The Gurmat Wisdom of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) teaches us that the purpose of reading / listening the Gurbani is one has to become Wise (the Gurmukh) by… Continue reading Ritualistic Reading of the Gurbani
When one eats without properly chewing (ਚੱਬਣ) the food, or eats more than one can chew, it results in bad-stomach or indigestion. Similarly, we get spiritual indigestion when we read… Continue reading Spiritual Indigestion
If we allow (big if!), the Gurbani (the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, SGGS) can perform spiritual surgery on our minds diseased with the psychological ailments. As a medical doctor performs… Continue reading Spiritual Surgery
Ladles do not know the Taste of Dishes They Cruise in!
When the Truth that has not been personally experienced, one can not grasp it directly. However, with the help of analogies, similes, allegories, metaphors, figurative or mystic representations and illustrations,… Continue reading Ladles do not know the Taste of Dishes They Cruise in!
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 — a crowd of innumerable thoughts, fancies, imaginations, voices,… Continue reading Hearing Alone is not Enough!