What Is Karma?

In the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS), the term Karma appears with the meaning “action”. In addition, at some places, it also appears to indicate religious or Dhaarmic Karamkaand (rituals), … Continue reading “What Is Karma?”

Live In The Moment

The light of our individual consciousness passes through the film of deep rooted past memories (Vaasnaas, tendencies, dispositions, undigested desires, etc.) and throws images on the screen of our brain. Because … Continue reading “Live In The Moment”

We All Act In Accordance With The Nature Of Our Mind

Our minds are heavily conditioned, fragmented, and deep in contradiction. The Gurbani’s Divine Wisdom Guides us to reverse this whole process of chaos and conflict to a state of Wisdom, … Continue reading “We All Act In Accordance With The Nature Of Our Mind”

The Ultimate Medicine

The Gurbani is the Doctor of life and death! The Gurbani — Brahm Giaan, Divine Wisdom or the Divine Virtues of the Gur-Shabad, Gur-Upadesh… — is the Spirituous “Medicine” that … Continue reading “The Ultimate Medicine”

Rol Ghacholaa

The Gurbani tells us that a “Mayadhaaree” mind is nothing but “Rol Ghacholaa“. “Mayadhaaree” (“ਮਾਇਆਧਾਰੀ”) => one attached to Maya, a mammon worshipper, etc. “Rol Ghacholaa” (“ਰੋਲ ਘਚੋਲਾ”) => uproar, … Continue reading “Rol Ghacholaa”

What Is Killing The Mind

In this post, we will try to reflect on the “what”, “why”, and “how” of killing of the mind (“ਮਨੁ ਮਾਵਾਸੀ ਰਾਜਾ”). First off, we need to know what the … Continue reading “What Is Killing The Mind”

Shabad Consciousness VS Body Consciousness

By thorough and proper understanding plus implementation of the Gurbani’s Giaan (Gur-Wisdom), the Gurbani asks us to burn away all other intellect (all Mayaic Budhi, ਸਾਰੀਆਂ ਸਿਆਣਪਾਂ…) through the Gur-Shabad-Vichaar. … Continue reading “Shabad Consciousness VS Body Consciousness”

Conquer The Mind, Conquer The World

“ਮਨਿ ਜੀਤੈ ਜਗੁ ਜੀਤੁ” (Mani jeetai jagu jeetu, sggs 6) are very popular and often quoted words from the Gurbani, which essentially indicates that if you conquer the mind, you … Continue reading “Conquer The Mind, Conquer The World”

Baavar Gaavar

Baavar (“ਬਾਵਰ”) => Crazy, mad, demented, ਬਾਉਲਾ, ਝੱਲਾ, ਕਮਲਾ, ਵਾਤੂਲ, ਪਾਗਲ, etc. Gaavar (“ਗਾਵਰ”) => Fool, stupid, primitive, ਗੰਵਾਰ, etc. The Gurbani calls that person “Baavar Gaavar” whose deluded or … Continue reading “Baavar Gaavar”

Falsehood Cannot Propagate Truth

The Gurbani asserts Jhooth (falsehood, untruth — Maya) cannot propagate Sach (Truth). Because, both — Jhooth and Sach — are of opposing nature, incompatible. In other words, falsehood cannot influence … Continue reading “Falsehood Cannot Propagate Truth”