Like a person in the dark of night mistakes a rope for a snake, similarly, we also get mixed up about the true nature of things in this world including… Continue reading Rope Mistaken for a Snake!
The Gurbani reminds us: ਸਚੁ ਜਾਣੈ ਕਚੁ ਵੈਦਿਓ ਤੂ ਆਘੂ ਆਘੇ ਸਲਵੇ ॥ ਨਾਨਕ ਆਤਸੜੀ ਮੰਝਿ ਨੈਣੂ ਬਿਆ ਢਲਿ ਪਬਣਿ ਜਿਉ ਜੁੰਮਿਓ ॥੨॥: Sachu jaanai kachu vaidio too aaghoo aaghe… Continue reading Deeming False to be Real
The Gurbani (and other Indian scriptures) calls this created universe “Jhooth” (false or fake), “Mithyaa or Bharam” (illusion), and ” Supanaa” (dream). Calling this universe or material world false, illusion… Continue reading The Illusory World
In the Gurbani, this material world, the place of is likened to the safflower. It’s deceptively enchanting, full of repeated pain and suffering, and ephemeral. The Gurmat Wisdom of the… Continue reading Enchanting World-Picture
The Gurmat Wisdom of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) stresses that this physical world, and all the experiences associated with it, is only a dream (‘ਸੁਪਨਾ’). In other words,… Continue reading This World is a Dream