Spiritual Surgery

If we allow (big if!), the Gurbani can perform spiritual surgery on our minds diseased with the psychological ailments. As a medical doctor performs a surgical procedure to remove or … Continue reading“Spiritual Surgery”

Hearing Alone Is Not Enough!

Hearing or reading of the Gurbani must stimulate and reform thinking (ਸੋਚ). A Maya-driven or a doubt-ridden mind is a crowd. That is, a crowd of innumerable thoughts, fancies, imaginations, … Continue reading“Hearing Alone Is Not Enough!”

Gurbani Is Meant To Be Understood And Applied

The Gurbani is meant for the human mind (ਸੋਚ-thinking). It gives us the spiritual Knowledge (Giaan, ਉਚੀ ਮਤ, ਸਮਝ… ) so that we may mend or reform our minds (thinking-ਸੋਚ), … Continue reading“Gurbani Is Meant To Be Understood And Applied”

Listening Skills

The Gurbani instructs the path of Bhagti (devotion) as the basis of spiritual life (ਆਤਮਕ ਜੀਵਨ). Listening (hearing) to the Truth is one of the forms of devotional discipline. Listening … Continue reading“Listening Skills”

Listening to the Guru’s Word

ਖੇਮ ਸਾਂਤਿ ਰਿਧਿ ਨਵ ਨਿਧਿ ॥ ਬੁਧਿ ਗਿਆਨੁ ਸਰਬ ਤਹ ਸਿਧਿ ॥ ਬਿਦਿਆ ਤਪੁ ਜੋਗੁ ਪ੍ਰਭ ਧਿਆਨੁ ॥ ਗਿਆਨੁ ਸ੍ਰੇਸਟ ਊਤਮ ਇਸਨਾਨੁ ॥ ਚਾਰਿ ਪਦਾਰਥ ਕਮਲ ਪ੍ਰਗਾਸ ॥ ਸਭ ਕੈ … Continue reading“Listening to the Guru’s Word”