of The Heart”

Gurbani Says Burn Mind’s Bikaar In Fire!

Bikaar (lust, anger, greed, attachment and pride, including their countless variations) blinds us to Virtues. The Gurbani also tells us that Bikaar, as well as Virtues reside within the body … Continue reading“Gurbani Says Burn Mind’s Bikaar In Fire!”

Darkness And Light

If there is light, darkness departs immediately. But, if there is no light, darkness appears instantly. However, if there is no darkness, we will not know the greatness of the … Continue reading“Darkness And Light”

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”

Spiritual Blindness

The subject of blindness is a very important subject in the Gurbani. Blindness may be lumped up in two categories: Physical blindness: unable to see with the bodily eyes or … Continue reading“Spiritual Blindness”