The Most Beautiful Place

Whenever we see a beautiful face, a beautiful place, a beautiful object, etc., we admire them. We become obsessed with their beauty. We fall in love with them. In that … Continue reading“The Most Beautiful Place”

Giaan Ratan: the Jewel of Spiritual Wisdom

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) is the Giaan-Guru. It’s the Treasure or Jewel of the Wisdom (Giaan, Bibek…) for living a Divine Life (Gurmukh Lifestyle). Also, the SGGS tells … Continue reading“Giaan Ratan: the Jewel of Spiritual Wisdom”

Chully – Handful Of Water

Literally, Chully (ਚੁੱਲੀ) is to take a handful of water for external cleansing. Specifically, at the so called “Sarovars” or Tirath Asthaan (even at local Gurdawars), ignorant people take Chully … Continue reading“Chully – Handful Of Water”

Crookedness

Gurbani tells  that our fight or struggle should be with our own crooked mind (i.e., thoughts, habits, ਸੁਭਾ…), NOT with the body-frame (ਸਰੀਰ)! This is the Gurmukh Lifestyle (the Divine … Continue reading“Crookedness”

Gurbani’s Sooraa – Braveheart

Literally — in a worldly sense  —”Sooraa” (ਸੂਰਾ) means a brave person (hero, mighty warrior, fearless fighter, ਸੂਰਮਾ, ਬਹਾਦਰ, ਬਲੀ, ਯੋਧਾ, ਮਹਾਬਲੀ…). However, in material life, depending on one’s perspective, … Continue reading“Gurbani’s Sooraa – Braveheart”

Gurbani Is The Mirror Of The Mind

As there is a regular mirror to look at one’s own face, similarly, the Gurbani is the mind’s Mirror, which reveals the mind its true state or condition — its … Continue reading“Gurbani Is The Mirror Of The Mind”

Mere Seeing and Bowing is of no Avail

Without Shabad-Vichaar, mere bowing (Mathaa Tekanaa) or seeing (Darshan) of Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) will not and cannot liberate anybody from Maya, doubts, duality, Haumai (false ego-sense), worldly bondage, … Continue reading“Mere Seeing and Bowing is of no Avail”