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
The Gurbani calls ‘Haumai’ (also ego in English) a chronic disease. The faults of this ‘Haumai’ are Bikaar such as lust, anger, greed, attachment and pride (including their countless variations),… Continue reading Gurbani Says Burn Mind’s Bikaar In Fire!
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
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
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