Following is the opening composition of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS). The Author of this composition is Baabaa Nanak. ੴ ਸਤਿ ਨਾਮੁ ਕਰਤਾ ਪੁਰਖੁ ਨਿਰਭਉ ਨਿਰਵੈਰੁ ਅਕਾਲ ਮੂਰਤਿ ਅਜੂਨੀ… Continue reading Opening Verse of the SGGS – Concept of God in Sikhi
Gurbani on Meaningful and Mindful Poojaa
The term ‘Poojaa‘ (or Puja – ਪੂਜਾ) has Sanskrit roots generally seen translated as ‘reverence’, ‘adoration’, ‘worship’ etc. Every object has three aspects — name, form and its essential nature.… Continue reading Gurbani on Meaningful and Mindful Poojaa
Empty Husk without Grain
With the practical example of HUSK, the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) teaches as the husk is useless without the grain, similarly, a person (or mind) empty of the Naam… Continue reading Empty Husk without Grain
Search Ownself – Know Yourself
The Sri Guru Granth Sahib, SGGS) Directs us to REALIZE God within, NOT without. But we humans are afraid to go within because the inner recesses of our mind are… Continue reading Search Ownself – Know Yourself
In order to instruct, explain or persuade us (ਸਮਝਾਣ ਲਈ), the Gurbani has used numerous examples of our world around us, including many animals. However, the Gurmat (Wisdom, Giaan, Upadesh or Way… Continue reading Deer-Mind!