Nimm (ਨਿੰਮ – Azadirachta indica, an Indian lilac tree) is known to be bitter by its very nature. Also called Neem, everything about this tree is bitter — its leaves,… Continue reading Bitter as Nimm
Gurbani on Mental Traps
Superstition or doubt (ਵਹਿਮ-ਭਰਮ) is a major obstacle to the development of an individual or society. Unless one’s daily life is guided by Bibek_budhi (discerning intellect), the Sri Guru Granth… Continue reading Gurbani on Mental Traps
When the Truth that has not been personally experienced, one can not grasp it directly. However, with the help of examples, analogies, similes, allegories, metaphors, figurative or mystic representations and… Continue reading Crow-Mind
Non-Gurmukh Mindset – Manmukh, Saakat, Mayadhaaree.
The Gurbani (the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, SGGS) speaks to the mind. The Gurbani talks a lot about two Mindsets: (1) ‘rare‘, the Gurmukh Mindset (Enlightened) who lives the spiritual… Continue reading Non-Gurmukh Mindset – Manmukh, Saakat, Mayadhaaree.
Gurbani Defines Ghost – Bhoot Pret
The majority of us talk about ghosts and goblin or Bhoot Pret (ਭੂਤ-ਪ੍ਰੇਤ) and Jamm Doot (ਜੱਮ ਦੂਤ) as heard from manufactured stories (ਗੱਪ ਕਹਾਣੀਆਂ), or as seen in movies… Continue reading Gurbani Defines Ghost – Bhoot Pret